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PostDoc - Adam Mickiewicz University in Poznań, Poland

Institution: Climate Change Ecology Research Unit, Faculty of Geographical and Geological Sciences, Adam Mickiewicz University in Poznań, Bogumiła Krygowskiego 10, 61-680 Poznań POLAND

Position: PostDoc

• PhD in Earth Sciences, Biology or related
• Knowledge of peatland ecology, palaeoecology
• Experience in fieldwork in peatland and willingness to participate in fieldwork carried out in Siberia's bogs
• Experience in palaeoecological research techniques, especially the analysis of shell amoebas, the stratigraphy of peatlands, plant macrofossils
• Scientific achievements in the form of publications and conference reports.
• Fluency in the use of written and spoken English.
• Independence, high motivation to work, ability to solve problems.
• Ability to work in a group.
• The candidate must meet the criteria set out in the terms of the OPUS competition

Description of tasks:
Recruitment for a post-doc position in the project: Critical points in the boreal peat bog ecosystems and the perennial permafrost in West Siberia in the conditions of a global climate crisis and increasing fire risk (PEATFLAMES), NCN OPUS 2021/41 / B / ST10 / 00060.

We are looking for a motivated associate for a post-doc at the Laboratory of Climate Change Ecology, Faculty of Geographical and Geological Sciences of the University of Adam Mickiewicz, in the OPUS project financed by the National Science Center. The successful candidate will analyze shell amoebas from West Siberian peat cores.

Type of grant NCN: OPUS

Deadline for submitting offers: February 28, 2022, 23:00

The form of submitting offers: email

The conditions of employment:

• Full-time employment contract for 36 months
• Salary approx. PLN 10,000 / month gross
• The friendly, dynamic, and supportive environment of colleagues

Additional information:
Please send your applications or additional questions to the project manager: lp.ude.uma|lzsuiram#lp.ude.uma|lzsuiram. Successful applicants will be invited to an online interview. The application should be prepared as a single PDF file in English and contain:

• A one-page cover letter describing the candidate's motivation
• CV including a full list of publications
• A list of the three most important scientific achievements, with a brief explanation of the selection,
• Two letters of recommendation - at least one should come from your immediate supervisor
• Scan of higher education certificates/diplomas
• The notification must contain the following statement: “According to Art. 6 sec. 1 lit. a) the general regulation on data protection of 27 April 2016 (Journal of Laws UE L 119/1 of 4 May 2016) I consent to the processing of personal data other than those indicated in art. 221 of the Labor Code, name (s) and surname; parents' names; Date of birth; domicile; correspondence address; education; previous employment, which is included in my job offer for current recruitment”
• The deadline for submitting offers is 28/02/2022 (recruitment will be conducted until the candidate / a is found).
• Candidates will be selected through an open competition, following a procedure consistent with the principles of the European Charter for Researchers
• The competition will be open until a suitable candidate meeting all the requirements has been found

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