Postdoctoral position – virus evolution in great apes

We are looking for a postdoctoral researcher to work on a FWF-funded project (1000 ideas programme) at the Department of Evolutionary Anthropology at University of Vienna. The project will be an investigation of potential preservation of RNA viruses in a range of great ape specimens. Funding is available for 2 years (1.5 years within the FWF project). Candidates with experience in ancient DNA or virus phylogenomics, or related fields are preferred.
There will be strong support on all aspects of the project (lab procedures, data analysis) by experts in the Department (Profs. Kuhlwilm, Pinhasi, Schünemann, and their teams). The starting date is earliest 1st January 2023 (but flexible).
If you are interested, please send a brief motivation letter and CV to