Postdoctoral Position in Paleontology

We offer a 2 year postdoc position in Paleontology, at the Friedrich-Alexander University, GeoZentrum Nordbayern. The opening is in the framework of the Paleosynthesis project funded by the Volkswagen Foundation.

Your tasks:
The successful candidate will provide scientific support for international workshops on paleontological themes. Workshops will be held twice a year and the topics will be defined based on a competitive call. You will ensure that publications emerge from these workshops and coordinate collaborative grant applications.

Your qualifications:
A PhD in Paleontology or a closely related subject is required. You have a strong and diverse background in paleontology and you have demonstrated ability to write high-quality publications. You have skills in quantitative methods and experience in managing people. Your English has a high standard and you work efficiently and independently. Success in grant applications would be an additional merit.

The position is for 2 years in first instance. The preferred starting date is August 1, 2020. The employment will be as Research Associate (full time, wage agreement E 13 TV-L, Bavaria).

Closing date: April 26, 2020

More information can be found here.





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