University Assistant (PhD position)

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    University of Innsbruck
    Biological sciences
    First Stage Researcher (R1)
    09/04/2021 00:00 - Europe/Brussels
    Austria › Innsbruck
    30 hours per week


Start date/duration

  • as soon as possible
  • for 3 years

Job profile:

PhD position for an early stage researcher to work on the effects of global changes on canopy surface and leaf temperatures in relation to ecosystem processes. You will be embedded in an international stimulating research environment at Austrian second largest University, located in the middle of the Alps. Next to your research you will be asked to support the activities of the Doctoral Program Alpine Biology and Global Change. Teaching opportunities will be offered. Required Qualifications: You should hold an MSc or equivalent degree in a field related to ecology, plant ecophysiology or environmental sciences; experience in statistics, data-analysis (incl. image analysis) and writing; very good English; excellent presentation and communication skills and ability to work in a team; flexibility; ability to perform field work.


We are looking forward to receiving your online application.

The full, legally binding call for application (in German) including the salary can be found here:

The University of Innsbruck is committed to raising the quota of female employees and therefore explicitly welcomes applications from qualified female scientists. In the case of female underrepresentation women with equal qualifications will be given priority.

In accordance with Austrian disability laws qualified people with special requirements are expressly encouraged to apply for jobs. For more information please contact the trusted representative for scientists with a disability at the University of Innsbruck, Dr. Adolf Sandbichler.

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What the University of Innsbruck offers:

From a company pension scheme, to flexible working hours and child care facilities the University of Innsbruck offers its employees a wide range of benefits which is being continuously extended.

Along with interesting oppurtunities for the participation in job-related and personal further education courses, and the succesful compatibility of career and family, employees can benefit from a large range of courses offered by the University Sports Institute (USI), the language courses offered by the ISI, the University Library and take advantage of the various canteens offering reasonably priced food.

A summary of the benefits for University employees can be found here: http://www.uibk.ac.at/universitaet/zusatzleistungen/

Additional comments

The University of Innsbruck as employer

Are you looking for a new challenge? The University of Innsbruck is a place of study, research and employment for more than 31.000 people. As one of the largest employers in Tyrol the University offers a varied and exciting field of activity for its employees from very diverse educational and professional backgrounds. The University explicitly welcomes diversity and is committed to the principle of equal opportunity. It is a certified family-friendly workplace and received the award 'Top workplace 2018' from the Austrian business magazine 'trend'.


At the University of Innsbruck researchers from all over the world come together. Depending on the individual scientific community the language used may be German, English or another (if unanimously decided).

Internal communication is in German. Therefore a basic knowledge of German or the willingness to acquire such knowledge is essential.

Work location(s)
1 position(s) available at
Department of Ecology
Sternwartestr. 15 / Technikerstr. 25

EURAXESS offer ID: 618074
Posting organisation offer ID: BIO-11822


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