The applicant is expected to:
- Have an international research-profile within physical geography and ecosystem modelling with a relevant background in physical geography, biogeography or earth observation or ecology, documented by a strong publication record.
- Attract independent and internationally competitive research programs within the research field of physical geography and ecosystem modelling.
- Have experience in leading/participating in externally funded research programs involving multiple partners and extensive field work in remote areas.
- Good communication skills and teaching experience within the fields of basic physical geography (surface water/energy cycle and basic surface climatology)/ecosystem modelling and include teaching at both BSc- and MSc-level, as well as supervision of the thesis work of MSc- and PhD-students.
Duties include the applicant´s own research, development of the field, assessment tasks, grant applications, and research management such as supervision and training of research fellows and other staff. The successful applicant must also teach, supervise, prepare and participate in examinations, and fulfill other tasks requested by the Department.
Assessment of applicants will primarily consider their level of documented, original scientific production at an international level, including contributions to developments in their field, as well as their documented teaching qualifications. Managerial and out-reach qualifications of applicants including ability to attract external funding will also be considered.
The position is open from 1. August 2014 or as soon as possible thereafter. The deadline for applications is the 2 February 2014. Interviews/trial lectures will be held on the 22. April 2014.