Rese­arch Assist­ant in Hydro­geo­logy
Technical University Berlin Insti­tute of App­lied Geo­sci­en­ces

Tech­ni­sche Uni­ver­sität Ber­lin - Fac­ulty VI - Insti­tute of App­lied Geo­sci­en­ces / Hydro­geo­logy

Rese­arch Assist­ant - salary grade E13 TV-L Ber­liner Hoch­schu­len

under the reserve that funds are gran­ted; part-time employ­ment may be pos­sible

Work­ing field:

  • Eval­u­ation of geo­lo­gical, geo­phys­ical, hydro­lo­gical and hydro­geo­lo­gical inform­a­tion in the catch­ment area of the Spree Laus­itz to cre­ate a hydro­geo­lo­gical concept model
  • Large-scale cal­cu­la­tion of ground­wa­ter recharge
  • Cre­ation of a ground­wa­ter model that takes into account aquifer gen­esis and paleo-hydro­logy
  • Con­duct­ing field exper­i­ments, such as tracer exper­i­ments, pump­ing exper­i­ments, push-pull exper­i­ments in the field, and install­a­tion of meas­ur­ing devices in bore­holes and sur­face waters
  • Con­tact­ing regional stake­hold­ers in Lusa­tia, such as LEAG, LBMV, LfU, MLUK
  • Super­vi­sion of qual­i­fy­ing theses (BSc and MSc) in the con­text of the pro­ject object­ives


  • suc­cess­fully com­pleted uni­versity degree (Mas­ter, Dip­lom or equi­val­ent) in geo­tech­no­logy or a com­par­able engin­eer­ing degree with emphasis on hydro­geo­logy and engin­eer­ing geo­logy
  • Know­ledge of the regional geo­logy of Branden­burg and meth­ods of geo­lo­gical map­ping
  • Know­ledge in the devel­op­ment of mod­els that included the form­a­tion of geo­lo­gical sys­tems
  • Exper­i­ence in con­duct­ing hydro­geo­lo­gical and hydro­chem­ical field exper­i­ments
  • good com­mand of Ger­man and/or Eng­lish required; will­ing­ness to learn either Eng­lish or Ger­man is expec­ted

Addi­tional skills:
  • Exper­i­ence in numer­ical mod­el­ing with emphasis on ground­wa­ter flow
  • Good know­ledge of geo­s­tat­ist­ical meth­ods
  • Good abil­ity in the use of script­ing lan­guages such as Python
  • Exper­i­ence in super­vising BSc and MSc thesis
  • Exper­i­ence in inter­ac­tion with local author­it­ies in the water sec­tion

How to ap­ply:

Please send your app­lic­a­tion with the ref­er­ence num­ber and the usual doc­u­ments only by email (sin­gle pdf file, max. 5 MB) to Prof. Dr. Irina Engel­hardt (

By sub­mit­ting your app­lic­a­tion via email you con­sent to hav­ing your data elec­tron­ic­ally pro­ces­sed and saved. Please note that we do not pro­vide a guar­anty for the pro­tec­tion of your per­sonal data when sub­mit­ted as unpro­tec­ted file. Please find our data pro­tec­tion notice acc. DSGVO (Gen­eral Data Pro­tec­tion Reg­u­la­tion) at the TU staff depart­ment home­page: or quick access 214041.

To ensure equal oppor­tun­it­ies bet­ween women and men, app­lic­a­tions by women with the requi­red qual­i­fic­a­tions are expli­citly desi­red. Qual­i­fied indi­vidu­als with dis­ab­il­it­ies will be favo­red. The TU Ber­lin val­ues the diver­sity of its mem­bers and is com­mit­ted to the goals of equal oppor­tun­it­ies.

Tech­nis­che Uni­ver­si­tät Ber­lin - Der Prä­sid­ent - Fak­ultät VI, Insti­tut für Ange­wandte Geo­wis­sen­schaf­ten, FG Hydro­geo­lo­gie, Prof. Dr. Irina Engel­hardt, Sekr. BH-N 3-2, Ernst-Reu­ter-Platz 1, 10587 Ber­lin
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ID: 89900

Num. of em­ploy­ees:
ca. 8300
  • Charlottenburg, Berlin (Berlin, Germany)
  • gradu­ate pos­i­tion
  • research assist­ant
Cat­egory (TU Ber­lin):
  • Research assist­ant without teach­ing oblig­a­tion
lim­ited for 2 years
full-time; part-time employment may be possible
Start­ing date (earli­est):
At the earli­est poss­ible
Salary grade E13
  • research
Field of stud­ies:
geotechnology, hydrogeology, engineering geology,
  • en­gin­eer­ing
Level of edu­c­a­tion:
Master, Diplom oder Äquivalent
Lan­guage skills:
  • German (good knowledge of language)
  • English (good knowledge of language)

Make an Ap­plic­a­tion

Clos­ing date:
Re­ference num­ber:
By mail:
Technische Universität Berlin
- Der Präsident -
Fakultät VI, Institut für Angewandte Geowissenschaften, FG Hydrogeologie, Prof. Dr. Irina Engelhardt, Sekr. BH-N 3-2, Ernst-Reuter-Platz 1, 10587 Berlin
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