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PhD Position, University Assistant – No. 10559

University Assistant – PhD Position (20 hours per week, with the submission of the dissertation agreement the working hours will be 30 hours per week), University of Innsbruck, Research Department for Limnology, Mondsee, Austria, starting on 1st September 2019, duration 4 years.

In this position, you will conduct experimental research on the evolutionary ecology of the responses of freshwater snails to changing environmental conditions under climate change. The main goal of the project is to learn to understand the relative importance of different genetic and non-genetic factors in determining snails’ responses to high temperature in a quantitative genetic framework. Additionally, the fitness consequences of snails’ responses will be described to predict their evolutionary change. Details of the project will be planned together with Prof. Seppälä. Available resources include, for example, tens of inbred Lymnaea stagnalis lines as well as transcriptomic tools.

Qualifications:

  • Master in Biology
  • Experience in laboratory work
  • Experience in carrying out experimental research
  • Statistical knowledge in the evaluation of experiments
  • Communicative personality
  • Social skills and ability to work in a team, as well as flexibility, are essential
  • Please attach a written idea to your dissertation project (max. 5 pages)

Job profile: The description associated with this job duties and requirements can be found at www.uibk.ac.at/karriere,
Code BIO-10559. We are looking forward to receiving your online application by 23rd May 2019.

For questions or more information concerning research, please contact Prof. Seppälä: otto.seppaelae@eawag.ch

Travel costs cannot be reimbursed.

Salary: The minimum gross salary for this position amounts to € 1.432,00 per month (14 times). Furthermore, the university has numerous attractive offers.

online since May 3rd, 2019


University Assistant, Postdoc – No. 10561

University Assistant – Postdoc (40 hours per week), University of Innsbruck, Research Department for Limnology, Mondsee, Austria, starting on 1st September 2019, duration 3 years.

In this position, you will carry out independent research in the field of aquatic evolutionary ecology by developing a project at the interface of ecology and evolution. The initial idea for the project comes from you, and you develop it in collaboration with Prof. Seppälä and other research groups at the Research Department for Limnology. Collaboration with the research groups at other departments is also encouraged. Possible research fields include, but are not limited to, species interactions, responses to environmental change, evolutionary genetics, and ecosystem functioning. In an ideal case, your project combines different fields.

Qualifications:

  • PhD in Aquatic Ecology/Evolutionary Ecology, Research experience in Evolutionary Ecology
  • Desired: Earlier Postdoc experience, Experience in supervision of graduate students, Publications in high-ranking journals, Acquisition of third-party funds, and work experience abroad
  • Social skills and ability to work in a team, as well as flexibility, are essential
  • For this position we would need a CV, a Motivation letter and a brief (max. 2 pages) description of the research idea (i.e. study question, taken approach, groups that could be involved)

Job profile: The description associated with this job duties and requirements can be found at www.uibk.ac.at/karriere,
Code BIO-10561
. We are looking forward to receiving your online application by 24th May 2019.

For questions or more information concerning research, please contact Prof. Seppälä: otto.seppaelae@eawag.ch

Travel costs cannot be reimbursed.

Salary: The minimum gross salary for this position amounts to € 3.804,00 per month (14 times). Furthermore, the university has numerous attractive offers.

online since May 3rd,  2019


PhD position at EURAC (Southern Tyrol, Italy) within project "CLAIMES"

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Eurac Research invites applications for a PhD position in Ecological/Environmental Economics or Biology, for a period of 3 years. The PhD candidate will be based at Eurac Research (Bozen/Bolzano – Italy) and enrolled in the PhD program of the University of Innsbruck (leading project partner) or another opportune University.
For more see  https://community2.uibk.ac.at/…/ste…/-/stellenangebot/465505

How to apply:
Interested candidates are invited to submit their application (CV, motivation letter and further relevant documents) by 30.04.2019 to the following address:
Eurac Research
www.eurac.edu
Viale Druso 1 – 39100 Bolzano
Email: alpine.environment@eurac.edu
Tel: +39 0471 055 333 / Fax: + 39 0471 055 399
For further information please contact veronika.fontana@eurac.edu

 

online since April, 11th, 2019


Universität Innsbruck

University Assistant - Postdoc
Code BIO-10465

40 hours per week at University of Innsbruck, Research Department for Limnology, Mondsee, Austria,

starting on 2nd June 2019, duration 3 years.

 Main tasks:

  • Research as PI in the field of Aquatic Evolutionary Ecology, with focus on freshwater microzooplankton (rotifers)
  • Teaching in Evolutionary Ecology
  • Supervision of technical assistants and graduate students
  • Acquisition of extramural funds and research management

Qualifications:

  • PhD in aquatic ecology, international research experience beyond the PhD level in Evolutionary Ecology, experimental Population Ecology and microevolution of microzooplankton (rotifers)
  • Teaching experience (Zoology, Ecology, Evolutionary Biology) including supervision of graduate students
  • Publications in high-ranking journals, acquisition of third-party funds
  • Foreign country experience
  • Social and integrative abilities in team-leading and team-playing and flexibility are essential.

 Travel costs cannot be reimbursed. The legally binding text is available at the Career Opportunities website of the University of Innsbruck: http://orawww.uibk.ac.at/public_prod/owa/karriereportal.home.

Please use this link to send your application online with reference to the code number given above.
Deadline for applications: 13th April 2019.


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