Associate Professor in Sedimentary Geology
The Department of Geoscience, Aarhus University, Denmark, invites applications for a position at the Associate Professor level within the field of Sedimentary Geology. The University seeks an innovative and visionary researcher capable of further developing the Sedimentary Geology field at Aarhus University. The position is available as soon as possible.
As part of the strategic planning of the Faculty of Science and Technology, the Department of Geoscience at present is in the process of renewing its profile through recruitments of new faculty members. The ambition of the Department is to excel within the general themes of Deep Earth Processes, Earth Surface Processes, Past Climate and Ocean Systems, Hydrogeological Systems, and Computational Earth Science. The new departmental profile will match the structure of the Faculty of Science and Technology and the University as a whole, which is meant to facilitate interdisciplinary cooperation across faculties and institutes.
The applicant should have a broad background in geology and a documented research and teaching experience in clastic sedimentology. A strong dedication to field work and experience with basin-scale interpretation of depositional systems are advantageous. Further merits are combining sedimentology and sedimentary petrology/geochemistry of sedimentary basins, and integrating geophysical methods in the interpretation of depositional systems.
Other important qualifications include abilities to establish strong international collaboration links and to attract funding from national and/or international sources in a highly competitive environment.
The successful candidate will be part of a multidisciplinary environment, and is expected to develop own initiatives and to engage in collaboration with groups within the department and within the university as a whole. The appointee will be expected to teach courses at all university levels, and documented teaching skills will be required.
Further information can be obtained from Head of Department Søren Bom Nielsen, Department of Geoscience, Hoegh-Guldbergs Gade 2, DK-8000 Aarhus C by e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org or phone +45 8715 6388.
Formalities and salary range
The Faculty of Science refers to the Ministerial Order on the Appointment of Academic Staff at Danish Universities under the Danish Ministry of Science, Technology and Innovation.
Further information on qualification requirements and job content may be found in the Memorandum on Job Structure for Academic Staff at Danish Universities.
The application must be in English and include a curriculum vitae, degree certificate, a complete list of publications, a statement of future research plans and information about research activities, teaching portfolio and verified information on previous teaching experience (if any). The recommended level of detail.
Salary depends on seniority as agreed between the Danish Ministry of Finance and the Confederation of Professional Unions.
All applications must be made online and received by 15 August 2012.
Please apply online here http://science.au.dk/en/positions-and-fellowships/academic-positions/
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