The Martin Luther University Halle-Wittenberg, Faculty of Natural Sciences III, Institute of Geosciences and Geography, Chair of Sedimentary Systems and Resources, invites applications for the following position, starting at 1 September 2024 and initially limited to 3 years:

Research Assistant / Postdoc (f-m-d)

as full-time employment.

The salary will be up to pay group 13 TV-L, if the personal requirements and tasks are fulfilled.


  • Working on scientific questions in sedimentology, preferably on clastic coastal systems
  • Organizing and teaching courses in sedimentology and related disciplines
  • Conducting and leading geological excursions and mapping courses
  • Collaboration in the development of methods for the reconstruction of 3D outcrop models
  • Co-supervision of B.Sc. and M.Sc. students in the research group
  • Presentation of research results at national and international conferences
  • Publication of research results in peer-reviewed international scientific journals
  • Participation in the realization, implementation and administration of research projects
  • Participation in academic self-administration and laboratory maintenance

The possibility of further scientific qualification is given.


  • Completed university degree (Diploma or M.Sc.) in geology or related disciplines
  • Completed doctorate in geology or related disciplines
  • In-depth knowledge of sedimentary systems, sedimentology or related disciplines
  • Experience in teaching geology and organizing field trips would be desirable
  • Knowledge in drone data acquisition, photogrammetry, LiDAR and 3D outcrop models
  • Driving license class B is required
  • Fluency in written and spoken English, German is a plus
  • Very good co-operation and teamwork skills are required

Applications from severely disabled persons with equal aptitude and qualifications will be given preferential consideration. Women are strongly encouraged to apply. Applicants with a degree that was not obtained at a German higher education institution must submit a Statement of Comparability for Foreign Higher Education Qualifications from the Central Office for Foreign Education ( as proof of equivalence. This can be submitted later when invited for the in-terview.

If you have any questions please contact Prof. Dr. Marcello Gugliotta, Tel.: + 49 345 55- 26109, E-mail:

Please send your application (preferably in English), quoting the reg. no.- 5-2187/24-H with a letter of motivation, CV, copies of diplomas and contact details of two references by 11.06.2024 to Martin Luther University Halle-Wittenberg, Faculty of Natural Sciences III, Institute of Geosciences and Geography, Prof. Dr. Marcello Gugliotta, 06099 Halle (Saale).

Please send your application documents preferably by e-mail (one single PDF file) to

This announcement is subject to possible budgetary restrictions.

Application costs will not be reimbursed by Martin Luther University. Application documents will only be returned if a prepaid return envelope is enclosed.