慕尼黑工业大学（Technische Universität München, TUM）始建于1868年，坐落于德国南部巴伐利亚州首府慕尼黑。TUM是欧洲工业革命以来历史最悠久和最有名望的科技大学之一，隶属于欧洲卓越理工大学联盟。
Postdoctoral researcher (f/m/d) – experimental ecologist
You will contribute to a better understanding of how extreme events (e.g., drought, late frost) limit the success of tree regeneration under current and future environmental conditions. To that end you will
conduct an experiment on the effect of climatic extremes on tree seedlings across an elevation gradient from the submontane to the subalpine elevation belt,
replicate and extend the experiment (e.g., with regard to future climate conditions) in next generation walk-in climate chambers (https:// www. tummesa.de/en/)
analyze the interactive effect of climatic extremes on regeneration success and failure for different tree species
scale experimental findings up in space and time using simulation modeling to understand implications on the assembly of future tree communities, and
publish results in international peer-reviewed journals.
excellent PhD in experimental ecology, extreme events ecology, disturbance ecology or a related field
experience with conducting experiments in situ as well as in controlled environments (climate chambers)
an understanding of mountain forest ecology is a plus
experience with using ecosystem models is beneficial
team player, excited about future forest development
willingness to publish and present research at workshops and conferences
prior experience in collaborative research settings is beneficial
fluency in English
work within a multidisciplinary research group at the frontier of the field
the possibility to further develop your research agenda within an international network of collaborators
a diverse and inclusive work environment
flexibility with regard to office solutions and working hours
The position is available from October 1st 2021 onwards. It is a full-time position for two years, with an option for a one-year extension. The salary is based on group TV-L E13 of the payment scheme for the German public sector. Place of work is Freising, Germany.
The Technical University of Munich is committed to equal opportunity and diversity. TUM aims for an increase of the proportion of women, and women are therefore especially encouraged to apply for the position. Applications from people with disabilities / special needs will be considered preferentially.
Please send your application before June 27th 2021 to: Technical University Munich Ecosystem Dynamics and Forest Management Group Ms Violeta Aramayo Hans-Carl-von-Carlowitz-Platz 2 85354 Freising Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
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