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[Met-jobs] Professorship Regional Climate & Weather Hazards at Karlsruhe Institute of Technology

From "Knippertz, Peter (IMK)" <>
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Date Wed, 12 Aug 2015 07:23:12 +0000

In Division IV – Natural and Built Environment – the Department of Physics at Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT) invites applications for the position of a

Full Professor (W3) of Meteorology (Regional Climate and Weather Hazards)
AXA Research Fund Chair

at the Institute of Meteorology and Climate Research (IMK-TRO, Starting date is as soon as possible.

We are looking for an outstanding scientist working in the area of extreme weather events focusing on physical processes and climate change aspects in Europe. Extensive infrastructure for field observations and modelling of weather and climate is available at the Institute of Meteorology and Climate Research. The appointed professor is expected to strengthen and expand existing and future collaborative research efforts and to interact with the insurance industry. 

Teaching duties include lecture courses covering Basic and Advanced Meteorology at the undergraduate and graduate levels. Applicants will have a habilitation or equivalent academic qualification. The appointed professor is expected to teach in German within a reasonable time. 

KIT aims to increase the number of female professors and especially welcomes applications from women. Applicants with disabilities with equal qualifications will be preferred.

Since 2010, the KIT is certified as a family-friendly university.

Applications with the usual resume (including a summary of teaching experience, a research plan and the five most important publications), should be sent by September 25th, 2015 to: KIT-Dekan der KIT-Fakultät für Physik, Karlsruher Institut für Technologie (KIT), 76128 Karlsruhe, Germany, preferably via e-mail to

Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT) is a public corporation pursuing the tasks of a State University of Baden-Wuerttemberg and of a national research center of the Helmholtz Association. The KIT mission combines the three strategic lines of activity of research, higher education, and innovation.

Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT)
Institute for Meteorology and Climate Research (IMK)

Prof. Dr. Peter Knippertz
Professor of Meteorology

P.O. Box 6980
76049 Karlsruhe, Germany

Phone: +49 721 608-43565
Mobile: +49 162 8460512
Fax: +49 721 608-46102


KIT – University of the State of Baden-Wuerttemberg and
National Research Center of the Helmholtz Association

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