? German Research Centre for Geoscience Potsdam

For research group "Magnetotellurics" lead by PD Dr. Ute Weckmann within Section 2.7 "Near-surface Geophysics" we invite applications for a/n

Postdoc position (m/f)

Job Vacancy No. 0698

The project "Site characterization of the PIER-ICDP drill holes by imaging the subsurface electrical conductivity structure: local and regional structure beneath Mýtina and Neualbenreuth Maar (ConeEM)" is funded by the German Research Foundation (DFG) within the Special Priority Programme ICDP (International Continental Scientific Drilling Program). The main objective of the project is to investigate a possible relation between geodynamic processes with fluids and pre-existing fault zones at depth based on measurements of magnetotelluric (MT) data in the vicinity of planned drill locations in the Eger Rift (PIER-ICDP).

Your responsibilities:

Your qualifications:

Starting date: 1st June 2018
Fixed term: 2 years
Working hours: full-time (currently 39 h/week)
The position is, in principle, suitable for part-time employment
Salary: The pay scale grouping will be into pay group 13 TVöD-Bund (Tarifgebiet Ost) provided that all tariff related and personal requirements are met.
Location: Potsdam


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 (http://www.geo-x.net/), 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.

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

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posted: 4 April 2018     Please mention EARTHWORKS when responding to this advertisement.