Vacancy No. 1015/2024

Scientist / Post-Doc (f/m/d) Mineralogy

Mineral Physics or Applied Mineralogy, or Crystallography

Job description

We welcome your application if you would like to work in an inspiring environment and be part of our interdisciplinary working group (AGW - PetrophysicsStartseite ( We are seeking you as an exceptional scientist to enhance and expand our research activities in Mineralogy  and are looking for a scientist who enjoys collaborating with colleagues within the institute, at KIT and abroad. A wide range of experimental setups and a unique scientific environment to advance your research is provided.

The successful candidate will have a strong research background and a dedication to

  • teaching at both undergraduate and graduate levels. The teaching commitment will be 56 hours per year (4 SWS).
  •  Research in the field of mineralogy (Mineral Physics or Applied Mineralogy, or Crystallography). You will have the chance to join our research activities and the freedom to design and structure an own research agenda with own projects.
  • support our laboratory activities AGW - PetrophysicsResearch - Equipment ( and interdisciplinary research AGW - PetrophysicsResearch (
Personal qualification

You must have a Master Degree and a PhD, experience e.g. in Mineralogy, Mineral Physics, Crystallography, Material Sciences, or Physics.


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

Organizational unit

Institute of Applied Geosciences (AGW)

Starting date

as soon as possible

Contract duration

limited to 3 years

Application up to


Contact person in line-management

For further information, please contact Prof. Dr. Frank Schilling, e-mail:


Please apply online using the button below for this vacancy number 1015/2024 .
Personnel Support is provided by 

Ms Carrasco Sanchez
phone: +49 721 608-42016,

Kaiserstr. 12, 76131 Karlsruhe

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.