The Department of Environmental Sciences at the University of Basel invites
applications for a non-tenure track lecturer position in Exogenous Geology
Level of employment: 50-100%
Possible date of entry: February 2018
Your tasks: The Department of Environmental Sciences, University of Basel, is
looking for candidates committed to teaching. The successful candidate is
expected to teach basic courses in the broader fields of geology/sedimentology,
to supervise undergraduate and graduate students within the frame of the BSc
and MSc Geoscience programs, and to organize field excursions and labs.
Teaching requirements are 8 lecture hours per week within a preassigned
curriculum. Courses at the BSc level are taught in German and German
proficiency is a requirement. The successful candidate is also expected to carry
out research at an internationally visible level.
Your profile: We are looking for a highly motivated candidate with a solid
research background in the broader fields of exogenous geology, and a strong
interest and experience in teaching at different levels. A PhD degree in
geosciences is required. Preference is given to applications with an expertise in
climate/Quaternary geology, general sedimentology, and/or
We offer a 100% Research Associate position for up to three years, with a
competitive salary and full social benefits. The appointment will be initially for
two years, with the possibility of a 1-year extension upon positive review. The
Department of Environmental Sciences has a strong focus on
environmental/climate geosciences and biogeochemistry, and the successful
candidate will be offered full support to successfully contribute to the
departmentís research reputation in these and related fields.
Application/contact: Interested candidates should submit a letter of
application, a statement of research interests (max. 1 page), a summary of their
teaching experience, curriculum vitae and addresses of at least two referees as a
single pdf file as early as possible, but not later than November 10, 2017.
Questions related to the position should be addressed to Prof. Dr. Christine
Alewell (Christine.email@example.com), and applications should be sent to
firstname.lastname@example.org. The position remains open until filled.