The Swiss Federal Institute for Forest, Snow and Landscape Research WSL is part of the ETH Domain. Approximately 600 people work on the sustainable use and protection of the environment and on the handling of natural hazards.
The Research Unit Biodiversity and Conservation Biology studies the diversity of life, from genetic diversity to species and habitat diversity, as well as their interactions. To strengthen our group Ecological Genetics, we are looking per April 2022 or by arrangement for a (f/m/d)
Scientific collaborator in conservation genomics (80-100%)
You are responsible for the acquisition, implementation and publication of practice-oriented research projects in the field of conservation genetics, in particular with the application of genomic methods. You are the contact person for the federal government and cantons as well as other stakeholders in aspects relat-ed to applied conservation genetics, and communicate research results in various implementation products. In addition, you will be involved in teaching at university level and will supervise students' work in the field of conservation genetics. For this tenure-track position, we seek a person with interest for long-term employment.
You have a doctoral degree in biology or environmental sciences, are experienced in the analysis of genomic data and spatial-genetic statistics, and have a good knowledge of the basics in conservation biology. You are interested in application-related questions and feel comfortable collaborating and interacting with stakeholders. You have a very good command of German and English, preferably also French and are adept at writing scientific and implementation publications. Working on your own responsibility, conceptually, and accurately as well as showing flexibility and motivation are your strengths, as is teamwork and the capability for communication.
Please send your complete application no later than end of November, 2021, to Michèle Bucher, Human Resources WSL, by uploading the requested documents through our webpage. Applications via email will not be considered. Dr. Felix Gugerli, phone +41 (0)44 739 25 90, felix.gugerli(at)wsl.ch, 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.