Bremen International Graduate School for Marine Sciences. Global Change in the Marine Realm. 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 these encompass the natural sciences as well as the humanities. Besides becoming experts in their special field the PhD students will get a solid background across many disciplines* of marine sciences.
The Graduate School offers for its research area „Challenges to Society“ the following open position- under the condition of job release- Associate Scientist (TV-L 13)
This position is initially offered for two years starting at September 1, 2008, with a possibility for extension. Applicants are required to have a PhD in one of the following fields:
Social Sciences, History, or Law.
The main tasks of the Associate Scientists will be to stimulate interdisciplinary exchange within the Graduate School, in establishing topical courses and monthly PhD workshops, and in supporting the PhD students. In addition, the Associate Scientists are expected to develop their own research projects within the thematic framework of the school. Our webpage gives information about research topics presently covered by the school's scientists.
Further details and application forms are available at www.glomar.uni-bremen.de. Applicants should submit under the reference number A 62/08 a letter of motivation, their CV and publication list, an outline (max. 1000 words) of their own research plans (max. 1000 words) and the application form preferably by e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org. In addition, they are requested to arrange for two letters of reference to be sent to the same e-mail address. Deadline for the applications is June 15, 2008.