University professor of meteorology

Applications are invited for a full-time tenure or tenure-track (depending on the experience) appointment at the Department of Physics at the Faculty of Mathematics and Physics of the University of Ljubljana.

Our department wishes to recruit a meteorologist/atmospheric scientist. We are seeking an inspired candidate with a proven international scientific reputation and capabilities to develop a successful research program. We particularly welcome scientists with a broad spectrum of expertise of dynamical meteorology and numerical weather prediction and modelling.

The appointment includes research and teaching at bachelor, master and postgraduate level as well as supervising master and doctoral theses. The selected candidate is expected to develop original research at the highest international level, to be able to coordinate a research group, to secure external (national or international - EU) funding, to have good pedagogical skills for teaching and the ability to initiate communication and outreach programs for the Faculty. The Faculty expects the successful candidate to acquire, within three years, proficiency in Slovenian language sufficient for teaching.

We offer financial, technical and administrative support to initiate the research. The employment is available from October 1, 2019 onwards. More detailed information about the position and the requirements is available at:

Information about the meteorology group and the faculty is available at and

Applications should include:

  • Cover letter
  • CV together with a full list of publications
  • up to ten scientific achievements, submitted together with a short introduction highlighting the relevance to the position profile.
  • Two-page outline of your relevant research and plans for research activity in the position (research statement)
  • Copy of highest degrees/diploma
  • List of referees who can later be contacted directly by the selection committee. Recommendation letters are not requested for now
  • other relevant documentation.

As an applicant you will be assessed by an expert selection committee and if this committee finds your application interesting, you will be invited to the interview.

Applications should be submitted before 28 December 2018 to the following address:

Faculty of mathematics and physics,
University of Ljubljana
Kadrovska sluzba
Jadranska 19, 1000 Ljubljana
Or via e-mail:

Complementary information may be obtained at the following e-mail address:

posted: 30 October 2018     Please mention EARTHWORKS when responding to this advertisement.