Mittwoch, 23. September 2009

Stellenangebot: Postdoc Stelle am Institut für Geowissenschaften der Eberhard Karls Universität Tübingen

Institute for Geosciences
Post-Doctoral Researcher Opportunity in Experimental Volcanology

A full-time, DFG-granted, post-doctoral position is available at the Institute for Geosciences, Eberhard Karls University of Tübingen in the frame of the project “Experimental investi-gation of ascending magmas”.

This project is focussed on the systematic experimental investigation of degassing and crystallisation processes of silicate melts during decompression at high temperature and pressure. The results are essential input data needed to develop and improve models for dynamic degassing processes of ascending magmas and volcanic eruptions.

We seek a qualified and highly motivated candidate, holding a Ph.D. degree or equivalent in Earth Sciences or Geosciences, with a strong interest and skill in experimental work, strong background in magmatic petrology and volcanology, ability to work in a team, excellent English language skills and the ability to publish the scientific results in peer reviewed international journals.

The initial appointment is for 1.5 years with the opportunity to prolongate the project for additional 1.5 years. Salary is on the federal German employee scale TV-L E13.
As the Eberhard Karls University of Tübingen intends to increase the proportion of female scientists, women are encouraged to apply for this position. In case of equal personal qualification priority will be given to disabled persons.

Applications including a C.V., a letter of motivation, a statement of research interests, list of publications, two peer reviewed publications, copies of degree certificates and contact information of two references should be sent preferentially via email to

Prof. Dr. Marcus Nowak
Institut für Geowissenschaften
Eberhard Karls Universität Tübingen
Wilhelmstraße 56
D-72074 Tübingen
Review of applications will begin 31 October, 2009.
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