Paleonet: PhD position, University of Vienna

Martin Zuschin martin.zuschin at
Tue Nov 26 16:58:17 GMT 2013

Dear colleagues,

The position of a University Assistant (prae doc) at the Department of 
Palaeontology, University of Vienna is vacant. Duration of employment is 
4 years (01.01.2014-31.12.2017).

The position is for a potential PhD studentwho wants to study 
macroecology, macroevolution and stratigraphic palaeobiology of Cenozoic 
molluscs. The main function is the participation in research. 
Additionally we expect teaching (holding classes due to extent 
regulations of wage agreement), support of students, and help with 
external fund raising and administration.

Candidates have a completed diploma or master study in the field of 
palaeontology or marine biology with focus on palaeoecology or ecology 
of marine invertebrates, competence in taxonomy, systematics and 
mutlivariate statistics, and Interest in macroecology, macroevolution 
and stratigraphic palaeobiology. Experience in teaching and basic 
knowledge in statistics software is an advantage.

Your application should include the following documents:
- Letter of intent
- Scientific CV / list of publications
- Exposé for a dissertation project
- Certificates

The official announcement of the position can be found at the jobcenter 
of the University of Vienna 
Applications including a letter of motivation (German or English) should 
be sent via Job Center to the University of Vienna 
( no later than 04.12.2013 and be 
referenced to the identification number 4493.

For further information please contact Zuschin, Martin, Email: 
martin.zuschin at <mailto:martin.zuschin at>, Tel. 

Closing date: 04 December 2013

Univ.-Prof. Dr. Martin Zuschin
Department of Palaeontology
Althanstrasse 14
A-1090 Vienna

Tel.: xx43-1-4277-53555
Fax: xx43-1-4277-9535

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