Apply now: open PhD positions in the Helmholtz Centre for Environmental Research (UFZ)

The newly established Department of Remote Sensing in UFZ in tandem with the Remote Sensing Centre for Earth System Research (RSC4Earth) - a joint initiative of UFZ and the Faculty of Physics and Earth Sciences at Leipzig University - conducts innovative research to advance the understanding of the Earth system via the integration of various remote sensing, data science, and process-oriented modelling techniques. Within the PhD framework "MoDEV - Towards novel model-data fusion for understanding environmental variability in space and time from high-resolution remote sensing" the organizations are seeking to appoint four highly motivated PhD candidates for the following topics:


PhD position 1: Remote Sensing of Biodiversity


PhD position 2: Remote Sensing of soil moisture dynamics


PhD position 3: Climate extremes in tropical ecosystems - an assessment through data and models


PhD position 4: Remote Sensing of land-atmosphere coupling and hydro-climatic extremes


These positions are preferred to start on 1 February 2021. The UFZ is looking forward to applications from highly motivated, creative, and independent candidates who enjoy working in interdisciplinary teams. Please submit your full application to a specific PhD project via the links provided above.

The closing date for applications is 30. November 2020 and the place of work is Lepzig, Germany.

The contact person for any questions you may have about the job is:

Prof. Dr. Jian Peng
Head of Department Remote Sensing