Fully-funded PhD Positions: MPI for Biogeochemistry

Study in:Germany
8 days
Deadline: 27 February 2018

Fully-funded PhD Positions: MPI for Biogeochemistry: The Max Planck Institute (MPI) for Biogeochemistry in association with the Friedrich Schiller University (IMPRS-gBGC) is offering a PhD program specializing in global biogeochemistry and related Earth System sciences.

Research areas:
  • Improved understanding of biogeochemical processes with an emphasis on terrestrial ecosystems
  • Development of observational techniques to monitor and assess biogeochemical feedbacks in the earth system
  • Theory and model development for improving the representation of biogeochemical processes in comprehensive earth system models

Duration: 3 years, fulltime position

Starting date: flexible

Value: PhD researchers with a Master’s or Diploma degree receive either a scholarship which is free of tax and social insurance or a support contract.


  • Applications are invited from well-motivated and highly-qualified students from all countries.
  • Applicants must hold (or are about to receive) M.Sc. or equivalent degree in natural sciences.
  • Applicants must possess proficiency in English since English is the official language of the program.

How to apply:


  • Pre-interviews via web conference and will be invited to take part in our recruitment symposium (April 23-24, 2018).
—————–Quick Overview————-
Organization Max Planck Institute (MPI) for Biogeochemistry
Fellowship Level Doctoral
Country Germany
Subject areas Microbiology & Ecology, Earth Sciences and Climate Research, Natural Sciences
Fellowship amount Fully-funded
Eligibility Open to all nationalities
Deadline February 27, 2018

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