June 2012
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[Met-jobs] University Assistant with Doctorate / Assistant Professor at the Univ. of Graz/Wegener Center (Austria)

From "Roger Brugge" <>
To "" <>
Date Wed, 27 Jun 2012 08:48:15 +0000

Forwarded from CLIMLIST...

Imaginative, innovative, and international – with its 3,800 employees
and 30,000 students, the University of Graz provides an exciting and
varied work environment. Due to our research and teaching competence we
are a central institution for guaranteeing that Styria remains a
research and education location.

The Wegener Center for Climate and Global Change (<>) is
filling the position of a
University Assistant with Doctorate / Assistant Professor
(40 hours a week; fixed-term employment for the period of 6 years with
qualification agreement)

Job specification:
• collaboration in the Atmospheric Remote Sensing and Climate System
Research Group of the Wegener Center and team leader in the area of GPS
atmospheric sounding and climate
• independent and collaborative research and dedicated publication
activities in this area
• participation in teaching, by independent lecturing and in the
supervision of bachelor, master and doctoral theses in the areas of
atmosphere, climate and remote sensing
• participation in and partially lead of national and international
research projects
• participation in the self-administration in the Wegener Center and
other University entities

Professional qualifications:
• doctorate/Ph.D. in the natural sciences, preferably in the field of
geophysics or meteorology
• research experience in the area of GPS atmospheric sounding and global
climate analysis
• teaching experience in the area of atmosphere and climate physics and
remote sensing
• experience in funding acquisition and in leading internationally
integrated research projects
• experience as team leader, especially also in internationally composed
• fluency in English and experience in publishing papers in English

Personal profile:
• ability to perform independent research as well as to lead research teams
• responsible work style, ability to work under pressure, and distinct
problem solving skills
• strong dedication to scientific excellence and ability to also inspire
collaborators and students
• leadership and organizational competence and joy of working with
people in an internationally oriented environment

Salary level:
According to the salary scheme of the “Universitäten-Kollektivvertrag”
(wage agreement) in Austria: A2

Minimum salary:
The minimum salary according to the applicable salary scheme/ general
wage agreement is € 4004.70 gross salary per month (14 times per year).
Potentially higher salary depending on qualifications.
We offer you a job with a lot of responsibility and variety. You can
expect an enjoyable work climate, flexible work hours and numerous
possibilities for further education and personal development. Take
advantage of the chance to enter into a challenging work environment
full of team spirit and enthusiasm for your job.

The University of Graz seeks to increase its number of qualified female
scientists. Women are therefore particularly encouraged to apply.
*Application Deadline: July 11, 2012 Reference Number: MB/100/99 ex 2011/12*

If you are interested, please submit your application documents within
the stated deadline. Make sure to indicate the reference number on your
application and please send your CV, photo and relevant letters of
recommendation to:
Karl-Franzens-Universität Graz Personalressort Universitätsplatz 3 8010
Graz or by e-mail <>

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