Position as Research Assistant at UBA

Apply now for the position of a Research Assistant in the project “TerraChem” in the European Commission’s “Horizon Europe” research and innovation program!

The UBA is participating in an EU project with the aim of using monitoring data on pollution and enrichment in terrestrial food chains to develop a better understanding of the negative effects of pollutants on terrestrial biodiversity and its ecosystem services.

Main tasks include:

  • Analysis of the relevant environmental and substance legislation with regard to the protection of biodiversity.
  • Derivation of suitable risk management instruments/political instruments (policies) in order to reduce long-term negative effects on terrestrial organisms and biodiversity.
  • Collaboration in an international project with seven European partners.
  • Exchange with experts from authorities, science and other relevant areas.
  • Consolidation of the collected knowledge in the form of joint publications, working documents, discussion papers and reports.
  • Presentation of the results to national and international specialist audiences.

Required qualifications include:-

  • Completed university degree in law, politics or natural sciences (master’s degree, university diploma), preferably in law, political science or comparable.
  • In-depth knowledge of environmental and chemical law; knowledge and experience in related legal areas that deal with species and biodiversity protection are advantageous.
  • Ability to write texts with complex scientific results and environmental policy content and to present them to a broad public in an understandable manner, proven by relevant publications.
  • Goal-oriented and independent work, ability to work in a team and gender competence.
  • Fluent English language skills and experience working in international team.

Application deadline: 22. February, 2024

More informtion regarding the position and the application process can be found in the following document and link:-