Postdoctoral researcher in Soil Science (Germany) ~

4 de abril de 2019

Postdoctoral researcher in Soil Science (Germany)

The Soil Science of Tropical and Subtropical Ecosystems group at
the University of Goettingen is offering a position as

Postdoctoral researcher in Soil Science

The position should be filled, starting 01.06.2019 and is offered
under a fixed term contract for three years, with the option to 
extend with another period of up to 3 years. The salary is in 
accordance with the German public service salary scale (TV-L E13) 
with 100 %, which corresponds to 39.8 working hours per week.

Your duties:
The soil science of tropical and subtropical ecosystems group 
conducts research on the role of soils in carbon, nutrient cycling 
and trace gas exchange in natural and managed tropical and 
subtropical ecosystems. Within this context, we expect that the 
successful applicant will develop his/her own research profile and 
that he/she will lead the trace gas laboratory as part of his/her 
qualification. Teaching responsibilities are 5 SWS (weekly hours 
per semester) with lectures, field and laboratory exercises.

Your Profile:
- Ph.D. with a Master/Diploma in soil science or related 
disciplines (geo-ecology, environmental sciences, forest ecology, 
- Research experience in tropical and/or subtropical countries 
(also as a postdoc)
- Excellent knowledge of statistics, skills in data analysis with R
and/or programming
- Experience with methods for trace gas analysis
- Scientific creativity shown by a track record of original and 
innovative research
- Proficiency in English

The University of Goettingen is an equal opportunity employer and 
places particular emphasis on fostering career opportunities for 
women. Qualified women are therefore strongly encouraged to apply 
in fields in which they are underrepresented. The university has 
committed itself to being a family-friendly institution and 
supports their employees in balancing work and family life. The 
mission of the University is to employ a greater number of severely
disabled persons. Applications from severely disabled persons with 
equivalent qualifications will be given preference.

Please send your application with letter of motivation, a statement
of research interests, CV with copies of certificates, list of 
publications and contacts of references in electronic form as a 
single pdf file by April 5, 2019 to Prof. E. Veldkamp. If you have 
any questions, please contact:
Information about the Soil Science of Tropical and Subtropical 
Ecosystem group can be found at .

Please note:
With submission of your application, you accept the processing of 
your applicant data in terms of data-protection law. Further 
information on the legal basis and data usage is provided in the 
Information General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)

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