Abteilung Palynologie und Klimadynamik

Abteilung Palynologie und Klimadynamik

Offene Stelle:

The Department of Palynology and Climate Dynamics at the Georg-August-Universität Göttingen is looking to fill the position of a

Scientific co-worker (PhD Student or PostDoc)

starting at 01.01.2021 with 65% (PhD student) or 100% (Postdoc) of regular working hours (currently 25.87 hours / week (PhD) or 39.8 hours / week (PostDoc)) for the duration of 3 years (PhD student) or ~2 years (PostDoc). Payment is in accordance with E 13 TV-L scale.

We are looking for a scientist to conduct palynological research on pollen rain samples and sediment samples, data analysis and interpretation of pollen and spore data in order to obtain a detailed reconstruction of vegetation, climate and environmental changes as well as human impact in Mongolia within the DFG project with the title:

“Studies on vegetation-, fire-, climate- and human history in the mid- to late Holocene – comparing multi-site evidence from the forest-steppe biomes in Mongolian Altai, Tosontsengel and Orkhon Valley”

Requirements are a master or diploma in biology or related disciplines, profund knowledge and experience in palynological working methods, detailed knowledge of pollen identification, experience in multivariate analysis, knowledge in the interpretation of pollen data, and data processing software. Teamwork, very good English skills, reasonable fittness for field work in Mongolia and willingness to work in an international research environment is expected.

The University of Göttingen is an equal opportunities employer and places emphasis on fostering career opportunities for women. Qualified women are therefore strongly encouraged to apply in fields in which they are underrepresented. The university has committed itself to be a family-friendly institution and supports their employees in balancing work and family life. The mission of the University is to employ a greater number of severely disabled persons. Applications from severely disabled persons with equivalent qualifications will be given preference.

Applications with the usual documents are requested within 3 weeks after announcement and not later than October 31st, 2020 to Prof. Dr. Hermann Behling (email: hbehlin@gwdg.de) or per mail to Department of Palynology and Climate Dynamics, University of Göttingen, Untere Karspüle 2, 37073 Göttingen.
For further information please contact Prof. Dr. Hermann Behling (email: hbehlin at gwdg.de).
Please submit your application documents preferably per email or only as a copy.
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