Offer 324 out of 516 from 12/05/23, 08:36


Tech­ni­sche Uni­ver­sität Ber­lin - Faculty VI - Institute of Ecology/ Chair of Urban Ecosystem Sciences

Research Associate (PostDoc) - salary grade 13 TV-L Berliner Hochschulen - 2nd qualification period (Habilitation)

part-time employment may be possible

Working field:

The successful candidate will be responsible for overseeing, future development, and implementation of the field observation strategy focusing on the urban carbon cycle and especially on the carbon storage in cities. This strategy will be advanced in collaboration with the other Chairs at the Institute of Ecology. Regular teaching is a requirement.


  • Ph.D. degree in ecology, geoecology, biogeochemistry, physics or equivalent
  • good publication record in the abovementioned fields
  • expertise in monitoring carbon cycle or one of its components
  • fluency in English (written and spoken)
  • sufficient language proficiency to teach classes in both German and English is expected

desirable knowledge:
  • track record in working with terrestrial LIDAR
  • knowledge of German and additional languages is a plus
  • international experience

How to apply:

Please send your application with the reference number of this announcement as the email subject and cover letter, research statement, CV, list of publications, three reference letters and certificates only by email (in that order combined in a single PDF-file, max. 5 MB) to Jayne Beetz
In the research statement, you should explain in writing what research questions you would like to pursue, what kind research experience and expertise you already have gained, and why you wish to work in our team.

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To ensure equal opportunities between women and men, applications by women with the required qualifications are explicitly desired. Qualified individuals with disabilities will be favored. The TU Berlin values the diversity of its members and is committed to the goals of equal opportunities.

Technische Universität Berlin - Die Präsidentin - Fakultät VI, Institut für Ökologie, FG Stadtökologie, Prof. Dr. Galina Churkina, Sekr. BH 8-1, Ernst-Reuter-Platz 1, 10587 Berlin