Scientific coordination and management of research activities at UFZ

The Department of

Computational Landscape Ecology (CLE) invite applications for a position on Scientific coordination and management of research activities at UFZ in the field of land use options and biodiversity (m/f) code digit 131/2011 to commence as

soon as possible. The appointment is for an initial period of 3 years, an extension is aspired.

We seek a highly motivated, team-oriented scientist with a wide range of backgrounds in environmental science and experience in scientific management of interdisciplinary research activities. The position has four facets: scientific management of the research topic on land use options and biodiversity of the UFZ, supporting the exchange between the scientific directorate and the core group of researchers in the area, identification, implementation and support of coreprojects, and developing and organization of overarching/synthesis publications and outreach activities. We expect experiences in scientific management, excellent communication abilities and social skills.

We offer excellent research opportunities within an interdisciplinary, international team, located in a very pleasant city.

The place of work is Leipzig, Germany. Salary will be according to the appropriate civil service level, salary group up to 14 TVÖD, depending on personal pre-conditions.

The UFZ is an equal opportunity employer. Women are explicitly encouraged to apply to increase their share in science and research. Physically handicapped persons will be favoured if they are equally qualified.

Further information will be provided by: Prof. Dr. Ralf Seppelt


Applications with curriculum vitae, certificates of academic degrees and reprints of most important publications are accepted under the code digit 131/2011.

Please email your application with all documents in a single pdf-file that clearly states your name and the code digit 131/2011 of this job description (e.g. Smith_#####.pdf) to, or by mail

to: UFZ/Personnel Department, Permoserstraße 15, 04318 Leipzig, Germany