12 PhD positions in the framework of “Natural Hazards and Risks in a Changing World” (NatRiskChange)

University of Potsdam, Germany
Closing date: 20 May 2018

NatRiskChange aims to develop methods that improve hazard and risk analyses and quantifications considering the transient, non-stationary nature of hazards and risks due to changing natural and anthropogenically altered components of the earth system. Key scientific aims are the development, testing and pilot application of methods that are able to identify, quantify or predict transient natural hazards and associated risks. Earthquakes, floods, mass movements and storms are of major research interest.

Together with its partners, the University of Potsdam jointly offers in the DFG-Research Training Group “Natural Hazards and Risks in a Changing World” (NatRiskChange, GRK 2043/1) positions for 12 Academic Staff Members (12 PhD-positions, part-time, 30 hours per Week – 75 % at the salary grade E 13 TV-L).