Job Advertisement W 99/2022

The University of Rostock offers a diverse, varied and demanding job in a tradition-conscious, yet innovative, modern and family-friendly university in a lively city by the sea.

Subject to budgetary regulations at the Faculty of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences, Professorship for Landscape Ecology and Site Studies, the following position is to be filled for an unlimited period at the University of Rostock as of 01.04.2023:

Scientific Assistant (m/f/d)
EG 14 TV-L, full-time employment, 40 hours/week, permanent

The research of the lab includes questions of biodiversity, plant/site interactions and vegetation science. From basic tools such as taxonomic backbones and infrastructure such as the (inter)national vegetation (meta)database and, towards tests of basic ecological questions, we explore the importance of plant communities in and for nature. You can expect access to excellent national and international research networks, close cooperation with interdisciplinary partners at the university and beyond, a creative and methodologically open research atmosphere and flexible working hours to reconcile family and career.

The research questions within the position focus on vegetation, in particular on bioindication and spatial neighbourhood relations including lateral material flows in peatlands. Dimensions of sustainability should be addressed, including environment and climate. Biodiversity and land use, as well as material cycles should be taken into account. Further information can be found at the following link:

Tasks and Responsibilities


Our offer

University of Rostock as an employer

Equal opportunities are important to us. We welcome applications from suitable severely disabled persons or persons of equal status. We aim to increase the proportion of women in research and teaching and therefore encourage relevantly qualified women to apply. We welcome applications from people of other nationalities or with a migration background.

Formal notes

In principle, the position is also suitable for part-time employment. If corresponding applications are received, we will consider whether the part-time wishes can be met within the scope of official feasibilities.

If desired, the staff council can be consulted during the selection process. Please enclose an informal request for this with your application documents.

We look forward to receiving your online application with complete, informative documents (cover letter, resume, diploma with indication of final grade) by 15. Februar 2023 at the latest. Only applications received via our application portal and containing all requested documents will be considered.

Unfortunately, application and travel costs cannot be covered by the state of Mecklenburg-Vorpommern.

For further information please contact:

Professorship Prof. Dr. Florian Jansen, Tel. 0381 / 498-3220
HR department Mrs. Anja Kunert, Tel. 0381 / 498-1296
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