University Assistant (prae doc)

Updated: 2 months ago
Job Type: PartTime
Deadline: 28 Nov 2021

The Centre of Microbiology and Environmental Systems Science is comprised of 21 groups that conduct internationally leading research in the field of microbial ecology and environmental systems science. The Centre assembles an international, ambitious, and committed team and offers an interdisciplinary scientific environment, cutting-edge laboratories and a creative working atmosphere. The Department of Microbiology and Ecosystem Science is looking for a dedicated, enthusiastic PhD student in the field of functional ecology of soil fauna.

The announcement is made for four years, whereby the employment relationship is initially limited to 1.5 years and is automatically extended to a total of four years, unless the employer submits a declaration of non-renewal after a maximum of 12 months.

Application documents should include a letter of motivation, an academic curriculum vitae, and degree certificates.

Active participation in research, teaching and administration. This includes:
+ Involvement in a research project on elucidating the mechanisms by which soil animals (millipedes, woodlice, snails, earthworms) affect soil carbon dynamics in the context of global change
+ Publications and presentations
+ Involvement in project applications for third-party funding
+ Teaching of courses as defined by the collective agreement
+ Supervision of trainees and students

We expect the successful candidate to sign a doctoral thesis agreement within the first year of employment. Active participation in research, teaching and administration. This includes:
+ Involvement in a research project on elucidating the mechanisms by which soil animals (millipedes, woodlice, snails, earthworms) affect soil carbon dynamics in the context of global change
+ Publications and presentations
+ Involvement in project applications for third-party funding
+ Teaching of courses as defined by the collective agreement
+ Supervision of trainees and students

We expect the successful candidate to sign a doctoral thesis agreement within the first year of employment.


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