12 PhD positions and 1 Postdoc position in DFG Research Training Group
ORGANIZZATORE: Institute of Earth and Environmental Sciences, University of Potsdam; Natural Hazards and Risks in a Changing World (NatRiskChange) - LUOGO: Germany (Potsdam) - SCADENZA: 29 Jun 2015
In October 2015, the DFG Research Training Group “Natural Hazards and Risks in a Changing World” (NatRiskChange) will be established at the University of Potsdam and will be run in cooperation with the Freie Universität of Berlin, the German Research Centre for Geosciences GFZ and the Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research (PIK). NatRiskChange aims to develop methods that improve hazard and risk analyses and quantifications based on the transient, non-stationary nature of hazards and risks in response to changing natural and anthropogenically altered components of the earth system. Key scientific aims are the development, testing and pilot application of studies on the identification, quantification and prediction of transient natural hazards and associated risks. Earthquakes, floods, and mass movements are of major research interest.
Together with its partners, the University of Potsdam jointly offers the following positions in the DFG-Research Training Group “Natural Hazards and Risks in a Changing World” (NatRiskChange):
- 12 Academic Staff Members (12 PhD-positions, 0.75 part-time at the salary grade E 13 TV-L), and
- 1 Academic Staff Members (PostDoc-position, full-time at the salary grade E 13 TV-L)
Handicapped applicants will be given preference in case of equal suitability. The NatRiskChange consortium strives to increase the proportion of women in research and specifically encourages females to apply for these positions.People with an immigration background are specificallyencouraged to apply.
How to apply
Applications should include the following components: CV, letter of motivation, research interests (specific interests and research plan for PhD-project), a record of studies, (PhD), master and bachelor certificates including a transcript of records, two letters of recommendation as well as an English language certificate. If no English certificate is available, please describe your knowledge with the help of the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages.
Applications can be sent in pdf-format by e-mail to Dr. Theresia Petrow at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The files can be uploaded on the website www.natriskchange.de or should be sent in pdf-format by e-mail to Dr. Theresia Petrow email@example.com by 29th June 2015.
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