Position as Research Assistant at Goethe University

Apply now for an interesting position as a Research Assistant at Goethe University, Frankfurt am Main!

In the Department of Evolutionary Ecology and Environmental Toxicology at the Institute for Ecology, Evolution and Diversity in the Department of Life Sciences at the Goethe University Frankfurt am Main, a position as Research Assistant is available.

The position is a part of the BMBF-funded LURCH joint project gwTriade: “Ecological and ecotoxicological groundwater quality monitoring based on an integrative triad approach” .

Areas of ​​responsibility include:-

  • Scientific collaboration in the coordination of the cooperation project.
  • Experimental work on the effect-based assessment of groundwater and the synthesis of the findings of the overall project.
  • Statistical evaluations of large data sets.
  • Writing publications and reports in the project.
  • Supervision of final theses in the project.

Required qualifications include:-

  • Completed university degree (master’s or diploma) and a doctorate in the field of biology, preferably with a focus on ecotoxicology, as well as relevant publications and participation in interdisciplinary projects.
  • Knowledge in the area of ​​ecotoxicological, effect-based methods and (if possible) in the area of ​​cell cultures/eDNA metabarcoding.
  • Knowledge of groundwater assessment is desired.
  • Knowledge of using statistical software (GraphPad, ToxRat, R) and Microsoft Office.
  • Good knowledge of English in word and writing.
  • Class B driving license for upcoming sampling.
  • Ability to work in a team, flexibility and an organized way of working.

Applications are to be sent with the usual documents (curriculum vitae and certificates) in electronic form (summarized in a PDF file with a maximum of 8 MB) to Prof. Dr. Henner Hollert via the department’s secretariat (E3TSekretariat@bio.uni-frankfurt.de). Unfortunately, costs that the applicant incurs as part of the application process cannot be reimbursed by Goethe University.

Application deadline: 23. January, 2024 (23:59 CET)

In case of questions, please contact Prof. Hollert (hollert@bio.uni-frankfurt.de).

For more information regarding the job position, please refer to the attachment below:-