A British Ecological Society Special Interest Group
By Nadja Rüger
The German Centre for Integrative Biodiversity Research (iDiv) is one of six National Research Centres funded by the German Research Foundation (DFG). It is located in the city of Leipzig and jointly hosted by the Martin Luther University Halle-Wittenberg (MLU), the Friedrich Schiller University Jena (FSU), the University of Leipzig (UL), and the Helmholtz Centre for Environmental Research (UFZ). It is supported by the Max Planck Society, the Leibniz Association, the Klaus Tschira Foundation and the Free State of Saxony. Its central mission is to promote theory-driven synthesis and data-driven theory in this emerging field. The concept of iDiv encompasses the detection of biodiversity, understanding its emergence, exploring its consequences for ecosystem functions and services, and developing strategies to safeguard biodiversity under global change.
We offer you a PhD position, affiliated with the University of Leipzig and supervised by Dr. Nadja Rüger and Prof. Dr. Christian Wirth.
Initially limited to 2 years, 65 percent of a full-time employment
Salary: Entgeltgruppe 13 TV-L
Applications including a letter of motivation, Curriculum Vitae, certificates, and one letter of recommendation are accepted until July 15, 2014.
Applications should be addressed to Dr. Nadja Rüger and submitted in a single PDF file with reference file number (80/2014) to application_AT_idiv.de. We prefer applications in electronic form, hard copy applications can be sent to German Centre for Integrative Biodiversity Research (iDiv) Halle-Jena-Leipzig; Deutscher Platz 5e; 04103 Leipzig. For queries on the application process please contact nadja.rüger_AT_idiv.de.
Applying via email is questionable under data protection law. The sender assumes full responsibility.
Severely disabled persons are encouraged to apply and will be given preference in the case of equal suitability.