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Full Professorship (W2) in Physical Geography and Climatolog
Published(594 days ago)
Deadline for applications(558 days ago)
RWTH Aachen UniversityAachen
Please send a cover letter stating
research aims and a CV to:
Dekan of the Faculty of
Georesources and Materials
Engineering, RWTH Aachen
University, Prof. Dr. Axel
Preusse, 52056 Aachen,
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e-mail poses a threat to confidentiality
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The deadline for applications is
This position is also available as
part-time employment per request.
RWTH Aachen University is certified
as a family-friendly university
and offers a dual career program
for partner hiring. We particularly
welcome and encourage applications
from women, disabled people
and ethnic minority groups,
recognizing they are underrepresented
across RWTH Aachen
University. The principles of fair
and open competition apply and
appointments will be made on
Full Professor (W2)
in Physical Geography and Climatology Faculty of Georessources and Materials
We are seeking qualified applicants for teaching and research
in the area of Physical Geography and Climatology. The starting
date is at the earliest possible date. We expect recognized expertise
in the field of of Physical Geography with a focus on Climatology.
Experience should have been proved in at least one
of the following fields: urban climatology, topoclimates, field experiments
as well as data processing periments and analysis. A methodological
background in at least one of the following subjects is required:
Geographical Information Systems, remote sensing or
geostatistics. We welcome your interest in the vital issue of
recent climate change and its implications. Participation in interdisciplinary
research cooperation at the RWTH University is expected.
Teaching tasks comprise various courses in the Bachelor
and Master programs offered at the Division of Earth Sciences
and Geography. Besides a climatology focus, the broader
field of Physical Geography needs to be covered within the
B.Sc. program Applied Geography. Further, we expect you to
participate in other integrated study programs at RWTH Aachen
A Ph.D. degree is required; additionally, Habilitation (postdoctoral
lecturing qualification), an exemplary record of research
achievement as an assistant / an associate / a junior
professor or university researcher and/or an outstanding career
outside academia are highly desirable. Ability in and commitment
to teaching are essential. The application should include
supporting documents regarding success in teaching. German
is not necessary to begin but will be expected as a teaching language
within the first 5 years.
Longterm experience in application-oriented teaching is
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