Scientist aquaculture (m/f/d)

Leibniz Institute of Freshwater Ecology and Inland Fisheries (IGB), Berlin

The Leibniz-Institute of Freshwater Ecology and Inland Fisheries (IGB) is the largest freshwater ecology research institute in Germany. It is a member of the Forschungsverbund Berlin e.V. and the Leibniz-Association. The FVB manages 8 large research institutes in Berlin that have close links to all three universities in the German capital. IGB offers excellent laboratory and field facilities for interdisciplinary research, large-scale experimental facilities, and long-term research programs and data sets.

IGB invites applications for a

Scientist aquaculture (m/f/d)

The position is available from 1/4/2020 and limited to 4 years.

Duties and responsibilities

Scientific performance of the aquaculture part for CUBEScircle (https://www.cubescircle.de/).


  • Diploma or Master degree in biology or fisheries science with focus on aquaculture
  • Experience with closed recirculation system for fish production
  • At least one year practice in a professional aquaculture facility

Salary is paid according to the TVöD Bund (100% position). In keeping with the IGB's policy regarding gender equality, female applicants are particularly encouraged. Severely disabled applicants with equal qualification and aptitude are given preferential consideration.

Enquiries or questions should be directed to Werner Kloas via telephone (030/64181-630) or by e-mail (werner.kloas(at)igb-berlin.de).

Please upload complete application documents as a single pdf-file including CV, a letter of motivation, copies of relevant degrees and contact details of two referees as soon as possible but no later than January 31st, 2020 via the IGB’s (http://www.igb-berlin.de/en/jobs) online job-application facility (button “Apply online”). 

We are looking forward to your application!