At the University of Göttingen - Public Law Foundation - The Fakultät für Geowissenschaften und Geographie invites applications for a

Research Associate (all genders welcome)
in Analytical Hydrochemistry - Environmental Chemistry

The part-time position (19.9 hours per week, TV-L13/50 %) is to be filled on April 1, 2023 and is limited to September 30, 2024.

The Department of Applied Geology at the Geosciences Center (GZG) of the Georg-August-University Göttingen is looking for a Research Associate (all genders welcome) to participate in current research projects and support teaching (5 SWS) in the field of hydrogeochemistry and analytical methods. The research work includes hydrochemical investigations (e.g. with ion chromatography, LC-MS, GC-MS, laser spectrometry) and the development of new analysis methods.

We are looking for a motivated person with a very good academic degree (doctorate would be an advantage) with a focus on instrumental chemical analysis and experience in research and teaching in the field of hydrochemistry, environmental chemistry and method development. We expect relevant experience in hydrochemical analysis as well as the development and application of new methods to solve current hydrogeochemical research questions. In addition, you have experience in the training of students and in the operation and maintenance of analytical devices as well as routine work protocols and quality controls. We require analytical thinking and experience in the interpretation of series of measurements as well as in the presentation of scientific results. The position can be used for your own further professional qualification. Very good knowledge of German and English is required. Creative thinking, innovative ability and the ability to work both in a team and independently are also beneficial for the application.

The University of Göttingen is an equal opportunities employer and places particular emphasis on fostering career opportunities for women. Qualified women are therefore strongly encouraged to apply in fields in which they are underrepresented. The university has committed itself to being a family-friendly institution and supports their employees in balancing work and family life. The University is particularly committed to the professional participation of severely disabled employees and therefore welcomes applications from severely disabled people. In the case of equal qualifications, applications from people with severe disabilities will be given preference. A disability or equality is to be included in the application in order to protect the interests of the applicant.

Please send your application together with the usual documents (letter of motivation, curriculum vitae, certificates and contact details of two people who are willing to provide letters of recommendation). Please upload your application in one pdf file until 3/1/2023 on the application portal of the university using this link: For further information please contact Dr. Bettina Wiegand (

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posted: 20 February 2023     Please mention EARTHWORKS when responding to this advertisement.