PostDoc position in “Data management and integration of ecosystem data”

University of Duisburg-Essen
Germany Deutschland Essen


A PostDoc position will be available early 2021 (for 4 years) in the groups of Dr. Beißer and Prof. Probst. Your work will focus on data management and data integration to facilitate collaborations and analyses on concerted large-scale experiments and field studies in aquatic ecosystems. As part of the new CRC "Multilevel Response to Stressor Increase and Release in Stream Ecosystems" (SFB RESIST) we aim to understand and explain the mechanisms underlying the degradation of and recovery from multiple stressors in stream ecosystems.


The successful candidate (f/m/d) will hold a PhD in Bioinformatics, Computer Science, Ecology or similar fields. Knowledge in software development and establishment of web-based platforms using PHP, Python and/or JavaScript is required. Experience with research data management tools and the handling and analysis of large-scale data is desirable. Knowledge in statistical methods as well as profound communication skill in English are expected.

We are looking for a candidate with experience and interest in further developing her/his skills in the management and integration of big data as well as curiosity for questions related to the ecosystem research.

Start date

As soon as possible

How to Apply



Daniela Beisser (more information:

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