Postdoctoral researcher in Lake Research (closes 9/30/2019)

ASLO Positions

Postdoctoral researcher in Lake Research (closes 9/30/2019)

The applicant will establish his/her own research program which strengthens and complements existing expertise and research activities of the Environmental Physics Group at the Limnological Institute in Konstanz. We investigate the implications of physical processes for the functioning of aquatic ecosystems, transport and mixing processes, greenhouse gases, and the interplay between abiotic conditions and the development of organisms, populations and communities in lakes and reservoirs. The research is based on field measurements, mesocosm experiments, and numerical modelling.

We seek a highly motivated and cooperative scientist who actively contributes to research, publications, acquisition of funding, supervision of students and teaching. The tasks include laboratory and field activities on lakes and reservoirs. The teaching load during the semester is 4 hours per week. The applicant must hold a university degree and should have successfully completed a doctoral thesis on a topic relevant to the research of the Environmental Physics Group. Additional experiences in research and teaching are an advantage.

Applications should include a letter of motivation with a statement on research interests, a curriculum vitae including copies of certificates, and a letter of recommendation for the announced position from a referee.

Please send your application quoting the job offer number 2019/199 as a single pdf document by email to Applications arriving before 30 September 2019 will be given priority. Late applications may be considered, if the position is still vacant.

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