PostDoc and PhD positions, Collaborative Research Center (CRC) 1182 "Metaorganisms"

Helmholtz Centre for Ocean Research Kiel (GEOMAR)

Kiel, Germany

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The ultimate goal of the Collaborative Research Center (CRC) 1182 “Origin and Function of Metaorganisms” ( at Kiel University is to understand why and how microbial communities form long-term associations with hosts from diverse taxonomic groups. We are particularly interested in the specific functional consequences of the interactions, the underlying regulatory principles, and the resulting impact on host life history and evolutionary fitness in selected host systems.

We are seeking outstanding candidates at the next possible time

1 Postdoc position5 PhD positions2 PhD positions (GEOMAR Helmholtz Centre for Ocean Research Kiel)

Applicants should send their application as a single pdf-document to the office of the CRC 1182 (

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