There are over 100,000 different types of soil in the world.

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The International Union of Soil Sciences (IUSS) is the global union of soil scientists. The objectives of the IUSS are to promote all branches of soil science, and to support all soil scientists across the world in the pursuit of their activities. This website provides information for IUSS members and those interested in soil science.

Postdoctoral Research Associate

The Institute of Soil Research is currently seeking a Postdoctoral Research Associate

Extent of employment: 40 Hours per Week Duration of employment: 5 Years

Workplace: Peter-Jordanstraße 82, 1190 Vienna, Austria

Within the European joint program EJP SOIL “Towards climate-smart sustainable management of agricultural soils” ( ) 24 countries are developing joint solutions to enhance the contribution of agricultural soils to key societal challenges: Climate change adaptation and mitigation are addressed, as well as sustainable agricultural production, ecosystem services provision, prevention and restoration of land and soil degradation, and biodiversity maintenance.

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