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[Met-jobs] University Professor Position with the Wegener Center for Climate and Global Change at the Univ. of Graz (Austria)

From "Roger Brugge" <>
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Date Mon, 15 Dec 2014 10:15:57 +0000

Forwarded from CLIMLIST...

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 looking for a
University Assistant with doctorate/Assistant Professor

(40 hours a week; fixed-term employment for the period of 6 years with
an optional tenure track; position to be filled as of now)

Career objective: Promotion to the rank of an Associate Professor;
permanent employment.
Job specification

- Leading participation in Wegener Center research, especially in
management and further development of the "Regional and Local Climate
Modeling and Analysis Research Group"
- Independent and collaborative research and dedicated publication
activities in this area
- Participation in and lead of national and international research
projects as well as development and continuation of international
research cooperation
- Participation in teaching, by independent lecturing and in the
supervision of bachelor, master and doctoral theses in the areas of
atmosphere, climate, and environmental physics
- Participation in the self-administration of the University and in
tasks at institute level

Professional qualifications

- Doctorate/Ph.D. in the natural sciences, preferably in
climate-/geophysics or meteorology
- Research experience in the area of climate modelling and climate
processes, especially experience in dynamical and statistical methods in
climate modelling
- Preparedness to contribute to teaching in the area atmosphere,
climate, environmental physics
- Experience in funding acquisition, especially of internationally
integrated projects (advantage) (desirable)
- Experience as team leader, especially also with internationally
composed teams (advantage) (desirable)
- 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 scheme of the Universitäten-KV (University Collective Agreement):
B1 (without qualificational agreement) or A2 (with qualificational
Minimum salary

The minimum salary as stated in the collective agreement and according
to the classification scheme is EUR 3’483.30 gross/month (without
qualificational agreement) or EUR 4’119.40 gross/month (with
qualificational agreement).

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 and
interdisciplinary work environment full of team spirit and enthusiasm
for your job.

Application Deadline: January 30th 2015
Reference Number: MB/15/99 ex 2014/15

The University of Graz strives to increase the proportion of women in
particular in management and faculty positions and therefore encourages
qualified women to apply.

Especially with regard to academic staff, we welcome applications from
persons with disabilities who meet the requirements of the advertised

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 and photo to:


Karl-Franzens-Universität Graz
Universitätsplatz 3
8010 Graz
For further information please contact Dr. Heimo Truhetz (Tel.: 43 (0)
316/380 - 8442, E-Mail

Thank your for your attention!

Sabine Tschuertz
| Wegener Center for Climate and Global Change
| University of Graz (WegCenter/UniGraz)
| Brandhofgasse 5, A-8010 Graz, Austria
| Phone: +43-316-380-8429
| Fax: +43-316-380-9830




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