Student assistant (m/f/d)

Leibniz Centre for Agricultural Landscape Research (ZALF), Müncheberg

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.

The DFG-Project “Erosion-induced impact on C dynamics in a crop rhizosphere microbiota soil organic matter continuum” investigates the carbon sequestration in agricultural soil as affected by soil erosion. Part of the project, is to fractionate soil samples to measure the distribution of 14C labeled rhizodeposited carbon within several soil organic matter pools differing in their degree of protection by soil matrix.

Within this project, we are offering for 3 month, starting earliest August 2020 (40 h per month) at our site in Müncheberg a position for a

Student assistant (m/f/d)

Assistance during the implementation of a soil fractionation method

Your tasks:

  • Assistance during the implementation of a soil fractionation method in our laboratory
  • Handling of radioisotopes (14C)

Your qualifications:

  • B. Sc in agriculture, geo-ecology or related disciplines
  • Experience in laboratory work

We offer:

  • Practical work in the exciting research field of sustainable agriculture
  • Insight into scientific practice at a renowned, non-university research institute
  • Flexible working hours

Women are particularly encouraged to apply. Applications from severely disabled persons with equal qualifications are favored. Applications are accepted in English and German. 

Please send your application preferably by e-mail (one PDF file, max. 5 MB) with the usual documents, in particular CV, proof of qualification and certificates, stating the reference number 47-2020 until 15.7.2020 to Bewerbungen(at)zalf.de.

If you have any questions, please contact Dr. Maire Holz, Tel.: 033432/82-127, maire.holz(at)zalf.de.

Application documents or extensive publications can only be returned if an adequately stamped envelope is attached.

If you apply, we collect and process your personal data in accordance with Articles 5 and 6 of the EU GDPR only for the processing of your application and for purposes that result from possible future employment with the ZALF. Your data will be deleted after six months.

You can find further information at http://www.zalf.de/de/ueber_uns/Seiten/Datenschutzerklaerung.aspx