University Assistant (PhD position)

Updated: about 2 months ago
Job Type: PartTime
Deadline: 10 Apr 2021

Start date/duration
  • as soon as possible
  • for 3 years

Job profile:

PhD position for an early stage researcher to work on the effects of global changes on canopy surface and leaf temperatures in relation to ecosystem processes. You will be embedded in an international stimulating research environment at Austrian second largest University, located in the middle of the Alps. Next to your research you will be asked to support the activities of the Doctoral Program Alpine Biology and Global Change. Teaching opportunities will be offered. Required Qualifications: You should hold an MSc or equivalent degree in a field related to ecology, plant ecophysiology or environmental sciences; experience in statistics, data-analysis (incl. image analysis) and writing; very good English; excellent presentation and communication skills and ability to work in a team; flexibility; ability to perform field work.


We are looking forward to receiving your online application.

The full, legally binding call for application (in German) including the salary can be found here:

The University of Innsbruck is committed to raising the quota of female employees and therefore explicitly welcomes applications from qualified female scientists. In the case of female underrepresentation women with equal qualifications will be given priority.

In accordance with Austrian disability laws qualified people with special requirements are expressly encouraged to apply for jobs. For more information please contact the trusted representative for scientists with a disability at the University of Innsbruck, Dr. Adolf Sandbichler.

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