PhD and Postdoctoral Positions, Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research, Germany

Applications are invited from outstanding individuals for one post-doctoral and four PhD positions to support core interdisciplinary research teams at PIK.

1. Post-doc, applied economics (agricultural, resource, development economics), human geography, or applied mathematics (TV-L 13-O, full-time, ref. hlc/01).

A person with profound experience in applied economic modelling, esp. mathematical rogramming is being sought.

2. PhD student, applied economics (agricultural, resource, development economics), human geography or applied mathematics (TV-L 13-O/2, full-time, ref. hlc/02). A person who enjoys quantitative modelling work and preferably has already some experience in economic modelling is being sought. 3. PhD student, geo-ecology, agronomy, human geography, hydrology or a related discipline (TV-L 13-O/2, full-time, ref. dig/01). A person who enjoys work with large datasets and preferably has experience in computer programming is being sought. 4. PhD student, hydrology, climatology, geo-ecology, or a related discipline (TV-L 13-O/2, full-time, ref. dig/02).

A person who is able to handle large datasets and preferably has programming experience is being sought.

5. PhD student, geo-informatics, geo-ecology, system analysis, hydrology, or a related discipline (TV-L 13-O/2, full-time, ref. vk/01).

A candidate for this position should be interested in eco-hydrological modelling and have programming experience.

Excellent data analysis skills, fluency in English, written and oral presentation skills, and the willingness to work in an interdisciplinary team are essential requirements for all positions.

PIK values diversity and encourages applications from women, disabled people, and minority groups. All positions are for two years initially with the possibility of extension.

Position 1 and 4 are subject to final project approval by the funding organisations.

Applications should be written in English or German and arrive at PIK no later than 15 June.

They should indicate the reference number of the preferred position and be directed to:

Prof. Dr. H.-J. Schellnhuber,
Director Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research
P.O. Box 601203,
D–14412 Potsdam, Germany

Scholarship 2017/18

Undergraduate Scholarships,
Masters Scholarships,
PhD Scholarships,
International Scholarships.