PhD and Postdoc positions on Flood Resilience studies at LMU Munich

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Emlyn Yang

Dec 12, 2022, 3:24:56 AM12/12/22
Dear colleagues,

I would very much appreciate it if you could help distribute the job announcements:

PhD and Postdoc positions on Flood Resilience studies in the ERC funded project STORIES at LMU Munich

The Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität Munich (LMU) is one of the largest and most renowned universities in Germany. The Chair in Human Geography at the Department of Geography offers a PhD student position and a postdoctoral researcher position to support the research activities in the context of the European Research Council (ERC) project STORIES (ID: 101040939), led by Dr. Liang Emlyn Yang. This is a 5-year research project funded with 1.5M€ that will investigate the dynamic interactions of flood impacts and social resilience in the Mekong River basin. Based on the project, a small team will be established to do pioneering and impactful science on climate resilience.More about the project:

Job announcement
→ A Postdoc position up to 3 years on methodological development for modeling flood resilience mainly using Agent-Based Model and/or Social Network Analysis. Application deadline on January 08, 2023.

→ A PhD student position focusing on case studies of flood resilience at the Mekong upstream areas in Southwest China (The Tea-Horse Road region in Sichuan and Yunnan Province). Application deadline on January 08, 2023.

→ A PhD student position in historical geography, to investigate past social resilience to flood hazards and its changes over a long historical period by collecting and analyzing various documented archives. This position targets Chinese applicants. Application deadline on January 15, 2023.

For further information about the project or to discuss the positions please contact Dr. Liang Emlyn Yang by email (

With best wishes,
Dr. Liang Emlyn Yang (杨亮, 字也明)
Research Group of Human-Environment Relations
Department of Geography
Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München (LMU)
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