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 4.8 "Geoenergy" we invite applications for a
Helmholtz-Initiative Climate Adaptation and Mitigation (HI-CAM)
The Helmholtz-Initiative Climate Adaptation and Mitigation (HI-CAM) will promote inter- and transdisciplinary research and support young scientists in the development of their careers in this societally important research area. The mitigation part of the initiative aims to evaluate and pave the way for possible routes to reach the Net-Zero goal until mid-century and intends to provide scientifically based information on the potential of available key technologies under different scenarios and against the background of the specific economical and societal feasibility.
Contact: Prof. Dr. David Bruhn
The current position is focused on the potential and integration of aquifer thermal energy storage (ATES) solutions to mitigate climate change effects in urban areas:
|Starting date:||as soon as possible|
|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.|