Job – Academic staff, thermal aquifer storage in Germany, KIT/ Germany

KIT Campus Sued, Karlsruhe, Germany (source: KIT)
Alexander Richter 19 Nov 2020

The Karlsruhe Institute of Technology has an open position for academic support on research on geothermal/ thermal aquifer storage in Germany.

The Institute for Applied Geosciences (AGW) of the Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT) is seeking applications for an academic support position (60%).

The aim of the research project is to quantify environmental impacts using life cycle analysis (LCA), risks (risk analysis) and / or the investigation of coupled processes in thermal aquifer storage with a focus on Germany. The research project is embedded in the Helmholtz “Geoenergy” program.

In this project, a demo project is currently also planned at KIT.

Personal qualification

You have a university degree in one of the fields of applied geosciences, hydrogeology, 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 assessments, risk analysis or modeling of coupled processes in the subsurface.

Contract duration

The position is limited to 3 years. The opportunity to do a doctorate is given.

Application deadline until December 11, 2020.

Technical contact person:

For technical information, please contact Prof. Dr. Philipp Blum, email:

Source: KIT