[ES_JOBS_NET] Research Assistant / Postdoctoral Researcher at the Chair of Geomorphology and Soil Science, TUM, Germany

Erika Marín-Spiotta marinspiotta at wisc.edu
Tue Nov 19 11:08:39 MST 2013

The Chair of Geomorphology and Soil Science (Univ.-Prof.
Dr.rer.nat. Jörg Völkel) is seeking from December 1st 2013 or as soon as
possible thereafter a Research Assistant / Postdoctoral Researcher
(TV-L E13, full-time, temporary) for scientific cooperation and
coordination in already acquired research projects (BMBF, EU, etc. )
with an emphasis in the areas of geophysical prospection and geo-archive


 * coordination,
   reporting, and publication of ongoing research projects (e.g. BMBF, EU)
 * development of further research collaborations as well as preparation and
   of applications for research funding, with the aim of soliciting funding
   for the own position; opportunity for further qualification
 * co-supervision of PhD students, M.Sc. - and B.Sc. candidates, also abroad
 * participation in teaching for personal qualification


 * PhD
   in geology, geomorphology, soil science or related disciplines
 * very good knowledge and skills in near-surface geophysical
   prospecting (GPR,
   ERT, SSR, etc.)
 * good knowledge of sedimentological-pedological analyses (field and
 * profound knowledge in the field of (cultural) landscape genesis and
   ecosystem research
 * willingness to work in the field, at home and abroad
 * field experience in (sub) tropical arid environments (e.g. Southern
   ) is
 * excellent English skills, excellent German skills, communication skills
   willingness to work in a team
 * driving license class B

We offer the opportunity for scientific work and further qualifications in
cutting-edge research in an internationally operating research team at the
TUM campus
at Weihenstephan with leading partners at universities and research centers,
home and abroad. The position is in collaboration with project partners at
Helmholtz Centre Potsdam GFZ German Research Centre for Geosciences and
Senckenberg am Meer SAM Wilhelmshaven. The Technische Universität München
offers an excellent research environment for young scientists. The position
limited to 2 or 3 years initially, prolongation intended. The TU München
to increase the proportion of women; qualified women are therefore strongly
encouraged to apply. Disabled persons will be preferred in case of equal
suitability and qualification.

For more information please contact Dipl. Geogr. Juliane Huber ( +49 8161 71
2501 ). The appointment procedure
begins three weeks after publication of the tender and lasts until the
is filled. Please send your application (including motivation letter,
curriculum vitae, list of publications, overview of existing third-party
copies of certificates, two referees) in written and electronic form (pdf)

Universität München
Extraordinariat für Geomorphologie und Bodenkunde
Univ.-Prof. Dr. Jörg Völkel
Hans-Carl-von-Carlowitz-Platz 2
D-85354 Freising

Kontakt: geo at wzw.tum.de [1]

.... More Information

http://www.geomorphologie.wzw.tum.de [2]
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