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Leib­niz-Zen­trum für Agrar­land­schafts­for­schung e.V. - HR

Natio­nal und Inter­na­tio­nal agie­ren­des For­schungs­zen­trum in der öko­lo­gisch, öko­no­misch und sozial nach­hal­tig in der Land­wirt­schaft der Zukunft zu for­schen

Research Asso­ci­ate (M/F/D) for Agroe­cosys­tem Mod­el­ling

Work­ing field:

We offer – sub­ject to fund­ing approval – a full (100%) pos­i­tion for 12 months in Müncheberg for a

Research Asso­ci­ate (M/F/D) for Agroe­cosys­tem Mod­el­ling

Your tasks:
  • Set up and run an agro-eco­sys­tem model on a high per­form­ance com­puter to sim­u­late agri­cul­tural yields under cli­mate change.
  • Test­ing the model at dif­fer­ent spa­tial scales
  • Eval­u­ate the sim­u­la­tion res­ults
  • Pre­par­ing a report on the res­ults


Your qual­i­fic­a­tion:
  • Mas­ter's degree in agri­cul­tural, envir­on­mental or earth sci­ences
  • Train­ing in geo-data ana­lysis and mul­tivari­ate stat­ist­ics
  • Good pro­gram­ming skills in Python
  • First exper­i­ence with sim­u­la­tion mod­els is an advant­age
  • Very good writ­ten and spoken Eng­lish
  • Good team work skills and will­ing­ness to col­lab­or­ate across dis­cip­lines

What we of­fer:

We offer:
  • An inter­dis­cip­lin­ary work­ing envir­on­ment that pro­motes inde­pend­ent action and inde­pend­ent work
  • Pay scale accord­ing to the col­lect­ive agree­ment of the fed­eral states (TV-L) 13 (100%) (includ­ing annual bonus pay­ment)
  • A col­legial and open-minded work­ing atmo­sphere in a dynamic research insti­tu­tion

How to ap­ply:

Women are expressly invited to apply. Applic­a­tions from severely dis­abled per­sons will be given pref­er­ence in the case of equal suit­ab­il­ity. Please send your applic­a­tion with the usual doc­u­ments, in par­tic­u­lar cur­riculum vitae, proof of qual­i­fic­a­tions and ref­er­ences, prefer­ably by e-mail (one PDF doc­u­ment, max. 5 MB; packed PDF doc­u­ments, archive files such as zip, rar, etc., MS Word doc­u­ments can­not be pro­cessed and there­fore can­not be con­sidered!) quot­ing the ref­er­ence num­ber 01-2021 by 31. Januar 2021 an:
If you have any ques­tions, please con­tact: Prof. Dr. Claas Nendel, Tel. 033432/82-355 (
For reas­ons of cost, applic­a­tion doc­u­ments or extens­ive pub­lic­a­tions can only be returned if a suf­fi­ciently stamped return envel­ope is enclosed.
If you apply, we col­lect and pro­cess your per­sonal data in accord­ance with Art­icles 5 and 6 of the EU-DSGVO only for the pur­pose of pro­cessing your applic­a­tion and for pur­poses arising from pos­sible future employ­ment at ZALF. Your data will be deleted after six months.
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