Technische Universität Berlin offers an open position:

Research Assistant – salary grade 13 TV-L Berliner Hochschulen -
2nd qualification period (Habilitation) (Hydrogeologist)

part-time employment may be possible

The group of hydrogeology department investigates the complex behavior of dissolved constituents and microorganisms in the environment and deals with the management of water resources in hydrologically sensitive regions. The selected candidate will be integrated into a young interdisciplinary research group of hydrogeologists, civil engineers, and modelers.

Faculty VI - Institute of Applied Geosciences/ Department of Hydrogeology
Reference number: VI-362/18 (starting at the earliest possible / for max. 5 years / closing date for applications 02/12/18)

Working field: The successful candidate will do research in an interesting and inspiring group and plays an active role in developing research concepts in the field of experimental hydrogeology. She/he will teach courses in the field of experimental hydrogeology and contribute to the supervision of undergraduate, graduate, and PhD students. The candidate is co-responsible for the subject area “Experimental Hydrogeology”, as well as for the maintenance of the field and laboratory equipment, and she/he will also support the chair in acquiring third party funding. The position offers the opportunity for establishing of an independent scientific research group as part of further qualification to habilitation.


  • successfully completed university degree (Master, Diploma or equivalent) and PhD in hydrogeology
  • Experience in experimental hydrogeology (laboratory and/or field methods)
  • Research experience are advantageous
  • professional work experience in hydrogeology is desired
  • commitment, willingness and ability to work in a team
  • good communication skills, especially good knowledge of the English language and basic knowledge of the German language

For further information please contact Prof. Dr. Irina Engelhardt, e-mail:

Please send your written application with the reference number and the usual documents to Technische Universität Berlin - Der Präsident - Fakultät VI, Institut für Angewandte Geowissenschaften, Fachgebiet Hydrogeologie, Frau Prof. Dr. Engelhardt, Sekr. BH 3-2, Ernst-Reuter-Platz 1, 10587 Berlin.

To ensure equal opportunities between women and men, applications by women with the required qualifications are explicitly desired. Qualified individuals with disabilities will be favored. The TU Berlin values the diversity of its members and is committed to the goals of equal opportunities.

Please send copies only. Original documents will not be returned.

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posted: 07 November 2018     Please mention EARTHWORKS when responding to this advertisement.