Contacts Halifax

Please note: We will select the successful candidates based on their abilities and not on a specific topic. For this reason particular emphasis by the evaluation will be placed on your academic performance and your Statement of Research Interests.


Participating Scientists at Dalhousie University and IORE

Departments / Research Interest

Wallace, Prof. Dr. Douglas

Ocean-atmosphere exchange, carbon cycle, observing technologies (Canada Excellence Research Chair in Ocean Science and Technology)

Kienast, Prof. Dr.  Markus

Paleooceanography and Sedimentary Biogeochemistry (Dalhousie University)

Fanning, Prof. Dr. Lucia

Coastal and ocean management, fisheries governance, regional ocean governance (Dalhousie University)

LaRoche, Prof. Dr. 

Research includes marine microbial genomics and marine biogeochemistry (Dalhousie University)

Lotze, Prof. Dr. Heike

Biology/ Coastal Ecology (Dalhousie University)

Martin, Prof. Dr. Randall 

Remote sensing and modeling of atmospheric composition (Killam Professor in Dept. of Physics and Atmos. Science)

Metaxas, Prof. Dr. Anna

Population dynamics of benthic invertebrates and deep-sea biology (Dalhousie University)

Nedimovic, Prof. Dr. Mladen  

Earth Sciences/Geophysics (Dalhousie University)

Seto, Prof. Dr. Mae L.


Intelligent autonomy for marine autonomous vehicles, multi-agent systems, underwater vehicle and tow body dynamics, underwater acoustics (Dalhousie Univ. and Univ. of New Brunswick)


Sheng, Prof. Dr. Jinyu 

Modeling and prediction of marine extreme events, and physical oceanography of coastal waters (Lloyds Register Educational Trust Research Chair)

Worm, Prof. Dr. Boris

Marine biodiversity, fisheries ecology and ecosystem management (Marine Conservation Biology )


Helmholtz Research School for Ocean System Science and Technology (HOSST)
Helmholtz Centre for Ocean Research Kiel  (GEOMAR)
Wischhofstr. 1-3
D-24148 Kiel

Prof. Dr. Wolf-Christian Dullo
email: cdullo(at) 

Co-Spokesperson GEOMAR
Prof. Dr. Colin Devey
email: cdevey(at) 

Co-Spokesperson CAU
Prof. Dr. Birgit Schneider
email: bschneider(at) 

Co-Spokesperson IORE
Prof. Dr. Doug Wallace
email: Douglas.Wallace(at) 

Co-Spokesperson Dalhousie
Prof. Dr. Markus Kienast
email: markus.kienast(at) 

Dr. Christel van den Bogaard
Tel.: (49) 431-600-2647
Tel.: (49) 431-600-2960
email: hosst(at)