Open positions


4-Year Group Leader Position @ TER!


TER, the Division of Terrestrial Ecosystem Research at the Center for Microbiology and Environmental System Science, has an open group leader position in soil science at the interface with microbiology and environmental processes.

We are looking for a scientist with strong expertise in more than one of the fields below:

• soil (micro-)structure and its relation to soil organic matter turnover (e.g., aggregation, organo-mineral complexes)
• application of stable isotopes in soil ecology (specifically knowledge of the application of NanoSIMS would be an advantage)
• soil organic matter chemistry (e.g., solid-state NMR, pyr-GC/MS, NEXAFS, XANES)
• modelling of soil organic matter dynamics

Please, apply for the position at the Job Centre of the University of Vienna (Reference number: 10254).

Deadline: December 10th 2019



Become a part of the FutureArctic network!


FutureArctic offers a training at the inter-sectoral edge of environmental science, computer science, artificial intelligence, online sensor engineering and social sciences, by building a pioneer ‘ecosystem-of-things’ at the  natural laboratory.
The network will recruit 15 Early Stage Researchers (ESRs), who will be incorporated in a multidisciplinary and international research team. Each ESR will be hosted in a beneficiary institution and will receive additional training during secondments at the industrial and/or other academic partners’ facilities.
One of the ESRs, working at microbiome physiology and microbial interactions, will be hosted at TER.
The position will start March 2020, we will start screening applications for it in January 2020.