Research assistant (postdoc) (m/f/d) within the Einstein Research Unit

Freie Universität Berlin

Berlin, Germany 🇩🇪

Bewerbungsende: 29.11.2021

The Einstein Research Unit Climate and Water under Change (CliWaC) is a transdisciplinary research initiative of the Berlin University Alliance to address water-related risks under climate change. CliWaC will bring together social and natural science as well as practical expertise from stakeholders to support the governance of mitigation and adaptation measures in response to climate change. Further job announcements of CliWaC will be published at:

Job description:
• Conducting hydraulic/hydrological investigations regarding groundwater-surface water interaction at different study areas in the region of Berlin/Brandenburg
• Measurement and analysis of hydraulic parameters and construction of a GIS based hydraulic data model
• Numerical modelling of the groundwater dynamics and quantification of the flow dynamics between groundwater and surface waters (lakes and streams)
• Modelling of the regional water balance
• Development and model based evaluation of water management options
• Independent preparation of scientific publications based on the model results, participation in project workshops, presentation of the results at national and international scientific conferences

• A PhD degree in hydrogeology, geoecology, hydrology or related disciplines

• Ideal applicants should have solid knowledge in hydraulics und hydrogeology/hydrology as well as modelling experience with numerical groundwater models (e.g. Modflow, Feflow, HydroGeoSphere).
• Expertise and experience in the field of field GIS based data processing, -preparation and -visualization
• be fluent in English (oral and written)
• Driving license class B

If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact us: Prof. Dr. Michael Schneider, e-mail: [email protected] , Tel. 030 83870653 or Prof. Dr. Christoph Merz, e-mail: [email protected] , Tel.: 033432/82302.

Weitere Informationen

Applications should be sent by e-mail, together with significant documents, indicating the reference code, in PDF format (preferably as one document) to Mr. Prof. Dr. Michael Schneider: [email protected] or postal to

Freie Universität Berlin

Fachbereich Geowissenschaften

Institut für Geologische Wissenschaften

Arbeitsbereich Hydrogeologie

Mr. Prof. Dr. Michael Schneider

Malteserstr. 74-100

12249 Berlin (Lankwitz)

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