[CRYOLIST] "Groupleader position in Snowphysics available at SLF Davos, Switzerland"

jasmine.zimmermann at slf.ch jasmine.zimmermann at slf.ch
Thu Jul 19 05:23:27 PDT 2018

S  WSL Institute for Snow and Avalanche Research SLF
The WSL Institute for Snow and Avalanche Research SLF is part of the Swiss 
Federal Institute for Forest, Snow and Landscape Research WSL and thus of 
the ETH Domain. WSL focuses on the sustainable use and protection of 
landscapes and habitats, and a responsible approach to natural hazards. 
WSL employs approximately 500 people, of whom 140 work at SLF in Davos. 

The Research Unit Snow and Permafrost at SLF investigates cryospheric 
processes in snow and permafrost. The group Snowphysics investigates 
processes and develops methods to understand the complex depositional and 
metamorphic processes in the snow, with a focus on the physical 
properties. We wish to recruit a 

Groupleader Snowphysics (90%-100%)

As a researcher with an international reputation, you will manage and 
coordinate the research group including the cold lab, especially the 
micro-CT?s. You will lead and support the Snowphysics group across the 
merging of lab experiments, field work and numerical modeling. Initiating 
and coordinating research projects within the team are part of your 
responsibilities as well as following your own projects. Furthermore, you 
will procure third party funding for research projects and encourage 
cooperation with other research groups of WSL, other institutes and 
organizations at both national and international level.

You hold a PhD in natural sciences or related fields, a long-term 
experience of independent research and an excellent international record 
in snowphysics. You are experienced in managing and leading teams and 
interdisciplinary research projects, preferably in international 
organizations. You are an innovative and integrative personality with high 
negotiating skills and a good command of one of the Swiss national 
languages as well as English.

Please send your complete application to Jasmine Zimmermann, Human 
Resources WSL/ SLF. Martin Schneebeli, Tel. +41 (0)81 417 01 81, will be 
happy to answer further questions. Please upload the requested documents 
through our webpage. Applications via email will not be considered. The 
WSL strives to increase the proportion of women in its employment, which 
is why qualified women are particularly called upon to apply for this 

Application link:

WSL-Institut für Schnee- und Lawinenforschung SLF
Flüelastrasse 11, CH-7260 Davos Dorf, Telefon +41-81-417 01 11, Fax 
+41-81-417 01 10, www.slf.ch
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