[Coral-List] Post-Doc position available at Freie Universität Berlin, full time position limited to 4 years - research and teaching

Georg Heiss georg.heiss at reefcheck.de
Tue Feb 5 12:11:31 UTC 2019

Dear all,

we currently advertising for a Post-Doc position (up to 4 years) in the
Geobiology and Anthropocene Research Group at Freie Universität Berlin,
Institute of Geological Sciences.
Research position with fair amount of freedom, preferably in recent
and/or Holocene/Pleistocene reefs, working in marine geochemistry,
anthropogenic climate change, carbonate sedimentology, palaeoclimate,
and palaeontology. Moderate teaching load (4 hours/week), supervision of
students possible, solicitation of external (third-party) funding
absolutely necessary.



Application deadline: February 25, 2019

Job description:

Collaboration in research and teaching in the field of palaeontology
Scientific research on topics related to recent marine ecosystems,
natural and anthropogenic environmental and climate changes, preferably
in the fields of carbonate sedimentology, reef research, palaeoecology,
palaeoenvironmental and climate research.
Solicitation of external (third-party) funding
Leading one's own research projects
Publication of new scientific results
The position is suitable for the post-doc to fulfil their Habilitation.


Completed scientific University degree and doctorate in geosciences or


Expertise in the field, as evidenced by relevant scientific publications
Experience in and suitability for fieldwork in tropical marine and
coastal areas (e.g. snorkelling, diving); capacity to work independently
as well as excellent teamworking skills.
very good knowledge of English

Applicants are asked to submit a cover letter, CV, list of publications,
a description of own research interests and sketch of possible research
projects within the scope of activities at the FU.

Weitere Informationen
All applications quoting the reference code should be addressed
electronically in PDF format (preferably as a single document, together
with supporting documents) by e-mail to Prof. Dr. Reinhold Leinfelder:
reinhold.leinfelder at fu-berlin.de or by post to the following address:

Freie Universität Berlin
Fachbereich Geowissenschaften
Institut für Geologische Wissenschaften
Herrn Prof. Dr. Reinhold Leinfelder
Malteserstr. 74-100, Haus D
12249 Berlin (Lankwitz)

Information on the Department of Palaeontology:

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