Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT) – The Research University in the Helmholtz Association creates and imparts knowledge for the society and the environment. It is our goal to make significant contributions to mastering the global challenges of mankind in the fields of energy, mobility, and information. For this, about 9.800 employees of KIT cooperate in a broad range of disciplines in research, academic education, and innovation.
We are looking for the Institute for Nuclear Waste Disposal (INE) as soon as possible and limited for 3 years for a
The Karlsruhe Institute of Technology is currently building the research infrastructure DeepStor for high-temperature heat storage as well as the generic underground laboratory GeoLaB for research on the EGS technology in crystalline bedrock. In connection with both infrastructures, geophysical data will be collected and processed. The exploration depths are up to approx. 1'500 m. The aim is to test or develop novel approaches beyond conventional methods and evaluation procedures for specific scientific questions. INE offers many years of experience in geothermal exploration, as well as collaboration in an interdisciplinary and international team. The research infrastructures offer a long-term research perspective and the opportunity to take responsibility for individual areas.
Your area of responsibility will mainly comprise:
Collection of geophysical data in the exploration areas of "KIT Campus Nord II" and "Tromm" as well as planning and quality assurance of campaigns
Evaluation of geophysical data
Modeling and cooperation in the inversion of geophysical data
Modeling of the reactivation potential of fault zones
Publication of the results in scientific journals as well as their presentation at symposia
Development of monitoring methods
You have a university degree in geosciences (Diplom (Uni)/ Master) with a completed doctorate. Furthermore, we expect many years of professional experience with seismic and/or non-seismic geophysical methods (Magentotellutirk, gravimetry) and experience in field work. Personally, you convince with strong communication skills, very good written and spoken German and English, and the ability to work in a team.
Become a member of staff of the only German University of Excellence that conducts large-scale research on the national level. Work under excellent working conditions in an international environment and be active in research and academic education for our future. Benefit from specific training when starting your job and from a wide range of further qualification offers. Use our flexible working time models (flexitime, work from home), our sports and leisure offers, as well as our child and holiday care services. We also pay a share of EUR 25/month in the Job Ticket Baden-Württemberg. Enjoy a large variety of dishes, snacks, and beverages at our canteens.
We prefer to balance the number of employees (f/m/d). Therefore we kindly ask female applicants to apply for this job.
Recognized severely disabled persons will be preferred if they are equally qualified.
Please apply online until October 15, 2023 using the vacancy number 574/2023 to Ms Ratzel, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT), Human Resources, Hermann-von-Helmholtz-Platz 1, 76344 Eggenstein-Leopoldshafen, Germany. For further information, please contact Prof. Dr. Eva Schill, phone +49 721 608-24360.
You can find further information on the internet: www.kit.edu
KIT – The Research University in the Helmholtz Association