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PhD-Position wanted in Astrobiology:

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  1. W2 Professor with W3 Tenure for "Molecular Botany" at TU Kaiserslautern
    In the framework of the Programme for the Promotion of Early Career Researchers by the German Federal and State Governments (WISNA) the position of tenure track professor for "Molecular Botany" at the TUK in the Department of Biology is to be filled as soon as possible. In research, the professorship should represent a current field in Botany and act as a link be- tween the existing research programmes in molecular plant sciences and ecology or microbi- ology. Applicants with a research focus on climatic adaptations, abiotic stress reactions, or membrane biology of plants are particularly encouraged to apply. We are looking for a candi- date who can complement the existing methodological expertise on campus. The professorship is embedded in a faculty with a strong research track record and should complement existing focal areas, in particular the Transregio-SFB 175 The Green Hub - Central Coordinator of Acclimation in Plants and the Research Initiative BioComp, which focuses on dynamic membrane processes in biological systems. Teaching duties include covering basic Botany in the Bachelor's course Biologie. In the Master's course, the applicant is expected to participate in at least one of the three specialisations Microbial and Plant Biotechnology, Molecular Cell Biology, or Ecology.

    Application Deadline: 2019-06-02

  2. ISSI, Bern: Post-Doctoral Position in Earth Sciences for two years
    ISSI invites applications for a Post-Doctoral Position in Earth Sciences for a two-year period starting September 1, 2019 or by agreement.

    The successful candidate should have received a Ph.D. within the last five years in a field relating to Earth Sciences in general.
    Applications for the post-doctoral position in Earth Sciences relating to remote sensing of Earth system changes, including climate, are particularly welcome.
    In addition to conducting his or her own research, the successful candidate will participate in the Institute’s research and meetings organization, working in close contact with the scientific staff of the Institute on the latter aspect. He or she may also lead or participate as a member in projects conducted by international teams at ISSI. Thus, he or she will be exposed to, and interact with, a numerous and varied community of scientists from throughout the world.

    Nationals from ESA Member States shall have priority. Salary and conditions of employment will be similar to those provided by the Swiss National Science Foundation.

    Further information may be obtained from the ISSI home page and from Professor Rudolf von Steiger, phone: +41 31 631 48 96, email:

    The submission should include a letter of application including a brief outline of foreseen research, the curriculum vitae, the list of publications and the names, addresses and means of contact of three references, not exceeding 7 pages in total.
    They shall be addressed to ISSI, attn. Professor R. von Steiger, Hallerstrasse 6, CH-3012 Bern, Switzerland; email: Submissions by email are preferred provided all the documents are in the form of a single PDF file. All applications must be received by ISSI no later than May 31, 2019.

    Application deadline: 2019-05-31

  3. POSTDOCTORAL position at ISTerre, Univ. Grenoble Alpes
    University Grenoble Alpes invites applications for a 2-year postdoc position in Earth and Planetary Sciences, devoted to search of life on Earth at the Archean, as well as preparing X-ray analyses protocols under quarantine for Mars Returned Samples. The position can start as early as September 2019, and will be hosted at the Institut de Sciences de la Terre (ISTerre).

    Application Deadline: 2019-06-01