Postdoc Glacial/interglacial hydrographic structures and nutrient utilisation in the Pacific Southern Ocean: a data and modelling approach, University of Kiel (Germany)

The 2-year Postdoc position is in the framework of the Priority Program ‘Antarctic research with comparative investigations in Arctic ice areas’ funded by the German Science Foundation. An ocean biogeochemical model will be further developed (inclusion of Si-Isotopes) and applied to different climate/ocean circulation regimes to investigate changes in water mass structure and nutrient utilisation.

Requirements: PhD degree in oceanography, physics, geosciences or a related field; strong experience in marine biogeochemistry, development and application of numerical models; excellent oral and written communication skills in English; interest and ability to work independently but team-oriented in a young, international research group. Interested candidates should email an application letter including a curriculum vitae, short statement of research interest, copies of transcripts, and names and contact information of at least two references.

Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

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