Competent authority Authority
Palaeontologist (m/f)
German: Paläontologe/Paläontologin

Fields of work

Palaeontologists are employed, for example

  • at universities and research institutes
  • by natural history museums and collections
  • in companies involved with deposit exploration and raw material extraction

Professional experience

Palaeontologists research the evolution of life on earth using fossils, and record and explain the evolution and change of plant and animal life.

The occupational profiles are based on information from BERUFENET and BIBB.