PhD positions in Biogeochemistry & related Earth System Science

In cooperation with the Friedrich Schiller University Jena, the Max Planck Institute for Biogeochemistry houses a unique and flexible research program that grants German and foreign students a broad selection of learning opportunities while still maintaining a research focus. The IMPRS-gBGC offers a PhD program specializing in global biogeochemistry and related Earth system sciences.

The overall research and teaching focuses on:

1. Improved understanding of biogeochemical processes with an emphasis on terrestrial ecosystems

2. Development of observational techniques to monitor and assess biogeochemical feedbacks in the earth system

3. Theory and model development for improving the representation of biogeochemical processes in comprehensive earth system models

Detailed job description of all PhD projects can be found here.

Application Details

Application deadline for the fully funded PhD positions is August 16, 2022. Pre-interviews via web conference will be carried out and promising candidates will be invited to take part in our selection symposium (October 4-6, 2022).

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