Position Announcements

Senior Scientist (Zooplanktologist) Biological Oceanography


The Leibniz-Institute for Baltic Sea Research (IOW) announces a full-time position for a

senior scientist

within the department of Biological Oceanography, which is to be filled as soon as possible. The payment for this position will be EG13 according to the German TV-L. If applicable the position will be initially filled for three years and can be transferred to a permanent position in the frame of a regulated tenure procedure.

The IOW is an independent institute of the Leibniz Society with a research emphasis on coastal and marginal seas in general and the Baltic Sea in particular. The scientists of the four departments (Physical Oceanography, Marine Chemistry, Biological Oceanography and Marine Geology) are working interdisciplinary within a common research program and with the support of a special working group for the development of new technologies. The tasks of the institute include the assessment and interpretation of long-term data in the Baltic Sea. For this the IOW is seeking the support of a Zooplanktologist with a profound expertise in taxonomy and experience in the application of modern techniques for the assessment of Zooplankton distribution. In addition, the successful candidate has demonstrated his or her ability to conduct independent research with publications in the area of Zooplankton ecology or a related topic. The ability and willingness to participate in scientific cruises is a precondition for this position.

Applicants are asked to send their complete documents (covering letter, CV, complete list of accepted or published manuscripts in peer-reviewed journals, copies of certificates) until the 28th of February 2013 to the:

Leibniz-Institut für Ostseeforschung Warnemünde, Personalabteilung
Seestraße 15, 18119 Warnemünde
Kennwort: Bio– 01/2013
Or via e-mail to: bewerbung@io-warnemuende.de

Applications from disabled scientists will be treated with preference, if the scientific and personal qualification is equal to other applicants. Please, point out your disability in the covering letter and include a disability card. The IOW promotes gender equality. Applications from female scientists are especially welcomed.
Application costs cannot be refunded. We would like to note that confirmations of receipts are not sent.

For further information, please contact: Prof. Heide Schulz-Vogt (email: heide.schulz-vogt@io-warnemuende.de). For general information, see www.io-warnemuende.de.