The Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Sciences at the Christian-Albrechts-University at Kiel, Germany, invites applications for a Junior Professorship (W1) in Biological Oceanography. The position is embedded at Helmholtz Centre for Ocean Research Kiel (GEOMAR), Research Division “Marine Ecology”, Research Unit “Experimental Ecology – Food Webs”. Junior Professors will initially be appointed for 3 years („Beamtenverhältnis auf Zeit”); depending on performance the position can be extended by up to 3 additional years.
We are looking for applications by outstanding young scientist who can document their excellence by a very good PHD-thesis and scientific publications in international, peer reviewed journals. The research area should be an innovative field within marine food web research. Teaching will take place within the international Master’s curriculum “Biological Oceanography”. Cooperation with large, collaborative projects of Kiel University and of the Helmholtz Centre for Ocean Research Kiel (GEOMAR) is expected.
Application deadline: 5 April 2012