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PostDoc position in Ecohydrology at the Department of Ecology

05.03.2019 - University of Innsbruck, Germany

The Department of Ecology is looking for a highly motivated post-doctoral researcher to work on the project “ClimGrassHydro - Ecohydrology of mountain grassland under global change: mechanisms and consequences”, funded by the Austrian Academy of Sciences. ClimGrassHydro makes use of a unique experimental field facility consisting of 54 independent grassland plots to simulate the individual and combined effects of climate warming, severe drought and elevated CO2 on grassland ecohydrology. (Closing date: 21 March 2019)

The Postdoc will be based at the Research Group „Plant, Soil and Ecosystem Processes“ ( at the Department of Ecology of the University of Innsbruck and will closely collaborate with colleagues from the ClimGrass facility and from the Universities of Freiburg and Basel, and will interact with modelling groups from the University of Graz, the University of Natural Resources (BOKU) Vienna and the Max Planck Institute of Biogeochemistry Jena. The PostDoc will have access to a broad range of career development possibilities, including mentoring and professional development programs at the University of Innsbruck, and the opportunity to actively pursue research funding and develop their own research interests.