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Research assistant (m/f/d, EG 13 TV-H) - in the field of hydrology and material balance

Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Institute for Water, Waste, Environment - Prof. Dr. Gaßmann - temporary, part-time (currently 20 hours per week)

Application deadline:


Start of recruitment:

as soon as possible

Reference number:


Applications to:


Part-time with half the regular working hours of a full-time employee. The position is initially limited until 15.08.2020 (qualification position according to § 65 HHG in conjunction with § 2 para. 1 sentence 1 WissZeitVG). An extension for a further 1.5 years is sought. The possibility of a doctorate is given.


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



  • Investigation of anthropogenic influences on the water balance in the urban-rural gradient of Bangalore with the help of hydrological modeling
  • Publication of the results



  • a university degree in environmental engineering, hydrology or similar with very good to good results
  • initial experience in working with hydrological models
  • experience in working with geographic information systems (QGis,  ArcGIS) and statistical software
  • Excellent written and spoken English skills
  • Intention to do a doctorate


Advantageous are:

  • Prior knowledge of local hydrological conditions around Bangalore, India.
  • language skills in Kannada
  • Thorough and independent working methods
  • a high degree of organizational skills


If you have any questions, please contact Prof. Dr. Gaßmann, phone: 0561-804-3462, e-mail: gassmann[at]uni-kassel[dot]de.


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In the interests of equal opportunities, the University of Kassel endeavors to offer women and men the same development opportunities and to counteract existing disadvantages. The aim is to significantly increase the proportion of women in research and teaching. Qualified women are therefore expressly encouraged to apply. Severely disabled applicants with equal aptitude and qualifications are given preference. Full-time positions are generally divisible. Please only send us copies of your application documents (no folders), as these cannot be returned after the selection process has been completed; they will be destroyed in accordance with data protection regulations. Applications with informative documents should be sent to the President of the University of Kassel, 34109 Kassel or bewerbungen[at]uni-kassel[dot]de, stating the reference number in the subject line, also in electronic form.