[CRYOLIST] Job Opening I - Humboldt University Berlin

Christoph Schneider c.schneider at geo.hu-berlin.de
Tue Aug 25 04:00:07 PDT 2015

Dear Cryolisters,

The Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Sciences, Department of Geography 
at Humboldt University Berlin invites applications for a scientist (75% 
position, temporary for 3 years) from October 1st, 2015. Salary is 
according to German state wage agreement for scientific staff (E13 TV-L 
HU). After all social security and tax deductions annual net salary 
ranges between 20.000 and 24.000 EUR depending on social status. The 
working contract can eventually be extended.

The successful applicant’s task is to theoretically and experimentally 
further develop the COupled Snow and Ice energy and MAss balance model 
(“COSIMA”) and to apply it in scientific and international contexts of 
cryospheric sciences. We expect that the candidate aims at scientific 
qualification in the named field of science. The position includes a 
teaching obligation of 3 hours per week during each winter and summer 
term’s lecturing period and further contribution to the overall 
assignments of the working group.

Applicants must hold a master degree in Geography or neighboring fields 
with core area in either physical geography, environmental sciences, 
meteorology, physics, mathematics, computer sciences or similar fields. 
Experience with at least one programming language and excellent mastery 
of English in both written and oral form are required. Sufficient 
knowledge of German language and experience in alpine glaciated 
landscapes are advantageous. The position is suitable either for a 
post-graduate with the intention of working on a dissertation thesis or 
a postdoc aiming at habilitation.

Closing date for applications is September 15th, 2015. With your 
application for job offer No AN/153/15 please provide a motivation 
letter, curriculum vitae, copies of certificates and documents as well 
as information on any teaching experience, scientific publications and 
name two referees. Please send your application to Prof. Dr. Christoph 
Schneider, Unter den Linden 6, D-10099 Berlin, Germany or email it as a 
PDF attachment to c.schneider at geo.hu-berlin.de.

HU is seeking to increase the proportion of women in research and 
teaching, and  specifically encourages qualified applications from 
female candidates. Severely disabled applicants with equivalent 
qualifications will be given preferential consideration. Since we will 
not return your documents, please submit copies in the application.
Please visit our website www.hu-berlin.de/stellenangebote, which gives 
you access to the legally binding German version.

My best wishes

Prof. Dr. Christoph Schneider
Geographisches Institut / Department of Geography

Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin
Unter den Linden 6
D-10099 Berlin

Tel.     +49 30 2093 9411
Email    c.schneider at geo.hu-berlin.de

Gebäudeadresse / Building Adress:
Rudower Chaussee 16
12489 Berlin-Adlershof


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