For Section 2.1 / Department 2 "Physics of Earthquakes and Volcanoes" we invite applications for a

Postdoc position (m/f)

Job Vacancy 0821

You will be part of the research group led by Dr. Eleonora Rivalta and work on a project on forward modelling of gravity changes due to mass transfer and phase transitions at fluid-filled reservoirs, conduits and dikes.

Your responsibilities:

Your qualifications:

Starting date: July to December 2018 would be optimal
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 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 (, 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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