Media jornada como coordinador de ciencia ciudadana en un proyecto que combina genómica con biodiversidad. ~

16 de agosto de 2022

Media jornada como coordinador de ciencia ciudadana en un proyecto que combina genómica con biodiversidad.

Oferta compartida por Nuria

Coordination position in Citizen Science in the BGE project at LIB/ZFMK in Bonn starting in January 2023.

Project Background
At the Leibniz Institute for the Analysis of Biodiversity Change (LIB), Museum Koenig Bonn, Germany, we seek a citizen science and sample coordinator in the EU funded project “Biodiversity Genomics Europe (BGE)” at the Centers for Biodiversity Monitoring and Molecular Biodiversity Research. BGE is a joint project of ERGA (European Reference Genome Atlas) and BIOSCAN Europe funded by the EU commission. The project has the overarching aim of accelerating the use of genomic science to enhance understanding of biodiversity, monitor biodiversity change, and guide interventions to address its decline. For questions related to the project and position please contact

Job description
We are seeking a coordinator for citizen science and other related tasks within the BGE project. Tasks will include the organization and planning of workshops, creating a web-based hub of natural history societies interested in connecting with the Bioscan project, and coordination of other tasks within the Bioscan stream of the project such as creating official sample handling guidelines and museum specimen sampling. This will also involve regular communication with other project partners, website curation and report writing. 
The position is initially for 18 months (TV-L E13) as a part time position (50 %). 
Start date: January 2023

Your profile
The successful candidate should hold a masters degree in a relevant area such as biology or a related field and have a genuine interest in biodiversity research and citizen science. Previous experience in other citizen science projects or museum collections is welcome. The successful applicant is a creative, open-minded individual with good communication skills in English.

Required documents
Letter of motivation, CV, transcripts of academic records, and contact information for 2 potential referees as a single PDF.

The LIB is a family-friendly institution and an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to increasing the proportion of women in academia. Consequently, we actively encourage applications by women. We also welcome applications from candidates with severe disabilities. Disabled candidates with equivalent qualifications will be preferentially considered. 

Please send your application by 28.08.2022 exclusively digitally via our applicant portal to Ms. Sandra Middelhoff: For organizational reasons, only online applications will be accepted. You can find more information about our institute on the Internet at: Please contact for further information.

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