Urban Nexus

Job Vacancy // Student Assistant for Project Management Support in a Nexus Project at Technical University Munich/Germany

The advertised position serves to support current research projects, especially the project "Urban Water-Energy-Food Nexus", at the chair of Urban Water Management. The work includes aspects of project management, organizing workshops, coordination with international partners, and content work such as literature research.

  • Existing knowledge of processes of water treatment and geographic Information systems (GIS) are an advantage, but not a requirement. More important is the ability for precise and responsible work.
  • German mother tongue as well fluent English oral and written are required.
  • Due to the scientific claim the basic study should already be completed. In addition, the aim is to provide medium to long-term employment on the chair, so that preference is given to students at the beginning of the Masters. 
  • The working time will initially be 6h/week, preferably on a certain weekday.
  • Handicapped persons are given preference when equally qualified.
  • The TUM aims to increase the proportion of women. Qualified women will therefore especially invited to apply.

Application

Dr. Daphne Keilmann-Gondhalekar,

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