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[Met-jobs] Full Professor (W2) Position at RWTH Aachen University (Germany)

From "Roger Brugge" <>
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Date Wed, 19 Aug 2015 07:58:31 +0000

Forwarded from CLIMLIST...

Full Professor (W2) in Physical Geography and Climatology, Faculty of
Georesources and Materials Engineering, RWTH Aachen University, Germany

We are seeking qualified applicants for teaching and research in the
area of Physical Geography and Climatology. The starting date is summer
semester 2016. We expect recognized expertise in the field of Physical
Geography with a focus on Climatology. Experience should have been
proved in at least one of the following fields: urban climatology,
topoclimates, field experiments as well as data processing and analysis.
A methodological background in at least one of the following subjects is
required: Geographical Information Systems, remote sensing or
geostatistics. We welcome your interest in the vital issue of recent
climate change and its implications. Participation in interdisciplinary
research cooperation at the RWTH University is expected. Teaching tasks
comprise various courses in the Bachelor and Master programs offered at
the Division of Earth Sciences and Geography. Besides a climatology
focus, the broader field of Physical Geography needs to be covered
within the B.Sc. program Applied Geography. Further, we expect you to
participate in other integrated study programs at RWTH Aachen
University. A Ph.D. degree is required; additionally, Habilitation
(post‐doctoral lecturing qualification), an exemplary record of research
achievement as an assistant / an associate / a junior professor or
university researcher and/or an outstanding career outside academia are
highly desirable. Ability in and commitment to teaching are essential.

The application should include supporting documents regarding success in
teaching. German is not necessary to begin but will be expected as a
teaching language within the first 5 years. Longterm experience in
application‐oriented teaching is requested.

Please send a cover letter stating research aims and a CV to:

Dean of the Faculty of Georesources and Materials Engineering of RWTH
Prof. Dr. Wolfgang Bleck
52056 Aachen

You can also send your application via email to <>.
Please note, however, that communication via unencrypted e‐mail poses a
threat to confidentiality as it is potentially vulnerable to
unauthorized access by third parties. The deadline for applications is
October 9th, 2015.

This position is also available as part‐time employment per request.
RWTH Aachen University is certified as a family‐friendly university and
offers a dual career program for partner hiring. We particularly welcome
and encourage applications from women, disabled people and ethnic
minority groups, recognizing they are underrepresented across RWTH
Aachen University. The principles of fair and open competition apply and
appointments will be made on merit.

Prof. Dr. rer. nat. Christoph Schneider
Geographisches Institut / Department of Geography
RWTH Aachen University
Wüllnerstraße 5b
D-52056 Aachen
Deutschland / Germany

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