Senior Scientist Position (100%) in
paleo-data analyses using scientific core logging and scanning

The Department of Geology at the Faculty for Geo- und Atmospheric Sciences at the Leopold-Franzens University Innsbruck has a

Senior Scientist (full-time) Position in Paleo-data analyses using scientific core logging and scanning

to fill at the earliest convenience

We seek a Senior Scientist for the scientific supervision of the "Austrian Core Facility for scientific core analyses". The successful candidate will develop and perform own independent and collaborative research, combining core logging and scanning techniques and digital data analyses methods to study high-resolution sedimentary archives for past environmental, climatic, anthropogenic and/or geological changes/perturbations. In this position you will carry out research which requires a doctorate/PhD in a field of natural sciences and a high degree of continuity. You will hold your own lectures, tutor students and participate in administration.

Required qualifications further include: Experience with physical and/or chemical analytical core logging and scanning methods, including data quality assurance and quality control; Expertise in digital data analysis and multivariate statistics methods; Critical thinking and creative problem-solving skills; Strong team and communication skills with an open attitude towards multi-disciplinary research and collaboration with different research groups; Good English language skills. The position is initially limited to 6 years with the possibility to become permanent upon positive performance appraisal.

The full, legally binding call for application (in German) including the salary (stipulated by collective agreement, minimum gross salary amounts to € 3.946 per month (14 times), and the link to apply online can be found here: Moreover, the University offers attractive additional benefits (see

For additional information please contact: Prof. Dr. Michael Strasser,

We are looking forward to receiving your online application by 08.11.2021!

The University of Innsbruck emphasizes equal opportunities and diversity in its personnel policy.

The University of Innsbruck strives to increase the percentage of women and thus expressly encourages women to apply. This is particularly true for leading positions and scientific job offers. In case of underrepresentation women with the same qualifications will be given priority.

posted: 04 October 2021     Please mention EARTHWORKS when responding to this advertisement.