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Junior Professor (W1) of Data Assimilation in the Earth System
Published(905 days ago)
Deadline for applications(859 days ago)
University of HohenheimHohenheim
The Faculty of Natural Sciences invites applications for the position of a
Junior Professor (W1 with Tenure Track)
of Data Assimilation in the Earth System
at the Institute of Physics and Meteorology to be filled as soon as possible.
The successful candidate is expected to develop new methods for assimilating relevant observations of the
soil-vegetation-atmosphere system. The candidate is expected to possess excellent research qualifications in
data assimilation and in modeling on the convective scale. Expertise in remote sensing of the Earth system is
Teaching obligations comprise contributions to teaching mathematics and physics in the Bachelor’s and
Master’s programs of the Faculty of Natural Sciences. At the beginning, the teaching load will comprise four
contact hours per week and will be increased to six contact hours per week after a successful interim evaluation.
We expect the candidate to be able to carry out any teaching obligations in both German and English.
The requirements for an appointment are a completed university degree, pedagogical suitability and a doctorate
of outstanding quality.
The appointment will be a temporary civil service position for four years. After a positive interim evaluation, the
employment relationship will be extended for another two years. After six years, the applicant may be appointed
to a W3 position if the requirements described in the University’s quality assurance guidelines are met. The
appointment to a W3 position may be done without any additional call for applications and through a simplified
With equal qualifications, preference will be given to candidates with disabilities.
The University of Hohenheim seeks to increase the proportion of women in research and teaching, and strongly
encourages qualified female scientists to apply.
Please attach the following documents to your application: a statement of your future research interests, a
curriculum vitae, a documentation of academic achievements (copies), a list of publications, a list of third-party
funded projects, a teaching record, information on teaching evaluations as well as three key publications.