The Swiss Federal Institute for Forest, Snow and Landscape Research WSL is a part of the ETH domain. Approximately 500 people work on the sustainable use and protection of the environment and on the handling of natural hazards.
The research unit Landscape Dynamics analyses changes in the landscapes and ecosystems and is looking for a new
Groupleader Dendro Sciences
As a researcher with long-term experience and international reputation, you will manage the group and the tree-ring laboratories. You will promote and coordinate the research of the Dendro Sciences Group and perform your own projects. Furthermore, you will procure third party funding for research projects and encourage cooperation with other research groups of WSL, other institutes and organizations at both national and international level.
You will have a PhD in a natural science or related fields, an excellent international record in tree-ring research and are experienced in managing teams and projects. Additionally, you will have an integrative personality with good negotiating skills and are willing to coordinate and support the Dendro Sciences Group across a broad range of topics. You are fluent in English, and a good knowledge of one of the Swiss national languages will be advantageous.
Please send your complete application online to Sabine Hirt, Human Resources WSL. PD Dr. Matthias Bürgi, Tel. +41 (0)44 739 23 54, will be happy to answer further questions. The WSL strives to increase the proportion of women in its employment, which is why qualified women are particularly called upon to apply for this position.