In a joint appointment procedure of the University of Leipzig and the Leibniz Institute for Tropospheric Research e.V. (TROPOS)
W2-Professorship "Experimental Aerosol and Cloud Microphysics"
of the Faculty of Physics and Earth Sciences
associated with the location of the
Head of the department "Experimental Aerosol and Cloud Microphysics“ at TROPOS
to be filled by 01.02.2021 at the latest.
The Leibniz Institute for Tropospheric Reserach e.V. (TROPOS) is an institution of the Leibniz Association and part of the Leibniz
Association’s Environmental Sciences Section. It’s the institute’s mission to understand processes and trends in the tropospheric multiphase
system with special emphasis on the polluted troposphere. TROPOS offers excellent research infrastructure as well as an international and
renowned research environment in the fields of atmospheric physics and chemistry and the modelling of atmospheric processes.
We are looking for an internationally and scientifically recognized personality in the field of experimental aerosol and cloud microphysics.
The candidate has proven knowledge in the fields of physical characterization of aerosol and cloud particles as well as aerosol-cloud
interactions from fieldwork or laboratory studies.
The applicant practises innovative thinking and has a strong interest in the scientific development of the department. Further duties of the
new department head are the active acquisition of third-party funds and to maintain and expand cooperation with national and international
institutions. The candidate is experienced in the management of scientific and non-scientific personnel and exhibits a track record in
The candidate will cooperate with the other departments of TROPOS as well as with the Leipzig Institute for Meteorology with regard to
aerosol and cloud relevant teaching and research. In addition, the new department head will contribute to the national and international
activities of the "Aerosol, Clouds, and Trace gas Research InfraStructure" ACTRIS. A cooperation in the Transregio 172 "Arctic
Amplification" is desirable.
For further information please she attached file.
Leibniz-Institut für Troposphärenforschung
Tel.: 0341 27177161