PhD Student (f/m/d) Geometallurgical modelling of stratiform / stratabound ore deposits

Helmholtz-Zentrum Dresden-Rossendorf
September 20, 2023
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Organization unit: Helmholtz Institute Freiberg for Resource Technology

Place of work/ Working hours: Freiberg 19,5 h/week

Hire date: 1 January 2024

Limitation: 36 months

For any questions, do not hesitate to ask: Dr. Jens Gutzmer Tel.: +49 351 260 4400, Dr. Raimon Tolosana Delgado Tel.: +49 351 260 4415

Deadline: 20 September 2023

Online application English / German Job-Id: 2023/156 (1741)

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Helmholtz-Zentrum Dresden-Rossendorf Bautzner Landstraße 400 01328 Dresden

PhD Student (f/m/d) Geometallurgical modelling of stratiform / stratabound

ore deposits

Through cutting-edge research in the fields of ENERGY, HEALTH and MATTER, Helmholtz-Zentrum Dresden-Rossendorf (HZDR) solves some of the pressing societal and industrial challenges of our time. Join our 1.500 employees from more than 70 nations at one of our six research sites!

At the Helmholtz Institute Freiberg for Resource Technology (HIF), innovative technologies for the circulareconomy are developed to provide and use mineral and metal-bearing raw materials more efficiently and to recycle them in an environmentally friendly way.

The Department of Analytics is looking for a PhD Student (f/m/d) Geometallurgical modelling of stratiform / stratabound ore deposits.

Your tasks:

The project is part of an international doctoral research school that will be established between HZDR and CIMERA, a nationally funded Center of Excellence in South Africa. The joint research will be centred on the need for novel approaches and technologies for mineral exploration and new approaches to geometallurgy in orebody modelling and resource utilization. Industrial exploration of the target ore body has commenced.

The tasks include:

  • Field work and data collection
  • Geometallurgical modelling of ore materials and ore processes for evaluation of technical, economic, environmental and social impacts
  • Participation in international conferences
  • Elaboration of scientific papers
  • Your profile:
  • Master's degree/diploma in Geoscience/Engineering, preferred Mining Engineering, Resource Engineering or Geometallurgy
  • Good background in geostatistics or data science/machine learning
  • Ability and willingness to perform field work in South Africa; experience in geological field work will be positively evaluated
  • Motivated team player in a group of interdisciplinary and international professionals: intercultural skills will be positively evaluated
  • Structured and solution-oriented working style, analytical thinking and above-average committment
  • Very good oral and writen communication skills in English; German skills are of advantage
  • Our offer:
  • A vibrant research community in an open, diverse and international work environment

  • Scientific excellence and extensive professional networking opportunities

  • A structured PhD program with a comprehensive range of continuing education and networking opportunities - more information about the PhD program at the HZDR can be found here
  • Salary and social benefits in accordance with the collective agreement for the public sector (TVöD-Bund) including 30 days of paid holiday leave, company pension scheme (VBL)
  • We support a good work-life balance with the possibility of part-time employment, mobile working and flexible working hours
  • Numerous company health management offerings
  • Employee discounts with well-known providers via the platform Corporate Benefits
  • An employer subsidy for the "Deutschland-Ticket Jobticket"
  • Kindly submit your completed application (including cover letter, CV, diplomas/transcripts, etc.) only via our Online-application-system.

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