The Institute of Hydrology and Water Resources Management at the Faculty of Civil Engineering and Geodetic Science invites applications for a PhD Position (m/f/d) “Projection of ground water levels for Lower Saxony” (Salary Scale 13 TV-L, 100 %) starting as soon as possible. The position is limited to two years, with a possible extension.

Required tasks

The position is to be filled within an integrated project on “Estimation of climate induced change of ground water levels in Lower Saxony”. The subproject of the Leibniz University Hannover is dealing with the development and application of statistical methods for the projection of climate induced change of future ground water levels.

Employment conditions

The applicant must hold a master degree in hydrology, civil engineering with specialization in water sciences, meteorology or equivalent. We expect above-average marks. Wanted is a person with scientific capabilities, who is working methods-oriented and has sufficient knowledge in both Hydrology and Statistics. Computer programming and skills are mandatory. Also, good proficiency in German and English languages is required. In addition, candidates are expected to write a doctorate.

Part-time employment can be arranged on request, as long as the offered workplace is covered in full extend.

As an equal opportunities employer, Leibniz University Hannover intends to promote women and men. For this reason, suitably qualified women are specifically invited to apply.

Preference will be given to equally qualified applicants with disabilities.

Please submit your full application by 09.09.2020 in electronic form to


or via postal mail to:

Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz Universität Hannover
Institut für Hydrologie und Wasserwirtschaft
Appelstr. 9a
30167 Hannover

Further information is available from the Head of the Institute Prof. Uwe Haberlandt
(Phone: +49 511 762-2287, Email: ).

Information on the collection of personal data according to article 13 GDPR can be found at

Apply By: 9 September 2020