Senior Postdoctoral Position in Community Ecology/conservation

Technical University of Munich, Germany is inviting applicants to apply for a postdoc position in ecology. The funds for this fellowship are available for six years. There is no application deadline for this position.

We are looking for a postdoctoral researcher (group leader) with a strong track record in community ecology/conservation. The research focus should be on analysing ecological interactions using animals, preferably insects as a model system, ideally in a conservation context. Experience in conducting experiments under field conditions or in climate chambers is desirable. Longer-term familiarity with a particular taxon and the use of molecular methods to analyse ecological questions are of advantage. Candidates interested in this position should have a B.Sc./M.Sc. in a relevant field and a Ph.D. in Ecology or a related area.

We invite application for a

Senior postdoctoral position in Community Ecology/Conservation

in the Terrestrial Ecology Research Group, Department of Ecology and Ecosystem Management, Technical University of Munich.

We are looking for a postdoctoral researcher (group leader) with a strong track record in community ecology/conservation. The research focus should be on analysing ecological interactions using animals, preferably insects as a model system, ideally in a conservation context. Experience in conducting experiments under field conditions or in climate chambers

is desirable. Longer-term familiarity with a particular taxon and the use of molecular methods to analyse ecological questions are of advantage. Candidates interested in this position should have a B.Sc./M.Sc. in a relevant field and a Ph.D. in Ecology or a related area. The successful candidate is expected to develop her/his own research profile and apply for third-party funding. Teaching requirements are according to the Bavarian University Law and will involve conservation-related courses.The position is initially for three years but can be extended to up to six years. We expect the candidate to have good communication skills and the ability to work in a team. Fluency in English is a prerequisite and the successful candidate is expected to learn German after

arrival as several courses will have to be taught at least partly in German.

Expected starting date is 1.3.2019 and the salary is 100% TVL E13. Information about

current research carried out in the Weisser lab can be found under www.toek.wzw.tum.de.

Please contact Wolfgang Weisser for further information about the position (wolfgang.weisser@tum.de, +49 8161 71 3495).

Application via email only should be addressed to wolfgang.weisser@tum.de and include a cover letter, a short statement of past and future research interests, a Curriculum Vitae

including a list of publications, and names and email-addresses of two references, in a

single pdf document. Review of applications will start on 25. January 2019. TUM is an

equal opportunity employer and encourages minorities to apply for this position.

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