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Climate Service Center
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Background of Organization The Climate Service Center Germany, an independent scientific establishment within the Helmholtz-Zentrum Geesthacht, Centre for Materials and Coastal Research, invites applications for a PhD Position (m/f).
Position title PhD Position
Job location Hamburg
Position Description

The Climate Service Center Germany, an independent scientific establishment within the Helmholtz-Zentrum Geesthacht, Centre for Materials and Coastal Research, invites applications for a PhD Position (m/f). The position is initially limited to three years.

The project IMPREX is designed to support the reduction of Europe’s vulnerability to extreme hydrological events through improved understanding of the intensity and frequency of future disrupting features that may be very different from today’s reality. The Helmholtz-Zentrum Geesthacht is in charge of the sectoral integration and climate services work-package which will provide a bridge between the scientific results of the project and the implementation of adaptation and water management strategies.

Areas of responsibilities The position will focus on independent, self-governed research on the integration of social-ecological systems analysis using System Dynamics models to provide a good basis for decision making processes.
Preferred Qualifications We are looking for one individual with a minimum of a Masters degree in the following subject areas qualifying the holder to carry out the above-mentioned responsibilities: geography, environmental economics, environmental sciences, agricultural engineering or related fields. You should be an independent thinker, with research experience on System Dynamics modelling. Applicants should have the ability to work collaboratively as a member of an interdisciplinary team, to conduct research, with good communication skills, demonstrable experience in scientific writing and public speaking abilities. We expect you to be proficient in English; knowledge of the German language is valuable. You should have demonstrable experience communicating results in international conferences relevant to the topic; publications in international journals are a valuable plus.
Salary Range We offer an appropriate salary related to TV-AVH as well as the usual public sector social benefits. The advancement of equality at the Helmholtz-Zentrum Geesthacht goes without saying; in particular, we are striving to increase the percentage of women in the science sector. Severely disabled persons with equal qualifications will be considered preferentially within the framework of legal requirements.
URL to host organization Please send your application indicating job offer code-no. 2016/CS 3 preferably by e-mail in one file not larger than 10 MB to contact human resources.

Closing date for application is December 5th, 2016. Interviews will be the week of the 19th of December 2016.

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Last edited by BB - 11/8/2016
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