Fachbereich Geowissenschaften - Institut für Geologische Wissenschaften - Arbeitsbereich Geochemie

research assistant (Praedoc)

with 75 % - part-time job, limited to 3 years, Entgeltgruppe 13 TV-L FU
reference code: SPP1833_HO

The SPP 1833 "Building a habitable Earth" seeks to improve our understanding on how Earth became the only known habitable planet, and offers a unique environment and infrastructure for the training of early career researchers studying topics related to the evolution of the early Earth (http://www.habitableearth.uni-koeln.de).

Job description: We aim to elucidate the early Archean sulfur cycle to place constraints on early Archean geodynamic processes by using sulfur stable isotopes. The PhD work within the project involves detailed petrography, electron microprobe, wet chemical lab work, gas mass spectrometry and secondary ion mass spectrometry (SIMS) analyses.

Requirements: Diploma/M.Sc. in geosciences or a related field.

Desirable: A background in geochemistry and petrology is desired together with basic knowledge of isotope geochemistry as well as very good knowledge of the English language in written and oral form.

All applications quoting the reference code should be addressed no later than October 15th, 2018 to Dr. Elis Hoffmann: jeh@zedat.fu-berlin.de or postal to

Freie Universität Berlin
Fachbereich Geowissenschaften
Institut für Geologische Wissenschaften
Herrn Dr. Elis Hoffmann
Malteserstr. 74-100 Haus B
12249 Berlin (Lankwitz)

Freie Universität Berlin is an equal opportunity employer.

posted: 25 September 2018 Please mention EARTHWORKS when responding to this advertisement.