[CRYOLIST] Job Opening II - Humboldt University Berlin

Christoph Schneider c.schneider at geo.hu-berlin.de
Tue Aug 25 04:25:19 PDT 2015

Dear Cryolisters,

not merely for someone from the cryospheric sciences but might be for 
someone with an interest in snow and ice:

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 advance mesoscale modelling and 
downscaling of atmospheric fields for applications in geography both in 
urban climates and other complex terrains in scientific and 
international contexts. 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, computer sciences, 
meteorology, physics, mathematics, environmental sciences or similar 
fields. Experience with programming languages and excellent mastery of 
English in both written and oral form are a prerequisite. Sufficient 
knowledge of German language and experience in experimental work in 
urban - or topo climatology 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 for job offer No AN/154/15 No 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
D-12489 Berlin-Adlershof


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