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PhD position (m/f/d) in coastal research on compound extreme events

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    Helmholtz-Zentrum Geesthacht Zentrum für Material- und Küstenforschung
    First Stage Researcher (R1)
    19/11/2020 01:00 - Europe/Brussels
    Germany › Geesthacht
    To be defined


Work group:

Institute of Coastal Research

Area of research:

PHD Thesis

Part-Time Suitability:

The position is suitable for part-time employment.

Starting date:


Job description:

We are seeking one PhD Student (m/f/d) (initially limited to 3 years) to analyse compound extreme events that may substantially contribute to and enhance coastal flooding risk. In particular we aim at developing, for the North and Baltic Sea catchments, scenarios for potential future changes in the occurrence of compound storm surges and high river discharge. In addition, a set of more comprehensive compound event scenarios will be developed for the case study of the Ems estuary, thereby benefitting from unique data and collaboration with project partners within the WAKOS project.
The place of employment is Geesthacht. Starting February 1st, 2021

Your profile
degree in meteorology, physics, geo-sciences or related field
good programming knowledge (preferably in Fortran or Python)
interest in interdisciplinary climate research

We offer
a vibrant scientific environment where you have the opportunity to collaborate closely with experts from multiple areas with combined expertise covering the full range from simulation and theory to experiments
opportunity to enroll in a PhD program at Hamburg University of Technology
a multinational work environment with over 1,000 colleagues from more than 50 nations
extensive options of professional training (i.e., expert seminars, language courses or leadership seminars)
flexible working hours and various models to ensure the compatibility of family and career
excellent infrastructure including modern workspaces
salary as per the collective wage agreement TV-AVH including further social benefits

The promotion of equal rights is a matter of course for us. Severely disabled persons and those equaling severely disabled persons who are equally suitable for the position will be considered preferentially within the framework of legal requirements.

For inquiries, please contact
Dr. Stefan Hagemann (stefan.hagemann@hzg.de) or
Dr. Ralf Weisse (ralf.weisse@hzg.de)

Interested? Then we are looking forward to receiving your comprehensive application documents (cover letter, CV, transcripts, certificates etc.) indicating the reference number 2020/KS 6.
Closing date: November 18th, 2020

Apply now: JOBS.HZG.DE/sap/bc/erecruiting/applwzd

This research center is part of the Helmholtz Association of German Research Centers. With more than 42,000 employees and an annual budget of over € 5 billion, the Helmholtz Association is Germany's largest scientific organisation.

Work location(s)
1 position(s) available at
Helmholtz-Zentrum Geesthacht Zentrum für Material- und Küstenforschung

EURAXESS offer ID: 570858
Posting organisation offer ID: tx_hzg_stellenanzeige:50039413_2 / 2020/KS 6


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