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Research assistant / Post-doctoral researcher (f/m/d) in the Environmental Physics Group at the Limnological Institute
University of Konstanz
Research assistant / Post-doctoral researcher
(full-time, E 13 TV-L)
Job Offer No: 2020/144. The start date is October 1st, 2020 or by agreement. The position is available for
five years. In principle, this position can be divided into two part-time positions.
The University of Konstanz is one of Germany's eleven Universities of Excellence.
The position is available in the Environmental Physics Group at the Limnological Institute of the University of Konstanz, Germany. The applicant will
establish his/her own research program which strengthens and complements existing expertise and research activities of the Environmental
Physics Group. 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. For details see
Active contribution to research and
publications in research areas of the
Environmental Physics Group
Acquisition of funding for own and
collaborative research projects
Laboratory and field activities on lakes and
reservoirs, or modelling
Supervision of students and teaching (4-6
hours/week per term)
Applicants 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
Programming experiences (especially
Matlab) are an asset
Strong written and oral communication
skills in English
An open and motivated - research group
Excellent opportunities to develop own
Opportunity to complete a Habilitation
A very nice working environment located
at the shore of Lake Konstanz
Questions can be directed to Prof. Dr. Frank Peeters via E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org by phone: (+ 49 (0)7531 / 88 – 3459). 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.
Late applications may be considered if the position is still vacant.
The University of Konstanz is committed to ensuring an environment that provides equal opportunities and promotes diversity as well as a good
balance between university and family life. As an equal opportunity employer, we strive to increase the number of women working in the field
advertised (https://www.uni-konstanz.de/en/equalopportunities/equal-opportunity/). Persons with disabilities are explicitly encouraged to apply.
They will be given preference if appropriately qualified (contact + 49 7531 88–4016).