The Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Sciences, Kiel University, Germany.

The Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Sciences at Kiel University, Germany, invites applications for a new Professorship in Geoarchaeology and Environmental Hazards (W3) at the Institute for Ecosystem Research in the Section of Geography to be filled by 1st October 2020.

The new professorship will integrate and develop ecosystem and geoarchaeological concepts and methods. A focus will be placed on the quantitative reconstruction, analysis, and modelling of geomorphological, archaeo-sedimentological, and archaeo-pedological dynamics and long-term processes in cultural landscapes.

The position is a key professorship of the ROOTS Cluster of Excellence, which aims to analyze processes of past societies and their shaping by intense socio-environmental connectivities, predominantly in Eurasia. The position holder is expected to stimulate research, particularly in the Subcluster 'Socio-Environmental Hazards', which focuses on quantifying, modelling, and assessing the impact of past environmental hazards on human societies, and socio-cultural hazards on environmental changes from local to global scales in a diachronic perspective.

The position entails teaching obligations of the Institute for Ecosystem Research at undergraduate and graduate levels, including several international master study programs. The teaching language at the Bachelor level is German. Teaching duties are based on the latest State Regulations for Universities (LVVO) of the State of Schleswig-Holstein. Presently they comprise 9 hours per term week.

The position is opened with respect to Art. § 61 and § 63 Section 1 of the 'Higher Education Act' of the State of Schleswig-Holstein. General information can be found online. Further information on the position can be obtained from Prof. Ingmar Unkel (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.).

Kiel University wishes to increase the number of female scientists in faculty positions, and encourages applications from qualified women. Female applicants will be treated with priority if their qualifications and achievements are equal to those of male applicants.

Applications from scientists with disabilities will be treated with priority in case of equal qualifications. The university explicitly encourages candidates with a migration background to apply. Please refrain from submitting photographs.

Applications should include (1) cover letter, (2) CV (including certificates of academic degrees, list of publications, past and present funding and information on teaching experience), (3) statement of current and future research interests, (4) teaching concept together with private and academic mailing and e-mail-addresses and phone number.

Applications must be submitted by 25 November 2019 as a single pdf document (smaller than 20 MB) by e-mail (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.) and addressed to: The Dean, Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Sciences, Kiel University, D-24098 Kiel, Germany.


 

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