PhD (f/m/d) Flow field tomography in porous media

Helmholtz-Zentrum Dresden-Rossendorf

Germany

February 15, 2022

Description

For any questions, do not hesitate to ask: PD Dr. Cornelius Fischer Tel.: +49 351 260 4660

Place of work: Dresden-Rossendorf

Working hours: 19,5 h/week

Deadline: 15 February 2022

Online application English / German Job-Id: 2022/28 (1371)

The HZDR is committed to equal opportunity employment and we strongly encourage applications from qualified female candidates. We also carefully consider all applications from job candidates with severe disabilities.

Helmholtz-Zentrum Dresden-Rossendorf Bautzner Landstraße 400 01328 Dresden

PhD (f/m/d) Flow field tomography in porous media

As a member of the Helmholtz Association of German Research Centers, the HZDR employs about 1,400 people. The Center's focus is on interdisciplinary research in the areas energy, health and matter.

The Institut of Resource Ecology (IRE) performs research to protect humans and the environment from hazards caused by pollutants resulting from technical processes that produce energy and raw materials.

As part of the Institute, the Department of Reactive Transport invites applications as PhD (f/m/d) Flow field tomography in porous media.

The position will be available from 1 April 2022. The employment contract is limited to three years.

Tasks:
  • Perform flow and reactive transport experiments in complex porous materials
  • Analysis of fluid transport by positron emission tomography combined with micro-computed tomography
  • Testing of newly-developed reactive tracers to be used for migration experiments
  • Analysis and interpretation of tomography data sets, data extraction for subsequent use in reactive transport models

  • Publication of results in peer-reviewed journals

  • Requirements:
  • Master's degree in Earth/ Environmental Sciences, Material Science, Chemistry, or similar background

  • Basic knowledge of analytics regarding the composition of porous materials including image analysis, data processing, and visualization of tomographic data is desirable

  • Excellent communication and team working skills in an interdisciplinary environment

  • Very good English language skills (verbal and written)

  • We offer:
  • A vibrant research community in an open, diverse and international work environment
  • Scientific excellence and extensive professional networking opportunities
  • The employment contract is limited to three years

  • Salary and social benefits in conformity with the provisions of the Collective Agreement TVöD-Bund

  • 30 days of paid holiday leave
  • Company pension scheme (VBL)
  • A good work/life balance for which we offer assistance in the form of:

  • Possibility to work part-time

  • Flexible working hours

  • In-house health management

  • Kindly submit your completed application (including cover letter, CV, diplomas/transcripts, etc.) only via our Online-application-system.

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