PhD Positions in Germany at Bremen International Graduate School for Marine Sciences

PhD Positions Available
Bremen International Graduate School for Marine Sciences
Global Change in the Marine Realm (GLOMAR)
Bremen, Germany

Application Deadline: Friday, 1 August 2008

For further information, please go to:

Or contact:
Dierk Hebbeln
Email: [email protected]

The University of Bremen International Graduate School for Marine Sciences – Global Change in the Marine Realm (GLOMAR) invites applications for four PhD positions. 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 projects encompass the natural sciences as well as the humanities. Besides becoming experts in their special field the PhD students will acquire a solid background across many disciplines of marine sciences.

The PhD projects will be structured into four research areas: ocean and climate, coastal zone processes, marine ecology and biogeochemistry, and challenges to society.

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 the expected start date of 1 November 2008, these projects should be in line with present marine research
topics covered by the graduate school.

Applicants should submit a letter of motivation, their CV, an outline of their self-designed PhD project (max. 1000 words), and the application
form (all combined into one PDF document). Please submit all application materials and any additional queries by email, citing reference number
“A 88/08” to:
Professor Dierk Hebbeln
Email: [email protected]

Applications are also requested to arrange for two letters of reference to be sent to the same email address. The deadline for applications is
Friday, 1 August 2008.

Applicants and research proposals dealing with the social sciences (including history, law, sociology, anthropology, etc.) are highly encouraged.

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