The following position is available at the Chair of Biogeography, University of Bayreuth, starting September 1st, 2022: PhD position (50 % TV-L E13; 3 years)

We are seeking highly motivated candidates* with a very good Master’s degree in Geography, Earth Sciences, Biology, Environmental Sciences or Ecology and related disciplines for an open position with the qualification goal to become a PhD candidate.

The scope of this position is biogeographic research on the effects of climate change on organisms and ecosystems. Successful applicants* will be involved in biogeographic teaching through field internships and seminars in the Department of Biogeography. The teaching of 2.5 SWS for Bachelor and Master programs will be in German as well as English.

The University of Bayreuth supports equal opportunities and places particular emphasis on fostering career opportunities for women. Qualified female scientists are strongly encouraged to apply as they are underrepresented in this field. The university has committed itself to being a family-friendly institution and supports their employees in balancing work and family life. The mission of the University is to employ a greater number of severely disabled persons.

Applications from severely disabled persons with equivalent qualifications will be given preference. The salary for this position – which includes the qualification goal of a doctorate – is 50% TV-L E13. Additional funds can be raised through third-party funding. The duration of the position is 3 years. The position can be filled from 01.09.2022.

Your application

Please apply online via the applicant portal of the University of Bayreuth with the keyword: “biogeo”. Your application should include CV, subject and abstract of the Master theses, list of scientific skills, and contact information for two references.  

Deadline: 17.06.2022

The documents will be deleted after the position has been filled, in accordance with data protection requirements.

For further information please contact Prof. Dr. Carl Beierkuhnlein,

To the applicant portal of the University of Bayreuth

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