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Apply now: “The Future Ocean” calls for your PostDoc research project proposal

The Cluster of Excellence “The Future Ocean” offers funding for up to 20 postdoc projects in Kiel, Germany. Projects will allow participants to work on their own research projects in a multidisciplinary marine science environment and will be funded for up to two years, starting no later than 1 November 2017.

“The Future Ocean” offers a multidisciplinary environment in marine research with experts from a wide range of scientific areas, excellent research facilities and support particularly for early career scientists within the network of Integrated Marine Postdocs (IMAP).

A lump sum (100.000 Euro per year to be flexibly allocated between salary and research money) will be granted (up to 2 years).

Who can apply?

Proponents must have completed their doctorate before July 2017. The project must be conducted at a host institution in Kiel.

Deadline for applications is 10 May 2017 (only via e-mail).

More information on the application and requirements are available on


PhD Dr. Gesche Braker
E-mail: gbraker[at]uv.uni-kiel.de