Research Associate in Carbonate Sedimentology

(salary 13TV-L)

At the University of Potsdam, Institute of Earth and Environmental Sciences, we are seeking a highly motivated candidate to develop a research program in carbonate sedimentology, integrating quantitative outcrop studies with subsurface data modelling.

Tasks associated with the position include:

  • Management of the 3D laboratory (scientific supervision of software programs and site equipment for quantitative sedimentary geology)
  • Development of a research program, by raising external research funding and contributing to ongoing research programs.
  • Teaching courses in the bachelor and master degree programs in the field of sedimentology
  • Supervising undergraduate and graduate students in the area of sedimentary geology.

The position is available from April 1, 2017 and is initially limited to three years, with the possibility of an extension for additional three years.

Qualifications include a PhD in geosciences, a track record demonstrating expertise in carbonate geology (outcrop and subsurface) and experience with seismic data and modeling programs (especially with PETREL). German language skills are highly desirable.

Applications with the usual documents (CV, letter of motivation, 3 references) should be sent by February 1, 2017 preferably by e-mail to:

posted: 03 January 2016     Please mention EARTHWORKS when responding to this advertisement.