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PhD projects in Biogeochemistry (International Max Planck Research School, Jena, Germany)

Position
PhD projects in Biogeochemistry (International Max Planck Research School, Jena, Germany)

Employer
Max Planck Institute for Biogeochemistry logo

Max Planck Institute for Biogeochemistry

The Max Planck Institute for Biogeochemistry in Jena offers an exceptional dynamic, creative, international and multidisciplinary working environment.
We contribute to the understanding of how living organisms – including humans – exchange fundamental resources like water, carbon, nitrogen and energy with their environment, and how this affects and responds to global climate and environmental change.

Homepage: https://www.bgc-jena.mpg.de/index.php/Main/HomePage


Location
Jena, Germany

Sector
Academic

Relevant divisions
Biogeosciences (BG)
Geosciences Instrumentation and Data Systems (GI)
Soil System Sciences (SSS)

Type
Contract

Level
Entry level

Salary
Salary will be according to the German TVöD (E13, 65%) scale

Preferred education
Master

Application deadline
23 August 2021

Posted
2 July 2021

Job description

In cooperation with the Friedrich Schiller University Jena, the Max Planck Institute for Biogeochemistry houses a 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 representation of biogeochemical processes in comprehensive Earth system models

Detailed job description of all PhD projects: https://www.imprs-gbgc.de/index.php/Application/OpenProjects


How to apply

Application deadline for the fully funded PhD positions is August 23, 2021.
Your application consists of three steps:

  1. Online registration & submission of application documents (June 30 – August 23, 2021)
  2. (Possibly) Phone or video conference interview (until September 10, 2021),
  3. Recruitment event in Jena (October 13-15, 2021)

Find out more and apply online: https://www.imprs-gbgc.de.