Institution: Faculty of Mathematics, Informatics and Natural Sciences, Department of Earth System Sciences, Institute for Geology
Salary level: EGR. 13 TV-L
Start date: 01.06.2024, fixed until 31.05.2027 (This is a fixed-term contract in accordance with Section 2 of the academic fixed-term labor contract act [Wissenschaftszeitvertragsgesetz, WissZeitVG]).
Application deadline: 2024-03-28
Scope of work: part-time
Weekly hours: 75 % of standard work hours per week
Duties include academic services in the project named above. Research associates may also pursue independent research and further academic qualifications.
We are offering a position for one researcher to address the question whether aragonite forming at marine methane seeps records the molybdenum isotopic composition of seawater. The position is funded by the Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft (DFG) for 3 years. The candidate will be member of the working group Geology in the Earth System. The project will be carried out jointly with the Geochemistry group of the Institute of Mineralogy, University of Hannover, led by Stefan Weyer. The successful candidate will benefit from a vibrant research environment and an interdisciplinary team.
The researcher will study aragonite cement collected from methane seeps worldwide, and measure its Mo isotope composition and other inorganic geochemical parameters. She/he will obtain cutting-edge knowledge and analytical expertise on stable isotope geochemistry, as well as its application to methane-seep environments and past seawater evolution. She/he will contribute to the interpretation of results, publication and the presentation of the project’s results.
A university degree in a relevant field.
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Severely disabled and disabled applicants with the same status will receive preference over equally qualified non-disabled applicants.
Prof. Dr. Jörn Peckmann