Professorship for Geography of Water Resources, University of Augsburg/Germany, Invitation for Applications
Professorship for Geography of Water Resources, University of Augsburg/Germany, Invitation for ApplicationsThe Institute of Geography of the Faculty of Applied Computer Sciences of the University of Augsburg invites applications for a life-time position as a
Professor (W2) for Geography of Water Resources
beginning October 1st, 2012.
The holder of the position should have an international research reputation in the fields of balance, availability and use of water resources under changing environmental conditions. The successful candidate should contribute to an enhancement of the thematic column “Hydrology” being represented by the University of Augsburg within the framework of the Environmental Research Station UFS Schneefernerhaus. Furthermore, the holder of the position is expected to take part in the Environment Science Center WZU at the University and in other scientific networks.
Teaching duties comprise 12 academic hours per week during semester times, related to all study programs in Geography with special emphasis on the new master programs in Climate and Environmental Sciences as well as in Geography. Additionally, a participation in the academic self-administration is expected.
The successful candidate will have a university degree and relevant pedagogical experience, hold a doctorate, and have a strong research record that includes post-doctoral work (Habilitation) or equivalent academic achievements, e.g. research conducted as part of a successful assistant professorship. As this position is afforded civil servant status, applicants cannot be older than the age of 52 at the beginning of employment. Exceptions from this age limit are only possible in exigent cases (Art. 10 Par. 3 Clause 2 Bayrisches Hochschulpersonalgesetz).
The University aims to increase the number of women in research and teaching and therefore strongly encourages female researchers to apply. Preference will be given to disabled applicants in the case of equal qualifications.
Applications with supporting information (CV, research track record, certificates, list of publications, list of teaching courses, list of externally funded projects, plans for teaching and research in Augsburg) should be submitted by
June the 25th, 2012
to: Dekan der Fakultät für Angewandte Informatik der Universität Augsburg,
Universitätsstraße 2, D - 86135 Augsburg, Germany.