The Faculty of Biology at the University of Innsbruck, Austria, seeks an outstanding scientist in the field of Environmental Microbiology.

The main responsibilities of the position holder will be to research and teach basic and applied topics in the area of Environmental Biology in terrestrial ecosystems. The position includes the following tasks:

  • Representing the area of ‘Environmental Microbiology’ in research and teaching
  • Teaching within the study programs of the Faculty of Biology
  • Supervising research theses   
  • Acquiring extra-mural funding
  • Participating in academic self-governance

Applications should include:

  • motivation letter
  • curriculum vitae describing the professional and scientific career, including information on the current position
  • ORCID and ResearcherID
  • a complete list of publications, lectures (including invited plenary lectures at international conferences) and other scientific output
  • PDF files of the five most important publications
  • list of personally acquired funds,
  • description of completed and current research (max. 2 pages)
  • concept of intended research and teaching (max. 3 pages)

All documents must be submitted in digital form (by e-mail, one file in pdf-format) to the Faculty Service Office of the University of Innsbruck, Technikerstraße 17, 6020 Innsbruck, Austria (

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Application deadline:
Start date: Open until filled
Location: Innsbruck, Austria