The Department of Biometry & Environmental Systems Analysis seeks a PostDoc/Associate Professor („Wissenschaftliche Assistentin“, pay grade A13) for 3 years starting in September 2023, with the possibility of extension for another 3 years.

Applicants must hold a PhD (or Dr.) and should have a strong interest and skills in statistical analysis and ideally process modeling of ecological systems. The successful candidate will be expected to develop and pursue an independent research program. This is expected to contribute to the department’s research priorities:

Development and application of statistical approaches to ecological problems; improvement of ecological theory of formal process models; machine- and deep-learning approaches to prediction in environmental systems. The position includes a teaching load of 4 semester hours at the Bachelor’s and Master’s level, plus thesis supervision.

We offer an active, international, and widely interested research group with access to computational resources and field research; an excellent research environment for ecological, evolutionary, and environmental topics; connection to NextGenerationAI activities at the University of Freiburg; and an attractive non-academic environment.

Please send your application documents (cover letter, curriculum vitae including research interests and previous teaching activities, list of publications, and contact details of three references) as ONE PDF file to Eva Meier ,  quoting reference number 2922, by 15.5.2023. The position will remain open after this deadline until a suitable candidate has been found. For queries and further information, please contact Prof. Dr. Carsten Dormann, Tel.: ++49 (0)761 203 3750



Carsten Dormann

University of Freiburg

Freiburg, Germany

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