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University of Bayreuth
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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 in Soil Ecology (pay grade: W 3)

to commence 1 April 2018. This is a permanent civil service position.
Ecological and Environmental Research is a focus area of the University of Bayreuth. Soil ecology research shall address biogeochemical processes in regard to the interaction between soils, plants, and/or soil organisms and its impact on material turnover in terrestrial ecosystems. Experience in experimental laboratory and field research using stable isotopes would be desirable.
Teaching will cover all subjects related to general soil science and soil ecology in the study programs Geoökologie (B.Sc., M.Sc.), Geographie (B.Sc.) (in German), and in the international master programs Environmental Chemistry, Global Change Ecology, and Environmental Geography.
The readiness to collaborate with researchers in the Bayreuth Center for Ecological and Environmental Research (BayCEER) at the University of Bayreuth is expected.
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 30.11.2016. 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 dekanat.bcg@uni-bayreuth.de.

Closing date: 30.11.2016
Closing date: 30 November 2016 Published on academics.com on date 14 October 2016
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