University of Cologne

Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Sciences

Professorship Data Assimilation in Geosciences (W2) (f/m/d)

The University of Cologne is one of the oldest and largest universities in Germany. With its six Faculties covering a broad spectrum of disciplines and its internationally outstanding research profile areas, it enjoys an excellent reputation for its academic achievements and high standards of undergraduate and graduate education.

The university offers a wide range of career development opportunities as well as support services for dual career couples and family-friendly working conditions.
The position is available as of at the earliest possible date. Formal requirements are detailed in Section 36 of the Higher Education Act of North Rhine-Westphalia (Hochschulgesetz – HG NRW). As a rule, the teaching load comprises nine semester hours per week (i.e., two hours per week is one 90-minute course per semester).

The University of Cologne is committed to equal opportunities and diversity. Women are especially encouraged to apply and will be considered preferentially in accordance with the Equal Opportunities Act of North Rhine-Westphalia (Landesgleichstellungsgesetz – LGG NRW). We also expressly welcome applications from people with disabilities / special needs or of equal status.

Please submit your application via the University of Cologne’s Academic Job Portal ( by 04.04.2022. Your application should be addressed to the Dean of the Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Sciences. Applications should include a letter of motivation with teaching and research statements accompanied by supporting documents (CV, complete publication list highlighting the 5 most important publications, teaching evaluations if available, information on external funding, academic achievements and honours).

For questions contact Prof. Crewell, Institute for Geophysics and Meteorology,