Thursday, 16 August 2012

Vacancy: Professorship in Atmospheric Physics, Kühlungsborn

The Leibniz Institute of Atmospheric Physics in Kühlungborn (IAP) and the Rostock University invite applications for the position of a Professor of Experimental Atmospheric Physics.

The candidate's research activities should focus on experimental investigations of the Earth’s atmosphere by means of radars and sounding rockets from the ground to the lower thermosphere. He will lead the division 'Radar Soundings and Sounding Rockets' at the IAP and is expected to co-operate with the two other divisions of theoretical and experimental atmospheric research (see for more details). The candidate should have experience in leading a team of scientists and in applying for research funds. The professorship is assigned to the Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Sciences at the Rostock University. The candidate is expected to take part in the training and lecturing programme of the faculty, including the supervision of post-graduate and doctoral students.

Candidates should have an excellent scientific standing and an international reputation in their research field. They should have a professional degree (PhD and habilitation, or equivalent qualification). The position is subject to the conditions of employment of the State of Mecklenburg-Vorpommern (LHG- MV §58 and §61). The salary is according to TVL-MW (salary class 15). Applications of female candidates are encouraged. In case of equal qualification, handicapped candidates are given preference.

Applications including a curriculum vitae, a list of publications, reprints of five important publications, documentation on previous research/teaching ex- perience, and a description of future research plans should be submitted by 17th September 2012, to Leibniz Institute of Atmospheric Physics, c/o Professor Dr Franz-Josef Lübken (Email: luebken -at- iap-kborn -dot- de), Schloss-Str. 6, 18225 Kühlungsborn, Germany.

Deadline for applications: 17th September 2012.

Text: Franz-Josef Lübken; Photo: Gerd Baumgarten, both at IAP Kühlungsborn, Germany.

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