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Post-doc opportunity (6years) in Vienna

Not specifically for seed physiologists and ecologists, but they’re not excluded either. Great job, great city.

Postdoc in plant ecophysiology
We are offering a 6-year position for a postdoctoral research associate at the Institute of Botany of the University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences (BOKU) Vienna.
Focus of our group are plant water relations, functional wood anatomy, stress
physiology, global change, and ecology and ecophysiology of tropical plants.
Candidates should have experience in one or several of these areas. Monthly income
(gross) is min. € 3.381,70 (depending on previous work experience, 14x per year), social security and health care are covered. Vienna regularly comes out top on the list of the world’s most liveable cities.
The candidate is expected to participate in research of the working group “Ecophysiology”and to carry out own projects in the field. This includes submission, management and administration of third-party funded, competitive projects, supervision and co-supervision of master and PhD theses, teaching of courses in German and English, and active participation in BOKU self-administration
He/she should have a good command of English, international publications in the field,
previous experience in research projects and in lab and fieldwork in plant physiology.
Additional qualifications are proficiency in German, teaching experience, international experience, willingness and ability to work in a team, and good software and statistical skills.
Applications (see http://www.boku.ac.at/job_wiss.html, reference code 26) can be
submitted until 15.05.2013 and should include:
 a CV with a detailed account of professional, teaching and research activities,
 copies of 1-2 recent publications considered particularly representative,
 a brief analysis (max. 1 page) of why you think you are particularly qualified for this
 contact details of 2-3 referees
Candidates should be willing to come to Vienna for a presentation plus interview in May or June. Informal inquiries can be sent to Peter Hietz (email: peter.hietz@boku.ac.at).
Employment will start on 1 July 2013, or as agreed.

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