For Section 6.3 "Geological Storage"/Department 6 "Geoengineering"
we invite applications for a

Research Scientist (m/f)

Job Vacancy 0833

This position is part of the H2020 LCE27 EC-funded project "Subsurface Evaluation of Carbon Dioxide Capture & Storage (CCS) and Unconventional Risks - SECURe". The main aim of SECURe is to develop methods and strategies to improve the detection and monitoring of potential environmental impacts in both fields, CO2 storage in deep geological reservoirs and exploration of unconventional hydrocarbons. The current position is focused on the CO2 storage part.

Your responsibilities:

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:The pay scale grouping will be according to pay group 13 TVöD-Bund (Tarifgebiet Ost) provided that all tariff related and personal requirements are met.

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.

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

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