Opportunities for (Students and) Early Career Scientists

Curated by all the associated institutions within our distributed IPO network, we are constantly updating current opportunities for students and early career scientists – from master, phd or post-doc positions to summer schools, research stays and calls for papers or posters.
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Area of ExpertiseWhatWhereApplication DeadlineContact
Social Sciences
(Sociology, Social Anthropology, Transcultural Studies or Human Geography)
Master Thesis: Everyday Practices of Interdisciplinary Knowledge Production in Submarine Groundwater Discharge ResearchLeibniz Centre for Tropical Marine Research (ZMT) | Bremen, Germanyuntil position is filledProf. Dr. Anna-Katharina Hornidge
Marine Sciences Call for abstracts: ICYMARE - International Conference for Young Marine ResearchersUniversity of Bremen | Bremen, Germany15 July 2019ICYMARE
Social Sciences
(marine/coastal sociology, sustainability, natural resource management, stakeholder engagement, governance, development, anthropology or ethnography)
Post-doc researcher | Research group 'Deliberation, Valuation & Sustainability'
Topic: Transdisciplinary Science for Sustainable Tourism
Leibniz Centre for Tropical Marine Research (ZMT) | Bremen, Germany6 July 2019Dr. Marie Fujitani
Theoretical Ecology & Modelling
Social Sciences
Master Thesis: Awareness for sharing biodiversity related marine data – assessing East African data policiesLeibniz Centre for Tropical Marine Research (ZMT) | Bremen, Germany30 June 2019Dr. Hauke Reuter
Prof. Dr. Achim Schlüter
Social Sciences
(marine/coastal sociology, anthropology, area studies, human geography, gender, development, postcolonial or science and technology studies)
Post-doc researcher | Research group 'Development and Knowledge Sociology'
Project: Clean Air for a Sustainable Future - A Transdisciplinary Approach to Mitigate Emissions of Black Carbon in Metro Manila, Philippines (TAME-BC)
Leibniz Centre for Tropical Marine Research (ZMT) | Bremen, Germany30 June 2019Prof. Dr. Anna-Katharina Hornidge
Biogeochemistry & Geology
(Hydrogeology, Hydrology or related field)
PhD Student Position | Topic: Large Scale Coastal Groundwater StressLeibniz Centre for Tropical Marine Research (ZMT) | Bremen, Germany30 June 2019Prof. Dr. Nils Moosdorf
Marine Science, Ocean Science Governance, Gender Studies, EmpowermentPh.D Scholarship and Post-Doc Fellowship - Empowering Women for the United Nations Decade of Ocean Science for Sustainable Development at WMUWorld Maritime University (WMU) | Malmö, Sweden 30 June 2019Ms. Jill Jarnsäter