CEDAR email: University of Rostock Job opportunity - Professor Atmospheric Physics

Jorge L. Chau (IAP) chau at iap-kborn.de
Wed May 27 07:00:04 MDT 2020

Dear CEDAR colleagues,

Below you can find information about the search for a new Director of the Leibniz Institute of Atmospheric Physics 
at the University of Rostock. Information about the IAP can be found at 


or by contacting any of our IAP colleagues.


Koki Chau

The Faculty Mathematics and Natural Sciences invites in cooperation with the Leibniz Institute of Atmospheric 
Physics Kühlungsborn (IAP) applications for a

W3-Professorship in Atmospheric Physics

at the IAP and the Institute of Physics, starting at the earliest possible date (within budget considerations).
We are looking for an outstanding scientist in the field of atmospheric physics. Emphasis should be on the
experimental or theoretical exploration of the stratosphere, mesosphere and lower thermosphere. The main task
is leading the Leibniz Institute of Atmospheric Physics (IAP). In addition, the candidate is expected to collaborate
with the Institute of Physics of the University, to participate in joint projects and to contribute to the activities of the
Interdisciplinary Faculty. The teaching duties comprise courses and seminars in atmospheric physics for master
and PhD programs.

Additional Information:
Prof. Dr. Stefan Lochbrunner
 0381/498-6960
email: stefan.lochbrunner at uni-rostock.de

Qualifications are as per § 58 of the Higher Education Act of the State of Mecklenburg-Vorpommern (LHG M-V):
completed university studies, doctoral degree, post-doctoral thesis (“Habilitation”), teaching experience or
equivalent qualifications, usually earned within the context of junior professorship.

A special focus is placed on academic achievement and teaching qualifications as well scientific organization and
academic administration. For this reason, candidates should describe previous teaching results, ideas regarding
future teaching (including didactic lesson planning) and their prior experience in academic and scientific
In addition, candidates are expected to have experience and interest in developing programs that can attract and
maintain external funding.

The professorship is to be filled according to § 61 LHG M-V as a position with civil servant status for life, or, if
applicable, for 5 years. It is also possible to fill the position as a regular state employee.

The University of Rostock is committed to their university management guidelines.
Equal opportunities are part of our personnel policy. The announcement is therefore aimed at all persons
regardless of their gender (* gender-neutral). Disabled applicants will be given preference if all other qualifications
are essentially equal.

The University of Rostock is especially interested in promoting women within the context of § 7 (3) of the Gender
Equality Act, and therefore specifically encourages applications from qualified women. Disabled applicants will be
given preference if all other qualifications are essentially equal.

Applications with the usual documents (full CV, a complete list of academic and professional background,
publications, teaching experience, any additional qualifications, a summary of grants and sponsored research
activities and a description of future research plans) should be sent no later than 31st July 2020 to the
University of Rostock, Dean of the Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Sciences, Wismarsche Straße 45,
18057 Rostock or by e-mail to dekan.mnf at uni-rostock.de.
The protection of your personal information is very important to us. Therefore, the data collected during the
application process will be collected, processed and used in accordance with the relevant data protection rules.

Application costs cannot be reimbursed by the State of Mecklenburg-Vorpommern. We ask you to submit
applications only in copy, as they will not be returned after the procedure has been completed.

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