Efficient  catch crop cultivation for the improvement of climate, water and soil protection in agriculture (EffiZwisch 2.0) – Hochschule Rhein-waal 2018


The Rhein-Waal University of Applied Sciences in Kleve and Kamp-Lintfort offers you an innovative and international environment, combined with high-quality teaching in interdisciplinary Bachelor’s and Master’s degree programs, most of which are taught in English. She has strong research in technical, scientific and social science disciplines. More than 7,000 students have already opted for Rhein-Waal University of Applied Sciences.

The scenic region of Lower Rhine is located in the immediate vicinity of the economic center Rhine-Ruhr and the Netherlands, but at the same time in the center of Europe, whereby the university locations can be easily reached via the three airports Amsterdam / Schiphol, Dusseldorf Airport and Weeze from all over the world.

The University has to occupy the following position in the Faculty of Life Sciences at Campus Kleve on 01.03.2019:

Research Associate for the project 
catch crop cultivation for the improvement of climate, water and soil protection in agriculture (EffiZwisch 2.0)”

EC 13 TV-L, limited to 3 years (subject to the project approval) acc. § 2 Abs. 2 (WissZeitVG) part-time with 50 v. H. the average regular weekly working time of a full-time equivalent full-time worker

Code 09 / F2 / 18


  • Planning, organization and execution of field, vessel and laboratory experiments on the influence of catch crops and catch crops on humus structure, nitrogen dynamics and soil structure
  • Analysis of soil and plant material
  • Soil microbiological investigations
  • Result analysis and statistical analyzes
  • Documentation, presentation and publication of results obtained in scientific and practical journals, at conferences and field days
  • The possibility of cooperative promotion is given


  • Completed academic studies (master or diploma) in biology, agricultural or environmental sciences or equivalent education
  • Knowledge and experience in the field of soil and / or plant analysis and laboratory work
  • A clear, committed and goal-oriented way of working
  • Excellent communication skills, also in English (usually C1 level)
  • Teamwork and independence
  • Commitment and motivation
  • Knowledge of standard software and statistics

If you have any questions, please contact florian.wichern@hsrw.eu .

The University of Applied Sciences Rhein-Waal promotes the professional development of women. Applications from women are therefore expressly welcome. In areas where women are under-represented, they are given preferential treatment in the same aptitude, aptitude and professional capacity as the Land Equality Act, provided that no reasons prevail in the person of a competitor.

In case of equal suitability, applications of suitably severely handicapped persons as well as equal employees within the meaning of § 2 Abs. 3 SGB ​​IX are preferred.

Please apply under https://www.hochschule-rhein-waal.de/de/jobs

We look forward to receiving your application!

Application deadline: 01.11.2018

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