The mission of the Leibniz Centre for Agricultural Landscape Research (ZALF) as a nationally and internationally active research institute is to deliver solutions for an ecologically, economically and socially sustainable agriculture – together with society. ZALF is a member of the Leibniz Association and is located in Müncheberg (approx. 35 minutes by regional train from Berlin-Lichtenberg). It also maintains a research station with further locations in Dedelow and Paulinenaue.
In the DFG funded project “Understanding variation of silicon and calcium in managed grasslands - BEsic” we want to study direct and indirect effects between land-use, soil and plant Si and Ca that have the potential to mediate ecosystem processes and services in managed grasslands. Our aim is to mechanistically disentangle these effects by investigating variation in Si and Ca in soils, plant communities and single species under different land-use scenarios in the framework of the Biodiversity Exploratories. Specifically, we aim to study the effect of land-use on plant community Si and Ca, the filtering effect of soil Si and Ca via shifts in species composition and the environmental effect of soil Si and Ca availability on plastic variation in different species and plant functional types.
We are offering a part-time (65%) position temporarily limited for 36 month at our locations in Paulinenaue & Müncheberg as
Women are particularly encouraged to apply. Applications from severely disabled persons with equal qualifications are favored. It is generally possible to work in the position on a part-time basis. Please send your application preferably online (see button online application below). For e-mail applications, create a PDF document (one PDF file, max. 5 MB; packed PDF documents, archive files like zip, rar etc. Word documents cannot be processed and therefore cannot be considered!) with the usual documents, in particular CV, proof of qualification and certificates, stating the reference number 161-2022 until 31 January 2023 to (see button e-mail application below).
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