In the "Interface-Geochemistry" team of Prof. Liane G. Benning, we are looking for a Senior Researcher / Lab Manager for the Transmission Electron Microscopy facilities at the GFZ:

Transmission Electron Micro-Spectroscopy Researcher/ Laboratory Manager

Job Vacancy 2009

Your responsibilities:

Your qualifications:

Starting date: as soon as possible, latest May 1st, 2019
Fixed term: permanent
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 14 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.

Your application must include

  • a 2 page research statement, demonstrating point by point how you fit the qualifications and tasks described above,
  • a detailed CV including a publication list and
  • names of 3 referees.

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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