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Senior scientist (f/m/d) Subject: Exploratory data analyses and modelling of ecological processes in running waters
Published(102 days ago)
Deadline for applications(80 days ago)
Helmholtz Centre for Environmental Research GmbH - UFZMagdeburg
The Helmholtz Centre for Environmental Research (UFZ) with its 1,100 employees has gained an excellent reputation as an international competence centre
for environmental sciences. We are part of the largest scientific organisation in Germany, the Helmholtz association. Our mission: Our research seeks to
find a balance between social development and the long-term protection of our natural resources.
The UFZ has a strong commitment to diversity and actively supports equal opportunities for all employees regardless of their origin,
religion, ideology, disability, age or sexual identity. We look forward to applications from people who are open-minded and enjoy working in diverse teams.
Helmholtz Centre for Environmental Research GmbH - UFZ
The Department River Ecology is looking for a
Senior scientist (m/f/x)
Subject: Exploratory data analyses and modelling of ecological processes in running waters
Working time: 100% (39 hours per week), limited to 36 months, prolongation and tenure track option possible according to the UFZ tenure track guidelines
The Department River Ecology investigates ecological processes and matter fluxes and their control in running waters. To complement our empirical and experimental research, we are looking for a scientist (m/f/x) for statistical data-driven analyses and modelling of ecological and biogeochemical processes in streams and rivers. A first task linked to the Helmholtz Climate Initiative is the analysis of nutrient and eutrophication dynamics in large rivers across Germany and Europe under extreme climate events (hydrological and temperature extremes). On this basis, the successful candidate should establish her/his own research group in this field.
Master´s or related degree and PhD in environmental science
Own research in aquatic ecology, preferentially for running waters and with a link to biogeochemistry
Experience in the statistical and model-driven analyses of environmental big data sets including time series demonstrated by own high-ranked publications
Profound experience in the application of statistical and modelling software
Motivation and experience to work in collaborative research consortia
Excellent technical facilities which are without parallel
The freedom you need to bridge the difficult gap between basic research and close to being ready for application
Work in inter-disciplinary, multinational teams and excellent links with national and international research networks
A vibrant region with a high quality of life and a wide cultural offering for a balance between family and professional life
Interesting career opportunities and an extensive range of training and further education courses
Remuneration up to TVöD public-sector pay grade 14 including attractive public-sector social security benefits
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