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Jobs and PhDs


Closing date for applications:  • Location: Leipzig Postdoctoral Researcher (m/f/x)
The Helmholtz Centre for Environmental Research GmbH - UFZ Leipzig, Department of Isotope Biogeochemistry led by PD Dr. Hans Richnow, invites applications for a scientist position (m/f) within the DFG-funded priority program (PP) “Rhizosphere Spatiotemporal Organization – a key to Rhizosphere functions”.
Closing date for applications:  • Location: Magdeburg Scientific Coordinator (m/f/x)
for a Pilot Project to create a Global Water Quality Analysis and Service Platform (GlobeWQ); working time 100% (39 hours per week); limited to 30.09.2022
Closing date for applications:  • Location: Leipzig Postdoctoral Researcher (m/f/x)
Subject: Integrated and interactive assessment of social dimensions of the German Net Zero Roadmap; Working time: 50% (19,5 hours per week), limited to 30.06.2021
Closing date for applications:  • Location: Leipzig Research Scientist - PostDoc (m/f/x)
working time: 100 % (39 hours per week), limited to 36 months, with the possibility of extension according to WissZeitVG; possibility of transition into a permanent position
Closing date for applications:  • Location: Leipzig Research scientist / PostDoc (m/f/x) in urban remote sensing
Subject: Coupling remotely sensed data and vital statistics with qualitative data to explain the urban demand of future NBS from multifunction­­al green infrastructure; working time: 80%, limited to 3 years
Closing date for applications:  • Location: Leipzig Doctoral researcher (m/f/x)
The Thematic Area ‘Environmental Engineering and Biotechnology’ at UFZ is currently offering four doctoral researcher positions for the collaborative project ‘FATE’. Our aim is to investigate the fate of antibiotics and the development and spread of antibiotic resistance in four interlinked environmental compartments making use of state-of-the-art research facilities and platforms. One position will be dedicated to the following topic:
Closing date for applications:  • Location: Leipzig Doctoral researcher (m/f/x)
The Thematic Area ‘Environmental Engineering and Biotechnology’ at UFZ is currently offering four doctoral researcher positions for the collaborative project ‘FATE’. Our aim is to investigate the fate of antibiotics and the development and spread of antibiotic resistance in four interlinked environmental compartments making use of state-of-the-art research facilities and platforms. One position will be dedicated to the following topic:
Closing date for applications:  • Location: Leipzig Doctoral researcher (m/f/x)
The Thematic Area ‘Environmental Engineering and Biotechnology’ at UFZ is currently offering four doctoral researcher positions for the collaborative project ‘FATE’. Our aim is to investigate the fate of antibiotics and the development and spread of antibiotic resistance in four interlinked environmental compartments making use of state-of-the-art research facilities and platforms. One position will be dedicated to the following topic:
Closing date for applications:  • Location: Leipzig Doctoral researcher (m/f/x)
The Thematic Area ‘Environmental Engineering and Biotechnology’ at UFZ is currently offering four doctoral researcher positions for the collaborative project ‘FATE’. Our aim is to investigate the fate of antibiotics and the development and spread of antibiotic resistance in four interlinked environmental compartments making use of state-of-the-art research facilities and platforms. One position will be dedicated to the following topic:
Closing date for applications:  • Location: Magdeburg PhD position DYNAMO (m/f/x)
The Helmholtz Centre for Environmental Research (UFZ) is offering four PhD positions in the PhD cohort DYNAMO to investigate how hydrological and climatic events influence the movement and turnover of pollutants in catchments. This is part of an ongoing effort to improve our ability to predict and manage water quality in the face of global change. To this end, the UFZ is seeking to employ a PhD student on the following topic.
Closing date for applications:  • Location: Halle PhD position DYNAMO (m/f/x)
The Helmholtz Centre for Environmental Research (UFZ) is offering four PhD positions in the PhD cohort DYNAMO to investigate how hydrological and climatic events influence the movement and turnover of pollutants in catchments. This is part of an ongoing effort to improve our ability to predict and manage water quality in the face of global change. To this end, the UFZ is seeking to employ a PhD student on the following topic.
Closing date for applications:  • Location: Leipzig PhD position DYNAMO (m/f/x)
The Helmholtz Centre for Environmental Research (UFZ) is offering four PhD positions in the PhD cohort DYNAMO to investigate how hydrological and climatic events influence the movement and turnover of pollutants in catchments. This is part of an ongoing effort to improve our ability to predict and manage water quality in the face of global change. To this end, the UFZ is seeking to employ a PhD student on the following topic.
Closing date for applications:  • Location: Halle PhD position DYNAMO (m/f/x)
The Helmholtz Centre for Environmental Research (UFZ) is offering four PhD positions in the PhD cohort DYNAMO to investigate how hydrological and climatic events influence the movement and turnover of pollutants in catchments. This is part of an ongoing effort to improve our ability to predict and manage water quality in the face of global change. To this end, the UFZ is seeking to employ a PhD student on the following topic.
Closing date for applications:  • Location: Leipzig PhD position (m/f/x) Multi-scale ecosystem modelling
Within the research school “INTERCEDE – Interactions of Farmland Biodiversity and Agricultural Ecosystem Services under Climate Change” scientists address key environmental challenges following a solution-oriented approach. In order to strengthen this interdisciplinary work, UFZ is currently offering three PhD positions in the topic area ‘ECOSYSTEMS OF THE FUTURE’. One position will be dedicated to the following topic:
Closing date for applications:  • Location: Halle PhD position (m/f/x) Effects of landscape heterogeneity and crop diversity on biological pest control and pollinator health
