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Job Type: Wissenschaftliche Jobausschreibungen

Scientist in running water ecology

running water ecology
University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences, Vienna
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The Department of Water-Atmosphere-Environment, Institute of Hydrobiology and Aquatic Ecosystem Management is currently seeking a experienced Scientist in aquatic ecology with expertise in complementary fields to the working groups at the institute, potential topics could be, but not limited to these: foodweb modelling, integrated biodiversity research, aquatic ecosystem services.



• Development of new topics in that field at the institute, successful development and execution of research projects in basic and applied research

• Experience in conducting university courses in German and English

• Co-supervision of bachelor, master and PhD theses

• Establishing more intensified cooperation with other working groups at the University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences, Vienna and at the WasserCluster Lunz.


Skills and qualifications:

• A strong background in running water ecology and a complementary topic to the existing working groups at the institute. Experience in applied research projects is of advantage

• Experience in presentations at international conferences and workshops, a number of publications in the respective field

• Skills in communication and team work in an international team and interdisciplinary teams


Gross monthly salary and pay grade in terms of collective agreement for university staff (payable 14 times per year): B1 lit. b, € 1.813,30

University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences Vienna seeks to increase the number of its female faculty and staff members. Therefore qualified women are strongly encouraged to apply. In case of equal qualification, female candidates will be given preference unless reasons specific to an individual male candidate tilt the balance in his favour.

Please send your job application incl. a description of the research vision to the Personnel department, University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences, 1190 Vienna, Peter-Jordan-Straße 70; E-Mail: kerstin.buchmueller(at) (Reference code: 132)


We regret that we cannot reimburse applicants travel and lodging expenses incurred as part of the selection and hiring process.


Main contact
Name: Buchmüller Kerstin
Phone: 01/47654-37104

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