Position Available: Senior Scientist in Glaciology/Climatology - Graz University, Austria

Date: 
26 November 2019

Position Available
Senior Scientist in Glaciology/Climatology
Graz University
Graz, Austria

Application deadline: 4 December 2019

For more information, go to:
https://jobs.uni-graz.at/en/MB/198/99/5491

For questions, contact:
Jakob Abermann
Email: jakob.abermann [at] uni-graz.at


The Institute of Geography and Regional Science at Graz University invites applications for a Senior Scientist in glaciology and/or climatology. This full-time position, with fixed-term employment for the period of six years with an objective agreement, will be located in Graz, Austria.

Duties include:

  • Independent research and publication activities in the field of climatology, hydrology, and/or glaciology with a focus on mountain or polar regions;
  • Coordination of international research at Sermilik Station (Greenland) in cooperation with Danish partners;
  • Contributing to the acquisition and management of third-party funded projects;
  • Teaching in the field of climatology, hydrology, and/or glaciology;
  • Supervision of academic theses in the field of climatology, hydrology, and glaciology;
  • Personal involvement in the university self-administration; and
  • Collaboration in the research group CC-MoRe - Climate Change in Mountain Regions, in the University’s Field of Excellence "Climate Change Graz," as well as the Austrian Polar Research Institute (APRI).

Qualifications include:

  • Doctoral degree (PhD) with focus on mountain climatology or glaciology;
  • Successful research track in mountain or polar climatology, hydrology, and/or glaciology, and interest in working at the cryosphere-climate interface;
  • Internationally relevant publication and lecturing record;
  • Proven experience in self-responsible field work in high mountains or polar regions;
  • Experience in the acquisition and implementation of third-party funded projects;
  • Teaching experience in climatology, hydrology, and/or glaciology;
  • Strong command of English (knowledge of the German language is not required, but the successful candidate must demonstrate a willingness to become proficient in the language at the level of teaching in the Bachelor’s of Science program);
  • Ability to work independently and self-reliantly in remote areas (high mountains, Arctic);
  • Strong organizational skills;
  • Communication and team skills;
  • Desire to teach and supervise students; and
  • Several years of post-doc experience is desirable.

Application deadline: 4 December 2019

For more information, including application information, go to:
https://jobs.uni-graz.at/en/MB/198/99/5491

For questions, contact:
Jakob Abermann
Email: jakob.abermann [at] uni-graz.at