15/01/2021

Applications welcome for multiple doctoral research projects in Earth System Science

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  • ORGANISATION/COMPANY
    International Max Planck Research School for Global Biogeochemical Cycles
  • RESEARCH FIELD
    Biological sciencesOther
    ChemistryOther
    Computer scienceOther
    GeosciencesGeology
    GeosciencesHydrology
  • RESEARCHER PROFILE
    First Stage Researcher (R1)
  • APPLICATION DEADLINE
    28/02/2021 23:00 - Europe/Brussels
  • LOCATION
    Germany › Jena
  • TYPE OF CONTRACT
    Temporary
  • JOB STATUS
    Full-time
  • HOURS PER WEEK
    40

OFFER DESCRIPTION

In cooperation with the Friedrich Schiller University Jena, the Max Planck Institute for Biogeochemistry houses an unique and flexible research program that grants German and foreign students a broad selection of learning opportunities while still maintaining a research focus. The IMPRS-gBGC offers a PhD program specializing in global biogeochemistry and related Earth System sciences. The overall research and teaching focuses on:

  • Improved understanding of biogeochemical processes with an emphasis on terrestrial ecosystems
  • Development of observational techniques to monitor and assess biogeochemical feedbacks in the earth system
  • Theory and model development for improving the representa-tion of biogeochemical processes in comprehensive earth system models

What we offer

We offer a fulltime contract for 3 years or scholarships for 4 years. The starting date is flexible. PhD researchers with a Master's or Diploma degree receive either a scholarship which is free of tax and social insurance or a support contract.

How to apply

Application deadline for the fully funded PhD positions is 28 February, 2021. Pre-interviews via web conference will be carried out and promising candidates will be invited to take part in our recruitment symposium (3 – 5 May, 2021).

Find out more and apply online:

www.imprs-gbgc.de

More Information

Selection process

Application deadline for the fully funded PhD positions is 28 February, 2021. Pre-interviews via web conference will be carried out and promising candidates will be invited to take part in our recruitment symposium (3 – 5 May, 2021).

Offer Requirements

  • REQUIRED LANGUAGES
    ENGLISH: Excellent
    RUSSIAN: Basic

Skills/Qualifications

Requirements

We welcome applications from well-motivated and highly-qualified students from all countries. Applicants hold (or are about to receive) a Master of Science or equivalent degree in natural sciences. Proficiency in English is required since English is the official language of the program. Russian is beneficial for one advertised project.

The Max Planck Society is committed to increasing the number of individuals with disabilities in its workforce and therefore encourages applications from such qualified individuals. The Max Planck Society seeks to increase the number of women in those areas where they are underrepresented and therefore explicitly encourages women to apply.

Work location(s)
3 position(s) available at
Max Planck Institute for Biogeochemistry
Germany
Jena
07745
Hans-Knöll-Str. 10

EURAXESS offer ID: 595128

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