Several iDiv PhD positions in biodiversity research CALL OPEN

iDiv, the German Center for Integrative Biodiversity Research Halle-Jena-Leipzig, invites applications to several PhD positions for candidates having a strong background in biodiversity research and deep interest in interdisciplinary studies.

All positions and specific requirements are detailed on https://www.idiv.de/about_idiv/career/phd_positions.html

  • Doctoral researcher (f/m) in plant diversity under fertilization and exclusion of herbivory
  • Doctoral researcher (f/m) in environmental controls on local, regional and global patterns of biodiversity
  • Doctoral researcher (f/m) in species richness patterns along elevation gradients
  • Doctoral researcher (f/m) in systemic signalling in mycorrhizal and plant herbivore interactions
  • Doctoral researcher (f/m) in land governance on global land-cover and biodiversity change
  • Doctoral researcher (f/m) in improving alien species distribution by integrating data across scales
  • Doctoral researcher (f/m) in the field of biodiversity conservation
  • Doctoral researcher (f/m) in scale-dependence of determinants of rarity and diversity of xylobiont beetles
  • Doctoral researcher (f/m) in hot- and coolspots of biodiversity in Leipzig

We seek highly motivated scientists with a strong background in biodiversity research and deep interest in interdisciplinary studies. German skills are not a prerequisite (apart from one position), good command of English is necessary. Applicants must hold a masters (or equivalent) degree.

Applications are accepted via our application portal under apply.idiv.de. Applicants can apply to up to three positions, with tailored motivation letter for each position. Submission deadline is Wednesday, May 17, 2017. Selected candidates will be invited to the joint recruitment symposium on June 22-23, 2017.

For queries on the application process, please contact ydiv@idiv.de.

 

Dr. Mari Bieri
Scientific coordinator of graduate school yDiv
Wissenschaftliche Koordinatorin Graduiertenschule yDiv
German Centre for Integrative Biodiversity Research (iDiv) Halle-Jena-Leipzig
Phone    +49(0)341-97-33125
Fax        +49(0)341-97-39355
Email     mari.bieri@idiv.de
German Centre for Integrative Biodiversity Research (iDiv) Halle-Jena-Leipzig
Deutscher Platz 5e
04103 Leipzig
Germany

 

iDiv ist ein Forschungszentrum der Deutschen Forschungsgemeinschaft (DFG). Es ist eine zentrale Einrichtung der Universität Leipzig im Sinne des § 92 Abs. 1 SächsHSFG und wird zusammen mit der Martin-Luther-Universität Halle-Wittenberg, der Friedrich-Schiller-Universität Jena sowie dem Helmholtz-Zentrum für Umweltforschung (UFZ) betrieben. Sieben außeruniversitäre Einrichtungen unterstützen iDiv finanziell sowie durch ihre Expertise: das Max-Planck-Institut für Biogeochemie (MPI BGC), das Max-Planck-Institut für chemische Ökologie (MPI CE), das Max-Planck-Institut für evolutionäre Anthropologie (MPI EVA), das Leibniz-Institut Deutsche Sammlung von Mikroorganismen und Zellkulturen (DSMZ), das Leibniz-Institut für Pflanzenbiochemie (IPB), das Leibnitz-Institut für Pflanzengenetik und Kulturpflanzenforschung (IPK) und das Leibniz-Institut Senckenberg Museum für Naturkunde Görlitz (SMNG). USt-IdNr. DE 141510383

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