University of Bremen, Faculty 5 - Geosciences, is offering to a period of three years (with a possible prolongation by further three years), - under the condition of job release - the position of a

Post-Doc/Research Associate
Salary level 13 TV-L (100%)
in the field of
General Geology/Marine Geology

The employment is fixed-term and governed by the Act of Academic Fixed-Term Contract, § 2 I (Wissenschaftszeitvertragsgesetz - WissZeitVG). Therefore, candidates may only be considered for appointment if they still have the respective qualification periods available in accordance with § 2 (1) WissZeitVG.

As per § 23 BremHG (Bremen University Law), scientific service in the above mentioned research field shall be performed under supervision of a Professor. Furthermore, in the course of the geo-scientific studies, a contribution in teaching activities is expected.

Regarding research, the focus of the cooperation will mainly be in the field of marine geology. The working group performs different investigations on processes of fluid circulation at the seafloor and in the water column. Own scientific work for a personal enhancement in connec-tion with the work focus of the research field (https://www. html) will be expected.

Required qualifications:

  • Completed doctoral degree in Geosciences
  • Experience in participating in expeditions at sea, as well as the disposition to perform research cruises
  • Skills and experience in one or more areas of marine sedimentology, geo-chemistry and/or seafloor mapping
  • Ability and readiness for executing lectures offered by the research field

We offer a team-minded, attractive, future- and practice oriented research environment, with the possibility for scientific qualification.

The University of Bremen intends to increase the proportion of female employees in natural sciences; therefore women are particularly encouraged to apply. In case of equal personal aptitudes and qualification, disabled persons will be preferentially considered.

The University of Bremen explicitly invites persons with migration background to apply.

Further information will be given by Prof. Dr. Gerhard Bohrmann, phone: +49 421 218-65050.

Applications including usual application documents should be submitted until 15th March 2019 under the reference number A5/19 to

Prof. Dr. Gerhard Bohrmann
University of Bremen
Faculty of Geosciences
Klagenfurter Str. 4
28359 Bremen

or electronically to For a paper-based application, please make sure to only send document copies as all received application material will be destroyed after the selection process.

published: 28 January 2019     Please mention EARTHWORKS when responding to this advertisement.