Within German Centre for Integrative Biodiversity Research (iDiv) the Faculty of Biology and Pharmacy at the Friedrich Schiller University Jena invites applications for a full (W3) professorship in “Theory in Biodiversity Sciences”. iDiv looking for a theoretical ecologist with a broad scope and close links to empirical biodiversity research of aquatic and terrestrial communities. Using a synthetic approach the candidate contributes to the formation of a comprehensive theory of biodiversity. Topics of particular relevance for iDiv to be reflected in theory development include (i) the role of interaction diversity for ecosystem functioning, (ii) scaling rules for mechanisms of biodiversity emergence and consequences across space and time, and (iii) the role of evolution and adaptation for biodiversity dynamics in a changing environment.
Closing date for application: 15th September 2012.For further information please see the attached pdf file below.
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