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Assistant professor – tenure track in Geodynamics

Assistant professor – tenure track in Geodynamics

Innsbruck, Azerbaijan


Relevant division
Geodynamics (GD)

Full time



Required education

Application deadline
31 January 2019

11 January 2019

Job description

Core tasks: Autonomous research in Geodynamics, preferably with emphasis on mountain-building processes in relation to the regional geology of the Alps; scientific management of laboratories for: (1) low-temperature thermochronology (fission-track dating), and for (2) geophysically-supported structural analysis of rocks; autonomous conduct of teaching and audits; supervision of students including supervision of Bachelor theses; cooperation in execution of general duties relevant to research, teaching and administration; cooperation with partners from Applied Geology

Required qualification: Finalized study in the field of Geosciences with PhD; publications (beyond the PhD) in journals with peer review; experience in scientific lab management; experience in detailed structural geological mapping in mountain regions; expertise in the regional geology of the Alps; experience with teaching in both German and English; high sociability (teamwork and communication); experience with mobility; experience with the application process for research projects; presentation of a concept, each, on future research activities and on teaching

Here you find the full, legally binding call for application (in German) including the salary (job code GEO-10282):

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