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[Met-jobs] Postdoc position (2yrs) in paleo modeling at University of Kiel, Germany

From Birgit Schneider <>
Date Mon, 22 Aug 2016 11:40:27 +0200

Dear colleagues,
please find below the announcement of a postdoc postition in paleo modeling. Please feel free to forward it also to interested candidates.
Sorry for cross-postings.

Kind regards,



Postdoc (2 yrs): Glacial/interglacial hydrographic structures and nutrient utilization in the Pacific Southern Ocean - a data and modeling approach.


The position is in the framework of the Priority Program 'Antarctic research with comparative investigations in Arctic ice areas' (ANTARCTIC; SPP 1158) funded by the German Science Foundation (DFG). ->


An ocean biogeochemical model will be further developed (inclusion of Si-Isotopes) and applied to different climate/ocean circulation regimes to investigate changes in water mass structure and nutrient utilization.



·      PhD degree in oceanography, physics, geosciences or a related field

·      strong experience in marine biogeochemistry, development and application of numerical models

·      excellent oral and written communication skills in English

·      interest and ability to work independently but team-oriented in a young, international research group 


The position will be awarded for two years, and the starting date is as soon as possible. Salary corresponds to the level of TV-L E13 of the German public service salary scale. CAU is an equal opportunity employer, aiming to increase the proportion of women in science. Applications by females are particularly welcome. Applicants with severe disabilities will be given priority consideration, given equal qualifications. Interested candidates should send an application letter including a curriculum vitae, short statement of research interest, copies of transcripts, and names and contact information of at least two references via e-mail to: Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.


Birgit Schneider, Kiel, August 2016

Prof. Dr. Birgit Schneider
Institut für Geowissenschaften
Universität Kiel
D-24118 Kiel, Germany

Tel ++49 (0) 431 880 3254
Fax ++49 (0) 431 880 1912

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