PhD Program in Global Biogeochemistry and related Earth System Sciences at IMPRS-gBGC

Applications are invited for the International Max Planck Research School for Global Biogeochemical Cycles (IMPRS-gBGC)  PhD program specializing in global biogeochemistry and related Earth System Sciences, offered in cooperation with the Friedrich Schiller University Jena.

Applications from well-motivated and highly-qualified students from all countries are welcome. Applicants hold (or are about to receive) a Master of Science or equivalent degree in natural sciences. Proficiency in English is required since English is the official language of the program.

The Max Planck Society is committed to increasing the number of individuals with disabilities in its workforce and therefore encourages applications from such qualified individuals. The Max Planck Society seeks to increase the number of women in those areas where they are underrepresented and therefore explicitly encourages women to apply.

After you have been selected
A full-time contract for 3 years is offered and the starting date is flexible.

Detailed job description of all PhD projects:

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Application deadline for the fully funded PhD positions is 24 February, 2020.

Pre-interviews via web conference will be carried out and promising candidates will be invited to take part in the recruitment symposium (20-22 April, 2020).

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Steffi Rothhardt
Hans-Knöll-Str. 10
07745 Jena
+49 3641 576260