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EarthShape phase II open PhD and postdoc positions (starting 2019)

A PhD or postdoc position is available within the EarthShape program!  We are looking for motivated PhD students & post-docs who will work at different Universities and research centers in Germany. A collaborative work ethic and interest in interdisciplinary and international work environment are essential. 

Application deadline: see respective announcement


Application procedure: All applications are done through the respective host institution and supervisor(s) indicated below.

  1. Please follow the requirements of each individual University specified in their official advertisement for the position.
  2. All questions concerning positions listed below should be sent to the supervisor listed for each position.
  3. Note – Admission into most PhD programs in Germany requires completion of a MSc degree.

Detailed information about each project is linked at the project numbers.







PhD or postdoc Project 12

Microbial element cycling as a driver of soil formation in the Coastal Cordillera of Chile
host: University of Bayreuth, Germany

supervisor: jun. Prof. Marie Spohn

pdf available here

applications are received immediately until position is filled