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Postdoc (f/m) project in a multidisciplinary marine science environment
Published(1072 days ago)
Deadline for applications(1022 days ago)
Christian-Albrechts-Universität zu Kiel (CAU)Kiel
The Cluster of Excellence ’The Future Ocean’ offers funding for up to 20 postdoc projects in Kiel, Germany.
Projects will be funded for up to two years. The call is open until May 10, 2017.
’The Future Ocean’ has a strong basis of ten years of integrative research. The unique partnership within the
Cluster comprises the Center for Interdisciplinary Marine Sciences (KMS) at Kiel University (involving eight faculties)
and its core ocean research partner GEOMAR Helmholtz Centre for Ocean Research, as well as the Kiel Institute for the
World Economy (IfW), the Leibniz-Information Centre for Economics (ZBW), the Leibniz Institute for Science and Mathematics
Education (IPN) and the Muthesius University of Fine Arts and Design.
The Cluster’s mission is to use the results of multidisciplinary research to predict the future of the Earth’s marine
environment and to engage in developing solutions in support of sustainable ocean development. This includes understanding changes
to the past and present ocean as well as the interaction between society and the ocean in regard to marine resources, services and
risks. This Mission carries with it an obligation to develop and assess scientifically-based global and regional ocean governance
options, including their legal, economic and ethical aspects. The Cluster uses innovative and suitable means to exchange its findings
with the international scientific community, stakeholders, decision makers, civil society and the public at large. The Cluster also
forms a hub for networking, knowledge exchange and co-design to develop integrative approaches to limit and transform human activities
to safeguard key marine ecosystem functions and services.
We offer: Funding for postdoctoral projects to be conducted in Kiel, Germany.Postdoc Projects: A lump sum (100 k€ /year to be flexibly allocated between salary and research money)
may be granted for up to 2 years. Requirements: Proponents must have completed their doctorate before July 2017. The project must be conducted at a host institution in Kiel.
We seek: Your ideas!
If you strive to improve our common understanding of the ocean based on innovative research we welcome
your exciting proposal to explore the Future Ocean with us!
For details please check our website at www.futureocean.org/postdoc-proposal-call-2017Proposal Deadline: May 10, 2017
Start of Funding: Between August 15, and November 1, 2017.
End of project: No later than October 31, 2019.Selection Process: The selection process has two stages. Proponents will be notified by May 18, 2017 about
the outcome of the first evaluation stage. Finalists will be invited to present their projects at the Future Ocean Project
Conference in Kiel taking place from July 3-6, 2017. Final decisions will be based on the merit of the proposal and how well
it fits into the overall Future Ocean research strategy.
PD Dr. Gesche Braker, ’The Future Ocean’, Kiel University
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