The Faculty of Sciences invites applications for a

W2 Professorship for Tectonics

at the Department of Geography and Geosciences, GeoZentrum Nordbayern, to be filled by April 1 2019. This position is a permanent appointment.

The successful candidate is expected to carry out innovative and internationally visible research in tectonics/structural geology and represent the field adequately in teaching. Proven experience in geological interpretation of geophysical data and geodynamics, geophysical exploration methods, geological modelling or geomechanics - preferably relating to continental settings - is desired. The professor is expected to actively participate in interdisciplinary collaboration (e.g. in the fields of geothermal energy, ore deposit formation, or applied geology), and become involved in establishing joint research projects. The duties of the professorship also include active participation in the degree programmes and services offered by GeoZentrum Nordbayern.

For further information and the application guideline please see

Please submit your complete application documents (CV, list of publications, list of lectures and courses taught, copies of certificates and degrees, list of third-party funding, teaching/research concept) online at by 16 March 2018, addressed to the Dean of the Faculty of Sciences. Please contact with any questions.

posted: 08 January 2018     Please mention EARTHWORKS when responding to this advertisement.