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.

Tasks:

  • 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.

Requirements:

  • 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 (https://www.kmk.org/zab/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: marcello.gugliotta@geo.uni-halle.de

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 marcello.gugliotta@geo.uni-halle.de.

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.

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