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job no. 74279 - PhD student (all genders welcome)

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I'm sure you'd like to know what happens now. Please have your application documents in file form (PDF) ready. On the following pages you have the opportunity to present your experience, qualifications and soft skills comprehensively. For this we prepared the usual application information for you. In addition you have the opportunity to present yourself individually.

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Please indicate your last university/professional degrees or your school-leaving certificate. Graduation one is the newest, three the furthest behind. If you have not yet acquired a degree, enter "none acquired" in the "Name of facility" field under "Degree 1".

Work experience

Please enter your last stations. Work experience 1 is the latest, 3 the furthest back.


Here you can enter further information on the individual requirements of the job. If there are no further requirements for the position, click on "Next".

You hold a MSc or equivalent degree in Geoscience, Geography, Hydrology, Geophysics, Physics or a related discipline, clearly with above-average grade.

You have experience in the instrumentation of natural landscapes, as well as the management and analysis of the resulting large data sets. You are capable of using scripting languages such as R, Python or Matlab. You have a background in process-oriented geomorphology, river and sediment dynamics, and hydrological principles.

You are solution-oriented, open minded and able to think across disciplines. You have an understanding for the connectedness of dynamic landscapes. You can think and work independently, and are willing to collaborate and communicate within a team of researchers with diverse backgrounds.

You have a very good command of English. A basic level of French would be of advantage.


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