Is your research focus on marine biodiversity? Do you have a strong academic profile and are you interested in contributing significantly to the development of the marine sections and research of Department of Bioscience in a senior researcher position?
The position is available as soon as possible.
The successful candidate must be able to strengthen the Department’s profile in research on marine biodiversity topics with special emphasis on the European marine directives. You will be a part of the marine group that covers research, advisory tasks and some teaching across all aspects marine topics mainly related to Danish and Arctic waters, although we currently also have projects in the tropics.
Your research must support the Department’s leading role in providing advice to the Danish authorities on environmental issues, which includes dissemination of research results to managers, politicians and other stakeholders. At the same time, the research must strengthen the Department’s international profile within the topic of marine biodiversity.
The Department’s research and advisory activities are project-driven with a solid tradition of cross-disciplinary research and strong team collaboration. Thus, we are looking for a candidate with proven collaborative skills and the ability to enrich the scientific environment in the Department by initiating and coordinating new research initiatives (e.g. EU H2020 and FP9, ERC, Danish national funding) and by strengthening the Department’s scientific network both nationally and internationally. We expect that you have a documented track record of attracting research funding.
We expect you to have a strong scientific background in biology or similar with focus on marine biodiversity, an international career and an extensive international network within marine science. You should have a PhD in biology or a related field and an international top-level research profile within one or more of the following key topics:
- Marine biodiversity
- Benthic flora and fauna
- Phytoplankton and zooplankton
- Invasive species in the marine environment
- Relations between human pressures and key ecosystem components, including effects of climate change
- State-of–the-art sampling and monitoring techniques in the marine environment
The candidate should be able to demonstrate scientific leadership and have experience in supervising postdocs, PhD students and MSc students.
We expect that you are fluent in spoken and written English and ideally in one additional European language, and it is important to us that you are a team player and have strong inter-personal skills and international experience. An important component of the position is advice to and communication with the Danish authorities and therefore you will be expected to learn spoken and written Danish within the first two to three years. Relevant courses will be offered.
See complete announcement and application details at https://www.researchgate.net/job/927196_Senior_researcher_in_marine_biodiversity
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