Research Scientist / Postdoc with a PhD degree in Natural Sciences / Engineering Sciences / Applied Mathematics

Research Center Jülich - FZJ - Helmholtz Association

Jülich, Germany

Work group:

IBG-3 - Agrosphäre


Area of research:

Scientific / postdoctoral posts


Job description:

Your Job:

Development of mathematical models zu describe rhizosphere processes on the single root and root system scale. Implementation of those models using simulation tools such as CRootBox and Dune/DuMux. Model parameterisation and evaluation using data from the SPP

Your Profile:

PhD degree in natural sciences, engineering sciences or applied mathematics Experience in mathematical modelling and simulation Knowledge about soil physics including partial differential equations for water flow and solute transport Programming skills Since the work involves interdisciplinary cooperation with several research institutes, good communication and organisational skills are essential Good written and oral English skills

Our Offer:

Vibrant international and interdisciplinary work environment on an attractive research campus, ideally situated between the cities of Cologne, Düsseldorf, and Aachen Being a member in an international research Team Attendance at national and international conferences and Workshops Possibility for further scientific and technical training through international experts An exceptional research infrastructure Flexible working hours and various opportunities to reconcile work and family life Full-time position with the option of slightly reduced working hours Salary and social benefits in conformity with the provisions of the Collective Agreement for the Civil Service (TVöD). Depending on the applicant's qualifications and the precise nature of the tasks, salary grade EG 13 TVöD-Bund

Forschungszentrum Jülich aims to employ more women in this area and therefore particularly welcomes applications from women.We also welcome applications from disabled persons.


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Quote Reference: Helmholtz-2018-295

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