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. 80 million Euro and has approx. 1000 employees.

The research unit Chemical Oceanography of the research division Marine Biogeochemistry is offering a Scientific position (m/f/d) European Ocean Observing – gap identification starting on 1 November 2021. The role will involve a detailed identification of gaps in European Ocean Observing based on document research (e.g. AtlantOS Blue print, EMODnet Checkpoints, Jerico documents, OceanOPS Covid survey, BioEco survey) and exchange with European key actors in this field. Based on the metadata analysis of previous studies in this field and literature review and research, the position holder will design an implementation plan for an improved European Ocean Observing System.

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Deadline for applications: August 15, 2021