Eidg. Forschungsanstalt WSL
Zürcherstrasse 111
8903 Birmensdorf
Eidg. Forschungsanstalt WSL
8903 Birmensdorf
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The Swiss Federal Institute for Forest, Snow and Landscape Research WSL is part of the ETH Domain. Approximately 600 people work on the sustainable use and protection of the environment and on the handling of natural hazards.
Scientist in "Land System Analysis" 80-100% (f/m/d)

The Research Unit "Land Change Science" analyzes and assesses short- and long-term changes in the natural resources of the built, managed and semi-natural landscape. By February 2023 or by agreement, the Land-Use Systems Group is offering a tenure-track-position as a
As an experienced scientist, you will contribute to shape WSL’s landscape research in the coming years and further strengthen its national and international visibility. You will develop new methods and concepts in the field of socio-ecological systems analysis/coupled human-nature systems and provide visible contributions to international landscape research, but also to national themes and research projects. Expertise in spatial analysis and modeling and experience in interdisciplinary collaboration with ecological and social science disciplines are relevant for this position as well as successful publication activities and acquisition of competitive external funding.
You have a PhD in ecology, environmental sciences, geography or equivalent and have several years of successful research experience in the field of interdisciplinary landscape research with a focus on land system analysis (senior level). We expect good knowledge of European landscape research, an international network, a strong interest in social and economic science approaches, and a willingness to collaborate with stakeholders. Experience in teaching and in supervising doctoral and master theses are prerequisites for a successful application. You have proven communication and organizational skills and enjoy working in interdisciplinary teams. You are fluent in English, knowledge of German and/or another national language is an advantage. 

Please send your complete application to Beatrice Lamprecht, Human Resources WSL, by submitting the requested documents via our application portal. Applications by e-mail and by post will not be considered. If you have any questions, please contact Matthias Bürgi, Head of the Research Unit Land Change Science, WSL aims to increase the proportion of women, so qualified women are strongly encouraged to apply.
Zürcherstrasse 111, CH-8903 Birmensdorf