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Together with its partners the University of Potsdam jointly offers 12 PhD positions!

12 Academic Staff Members (0.75 part-time at the salary grade E 13 TV-L)

Employment in all positions shall begin at 1st October 2018. Handicapped applicants will be given preference in case of equal suitability. The NatRiskChange consortium strives to increase the proportion of women in research and specifically encourages females to apply for these positions. All nationalities are welcome!

Applications should include the following components: CV, letter of motivation, research interests (specific interests and a 2-pages research plan for PhD-project), a record of studies, master and bachelor certificates including a transcript of records, two letters of recommendation as well as an English language certificate.

Please find here information about the 12 offered projects. For more detailed information, click on the project. Candidates can apply for up to three projects and shall explain their motivation for choosing them. Applications can only be submitted through https://www.geo-x.net/natriskchange.Please do not submit applications per email. These will not be accepted. Dealine for applications is May 20th, 2018.

 


Full DAAD PhD scholarship

Funded by the Graduate School Scholarship Programme (GSSP) of the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD), the NatRiskChange Research Training Group now offers a full DAAD PhD scholarship at the Institute of Earth and Environmental Sciences of University of Potsdam, Germany for a period of three years (or up to four years for candidates from developing or emerging countries).

The working title of the project is:

“Volcanic Tremor analysis based on advanced signal processing concepts including music information retrieval (MIR) strategies”

The scholarship includes

  • a monthly rate of 1000 Euro
  • travel support and potential support for studies and research
  • combined insurance (health, accident, liability)
  • potential support for rent, or family allowance

The selected candidate will be fully integrated in the activities and the teaching curriculum of the NatRiskChange Research Training Group, and enjoy the vibrant international research environment in the Institute of Earth and Environmental Science at the University of Potsdam, located around 40 km from the center of Berlin. The schedule and length of the language course will be determined after consultation with the selected candidates.

Detailed information about the project and application procedure can be found here.

Handicapped applicants will be given preference in case of equal suitability. The NatRiskChange consortium strives to increase the proportion of women in research and specifically encourages females to apply for these positions.