Job Offers for Professorships and Junior Professorships at Freie Universität ...
Job Offers for Professorships and Junior Professorships at Freie Universität Berlin
Junior Professorship in Cosmogenic Nuclides (W 1)
The successful applicant will assume research and teaching responsibilities at Freie Universität Berlin and conduct research at the GFZ.
Appointment requirements are governed by article 102a of the Berlin Higher Education Act (Berliner Hochschulgesetz).
The successful candidate will have a proven record of university teaching, research and publication at the highest level, preferably with a strong international component. Areas of research expertise should include geomorphology, the innovative use of cosmogenic nuclide methods, sample preparation, collaboration with accelerator mass spectrometry laboratories and the calculation of relevant nuclide production rates. The appointee should be familiar with grant-sponsored research.
The research focus of the appointee shall be on determining and interpreting the rates of the Earth surface processes, especially of weathering and erosion rates. The applicant will also be responsible for conducting graduate and undergraduate courses at the Department of Earth Sciences with a teaching load of two 2-hour courses per semester and participate in the acquisition of external funding and collaboration. She or he will be responsible for maintaining the cosmogenic nuclide laboratories at section 3.4 (Earth Surface Geochemistry) at GFZ Potsdam, advise and teach young scholars and actively engage in projects and in Geo.X.
The Geo.X platform coordinates the research, education, infrastructure, and promotion of young scholars in Earth Sciences in the Region of Berlin and Potsdam. Ample opportunities exist for collaboration as Freie Universität Berlin and GFZ are partners at Geo.X. Further information is available from Prof. Friedhelm von Blanckenburg (firstname.lastname@example.org).
The junior professor will be appointed as a civil servant for an initial duration of three years. Provided that her or his performance is thereafter evaluated positively, employment may be extended for three more years.
Applications quoting the referenceKosmogene Nuklide should include a CV, copies of all certificates of academic qualification, a list of publications, evidence of educational competence (such as courses previously taught) as well as involvement in ongoing and future research endeavors, joint research projects, and externally funded projects.
All materials must be received no later than January 8 th,2014 at
Freie Universität Berlin Fachbereich Geowissenschaften Dekanat Frau Herm Malteserstraße 74-100 Haus A 12249 Berlin (Lankwitz) Germany