Job Opportunity

Job Opportunity

Information on System Dynamics related opportunities

Climate Service Center Germany (GERICS

Contact Person

Prof. Dr. Maria Manez or

Prof. Dr. Uwe Schneider 

Contact phone, fax and/or email

Email Prof. Dr. Uwe Schneider: [email protected]

Email Prof. Dr. Maria Manez: [email protected]

Position title PhD Position 
Position Description GERICS is looking for a Postdoc Position (m/f) to support the scientific cooperation with the University of Hamburg research group on Agricultural Economics and Resource Management within the research unit Sustainability and Global Change. The „Integrative Modelling Lab“ will work on the analysis of impacts of global change at the local and regional scale through the creation of integrative models. These models will include knowledge from different sources to support science-based decision making under the frame of „action-able science“. The position is limited to 3 years.
Hamburg, Germany
  • Support of participatory processes between farmers, agricultural software developers, and scientists
  • Integration of biophysical crop simulation models in farm decision software
  • Research on System Dynamics and implications for environmental policy making
Preferred Qualifications
  • A degree preferably in Agricultural Economics, Agricultural Sciences, Environmental Sciences, Geography, Ecological Economics or similar background
  • Experience in participatory processes and stakeholder dialogues
  • Experience in quantitative assessments (statistics, crop modelling, or programming)
  • Highly motivated, proactive, self-reliant, assertive, with an excellent time-management
  • Able to work interdisciplinary connecting the work of different disciplines
  • Proficient in English and German
  • Additional Info
We offer 
  • multinational work environment with over 900 colleagues from more than 50 nations
  •  extensive options of vocational training (i. a. expert seminars, language courses or leadership seminars)
  • flexible working hours and various models to ensure the compatibility of family and career
  • excellent infrastructure, including a scientific in-house library as well as modern work spaces
  • remuneration according to the standards of the collective wage agreement TV-AVH including further social benefits
Please send your application indicating job offer code-no. 2017/CS 16 including your CV, description of your scientific expertise, publication list, copies of credentials including grades, and names and addresses of three academic referees preferably by e-mail in one file not larger than 10 MB to

Human resources [email protected]
Closing date for application is January, 14th, 2018.
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