Postdoc, Last Interglacial reef evolution, Bremen, Germany

MARUM - Center for Marine Environmental Sciences, University of Bremen, Germany, is currently offering a postdoc in Last Interglacial reef evolution.


Although the job description might appear narrow, MARUM are also considering applicants with a broad paleo sea-level expertise.


The position is to be filled as soon as possible, for a period of one year. Latest possible starting date is 1 January 2018.

The candidate will work in the Sea Level and Coastal Changes group at MARUM – University of Bremen, a bridge group with the Leibniz ZMT, Centre for Tropical Marine Research.

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.


- Applicants are required to have a PhD in Geosciences, Environmental Sciences or similar.
- Expertise in the study of sea level changes using relative sea level indicators and/or forward stratigraphic modeling at any time scale is required.
- Fluent English communication skills and the capability to present scientific results at international conferences and in scientific publications is required.


The deadline for applications is 19 October 2017. Reference letters can be arranged before interview.

Applicants should submit under the reference number A262/17 a letter of motivation, their CV and a publication list. In addition, they are requested to arrange for two letters of reference to be sent to MARUM, University of Bremen, Dr. Alessio Rovere, Leobener Straße, 28359 Bremen, or by Email to: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. (all within one single PDF document).

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Further information

The University of Bremen aims to increase the number of women in science and therefore explicitly encourages applications from female candidates. Disabled persons will be given preference in case of equal qualification. Applicants with a migration background are welcome.