Open positions

Independent Group LEader Position

We have an open 4-year independet Group Leader Position for an exceptional early career scientist.

We are looking for highly qualified and ambitious candidates, who have recently completed their PhD and wish to establish an independent research group in one of the following areas:

+ Soil Fauna
+ Soil Metaproteomics
+ Soil Fungi

Application for other areas of soil ecology are also considered.

For more details please see this link to the announcement
or contact us at

Candidates are encouraged to apply by November 30, 2020, but the position will remain open until filled. 

OPEN PHD Position within the ERC Project Self-organisation of Microbial soil organic matter turnover

A  position is available in the research group of Christina Kaiser for a motivated PhD student interested in applying the framework of Complex Systems Science to Soil Microbial Ecology.

Link to the Announcement

Apply for a personal PhD or postdoc stipend to join TER!

We strongly encourage excellent candidates to look for external funding opportunities as shown but not limited to the options below. A personal stipend gives you independence by allocating your own research budget and travel funds. We will assist you to develop a joint research project and to apply for your own grant.

Please get in touch with the TER Group Leader whose team you want join with a brief project outline and CV for further discussion.

TER Group Leaders
Andreas Richter
Christina Kaiser
Wolfgang Wanek

List of selected PhD and Postdoc stipends (please check out other fellowship opportunities e.g. from your home country)