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Scientific Director and University Professorship (Salary Scale W 3 NBesO) in Applied Geophysics

Job summary
Job summary
Sector Academic
Relevant divisions Earth Magnetism & Rock Physics (EMRP)
Energy, Resources and the Environment (ERE)
Seismology (SM)
Type Full time
Level Experienced
Employer Leibniz Institute for Applied Geophysics
Location Hannover, Germany
Salary Salary Scale W 3 NBesO
Required education PhD
Application deadline 5 January 2018
Posted 21 November 2017
Job description

The Leibniz Institute for Applied Geophysics (LIAG) and the Leibniz Universität Hannover (LUH) invite applications for a joint appointment, according to the Thüringer Modell, for the position of

Scientific Director

The position is initially for a period of five years with the option for extension, and is conjoined with a

University Professorship (Salary Scale W 3 NBesO) in Applied Geophysics

also limited to a period of five years at the Faculty of Natural Sciences of the Leibniz Universität Hannover (LUH) starting at the earliest date possible. A civil servant status is excluded.
The Leibniz Institute of Applied Geophysics is a member of the renowned Leibniz Association and enjoys an excellent reputation, both nationally and internationally. The Institute is integrated into the GEOZENTRUM Hannover and a number of networks and hence offers a very versatile work environment.
Along with the position of director of LIAG, with currently around 90 staff, the successful applicant will have the tasks to culture scientific development within the institute, to initiate, coordinate and manage scientific research, to maintain and develop national and international scientific contacts and cooperation, and to prepare the Institute for evaluation by the Leibniz Association. In addition, the director will be obliged to teach applied geophysics at the Leibniz Universität Hannover for 28 hours per semester.
Mandatory requirements are a doctoral degree and habilitation or comparable achievements in one of the institute’s main subject areas, experience in the management of scientific working groups with personnel responsibility, experience in teaching applied geophysics, proven and successful application of third-party funding and an outstanding integration in national and international scientific networks for strengthening the interdisciplinary cooperation of LIAG and LUH.
We are looking for candidates with excellent leadership qualities, strong skills in the areas of cooperation, communication and presentation, the capacity to make decisions, and an understanding of equality and diversity issues. Advantageous is experience in non-university research organizations, in particular in the Leibniz Association.
Conditions of appointment are in accordance with § 25, Niedersachsen Higher Education Act (NHG).
Part-time employment can be arranged on request.
As an equal opportunities employer, Leibniz Universität Hannover and LIAG have set itself the strategic aim of significantly increasing the proportion of women. Female scientists are therefore particularly encouraged to apply. Applications from abroad are especially welcome. Equally qualified candidates with disabilities will be given preference. Our personnel selection takes parental leave into consideration, thus please note this in your CV.
In its mission statement, Leibniz Universität Hannover attaches great importance to the international orientation of teaching and research. At the same time, it places major value on the intensive guidance and support of its students and on the university’s close ties to the region and to Niedersachsen. Its professors are thus expected to take up residence in the Region of Hannover.
Further information is available from the Chairman of the LIAG`s Board of Governors, Norbert Conrad, at +49-(0)511-120-5657 or norbert.conrad@mw.niedersachsen.de.
Please submit your full application electronically and without a photo to berufungen@nat.uni-hannover.de by January 5th, 2018.

Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz Universität Hannover
Dekan der Naturwissenschaftlichen Fakultät
Appelstraße 11A
30167 Hannover
http://www.uni-hannover.de/jobs

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