For Section 3.1 "Inorganic and Isotope Geochemistry" in Department 3 "Geochemistry" we invite applications for a

PostDoc position on mineral mapping with laser-ablation ICP-MS (m/f)

Reference No. 11/31/17 G

This position will be part of a new research group on "Ore Genesis" led by Prof. Sarah Gleeson. This group will focus on multi-disciplinary approaches to understanding the processes that form mineral deposits in crustal and surficial environments.

Your tasks:

Your qualifications:

Starting date: July 1, 2017
Fixed term: 3 years
Working hours:67% part time (currently 26 h/week)
Salary:EG 13 TVöD-Bund (Tarifgebiet Ost)

You can expect a very diverse and challenging job in an international work environment that is characterized by exciting research projects. The compatibility of work and family life is of particular concern to the GFZ. Therefore, it offers the opportunity for flexible working time and workplaces. Moreover, there is a kindergarten located on the research campus.

The GFZ is a partner with Geo.X (, and as such it is well connected with other geoscience institutions in Potsdam and Berlin. Geo.X forms the largest regional cluster of geoscientific expertise in Europe and offers excellent opportunities for cooperation and development.

Equal opportunity is an inherent part of our personnel policy. Therefore we are particularly welcoming applications from qualified women. Severely disabled persons will be given preferential treatment in the case of equal qualification.

We will retain your application documents for at least three months, even if the application is not successful. They will not be returned.

If you have any questions regarding this job offer, please feel free to call Mrs Albrecht at +49 (0)331 288-28878.

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