Associate Scientist / Postdoc ”Ocean and Seafloor“

The envisaged starting date is July 1, 2012. Funding for this position is presently available until October 31, 2012. Additional funds to extend the position are applied for. The position is initially to be filled for 4 months. Under the condition of the funding of the proposal the position is to be filled up to 2 years with an optional extension of one year depending on an evaluation. Applicants are required to have a PhD in one of the following fields:

sedimentology, coastal geosciences & engineering, marine resources, petrology, geophysics

The main tasks of the Associate Scientists will be to stimulate interdisciplinary exchange within the Graduate School, in establishing topical courses and monthly PhD workshops, and in supporting the PhD students. In addition, the Associate Scientists are expected to develop their own research with respect to sea floor studies within the thematic framework of the school. The webpages www.marum.de/GLOMAR.html and www.marum.de/en/Research.html give information about research topics presently covered.

Further details and application forms are available at www.marum.de/GLOMAR.html. Applicants should submit under the reference number A 59/12 a letter of motivation, their CV and publication list, an outline of their own research plans (max. 1000 words) and the application form preferably by e-mail combined into one single PDF document to glomar(at)marum.de. In addition, they are requested to arrange for two letters of reference to be sent to the same e-mail address. Deadline for the applications is May 4, 2012.

The University of Bremen is an equal opportunity employer. Women are especially encouraged to apply. Disabled persons with comparable qualification receive preferential status.

Applicants from a migrant background are welcome. This position is suited for part-time work.

Further enquiries can be addressed to:

Prof. Dr. Dierk Hebbeln GLOMAR/MARUM University Bremen Leobener Straße D-28359 Bremen dhebbeln@marum.de