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13 de mayo de 2016

Oferta de trabajo para bioinformático (Alemania)

External Open Position Announcement
Registration number: 5-4155/16-D

The Martin Luther University Halle-Wittenberg offers the following position with Leipzig as job location and a preferred starting date of 1 September 2016:

Research Officer ‘Spatial and temporal network analyses for pollen ecology”

Part-time: 80%

The position is initially limited to three years. The salary will be determined up to pay grade 13 TV-L depending on the assigned tasks and personal qualifications.

The position is affiliated to the Spatial Interaction Ecology research group of Prof. Tiffany Knight, and the position will be located at iDiv in Leipzig, Germany. The candidate will also have the opportunity to work closely with Dr. Annabell Berger, a Computer Scientist with expertise in temporal network analyses and algorithm engineering.

Requirements/ expected profile:
 University degree in computer science, physics or related field (Diploma/ M.Sc.)
 Experience with network analysis, graph algorithms, programming in Java and/or C++
 Fluent in English with excellent communication skills, basic knowledge of German is an asset but not required
 Experience with algorithm engineering
 Experience working with ecological data is preferred

Tasks/ job description:
 Create temporal network analyses to examine phylogenetic structure and nestedness of plant-pollinator networks
 Apply temporal network analyses to existing datasets and compare analyses with and without this new approach
 Create network analyses that examine spatial and temporal structure into a single framework for plant-pollinator
 Apply spatio-temporal network analyses to existing datasets
 Create simulation models that consider how changes in landscape structure, and phenologies of organisms
influence plant-pollinator networks
 Participation in mentoring of interns, Bachelor and/or Master students
 The possibility for further scientific training is given, including the independent research for the PhD project “Spatial
and temporal network analyses for pollen ecology”

Priority will be given to applicants with severe disability and with equal qualifications. Women are strongly encouraged to submit their applications.

For any queries please contact Nina Becker, E-mail: Nina.Becker@idiv.de
Applications should consist of a single .pdf file including (i) a letter of interest, (ii) a brief overview of the skills and experiences that the candidate has that could be applied to this topic (1 page), (iii) curriculum vitae, and (iv) the names and email addresses of two individuals who could provide an evaluation of the candidate upon request. Please submit your full application dossier only in English and in electronic form with registration number 5-4155/16-D in the subject line until 17 June 2016 to the above mentioned E-mail address.
The interviews are likely to be held in July 2016.

The announcement takes place pending any possible budget restrictions.
Application expenses cannot be reimbursed by the Martin Luther University.

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