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Research Assistant (m/f/d), EG 13 TV-H - Department of Hydrology and Substance Balance

In the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Institute for Water, Waste, Environment - Prof. Dr. Gaßmann

deadline for submission:


start of recruitment :

as soon as possible

reference number:


applications to:

Part-time position with half the working hours of a full-time employee. This is a fixed term-position first until 15.08.2020 with the possibility of extending the contract for a further 1,5 years (position for academic qualification corresponding to § 65 HHG i. V. m. § 2 Abs. 1 WissZeitVG; opportunity for PhD project).


The position is embedded in the graduate program BangaDyn and works in close cooperation with the DFG research unit FOR2432 (



  • The investigation of anthropogenic influences on the water balance in the Arkavathy catchment north of Bangalore by means of hydrological modelling
  • Publication of scientific results


Specific requirements:

  • A good to very good scientific university degree in hydrology, environmental engineering or similar
  • First experiences in hydrological modeling
  • Experiences with Geographic Information Systems (QGis,  ArcGIS) and statistical software
  • Excellent spoken and written English
  • Intention to obtain a PhD


Assets would be:

  • Knowledge of local hydrological conditions around Bangalore, India.
  • Language skills in Kannada
  • Thorough and independent ways of working
  • A high level of organizational skills


For further questions, please contact Professor Dr. Gaßmann, Tel.: 0049 561-804-3462, E-Mail: gassmann[at]uni-kassel[dot]de.


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The University of Kassel is an equal opportunity employer and aims at a clear increase of the proportion of women in research and teaching. Qualified women are therefore expressly requested to apply. Under the precondition of equal qualification, disabled persons will be preferred. Applications indicating the Position Number, which may be in digital form, should be sent to the President of the University of Kassel, 34109 Kassel, Germany or bewerbungen[at]uni-kassel[dot]de, quoting the applicable reference number in the subject.