The Helmholtz Centre Potsdam - GFZ German Research Centre for Geosciences is the national centre for geosphere research. As a member of the Helmholtz Association of German Research Centres we are part of the largest scientific organization in Germany. With approximately 1,300 employees our key mission is to secure a profound understanding of the systems and processes of solid Earth, to develop strategies and options for action in addressing global change and its impacts on a regional level, to understand natural hazards and to minimize associated risks, to ensure the sustainable provision of energy and raw materials for a high-tech society and to evaluate the influence of human activity on system Earth.
As a partner in Geo.X, the GFZ has access to an excellent network of other geoscience institutions in Potsdam and Berlin. This largest regional concentration of geoscientific competence in Europe offers first-class cooperation and development opportunities.
For section 2.1 Physics of Earthquakes and Volcanoes (department "Geophysics"), we are looking for a:
Applicants are invited for a highly motivated advanced scientific software developer position to join our team and take the technical lead of our Wave Physics and Tool Development Lab on a tenure track position. The post includes the development and maintenance of open source software tools and processing solutions of waveform data, including real-time data acquisition systems. Our innovative developments are dedicated to full waveform and large data processing, methods of synthetic wavefield generation and efficient database handling, user platform developments and novel inversion and optimization techniques. The candidate can build on decade-long experience in seismological high-end scientific software development in collaboration with the UPCODES Lab (University of Potsdam Code Development for Seismology) with a flagship project as the Pyrocko ecosystem as one example.
|Start date:||As soon as possible|
|Fixed term:||2 years (with option of a permanent contract)|
|Salary:||The position is classed up to pay group 13 according to TVöD Bund (Tarifgebiet Ost). The salary group is determined on the basis of the Collective Wage Agreement and the respective personal qualifications.|
|Working hours:||Full-time (currently 39 h/week); The position is generally suitable for part-time work.|
|Place of work:||Potsdam|