The Helmholtz Centre Potsdam - GFZ German Research Centre for Geosciences is the national research centre for Earth sciences in Germany. With approximately 1,280 employees (including visiting scientists), 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 4.7 "Earth Surface Process Modelling" we invite applications for a
This position will focus on fundamental physics and hydrological control on debris flow/landslide initiation, evolution and deposition. The objective of this position is 1) to develop and implement different debris flow initiation mechanisms (e.g., firehose effect and bank failure) into debris flow models; 2) to study different climate and tectonic control on frequency and magnitude of debris flow in different settings.
|Starting date:||1st June 2020|
|Fixed term:||2 years|
|Working hours:||full-time (currently 39 h/week); The position is, in principle, suitable for part-time employment.|
|Salary:||This position has been assessed as being salary group 13 according to "TVöD Bund (Tarifgebiet Ost)". The salary group will be determined by the conditions of the collective wage agreement and the appropriate personal qualifications.|