Jobs and PhD positions


Closing date for applications:  • Location: Leipzig Scientist (f/m/x) for environmental monitoring & development of data infrastructures
Environmental monitoring is essential for improving the understanding of environmental processes. We are looking for you to further develop concepts for the collection of monitoring data as well as the enrichment with suitable metadata within the projects CityCLIM and ALAMEDA.
Closing date for applications:  • Location: Leipzig PostDoc Position / Scientist (f/m/x)
For the new EU funded Bio Value project we are looking for a Postdoc/ Scientist (f/m/x) with experience in biodiversity policy and/or multi-level governance, Knowledge on policy instrument analysis, the EU renewed sustainable financing strategy and the Taxonomy regulation
Closing date for applications:  • Location: Leipzig Postdoc Position (f/m/x) Research Project on How can agroecology contribute to sustainable agriculture, Sustainable Development and the Green Deal
UFZ – Helmholtz Centre for Environmental Research, Department Ecosystem Services, in collaboration with the German Centre for integrative Biodiversity Research (iDiv) Halle-Jena-Leipzig offers the following position:

Post-doctorate research project on
How can agroecology contribute to sustainable agriculture, Sustainable Development and the Green Deal

within the project:
Agroecology-TRANSECT: Trans-disciplinary approaches for systemic economic, ecological and climate change transitions

The postdoc will develop joint research in collaboration with one postdoc fellow and 2 PhD students based in Leipzig, Toulouse (France) and Rockstock (Germany), in cooperation with Dr. Clelia Sirarmi (INRAE) and Prof. Dr. Sebastian Lakner, University of Rockstock, Germany.
Closing date for applications:  • Location: Magdeburg Postdoctoral researcher (f/m/x)
The capacity of freshwater resources to maintain biodiversity and provide essential ecosystem functions has been exceeded in many places following human impacts.
Closing date for applications:  • Location: Leipzig Postdoc (f/m/x) in Microbial Modelling
The department Solar Materials is seeking a postdoc in metabolic modelling starting 01.09.2022. The position should strengthen our in silico team focusing on quantitative description of photobiotechnological processes and microbial catalysts.
Closing date for applications:  • Location: Leipzig Postdoctoral Researcher (d/m/f) Microbial Metabolic Analysis
In the framework of a new initiative on hydrogen production from cyanobacteria (H2-Saxony), the Department of Solar Materials is looking for a Postdoctoral Researcher (d/m/w) Microbial Metabolic Analysis to start on 1st September 2022.
Closing date for applications:  • Location: Leipzig PhD-Position (f/m/x) in Microscale Analysis of Hydrogen-Producing Cyanobacteria
PhD position within the project “Chip-based cultivation and analysis of photohydrogen production in Synechocystis sp. PCC 6803” is devoted
to connecting the condition-dependent reactivity of a hydrogen-producing cyanobacterial photobiocatalyst with extracellular reaction parameters.
Closing date for applications:  • Location: Magdeburg PhD Student (f/m/x)
The capacity of freshwater resources to maintain biodiversity and provide essential ecosystem functions has been exceeded in many places following human impacts.
Closing date for applications:  • Location: Leipzig Phd Position (f/m/x) Impacts of the Common Agricultural Policy on Biodiversity, Ecosystem Services and people
UFZ – Helmholtz Centre for Environmental Research, Department Ecosystem Services, in collaboration with the German Centre for integrative Biodiversity Research (iDiv) Halle-Jena-Leipzig offers the following position:

Doctorate student on
Analysing the impacts of the Common Agricultural Policy on Biodiversity, Ecosystem Services and people

within the project:
Agroecology-TRANSECT: Trans-disciplinary approaches for systemic economic, ecological and climate change transitions

The candidate will develop research in collaboration with 2 postdoc fellows and one PhD student, based in Leipzig, Tolouse (France) and Rockstock (Germany) in collaborations with Dr. Clelia Sirami (INRAE) and Prof. Dr. Sebastian Lakner (University of Rockstock).
Closing date for applications:  • Location: Leipzig PhD Position (f/m/x) Subject: Cyanobacterial Hydrogen Production
The working group “Applied Biocatalysis” (Department Solar Materials) at the Helmholtz Centre for Environmental Research GmbH - UFZ in Leipzig offers a PhD position. The PhD work will contribute to the development of hydrogen producing cyanobacteria making use of photosynthetic water oxidation to fuel hydrogen production with the necessary reduction equivalents.
Closing date for applications:  • Location: Halle PhD position (f/m/x)
PhD position (m/f/d) to survey and analyse the development of vegetation and its ecosystem functions in glacier forelands of the Alps, starting 1.10.2022 in the Department of Community Ecology