Open positions


The Martin Luther University Halle-Wittenberg and iDiv, the German Center for Integrative Biodiversity Research, offer the following position:

Postdoctoral Research Scientist (f/m)

  • full-time employment
  • limited until 30 September 2020
  • salary: pay grade (Entgeltgruppe) 13 TV-L depending on the assigned tasks and personal qualifications

Applications are accepted until 15 September 2017.

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For technical support of the iDiv Ecotron at the locations Bad Lauchstädt and Leipzig, we offer the following position 

Technical Assistant (f/m)

  • full time employment
  • working locations: Bad Lauchstädt and Leipzig
  • limited until 30 September 2020
  • salary: pay grade (Entgeltgruppe) 11 TV-L

Applications are accepted until 15 September 2017. Please use our application portal under apply.idiv.de.

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At the Faculty of Economics and Management Science of Leipzig University, the following professorship has to be filled as soon as possible:

W3-Professorship ‘Biodiversity Economics’ (f/m)

Applications should be sent, preferably in digital format as one PDF-document, by 15 October 2017 to: Herrn Prof. Dr. Uwe Vollmer.

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Helmholtz Centre for Environmental Research – UFZ offers the following position:

Postdoctoral fellowship ‘Testing the influence of temperature on community stability and co-existence: a theoretical and microbial model systems approach’ (f/m)

  • full-time employment
  • limited to 2 years
  • salary: pay grade (Entgeltgruppe) 13 TVöD, dependent on personal qualifications

Applications are accepted until 1 September 2017. Please use our application portal under apply.idiv.de.

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The research group of Prof Kirsten Küsel at the Friedrich Schiller University Jena and iDiv, the German Center for Integrative Biodiversity Research, offer the following position:

Postdoctoral fellowship ‘Aquatic microbial ecology’ (f/m)

  • full-time employment
  • limited to 2 years
  • salary: pay grade (Entgeltgruppe) 13 TV-L

Applications are accepted until 1 September 2017. Please use our application portal under apply.idiv.de.

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Leipzig University and iDiv, the German Center for Integrative Biodiversity Research, offer the following position:

Junior Research Group Leader ‘Evolution & Adaptation’ (f/m)

  • full time employment
  • working location: Leipzig
  • initially limited until 30 September 2020
  • salary: pay grade (Entgeltgruppe) 15 TV-L

Applications are accepted until 3 September 2017. Please use our application portal under apply.idiv.de.

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Leipzig University offers the following position:

HIWI/Student Helper (BSc.) (f/m)

in Data Analysis/Geo-Computation (incl. option for MSc. thesis)

  • joint supervision of Dr Meyer (iDiv/Leipzig University) and Prof Müller-Hannemann (Martin-Luther-University Halle-Wittenberg)
  • working time: 16 hours per week for 2 years
  • salary depending on personal qualifications (payment of 9.45 EUR/h to 11.01 EUR/h)

Applications are accepted until the position is filled. Applications should be directed to Dr Carsten Meyer (carsten.meyer@idiv.de).

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