2 Research Assistants/Associates

Contact

Name

Univ.-Prof. Dr. F. Lehmkuhl

Telephone

workPhone
+49 241-8096064

E-Mail

Contact

Name

Janina Boesken

Telephone

workPhone
+49 241-8096476

E-Mail

Institution

Chair of Physical Geography and Geoecology

Our profile

The Chair of Physical Geography and Geoecology employs 13 members of staff. The research focus is in Geomorphology, Geoecology, Geoarchaeology and Quaternary Science.

Your profile

Qualified candidates should hold a Masters degree in Physical Geography, Geology, Soil Sciences or similar subjects. Knowledge in the field of sedimentology, soils sciences and Quaternary climate evolution is strongly desired. A driving license and participation in field work is necessary. Applicants should also show willingness to engage in intensive interdisciplinary cooperation within the Collaborative Research Center at the University of Cologne. Results should be published in international journals. Basic knowledge of German is recommended but not required.

Your responsibilities

The first PhD position is embedded in the CRC 806 - Our way to Europe, subproject B1 "Last Glacial Palaeogeography and Archaeology of the Eastern Mediterranean and of the Balkan Peninsula". The PhD candidate will focus on sedimentary and geochemical analysis on loess sections, with the main regional focus on southeastern Europe. In addition, she/he will improve new methods, which were developed during the second phase.

The second PhD position is embedded in the CRC 806 - Our way to Europe, subproject D1 "Analysis of Migration Processes due to Environmental Conditions between 40,000 and 14,000 a BP in the Rhine Catchment and Adjacent Areas". The PhD candidate will focus on sedimentary and geochemical analysis on loess sections, with the main regional focus in the Rhine and Danube catchments and adjacent areas. In addition, she/he will improve new methods, which were developed during the second phase.

The candidates are expected to accomplish the PhD Thesis.

What we offer

The successful candidate will be employed as a public servant.
The position is to be filled 01.01.2018 until for three years.
The standard weekly hours will be 23,9.
The successful candidate has the opportunity to pursue a doctoral degree in this position.
The salary corresponds to level TV-L EG13.

RWTH Aachen University is certified as a Family-Friendly University.
We particularly welcome and encourage applications from women, disabled persons and ethnic minority groups, recognizing they are underrepresented across RWTH Aachen University.
The principles of fair and open competition apply and appointments will be made on merit.

Application
Number:20507
Application deadline:22.09.2017
Mailing Address:Univ.-Prof. Dr. F. Lehmkuhl
RWTH Aachen University
Chair of Physical Geography and Geoecology
Templergraben 55
52056 Aachen
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