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Job advertisement Postdoc Sedimentary Isotopegeochemistry (3 years)

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Postdoc Sedimentary Isotopegeochemistry (3 years)

Postdoc Sedimentary Isotopegeochemistry (3 years)

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University of Bremen


Bremen, Germany


Relevant division
Geochemistry, Mineralogy, Petrology & Volcanology (GMPV)

Full time

Entry level

German Salary level 13 TV-L (100%)

Required education

Application deadline
Open until the position is filled

14 June 2022

Job description

The working group is funded by the German Research Foundation (DFG) in the research project “Arsenic and Molybdenum in Marine Carbonates: Redistribution, Binding Forms and Isotope Systematics”.

The tasks of the job holder are based on participation in the research project mentioned above. This includes the following activities:

  • Planning and independent execution of sampling drill cores at the Core Repository of the Florida Geological Survey in Tallahassee
  • Petrographic description of rock samples
  • Planning and execution of chemical, isotopic and mineralogical analyses: Sequential chemical extractions, ICP-MS, MC-ICP-MS, XAFS, XANES
  • Planning and execution of laboratory tests
  • Participation in the supervision of students and courses.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Completed doctorate in the field of geosciences or mineralogy with a focus on (isotope) geochemistry and carbonate petrology
  • Experience in sampling and description of drill cores
  • Experience in geochemical analysis of rocks and waters
  • Experience in rock microscopy of carbonates
  • Willingness to take samples in Florida and possibly worldwide
  • Willingness for stays abroad to carry out analyses

How to apply

Send your meaningful and complete application documents (cover letter, curriculum vitae, PhD, Diploma or Master’s certificate, etc.) stating the reference number A169/22 by post by July 08th, 2022 to
University of Bremen
Faculty 05 / Geosciences
Department of Geochemistry and Hydrogeology
P.O. Box 330440
D-28334 Bremen
or by email (please as a file in PDF format) to