Ph.D. in Global Change in the Marine Realm, Uni Bremen, Germany

Ph.D. in Global Change in the Marine Realm, Uni Bremen, Germany

PhD position

Bremen International Graduate School for Marine Sciences
Global Change in the Marine Realm

Funded by the Excellence Initiative of the German federal and state governments this Graduate School aims at educating young scientists in the field of marine sciences. Within a global-change framework these encompass the natural sciences as well as the humanities. Besides becoming experts in their special field the PhD students will get a solid background across many disciplines of marine sciences.

Structured into four Research Areas

- Ocean and Climate
- Coastal Zone Processes
- Marine Ecology and Biogeochemistry
- Challenges to Society

the Graduate School covers a variety of disciplines. It offers a well-structured curriculum with a broad research training programme and the possibility to compete for internal funds.

Operating in close co-operation with the Max Planck Institute for Marine Microbiology and the Center for Tropical Marine Ecology in Bremen, and with the Alfred Wegener Institute for Polar and Marine Research and the German Maritime Museum in Bremerhaven, the Graduate School offers

4 PhD positions (E 13/2 TV-L)

Candidates holding a master or diploma degree are encouraged to submit a self-designed PhD project of three years duration related to one of the four Research Areas. With a starting date of November 1, 2008, these projects should be in line with present marine research topics covered by the Graduate School.

Further details and application forms are available at Applicants should submit under the reference number A 88/08 a letter of motivation, their CV, an outline (max. 1000 words) of their self-designed PhD project and the application form (all combined within one PDF document) by e-mail to Prof. Dr. Dierk Hebbeln glomar(at) who also responds to further enquiries. 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 August 1, 2008.

The University of Bremen is an equal opportunity employer and welcomes applications from all qualified individuals.

Further enquiries can be addressed to
Prof. Dr. Dierk Hebbeln
MARUM, Universität Bremen
Leobener Straße
28359 Bremen

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