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.
You have a Master’s degree or PhD in biology, ecology, environmental sciences, or in a related field and several years of experience working in scientific teams. You have proven skills in networking, coordination and organizing teams of scientists. Your communication skills are strong and you are fluent in English and (at least) one national language of Switzerland (GE, FR, IT). You are experienced in biodiversity research, community ecology and conservation. You have strong quantitative skills for modelling and analysing biodiversity data (preferably R) and you are experienced with managing joint datasets and coding for cluster computer systems. Finally, you have proven experience in writing scientific articles and producing outreach publications. You are used to work with precision and perseverance and you appreciate the cooperation with an international and dynamic research team.
Please send your complete application until end of March 2020 to Michèle Bucher, Human Resources WSL, by uploading the requested documents through our webpage. Applications via email will not be considered. Dr. Catherine Graham, leader of the Biodiversity Centre +41 (0)44 739 23 61, (firstname.lastname@example.org), will be happy to answer any questions or offer further information. 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.