Research Assistant/PhD Student (m/f)
in accordance with § 2 WissZeitVG and § 65 HHG with possibilities of further personal scientific training. Should collective wage agreements apply, salary will be paid as per pay grade 13 of the federal state of Hesse’s labor agreement and salary scale (Tarifvertrag Hessen (TV-H)).
If the permissible maximum duration of a temporary employment is not exceeded, research assistants will ordinarily be employed for a duration of 3 years; under the above-mentioned condition, an extension of a further 2 years is possible.
Tasks and duties:
Further personal scientific training; university didactic qualification; scientific services for research and teaching in accordance with § 65 HHG, especially in the area of interdisciplinary research concerning models of Physical Economics dealing with energy transition. Active collaboration in the acquisition of third-party funds. Furthermore, the applicant will have the obligation to take over teaching responsibilities in accordance with the Lehrverpflichtungsverordnung of the federal state of Hesse.
A promotion in the field of interdisciplinary energy research is required and will be actively supported.
You have completed your university education in either Physics, Economics, Geography, Environmental Sciences or a related discipline and are in possession of verifiable competences in the areas of renewable energies. You are also adept in dealing with mathematical models and simulation calculations. Furthermore, we expect organizational and communicative skills, team orientation and a very good command of both written and spoken English.
Due to the plan for an advancement of women, Justus Liebig University Giessen is obligated and seeks to increase the quota of women in science; thus we urge qualified female scientists to apply for the job on offer. As Justus Liebig University is a family-friendly university, scientists, both female and male, with dependent children are welcome to apply.
Quoting the reference Aktenzeichen 101/17775/Z, please address your application (no e-mail) including relevant academic qualifications and other necessary documents to the Präsidenten der Justus-Liebig-Universität Giessen, Erwin-Stein-Gebäude, Goethestr. 58, 35390 Giessen, Germany until February 15, 2018. Applications of severely handicapped persons with the same qualifications and suitability as other applicants will receive preferential treatment. We ask that applications be submitted only in duplicate form, since the documents will not be returned after completion of the procedure.
Should you have further questions, please contact Dr. Matthias Höher via: firstname.lastname@example.org
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