PhD Position for International Students at Stazione Zoologica Anton Dohrn (SZN), Italy 2018

Application DeadlineJuly 29, 2018 or until a qualified candidate is identified.

The University of Bremen and the Stazione Zoologica Anton Dohrn (SZN), Italy are offering  PhD position focusing on the project “Microbe-host associations as drivers of Benthic C and N Cycling in a changing MEditerranean Sea” (eMBraCE) to talented and enthusiastic marine ecologists with  backgrounds in biogeochemistry or aquatic microbial ecology.

Degree Level: PhD

Field of Study:

PhD position focusing on the project “Microbe-host associations as drivers of Benthic C and N Cycling in a changing MEditerranean Sea” (eMBraCE).

Scholarship Provider:  The project is a collaborative partnership between the University of Bremen and the Stazione Zoologica Anton Dohrn (SZN), Italy.

Value of Award: 

The position is funded for a three-year period and depends on final approval by collaboration partners. Envisioned start is November 2018. You will be appointed as a PhD candidate in the German university system and your salary will be according to the German TV-L 13 for a 50 % position. The University of Bremen is an equal opportunity employer and as such encourages applications from women and minorities.

Number of Awards : Not known

Place of Study: Italy

Eligible Countries: International Students

Eligibility:

You should hold a Master degree in marine biology, biogeochemistry, microbial ecology, or related fields. In addition, you should have a good command of spoken and written English, have a passion for science, a demonstrated ability to conduct and report about research, and a strong motivation to work in the fields of coastal biogeochemistry and microbial ecology. Expertise in physiological, biogeochemical, and/or molecular & modelling tools along with technical expertise of experimental work in aquarium facilities and/or at sea are assets. A scuba diving certificate – in the best case European research diver qualification – is an additional asset.

English Language Requirements:  Applicants should show evidence of proficiency in English Language(for applicants whose first language is not English).

Application:

To apply, please send a motivation letter and a complete CV with list of publications and skills along with names of two referees (with email addresses and phone numbers) in a single pdf-file to Prof. Christian Wild and Dr. Ulisse Cardini (see emails below). Only short-listed candidates will be notified.
Should you require any further information prior to submitting your application, you can contact:
Prof. Dr. Christian Wild Head, Marine Ecology Department Faculty 2, Biology & Chemistry Universität Bremen Email: christian.wild@uni-bremen.de www.uni-bremen.de/en/marine-ecology.html
Dr. Ulisse Cardini Marine Symbiomes Research Group Integrative Marine Ecology Department Stazione Zoologica Anton Dohrn Villa Comunale, 80121 Naples, Italy Email: ulisse.cardini@szn.it www.marinesymbiomes.eu www.szn.it
Closing Date: July 29, 2018 or until a qualified candidate is identified.

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