Carry out your own PhD project: in Deep Sea Research / Geomicrobiology

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The Hector Fellow Academy offers you the opportunity to realize a self-developed research project under supervision Prof. Antje Boetius. She is one of the Hector Fellows, a community of outstanding professors

from different research institutions across Germany working in STEM-subjects, medicine, and psychology.

As an internationally recognized deep-sea researcher, she explores the diversity and biogeochemistry of the ocean, including its polar regions. She is interested in interactions between geo- and biosphere and develops deep-sea technologies used to monitor the ocean environment.

Your profile

You are enthusiastic about developing and investigating an innovative research idea within the discipline of Prof. Boetius.

You have a master’s degree in a scientific or engineering subject with excellent grades.

Our offer

  • Opportunity to realize a self-developed research idea
  • Mentored by an internationally renowned, top-level scientist
  • Funded position (according to TV-L 13, up to 100%, based on the funding rates of the DFG for PhD students)
  • Extensive research funding
  • Membership in an excellent research network
  • Additional management courses, trainings & networking events

Your application


Apply until March 31st, 2021via our Application Portal.


Further information: www.hector-fellow-academy.de





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