Postdoctoral Academic Associate in Evolution and Ecology

University of Tubingen Institute of Evolution and Ecology

Postdoctoral Academic Associate (m/f/d, E 13 TV-L, 100%)

Faculty of Science, Institute of Evolution and Ecology

Application deadline : 01.06.2022

The Institute of Evolution and Ecology is seeking a

Postdoctoral Academic Associate in marine fish ecology (m/f/d, E 13 TV-L, 100%)

The Animal Evolutionary Ecology group interactions between marine fish species. For experiments and data collection, we have a local saltwater aquarium facility and spend 6-8 weeks per year in the field (Mediterranean, Red Sea, Indo-Pacific).

The successful candidate has a PhD in marine fish biodiversity, ecology, behaviour or morphology, with a strong field component. She/he is expected to develop a high-profile research programme. The position comes with a teaching obligation of 120 h/year and includes supervision of student projects. Teaching is expected to be in English and can involve marine field courses. Well-qualified and experienced SCUBA divers are preferred candidates.

The position is fulltime and limited to three years with an optional prolongation of three years. The pay grade classification E13 refers to the German federal public service scale (TV-L). Disabled candidates will be given preference over other equally qualified applicants. The University seeks to raise the number of women in research and teaching and therefore urges qualified women to apply. 

Please send a single PDF to office.michielsspam that includes (1) a motivation letter with details on research interests and accomplishments, teaching experience and email addresses of at least two referees, (2) a full cv, and (3) three most relevant publications or manuscripts. Screening commences on 1 June 2022 and continues until suitable candidates have been identified. The earliest possible appointment is 1 August 2022.

Formal employment procedures will be carried out by the University’s Central Administration.

Prof. Dr. N. Michiels, University of Tübingen, Department of Biology, Institute of Evolution and Ecology, Auf der Morgenstelle 28, 72076 Tübingen, Germany (nico.michielsspam