Within the research school “INTERCEDE – Interactions of Farmland Biodiversity and Agricultural Ecosystem Services under Climate Change” scientists address key environmental challenges following a solution-oriented approach. In order to strengthen this interdisciplinary work, UFZ is currently offering three PhD positions in the topic area ‘ECOSYSTEMS OF THE FUTURE’. One position will be dedicated to the following topic:
Closing date for applications:  • Location: Leipzig PhD position (m/f/x) Subject: Advanced computational investigation of ionic compounds in a toxicological setting
In the UFZ research unit chemicals in the environment (TB CITE) scientists aim to promote the development of green chemistry. One goal is to gain a mechanistic and principle understanding of physico-chemical parameters in combination with biological key events and molecular responses to assess the fate and activity of ionic compounds across species in a human and environmental health perspective. In the frame of an interdisciplinary project, combining the application of state-of-the-art chemical analytics, bio-analytics, modelling, machine learning on chemical structures, multi-omics data analysis and integration, and comparative genomics, the UFZ TB CITE is currently offering 4 PhD positions. One position will be dedicated to the following subject:
Closing date for applications:  • Location: Leipzig PhD position (m/f/x) Subject: Unravelling the biological effects of ionic chemicals in human macrophages
In the UFZ research unit chemicals in the environment (TB CITE) scientists aim to promote the development of green chemistry. One goal is to gain a mechanistic and principle understanding of physico-chemical parameters in combination with biological key events and molecular responses to assess the fate and activity of ionic compounds across species in a human and environmental health perspective. In the frame of an interdisciplinary project, combining the application of state-of-the-art chemical analytics, bio-analytics, modelling, machine learning on chemical structures, multi-omics data analysis and integration, and comparative genomics, the UFZ TB CITE is currently offering 4 PhD positions. One position will be dedicated to the following subject:
Closing date for applications:  • Location: Leipzig PhD position (m/f/x) Subject: TKTD modelling based on time- and dose-resolved omics data in toxicology
In the UFZ research unit chemicals in the environment (TB CITE) scientists aim to promote the development of green chemistry. One goal is to gain a mechanistic and principle understanding of physico-chemical parameters in combination with biological key events and molecular responses to assess the fate and activity of ionic compounds across species in a human and environmental health perspective. In the frame of an interdisciplinary project, combining the application of state-of-the-art chemical analytics, bio-analytics, modelling, machine learning on chemical structures, multi-omics data analysis and integration, and comparative genomics, the UFZ TB CITE is currently offering 4 PhD positions. One position will be dedicated to the following subject:
Closing date for applications:  • Location: Leipzig PhD position (m/f/x) Subject: Mechanistic description of uptake and distribution of selected ions to cells and organisms
In the UFZ research unit chemicals in the environment (TB CITE) scientists aim to promote the development of green chemistry. One goal is to gain a mechanistic and principle understanding of physico-chemical parameters in combination with biological key events and molecular responses to assess the fate and activity of ionic compounds across species in a human and environmental health perspective. In the frame of an interdisciplinary project, combining the application of state-of-the-art chemical analytics, bio-analytics, modelling, machine learning on chemical structures, multi-omics data analysis and integration, and comparative genomics, the UFZ TB CITE is currently offering 4 PhD positions. One position will be dedicated to the following subject:
Closing date for applications:  • Location: Leipzig PhD position (m/f/x)
Subject 1: Basin scale water quality dynamics driven by natural and anthropogenic forcings in contrasting global settings
You would like to do a PhD in Environmental Science, are interested in water quality dynamics and enjoy working in an international, transdisciplinary team? Then this could be of interest to you.
Closing date for applications:  • Location: Leipzig PhD position (m/f/x)
Subject 2: Metabolism of aquatic systems as an indicator of ecosystem health
You would like to do a PhD in Environmental Science, are interested in aquatic ecosystem health and enjoy working in an international, transdisciplinary team? Then this could be of interest to you.
Closing date for applications:  • Location: Leipzig PhD position (m/f/x)
Subject 3: Urban Water Management driven by quality objectives of receiving water bodies
You would like to do a PhD in Environmental Science, are interested in Urban Water Management and enjoy working in an international, transdisciplinary team? Then this could be of interest to you.
Closing date for applications:  • Location: Leipzig PhD position (m/f/x)
Subject 4: Basin wide land-use changes and hydro-ecological impairments
You would like to do a PhD in Environmental Science, are interested in the effects of land-use on water quality and enjoy working in an international, transdisciplinary team? Then this could be of interest to you.
Closing date for applications:  • Location: Leipzig PhD position (m/f/x)
Subject 5: Management of water security constrained by national, European and international policies
You would like to do a PhD in Environmental Science, are interested in policy and enjoy working in an international, transdisciplinary team? Then this could be of interest to you.

Joint appointment with the University of Leipzig

Closing date for applications:  • Location: Leipzig W3 Professorship in Environmental Chemical Technology
Joint appointment of the Faculty of Chemistry and Mineralogy at Leipzig University and the UFZ. The professorship is linked with the position of Head of the Department of Environmental Engineering at UFZ.

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