Job Announcement
University of Koblenz-Landau, Institute for Integrated Natural Sciences

PhD Position in Animal Ecology

Application deadline: 15.10.2017

A PhD position is available at the Institute for Integrated Natural Sciences, University of Koblenz-Landau, Campus Koblenz. Starting date: December 1st 2017; duration: 3 years; salary scale: TV-L 13, 50%.

We invite applications from highly motivated candidates with passion for and experience in research related to the diversity and conservation of animal grassland communities. The successful applicant will (1) hold a M.Sc. degree (or equivalent) in biology or another relevant discipline, (2) have solid experience with at least one relevant taxon (e.g. butterflies, carabid beetles etc.), (3) have a solid background in (field) ecology, (3) experience with experimental designs in ecology and according statistical analyses, and (4) an excellent command of the English language.

To apply please send an email to before October, 16th 2017 and refer the following reference number: 172/2017. Please attach a single PDF file to this email including a (1) cover letter, (2) scientific CV including copies of all degrees, (3) motivation letter including personal research interests, (4) contact details of two academic referees, and (5) the abstract of the latest thesis.

The University of Koblenz-Landau is an equal opportunity employer. Application expenses cannot be refunded. The official version of this advertisement is published on the university’s homepage:

Prof. Dr. Klaus Fischer

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