Call for Postdoc Projects
The Cluster of Excellence The Future Ocean is one of the core projects of Kiel Marine Sciences in Kiel, Germany. Our mission is to use the results of multidisciplinary scientific research on the past and present ocean to predict the future of the Earth's marine environment and to develop and assess scientifically-based global and regional ocean governance options, including their legal, economic and ethical aspects.
We call for proposals on interdisciplinary research projects related to the research topics of The Future Ocean by 1. September 2012 latest.
We offer: Postdoc Project funding in two lines
Line A - Medium-term postdoc projects: Max. 3 years project duration (2 years + 1 year after successful evaluation). Postdocs with max. 6 years postdoc experience are eligible to propose a project.
Line B - Long-term postdoc projects: Max. 5 years project duration (3 years + 2 years after successful evaluation) Postdocs with at least 2 years postdoc experience are eligible to propose a project.
We seek: Your ideas!
If you strive to improve our understanding of the ocean based on innovative research we want to hear about your exciting postdoc proposal and hope that you will explore the Future Ocean with us!
Please check our website http://www.futureocean.org/postdoc-2012 for details.
Proposal Deadline: 1. Sep 2012 Start of Funding: 1. Nov 2012 until 1. May 2013
Important: We will organize a Future Ocean Postdoc-Project Conference in Kiel from 8 - 10. October 2012. Applicants with the most promising proposals will be invited to present their project in Kiel for the final project selection. You will be notified about an invitation by 15. September 2012.