Postdoc Position in Geophysics, GEOMAR, Kiel | POGO

Postdoc Position in Geophysics, GEOMAR, Kiel

GEOMAR is offering a Postdoc position in geophysics in the research unit “ marine geodynamics” of the research division “Dynamics of the Ocean Floor”.


Job Description / Duties

The successful candidate will be in charge of the evaluation of a large geophysical data set (3D seismic, OBS, CSEM, heat flow) to be acquired during a research cruise offshore Taiwan in April/June. The main aim of this cruise is an improved understanding of gas hydrate dynamics. The appointed candidate is expected to participate in marine geophysical expeditions and corresponding experience will be an asset.



• PhD in geosciences
• International publication record
• Experience in analyzing marine seismic data


This is a full-time position that cannot be split. The salary can be up to the class 13 TVöD of the German tariff for public employees depending on qualification.

The GEOMAR Helmholtz-Zentrum für Ozeanforschung Kiel is an equal opportunity employer and encourages female scientists and scientists with disabilities to apply.


Please send your applications for this post not later than 28.2.2013 using the keyword "TAIFLUX postdoc" to the following address:


GEOMAR Helmholtz-Zentrum für Ozeanforschung Kiel
Personalbüro Frau Mahn
Wischhofstraße 1-3
D-24148 Kiel


Please mention the keyword on the envelope and on the application. A re-addressed envelope is greatly appreciated.

For further information please contact Prof. Christian Berndt, ph.: +49 431 6002273 (cberndt{at}

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