Tenure Track Junior Professorship at the Bayerisches Geoinstitut


Junior Professor of Geomaterials
Faculty of Biology, Chemistry and Earth Sciecnes
Application deadline: 27. Februar 2022

The University of Bayreuth is a research-oriented university with internationally competitive, interdisciplinary focus areas in research and teaching. Bayerisches Geoinstitut and the Faculty of Biology, Chemistry and Earth Sciences at the University of Bayreuth are currently seeking to appoint a

Junior Professor of Geomaterials (salary grade: W1) with Tenure Track to W3

to commence as soon as possible (minimum salary per month: 4,912 euros) as a fixed-term civil servant position. This tenure track professorship is funded by the Tenure Track Programme of the German Federal Government and the Federal States.

We are looking for an early-career scholar with the ability to work independently and a high degree of development potential in the field of geomaterials. The applicant is expected to investigate the structure and dynamics of the Earth and of the planets by high-pressure experiments. Fields of research may include experimental geochemistry, geophysics, mineralogy, mineral physics, petrology, planetology, or volcanology. The expertise of the applicant should complement existing strengths at Bayerisches Geoinstitut.

The ability to teach in English is expected, as well as participation in teaching introductory geology courses, courses in the master program “Experimental Geosciences”, and supervision of PhD students. The complete vacancy notice including further information on the formal employment requirements can be found at www.uni-bayreuth.de.

Applications (CV, outlining education and academic career, list of publications, list of courses taught, outline of planned research projects, experience in obtaining external funding, as well as copies of all diplomas and certificates) are to be submitted to the Dean of the Faculty of Biology, Chemistry and Earth Sciences, Prof. Dr. Benedikt Westermann, electronically via https://uni-bayreuth.berufungsportal.de by 27 February 2022.

Applicants are welcome to direct questions and requests for further information to the Director of Bayerisches Geoinstitut at hans.keppler@uni-bayreuth.de. Application documents will be permanently disposed of in accordance with data protection law.