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 Blue-Green Biodiversity 2020 is a new initiative between WSL and Eawag (Swiss Federal Institute of Aquatic Science and Technology). Please find more information on our homepage at: press release BGB2020. In the framework of this Project within the research unit ‘Land Change Science’ and research group 'Dynamic Macroecology' of WSL, we are searching for one year (possibility of extension), with a start between August and October 2020 a
You have a PhD in biology, ecology, environmental sciences, or related fields and, ideally, a background in macroecology or biodiversity. You have strong skills in working with large data sets and modelling, preferably using R (Python). Furthermore, you have a good knowledge in statistics and programming, a good command of English, as well as the capability for scientific paper writing. You are ambitious and highly motivated, used to a high standard of independent, structured, and careful work, and demonstrate a high level of team spirit.
Please submit your complete application online to Jeanine Gehrig, Human Resources WSL, by uploading the requested documents through our webpage. Applications via email will not be considered. For further information, contact Niklaus E. Zimmermann (email@example.com) or Ole Seehausen (firstname.lastname@example.org). The evaluation process will start in July 2020, but the position will remain open until filled. 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.