January 2018
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[Met-jobs] Open Professorship at the the University of Bern (Switzerland)

From Roger Brugge <>
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Date Thu, 18 Jan 2018 17:07:33 +0000

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Faculty of Science of the University of Bern Institute of Geography
The Institute of Geography (<>) at the Faculty of
Science of the University of Bern invites applications for the position of

Professorship in Hydrology (open rank)

The Institute of Geography of the University of Bern
<> invites applications for the position
of Professor of Hydrology (open rank from assistant professor
tenure-track to full profes- sor; level commensurate with achievements).
The Professor of Hydrology leads the research unit of hy- drology, one
of ten research units at the institute. The Institute of Geography has
an excellent reputation for teaching as well as for disciplinary and
interdisciplinary research in Physical Geography, Human Geog- raphy, and
Integrative Geography.

The successful candidate is expected to teach the entire disciplinary
range of hydrology at the undergrad- uate and graduate level (including
field courses and excursions). The research should focus on modelling or
theoretical studies and should be complemented by empirical studies
(field and/or laboratory based). It should address hydrological extremes
and/or water resources in the context of global change. The profes-
sorship addresses both fundamental and applied research. Collaboration
within the Institute, and other units of the University (e.g. Oeschger
Centre for Climate Change Research, Mobiliar Lab for Natural Risks) and
with international partners is strongly encouraged.
The position is advertised “open rank”. Depending on the candidate’s
profile and achievements it can be filled on levels ranging from tenure
track assistant professor to full professor (Extraordinariat or
Ordinari- at).

The application should include the completed questionnaire
(<>) and (compiled in ONE pdf) a
letter of motivation, a CV and list of publications, funding history,
previous teaching activities, a research plan (max. 2 pages) and
teaching philosophy (max. 2 pages). Applications from women are strongly
encouraged. The University of Bern supports job sharing. The starting
date for the position is 1 September 2019.

Applications should be submitted by 10 February 2018 as one PDF file to
<>, and should be addressed to the Faculty of
Science, University of Bern, Prof. Gilberto Colangelo, Dean, Sidler-
strasse 5, 3012 Bern, Switzerland. Questions about the position can be
directed to Prof. Heinz Veit,

Tel.+41 (0)31 631 88 75 Hallerstrasse 12 Fax +41 (0) 631 85 11
CH-3012 Bern

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