In the Faculty of Material Sciences and Geosciences at Technische Universität Darmstadt at the department of Applied Geosciences in the Research Group Applied Sedimentology we seek for a

Research Associate/Postdoc (all genders) in Clastic Sedimentology

The position is initially limited to 3 years.

Precondition is a PhD in geosciences or related disciplines.

The applicant should have profound knowledge and research experience in one or several of the following fields:

  • Sedimentology of clastic systems including facies analysis
  • Sediment petrography and geochemistry
  • Provenance analysis
  • Quantification and modelling of sedimentary processes
  • Sedimentary environmental and climate archives
  • Evolution of sedimentary basins

The department offers a wide range of laboratories including preparation, petrophysics, and chemicalmineralogical analytics (Poroperm, IC, AAS, ICP-MS, IRMS, CRDS, GC-MS, XRD,XRF, etc.).

They should actively apply for external research funding and must take responsibility for lectures at the Bachelor’s and Master’s level. A part of the lectures have to be given in German, i.e. basic knowledge of German is required. Language training support is given. The applicant should take part in field campaigns also outside of Europe which may last up to several weeks.

The fulfillment of the duties likewise enables the scientific qualifications of the candidate. Opportunity for further qualification (habilitation) is given.

The Technische Universität Darmstadt intends to increase the number of female employees and encourages female candidates to apply. In case of equal qualifications applicants with a degree of disability of at least 50 or equal will be given preference. Wages and salaries are according to the collective agreements on salary scales, which apply to the Technische Universität Darmstadt (TV-TU Darmstadt). Part-time employment is generally possible.

Applications containing standard documents have to be send electronically to Prof. Dr. Mattthias Hinderer, Technische Universität Darmstadt, Fachgebiet Angewandte Sedimentgeologie, Schnittspahnstraße 9, 64287 Darmstadt, E-Mail: and must refer to the position number.

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Code No. 504

Published on

July 21, 2022

Application deadline

August 30, 2022