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Research Associate (f/m/d) (60%)
"Thermal aquifer storage in Germany"

Organizational unit

Institute of Applied Geosciences (AGW)

Job description

The aim of the research project is the quantification of environmental impacts using life cycle analysis (LCA), risks (risk analysis) and/or investigation of coupled processes in thermal aquifer storage with a focus on Germany. The research project is embedded in the Helmholtz program "Geoenergy". Currently, a demo facility is also planned at KIT as part of this project.

Starting date

zum nächstmöglichen Zeitpunkt/ as soon as possible

Personal qualification

You have a university degree in one of the following disciplines: Applied Geosciences, Hydrogeology, Environmental Engineering, Environmental Sciences, (Geo-)Physics or a comparable scientific degree and are interested in working in an international and interdisciplinary team. Ideally, you have experience in the field of geothermal storage technologies, life cycle assessment, risk analysis or modelling of coupled underground processes.


Salary category 13, depending on the fulfillment of professional and personal requirements.

Contract duration

This is a 3-year fixed-term position in the salary group TV-L E13. The possibility for undertaking a PhD degree is given.

Application up to


Contact person in line-management

For further information, please contact Prof. Dr. Philipp Blum, e-mail:

Please apply online using the button below for this vacancy number 1043.

Ausschreibungsnummer: 1043

We prefer to balance the number of employees (f/m/d). Therefore we kindly ask female applicants to apply for this job.
Recognized severely disabled persons will be preferred if they are equally qualified.


Personnel Support is provided by:
Ms Brückner
Phone: +49 721 608-42016,

Kaiserstr. 12, 76131 Karlsruhe