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.
Within the framework of a Helmholtz-funded appointment in the new group of "Atomistic modeling of (geo)materials", Section 3.6 "Chemistry and Physics of Earth Materials" / Department 3 "Geochemistry", we invite applications for a
The successful candidate (m/f/x) will be part of the brand-new group of Prof. Maribel Nunez Valdez engaged in a joint appointment between GFZ and the Goethe University Frankfurt/Main. The PhD student (m/f/x) will conduct theoretical and computational research at the atomic level using first-principles calculations. The candidate will focus on (geo)materials important because of their relevance in technological/energy applications within the umbrella "Materials inspired by and for georesources". The final dissertation will be submitted to the Goethe University Frankfurt.
|Starting date:||1st June 2020|
|Fixed term:||3 years|
|Working hours:||part-time (currently 26 h/week)|
|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.|