Two, 3-year Research Scientist postdoctoral positions in Maritime Geographies/Social Sciences at the Helmholtz Institute for Functional Marine Biodiversity (HIFMB), Oldenburg, Germany.

Two, 3-year Research Scientist postdoctoral positions in Maritime Geographies/Social Sciences at the Helmholtz Institute for Functional Marine Biodiversity (HIFMB), Oldenburg, Germany. Come and join a growing group of geographers and social scientists at the interdisciplinary Helmholtz Institute for Functional Marine Biodiversity (HIFMB). Located in beautiful Oldenburg, Germany, the HIFMB – a collaboration between the Alfred Wegener Institute (AWI) and Carl von Ossietzky University (UOL) – offers a multi-disciplinary, international, and dynamic environment for researching the marine environment and a vibrant, friendly and supportive culture for postdoctoral staff. 
Within the HIFMB, expertise in marine ecology, data science and biodiversity theory are joined with a ever-growing social science and humanities profile in political ecology, maritime geographies and marine governance. The Carl von Ossietzky University is home to the Institute for Social Science, which has strong ties to the HIFMB.  It is also an established home to work in Marine Spatial Planning.                                                                 

 We invite applications for 2 postdoctoral Research Scientist positions: Research Scientist Position: “Follow the enforcement: Spatialising understandings of monitoring, reporting and sanctioning at sea”(m/f/d)within the Marine Governance Group with Kimberley Petershttps://recruitingapp-5442.de.umantis.com/Vacancies/770/Description/2

Research Scientist Position: “Maritime motorways, global ship routeing and the governance of marine biodiversity” (m/f/d) within the Marine Governance Group with Kimberley Petershttps://recruitingapp-5442.de.umantis.com/Vacancies/769/Description/2

Both roles are paid in accordance with the Collective Agreement for the Public Service of the Federation (Tarifvertrag des öffentlichen Dienstes, TVöD Bund), up to salary level 13 (known as E13). 

These are posted with the appreciation and knowledge that time-limited jobs are far from perfect, but also the hope that 3-year positions and ones that note candidates will be supported in career progression are a step in the right direction. Do get in touch if you have any questions.
 As a reminder, we also offer 4 fully funded PhD positions in projects as diverse as benthic geopolitics to emotional marine governance. Details of all posts are here: https://hifmb.de/news/jobs/
Applications for the postdoctoral positions are due by April 4th 2021 exclusively online. Applications should consist of a cover letter (max.2 pages) outlining the motivations for applying and relevant experience and knowledge, alongside a CV. Further details on the application procedure are available once you click ‘apply’. 

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