Senior Researcher / Postdoc Position

Країна: Германія;

Місто: Leipzig

Додана: 13.03.2019


Тип: PostDoc vacancy;

Дедлайн подачі: 15.04.2019


The Helmholtz Centre for Environmental Research (UFZ) with its 1,100 employees has gained an excellent reputation as an international competence centre for environmental sciences. We are part of the largest scientific organisation in Germany, the Helmholtz association. Our mission: Our research seeks to find a balance between social development and the long-term protection of our natural resources.

In order to strengthen the research of the working group “Systems Analysis of the Bioeconomy” at the Department of Bioenergy, we are currently looking for the best candidate for the following position:

Senior Researcher / Postdoc Position (f/m/x)
Subject: Regionalized life cycle management approaches in the bioeconomy

working time: 75% (29,25 hours per week)
The position is available as soon as possible, and initially offered until December 2020. An additional extension of the contract is possible.

Your tasks:

  • Establishment of an integrated concept for regionalized LCA approaches for assessing bioeconomy systems
  • Validation of the developed framework in applied research projects
  • Engagement in LCA research activities in the bioeconomy field
  • Scientific publications on applied LCA methods

Your profile:

  • PhD degree (or equivalent) in a relevant scientific discipline (e.g. environmental sciences, environmental or process engineering, agricultural sciences, agricultural engineering)
  • A strong background in LCA using scientific programming (e.g. Matlab, R, Python) is required
  • Experiences with bio-based systems and geographic information systems (GIS) are desired
  • The selected candidate will closely cooperate and interact with an existing group of about 30 interdisciplinary oriented scientists at UFZ and DBFZ. Therefore, it is required that the candidate is committed to an independent, self-responsible work, whilst at the same time committing to a highly interdisciplinary and team-oriented working field
  • Very good written and oral communication skills in English and commitment to solution-oriented interdisciplinary research are mandatory characteristics of the new team members

We offer:

  • Excellent technical facilities which are without parallel
  • The freedom you need to bridge the difficult gap between basic research and close to being ready for application
  • Work in interdisciplinary, multinational teams and excellent links with national and international research networks
  • A vibrant region with a high quality of life and a wide cultural offering for a balance between family and professional life
  • Interesting career opportunities and an extensive range of training and further education courses
  • Remuneration up to TVöD public-sector pay grade 13 including attractive public-sector social security benefits

Equal opportunities are an integral part of our personnel policy, we therefore particularly welcome applications from qualified women. Severely disabled persons are given priority where applicants are equally qualified.

Your contact for any questions you may have about the job:
Dr. Alberto Bezama

Place of work: Leipzig

Closing date for applications:
April 15th, 2019

Please use our online application system for your application:

Apply here

Further Informations:

Helmholtz Centre for Environmental Research GmbH – UFZ
Permoserstraße 15
04318 Leipzig

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