Within the framework of a DFG-funded project, Section 4.3 / Department 4 "Geomaterials" invites applications for a

PhD position "High-Pressure Behavior of Kesterite-Type Photovoltaic Materials"

Job Vacancy 1548

We are looking for a highly motivated candidate for conducting in-situ high-pressure spectroscopic and structural diamond anvil cell measurements on specific kesterite-type materials. This is a joint project between Helmholtz Centre Potsdam - GFZ (PI Dr. Ilias Efthimiopoulos), FU Berlin (PI Prof. Beate Paulus), and TU Berlin (PI Prof. Martin Lerch).

Your responsibilities:

Your qualifications:

Starting date: 1st December 2018
Fixed term: 3 years
Working hours:part-time 66% (currently 25.74h/week)
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 (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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