[ES_JOBS_NET] Postdoctoral position in Marine Population Genomics / GEOMAR Helmholtz Centre for Ocean Research Kiel / Germany

Patrick Lange plange at geomar.de
Wed May 24 03:47:55 MDT 2017

GEOMAR Helmholtz Centre for Ocean Research Kiel is a foundation of public
law jointly financed by the Federal Republic of Germany (90%) and the
state of Schleswig-Holstein (10%) and is one of the internationally
leading institutions in the field of marine sciences. Currently GEOMAR
disposes over an annual budget of approx. 75 million Euro and has approx.
1000 employees.

The research unit “Evolutionary Ecology of Marine Fishes” of the research
division “Marine Ecology is offering a

Postdoctoral position in Marine Population Genomics

starting on September 1st 2017.

Job Description

The appointment is part of a EU BiodivERsA project on the effect of Marine
Protected Areas (MPAs) on Mediterranean artisanal fisheries in
collaboration with France, Spain and Sweden. This position concerns the
population genomics aspects specifically, which constitute a significant
part of the whole project. The main tasks will consist in generating
large-scale RADseq data from four exploited species and analyzing these
data both de novo and mapped to reference draft genomes in the context of
export of individuals from MPAs to fishing areas. The genomic data will be
integrated with demographic, oceanographic and socio-economic data/models
generated in the scope of the project. The appointment will be based in
the Puebla group at GEOMAR in Kiel, Germany, and involve collaboration
with Dr. Stéphanie Manel at the CEFE (Centre d'Ecologie Fonctionnelle et
Evolutive) in Montpellier, France.


·    PhD degree (required)

·    Background in population genetics (required)

·    Interest in bioinformatics (required)

·    Experience with generating and analyzing RAD data is a plus (but not

·    Experience with modeling/simulations is a plus (but not required)

·    Knowledge of German is a plus (but not required)

The position is available for a funding period until August 31st 2019. The
salary depends on qualification and could be up to the class E13 TVöD-Bund
of the German tariff for public employees. This is a full-time position.
The position can be split.

GEOMAR Helmholtz Centre for Ocean Research Kiel seeks to increase the
proportion of female scientists and explicitly encourages qualified female
academics to apply.

GEOMAR is an equal opportunity employer and encourages scientists with
disabilities to apply. Qualified disabled applicants will receive
preference in the application process.

Please mention the keyword in the subject line. Please send your
application (cover letter, CV, contact of three references, statement of
research interests) for this post not later than July 1st, 2017 in a
single pdf-file using the keyword "RESERVEBENEFIT" to the following

bewerbung at geomar.de


Helmholtz Centre for Ocean Research Kiel


Bewerbermanagement / „RESERVEBENEFIT“

Wischhofstr. 1 - 3

D-24148 Kiel


As soon as the selection procedure has finished, all application papers
will be destroyed according to data protection regulation.

For further information regarding the position and research unit, please
contact Dr. Oscar Puebla (opuebla at geomar.de).

Please do not contact us by phone about the present state of procedures.
However, we will answer all your questions if you send us an e-mail to
bewerbung at geomar.de. In doing so, please refer to the keyword.

GEOMAR is a member of the Helmholtz Association and the German Marine
Research Consortium (KDM). For further information, please visit
www.geomar.de or www.helmholtz.de.

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