Institute of Applied Geosciences

Researcher / PostDoc (100%)

  • chair:
  • place:

    PostDoc (m/w/d) E13 100%

  • faculty / division:

    Structural Geology

  • institute:

    Applied Geosciences

  • starting date:

    next possible date

  • closing date:


  • Kontaktperson:

    Further information can be requested from Prof. Dr. Christoph Hilgers, christoph.hilgers(at), phone: +49 (0)721/608-42141

  • At the Institute of Applied Geosciences (AGW), Chair of Structural Geology, we seek a

    Researcher / Post-Doc (100%) TV-L E13

    The position is funded for 3 years.

    Our research and teaching is on deformation of reservoirs, diagenesis and rock magnetics. This includes energy- and mineral resources and associated value chains.

    Job description: You and a PhD student work in an interdisciplinary team of geodesists, geomechanics, geophysicists, the Geological Survey NRW and industry partners on subsurface elevation of German coal districts due to groundwater rise. You use outcrops, maps and well data, and build reservoir models including our knowhow on fracture detection as well as our petrographic and petrophysical rock characterizations.

    Personal qualification: Successful candidates should have completed their master and PhD studies in the fields of geosciences, geophysics or in related fields. 

    We offer an attractive and modern workplace with access to excellent facilities diverse and responsible tasks, a wide scope of advanced training options, and a salary according to TV-L E13.

    KIT is pursuing a gender equality policy. We would therefore particularly encourage qualified women to apply. If qualified, handicapped applicants will be preferred.

    Please send your complete professional CV including your educational background and experience as well as a brief statement of your research interests and two referees as electronic file (PDF) until March 31th, 2020 to Prof. Dr. Christoph Hilgers, email: christoph.hilgers(at)kit edu.