Eight Open Topic Postdoc Positions, University of Bremen

Bremen, Germany
07 Mar 2023
End of advertisement period
01 Apr 2023
Contract Type
Full Time

The University of Bremen, a mid-sized University with approximately 270 professorships and 20,000 students, offers a broad range of disciplines and competes internationally in top-level research.

Funded by the University s Central Research Development Fund (CRDF), the University of Bremen invites postdoctoral researchers to apply for

Eight Open Topic Postdoc Positions

to pursue an independent research project for three years. The self-designed projects can be established in any research area. In order to ensure a fruitful academic exchange, the integration of the project in an academic unit at the University of Bremen is a prerequisite for an application. The postdoctoral positions are open to

  1. early-career postdocs up to two years after finishing their PhD (date of doctoral certificate).
  2. advanced postdocs with the aim of a professorship. The PhD must not date back to less than two years before application deadline and not more than four years (date of doctoral certificate).

Successful applicants will be employed by the University (pay grade E 13 TV-L or up to E 14 TV-L for advanced researchers) and receive a yearly budget of up to 6,000 for research activities. This is a temporary position to which 2 (1) WissZeitVG (law on limited-duration employment contracts in science) applies. The University of Bremen is an equal opportunity employer.

We are looking for highly motivated researchers with an outstanding doctoral degree, a significant publication record, and an excellent research proposal. Applications must be accompanied by a letter of support from a selected host professor of the University of Bremen.

Please submit your application via the online application system by 1 April 2023.

For further information and the online application form, please visit the website below:


Enquiries should be addressed to Corinna Volkmann, corinna.volkmann@vw.uni-bremen.de, or Petra Schreiber, petra.schreiber@vw.uni-bremen.de.

Applications from international applicants and applications from academics with a migration background are explicitly welcome. Disabled persons with the same professional and personal qualifications will be given preference.