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Professorship (W3) of Geomorphology
Published(1100 days ago)
Deadline for applications(1058 days ago)
University of BayreuthBayreuth
The University of Bayreuth is a research-oriented university with internationally competitive, interdisciplinary focus areas in research and teaching. The Faculty of Biology, Chemistry and Earth Sciences at the University of Bayreuth is currently seeking to appoint a
Professor (m/f) of Geomorphology
(pay grade: W 3)
to commence 1 October 2018. This is a permanent civil service position.
We are looking for candidates with a strong international reputation in process geomorphology. Beside fundamental research an applied research focus is desirable. In research and teaching, modern field and laboratory methods as well as modelling approaches are required.
The professor has teaching obligations mainly for the B.Sc. programs Geography and Geoecology, the M.Sc. program Geoökologie-Umweltnaturwissenschaften, and for the international M.Sc. programs Environmental Geography and Global Change Ecology. Of high importance is teaching in the programs for teacher education.
Ecology & Environmental Sciences and African Studies are focus areas of the University of Bayreuth. The successful candidate should show interest in interdisciplinary cooperation within the Bayreuth Center of Ecology and Environmental Research (Bay-CEER) and within the Institute of African Studies (IAS). The Palaeobotanical Foundation Rossmann is an organizational unit of the Professorship of Geomorphology.
Requirements for this position (in accordance with Article 7 and Article 10 para 3 BayHSchPG) are a university degree, a doctoral degree, a post-doctoral qualification to teach at a professorial level (Habilitation), and proven excellence in teaching. Evidence of equivalent scholarly achievement as a junior professor or in a non-university environment will also be considered. Only applicants who are 51 years of age or younger can be hired as civil servants (Article 10 para 3 BayHSchPG). The ability to teach in English is expected.
The University of Bayreuth seeks to increase the proportion of women involved in research and teaching (in accordance with Article 4 para 1 sentence 1 BayHSchG) and therefore particularly welcomes female applicants. All qualifications being equal, severely disabled applicants will be given priority. The University of Bayreuth strives to further increase the diversity of its academic staff. For this reason, scholars who can help make the research and teaching profile of the university more diverse are strongly encouraged to apply. Applicants with children are highly welcome. The University of Bayreuth has been certified as a "family-friendly university" and offers "dual career support" for career-oriented partners of highly qualified employees. In addition, an extended audit conducted by the German Rectors' Conference (HRK) returned a favorable review for the University of Bayreuth's commitment to internationalization.
Please send your cover letter and supporting documents (CV outlining your education and academic career, a list of publications, a list of courses taught, your certificates and diplomas, and a description of your research areas) to the Dean of the Faculty of Biology, Chemistry and Earth Sciences, 95440 Bayreuth, by 30 December 2016. Application documents cannot be returned to the applicant, and if unsuccessful, the files will be properly disposed of in accordance with data protection law. Please also submit an identical copy of your application as a single PDF file (up to 30 MB) to firstname.lastname@example.org.
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