Master’s and PhD Opportunities

The Dresden Leibniz Graduate School (DLGS)
Call for applications 2021

Glowing cities: Heat and drought in urban contexts 

The Dresden Leibniz Graduate School (DLGS) offers PhD scholarships for young scientists interested in research in the field of spatial sustainability science. The deadline for applications to the call is 15th September, 2020. The program starts on 1st March 2021. The current call topic focuses on the priority challenge of heat and drought in urban context. The graduate school is looking for research proposals that confront this high priority challenge and explore its implications theoretically and/or empirically, aiming to support novel and potentially ground breaking theoretical developments, approaches or solutions for transformative change that can limit urban drivers for heat and drought, and foster resilience to them.

Application Deadline: August 14th 2020

Two project employees without doctorate (40 hours a week, temporary employment for 3 years, position to be filled as of September 2020)

  • Full-time PhD-position that focuses on data-driven sustainability assessment of a vehicle traction battery. To the announcement
  • Full-time PhD-position that deals with the determination of a lifecycle sustainability optimum of an automotive component. To the announcement

Application procedure If you are interested in this position, please submit your application documents (motivation letter, CV, certificates,…) before the application deadline to: Please combine all documents in a single file and enter "CD-PhD-02" as subject in your email. For further questions please contact Prof. Dr. Rupert Baumgartner (Institute of Systems Sciences, Innovation and Sustainability Research) at +43 316 380 3237.