The Helmholtz Centre Potsdam – GFZ German Research Centre for Geosciences is the national research centre for Earth sciences in Germany. With approx. 1280 employees, the GFZ is conducting interdisciplinary research on the "System Earth" and the influence of humans on the planet. As a member of the Helmholtz Association, it is part of Germany's largest science organization.
For Section 5.5 "Earth Surface Process Modelling" we invite applications for three
We are seeking talented and ambitious individuals who have expertise in the development and use of computational methods and their applications to the study of Earth surface processes at a wide range of spatial and temporal scales, i.e. from the tectonic to the human scales. We are particularly interested in candidates with interest and/or experience in one of the following areas:
Each senior scientist position will be supported by funding for a PhD student or a Post-doc as well as some basic operational funding. They will be expected to attract additional external funding.
|Starting date:||positions will be filled successively in 2018, 2019 and 2020|
|Fixed term:||2 years with the possibility of prolongation and a perspective for tenure track subject to excellence and relevance of the candidate's research|
|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 based on 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 (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 questions regarding this job offer, please feel free to call Ms Buge at +49 (0) 331-288-28878.