13 PhD scholarships in the marine field

INTERCOAST offers a well-structured curriculum with a broad research training programme. Besides becoming experts in their special field the PhD students will acquire a solid background across many disciplines of marine sciences. As INTERCOAST PhD students will visit the University of Waikato for approximately one third of their 3-year-term giving them the possibility to work on an international level with leading scientists.
Operating in close collaboration with the University of Waikato (New Zealand) and the Senckenberg Institute in Wilhelmshaven (Germany), INTERCOAST offers

  • Phd fields:
    Process based analysis and modelling of beach morphodynamics (IC1)
    Regional ocean-atmosphere-sediment modeling (IC2)
    Anthropogenic impact through the last millennium (IC3)
    Geotechnical characterization of marine sediments, use and hazard implications (IC4)
    Trends of habitat patchiness in acoustic seafloor classification data (IC5)
    Habitat dynamics in response to constructional impacts: a biological approach (IC6)
    Range expansion mechanisms in invasive seaweeds (IC7)
    Magnetic minerals as markers of coastal zone evolution (IC8)
    Initiation of motion: lab experiments, field measurements, numerical modelling (IC9)
    The role of environmental conditions on sediment physics: a CPT approach (IC10)
    Environmental compensation and adaptive management in marine zones (IC11)
    Legal aspects of protecting high value coastal areas (IC12)
    Flood risk management and adaptation to climate change (IC13)

Detailed project descriptions are available at www.intercoast.uni-bremen.de/jobs and it is recommended to contact Prof. Dr. Katrin Huhn or the responsible investigators of the particular project for further information. Salary is 1468 € per month.

Applications should be submitted electronically under the reference number A143/12 as a single pdf document (max. 2 MB) to Prof. Dr. Katrin Huhn (khuhn@uni-bremen.de) and the responsible person listed in the detailed project description.
Further information regarding the requested application documents are also specified under www.intercoast.uni-bremen.de/jobs. The call is open until the positions are filled with an earliest starting date of September 1st, 2012.

The University of Bremen is an equal opportunity employer and welcomes applications from all qualified individuals. In addition to the scientific education the research training group supports families. As the University of Bremen intends to increase the proportion of female employees in science, women are particularly encouraged to apply. In the case of equal personal aptitudes and qualification, priority will be given to disabled persons.

Further enquiries can be addressed to
Prof. Dr. Katrin Huhn
MARUM, Universität Bremen
Leobener Straße, 28359 Bremen



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