The Helmholtz Centre Potsdam – GFZ German Research Centre for Geosciences is the national research centre for Earth sciences in Germany. With approx. 1280 employees, the GFZ is conducting interdisciplinary research on the "System Earth" and the influence of humans on the planet. As a member of the Helmholtz Association, it is part of Germany's largest science organization.
We are looking for a new colleague to complement our microbiological and microbe-mineral-interface team in the "Interface-Geochemistry" group led by Liane G. Benning.
Your qualifications: (essential in bold, all other are desirable)
Starting date: 15th May 2018
Fixed term: 3 years (with possibility for extension)
Salary: The pay scale grouping will be into pay group 13 TVöD-Bund (Tarifgebiet Ost) provided that all tariff related and personal requirements are met.
You might also be interested in our vacancy for a Research Associate (PostDoc) (m/f) in Geo-Bio-Interfaces (see job vacancy no 0622).
The GFZ is a partner with Geo.X (www.geo-x.net), and as such it is well connected with other geoscience institutions in Potsdam and Berlin. Geo.X forms the largest regional cluster of geoscientific expertise in Europe and offers excellent opportunities for cooperation and development.
Equal opportunity is an inherent part of our personnel policy. Therefore we are particularly welcoming applications from qualified women. Severely disabled persons will be given preferential treatment in the case of equal qualification.
If you have any questions regarding this job offer, please feel free to call Ms Buge at +49 (0) 331-288-28878.
Please submit your application (containing a maximum 2-page research statement, a CV, your publicationlist and names of 3 independent referees) by 20th April 2018.
We will retain your application documents for at least three months, even if the application is not successful.