Research Associate Position

The Research Associate is expected to develop his/her own research project within the thematic framework of the INTERCOAST project, e.g. coastal dynamics and environmental as well as climate change related phenomena.

At least 50 % of the working time will be reserved for research, while the remaining time will be spent in supporting and networking with PhD-students in both countries. Applicants with inter­disciplinary approaches in their research are encouraged to apply.

The position is offered for the duration of 24 months and is funded by the German Science Foundation (DFG). Salary and benefits are commensurated with the federal German employee scale TV-L 13.

The University of Bremen aims at increasing the number of women in science and therefore explicitly encourages applications from female candidates.

Disabled persons will be given preference in case of equal qualification.

Applicants with a migration background are welcome.

Applications must be submitted under the reference number A 150/11 together with a letter of motivation, a CV, a list of publications, a statement describing the applicant’s research interests, research and technical background as they relate to the position, and contact information of three referees. These documents should be submitted as a pdf document by e-mail to Prof. Dr. Katrin Huhn (khuhn@uni-bremen.de).
With a starting date of December 1st, 2011, the deadline for the application is October 8th, 2011.

Further enquiries can be addressed to:

Prof. Dr. Katrin Huhn
MARUM, Universität Bremen
Leobener Straße, 28359 Bremen
khuhn@uni-bremen.de