Postdoc (10 months, 66 %, maternity leave): Ocean acidification modeling

Job Summary

Sector: Academic
Categories: Climate and Paleoclimatology, Ocean Sciences
Employer / Location: Institute of Geosciences, University of Kiel, Germany
Preferred Education: PhD
Application Deadline: Open until the position is filled

Job Description

Ocean acidification modeling

The position is in the framework of the BMBF-funded collaborative project BIOACID – Biological Impacts of Ocean acidification. The successful candidate will use an ocean biogeochemical model to run sensitivity tests of the response of the organic and inorganic carbon pumps to ocean acidification.


PhD degree in oceanography, physics, geosciences or a related field
experience in marine biogeochemistry and numerical modeling is required
excellent oral and written communication skills in English are expected
interest and ability to work independently but team-oriented in a young, international research group

The starting dates are as soon as possible. Salary corresponds to the level of TV-L E13 (66 % position for the maternity leave replacement) 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 positions have been filled.

European Geosciences Union (EGU), 24 April 2014. Vacancy notice.

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