The position will be awarded for three years. A prolongation for additional three years is possible after successful evaluation. The salary corresponds to the level of TV-L E13 of the German public service salary scale.
Research topics include the development and application of high-resolution marine geophysical techniques for hydroacoustic and seismic imaging in order to investigate sediment dynamics from coastal areas to the deep-sea. It is expected that the successful applicant will develop and realize own research projects supporting and extending ongoing research activities of the Institute of Geosciences at the University of Kiel. Teaching of 4 hours per semester is integral part of the announced position.
PhD in Geosciences, Geophysics or Physics (or related field). Experience in marine acoustic methods. Good knowledge of sedimentary processe. Excellent oral and written communication skills in English. Willingness to participate at research expeditions.
The University of Kiel is an equal opportunity employer, aiming to increase the proportion of women in science. Applications by women are particularly welcome. Given equal qualifications applicants with severe disabilities will be given priority consideration.
Interested candidates should send an application letter including curriculum vitae, statement of research interest including specific ideas for projects, copies of transcripts, and names and contact information of at least two referees via e-mail to: firstname.lastname@example.org
Evaluation of applications will start at February 1st 2013 and will be continued until the position has been filled.