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Subject: [ECOLOG-L] Postdoc: ecological entomology, Germany
JOB OFFER in Insect Ecology
At the Institute of Ecology,
Friedrich-Schiller-University Jena in Germany, the following position is
available in the group of Wolfgang W. Weisser:
Postdoctoral position in Ecological Entomology (Ref. 23/2010)
We are looking for a postdoctoral researcher with a strong track record in
analysing the ecological interactions between plants, insect herbivores, and
their natural enemies, using laboratory and field experiments and/or
Candidates interested in this position should have a B.Sc./M.Sc. in a
relevant field and a Ph.D. in Ecological Entomology or a related area.
The successful candidate is expected to build up his own research group and
apply for third-party funding. The position comes with a teaching obligation
of up to four hours per semester.
The position is initially for two years but can be extended to up to five
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 some German after arrival even
though teaching will mostly be in English.
For more information about the research group and the Institute of Ecology
please visit the homepage
Information about larger research projects where a participation would be
possible can also been found unter
Application as a single pdf-file via email should include a cover letter,
C.V., list of publications, a short statement of research interests, and
names and email-addresses of three references. The closing date for
applications is the 30. November 2010.
Applications should be sent to: Prof. Wolfgang W.
Weisser (Email [log in to unmask]), Institute of Ecology,
Friedrich-Schiller-University of Jena, Dornburger Str. 159, D-07743 Jena.
Applicants are encouraged to contact W. W. Weisser beforehand to obtain more