Open positions


The Molecular Interaction Ecology (MIE) research group of Prof Nicole M van Dam at iDiv and Friedrich Schiller University Jena, offers the following position as soon as possible (at best: 1 February 2018):

Head of Laboratory (f/m)

  • 100% of a full-time employment
  • limited due to maternity/parental leave
  • planned salary: pay grade (Entgeltgruppe) 13 TV-L

Applications are accepted until 6 December 2017 via our applicant portal under apply.idiv.de.

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The Friedrich Schiller University Jena, in cooperation with iDiv, offers the following position as soon as possible:

Postdoctoral fellowship in Genome Sequencing (f/m)

  • 100% of a full-time employment
  • limited to 2 years
  • planned salary: pay grade (Entgeltgruppe) 13 TV-L

Applications are accepted until 5 December 2017 via our applicant portal under apply.idiv.de.

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The Martin Luther University Halle-Wittenberg, in cooperation with iDiv, offers the following position:

Research Officer (f/m) for ‘sPlot – the Global Vegetation Plot Database’

  • 50% of a full-time employment
  • starting date: 1 February 2018
  • limited until 30 September 2020
  • place of work: Halle (Saale)
  • planned salary: pay grade (Entgeltgruppe) 13 TV-L

Applications are accepted until 15 December 2017.

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The University of Jena as employer, in cooperation with iDiv and the Theory in Biodiversity Science research group (EcoNetLab) of Prof Ulrich Brose, offers the following position as soon as possible:

PhD Researcher (f/m)

on ‘Changing food webs in the anthropocene’

  • 65% of a full-time employment
  • place of work: Leipzig
  • limited to three years
  • salary: pay grade (Entgeltgruppe) 13 TV-L

Application should be written in English and are accepted until 20 December 2017 via our applicant portal under apply.idiv.de.

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The Technology Transfer research group of Prof Lutz Maicher at the Friedrich Schiller University Jena, in cooperation with the Fraunhofer IMW Leipzig and German Centre for Integrative Biodiversity Research (iDiv) Halle-Jena-Leipzig, offers the following position:

Scientific Employee (f/m) for the Development of Innovative Information Systems

  • 50% of a full-time employment
  • initially limited to 6 months
  • place of work: Leipzig
  • planned salary: pay grade (Entgeltgruppe) 13 TV-L

Applications are accepted until 24 November 2017 via the iDiv applicant portal (https://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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Thesis offers


There are no thesis offers available at the moment.

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