Subject to the final approval of the BMWi funded ERA-ACT project "Pre-ACT - Pressure control and conformance management for safe and efficient CO2 storage - Accelerating CCS Technologies", Section 6.3 "Geological Storage" in Department 6 "Geoengineering" invites applications for a

Researcher with focus on Geophysics (m/f)

Reference No. 33/63/17 D

as Senior Scientist to develop efficient monitoring protocols and practicable conformance assessment methods for industrial operators of CO2 storage sites.

Your tasks:

Your qualifications:

Starting date: as soon as possible
Fixed term: 3 years
Working hours:full-time (currently 39 h/week)
The position is, in principle, suitable for part-time employment
Salary:EG 14 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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