The Section Hydrology at the GFZ searches for a PhD Researcher to work in the BMBF funded junior research group HI-CliF. You will be a part of the trans-disciplinary junior research group on Health Impacts of Floods, with a specific focus on understanding and modelling physical and mental health impacts of flooding in Germany and Vietnam. The project will be led by Dr. Nivedita Sairam, Section Hydrology, German Research Center for Geosciences, Potsdam and your PhD research will be co-supervised by Dr. med. Caroline Jung-Sievers, Chair for Public Health and Health Services Research, LMU Munich and Pettenkofer School of Public Health.
We seek a PhD researcher with interest and expertise in health aspects related to flooding, survey organization, statistics, impact modelling and programming. The PhD researcher is expected to work on collecting and analyzing health data related to flooding and on modelling health impacts.
The successful candidate should have the interest and ability to participate in collaborative and transdisciplinary research activities and discussions in the field of health and risk modelling. The candidate is also expected to closely collaborate with interdisciplinary, external partners, and present, publish and communicate research results at scientific meetings and in Scholarly journals.
Diversity and equal opportunities are integral components of our human resources policy. The GFZ actively promotes diversity and explicitly welcomes applications from all qualified individuals, regardless of ethnic and social origin, nationality, gender, sexual orientation and identity, religion/belief, age and physical characteristics. Anyone who has been recognized as severely disabled, will be given preferential consideration in the event of equal suitability and qualification in accordance with the provisions of the German Social Code IX. If you have any questions, please contact our representative for the severely disabled at sbv[at]gfz-potsdam.de, who will be happy to assist you in the further application process. In case of further queries regarding gender equality, please do not hesitate to contact our Equal Opportunities Officer at gba[at]gfz-potsdam.de.
Your personal data will be processed for the purpose of conducting the selection procedure on the basis of Art. 6 para. 1 b, Art. 88 GDPR in conjunction with Art. 26 of the Data Protection Act for the State of Brandenburg. After completion of the procedure, application documents will be deleted in compliance with data protection regulations.
Members of LMU Munich (Chair for Public Health and Health Services Research) will be involved in the selection procedure. Your personal data will, of course, be treated confidentially and will be communicated to the involved person exclusively for the purpose of evaluating your professional suitability within the framework of this selection procedure. Once the procedure has been completed, the personal data will also be deleted there in compliance with data protection regulations.
If you have any questions regarding equal opportunities, please contact the GFZ's Equal Opportunities Commissioner, Dr. Weckmann, at +49 331 288-2824 or by email.
The representative of the severely disabled at the GFZ, Ms. Thiel, will be happy to answer questions about the work participation of severely disabled persons at +49 331 288-1648 or by email.