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Inhaltsbereich Job Vacancy No. 30/2/10 D The Helmholtz Centre Potsdam GFZ German Research Centre for Geosciences is the national Research Centre for Geosciences in Germany and a member of the Helmholtz Association. The department 2 “Physics of the Earth

The successful candidate will integrate the geomagnetic modeling group in Section 2.3 and collaborate with German Aerospace Center (DLR), Institute of Planetary Research, Berlin. He/She will have access to the most recent CHAMP satellite data set and Mars Global Surveyor (MGS) data. His/Her work will focus first on developing new tools and techniques for analyzing satellite data in order to improve Earth’s magnetic field models of the lithosphere. In a second step he/she will apply these tools to study the Martian magnetic field.

Derive magnetic field models of Earth and Mars lithospheres from satellite data.

The applicant should have a PhD in geophysics or related fields. A strong background in applied mathematics would be preferable. Candidates with PhD in applied mathematics are also welcome.