Postdoc Position (75%) Berne, Switzerland
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Institute of Ecology and Evolution, Community Ecology, Baltzerstrasse 6, CH 3012 Bern
Bern, 14 December 2010
Postdoc Position in Ecology (75 %)
Science Faculty Department of Biology Institute of Ecology and Evolution
A postdoc position is available in the division of Community Ecology at the University of Bern.
The candidate must have received a Ph.D. in biology with emphasis in ecology within the last years. She/he should be interested in independent research in ecology.
Possible fields of interest are:
- ecological aspects of invertebrates,
- arthropod-plant-relationships including biochemical aspects,
- soil ecology,
- pollination ecology,
- biological control,
- alien and invasive species.
Other topics are possible provided they complement existing research in our group.
The successful candidate is expected to develop into an independent position with her/his own funding.
Experience in teaching and specific knowledge of an arthropod group is advantageous.
More information can be found at http://ecol.iee.unibe.ch/content/
or can be obtained per e-mail from
Salary and conditions
Salary is according to the current tariff of the university. After a probation period of 6 months the duration of the position is limited to 6 years but may be prolonged for another 1-2 years.
Starting date is April 2011.
Please submit your application preferably via e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org. Appli- cants should send their CV including a list of publications, names and addresses of two refer- ences and a one page outline of their future research plans. All documents shall be submitted as one PDF document. Closing date for applications is 18.1.2011.
Prof. Dr. Wolfgang Nentwig
Institute of Ecology and Evolution / University of Bern
CH-3012 Bern (Switzerland)
Tel. +41 (0)31 631 4520 (direct)
Tel. +41 (0)31 631 4511 (secretary)
Fax +41 (0)31 631 4888