Section Leader and University Professorship (Salary Scale W 2 NBesO) in Seismics, Gravimetry and Magnetics
Leibniz Institute for Applied Geophysics
Tectonics and Structural Geology (TS)
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
Section Leader (A 15 NBesO/E 15 TV-L)
conjoined with a
University Professorship (Salary Scale W 2 NBesO) in Seismics, Gravimetry and Magnetics
at the Faculty of Natural Sciences of the Leibniz Universität Hannover (LUH) starting at the earliest date possible.
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 leadership of the section Seismics, Gravimetry and Magnetics, with currently around 20 staff, the successful applicant will have the tasks to organize and coordinate the research projects of both institutions and take part in committees of LIAG and in the national and international societies of geosciences. In addition, the section leader will be obliged to teach at the Leibniz Universität Hannover for 28 hours per semester.
Applicants are expected to have extensive knowledge of and experience in the fields of seismics, gravimetry and magnetics as well as knowledge of applied geophysics. In addition, comprehensive knowledge and in-depth experience in at least one of the following work thematic research fields in the section: structural analysis and deformation modelling, geohazards, gravimetry and magnetics, seismic sources and measuring techniques is expected.
Mandatory requirements are a doctoral degree and habilitation or comparable achievements, didactic abilities, outstanding achievements in research and teaching in the area of seismics, gravimetry and magnetics, experience in the application and implementation of research projects as well as in interdisciplinary cooperation. Substantiated knowledge and experience should be documented by scientific achievements, in particular by publications.
The social skills of the applicants should be characterized by the ability and experience to guide and motivate staff members of scientific work groups, by an understanding of equality and diversity issues, and by skillful cooperation, communication and presentation. Furthermore, a basic understanding of administrative processes is required.
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 themselves 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.
Successful candidates who have reached the age of fifty by the time of appointment and who do not already have civil servant status will be given an employment contract.
Further information is available from the deputy director of LIAG, Dr. Thomas Wonik, at +49-(0)511-643-2301 or email@example.com.
Please submit your full application electronically and without a photo to firstname.lastname@example.org by January 5th, 2018.
Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz Universität Hannover
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