Director of research institute

Rostock Area
The professorship is to be filled according to § 61 LHG M-V as a position with civil servant status
Dec 01, 2018
Feb 01, 2019
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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 1st of October 2020 (within budget considerations).
We are looking for an outstanding scientist in the field of atmospheric physics. Emphasis should be on the experimental exploration of the middle atmosphere. The main task is leading the Leibniz Institute of Atmospheric Physics (IAP) and, if applicable, the department “Optical Soundings” at 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

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 management.
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.
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 31 january 2019 to the University of Rostock, Dean of the Faculty of Natural Sciences, Wismarsche Straße 45, 18051 Rostock, Germany or by email to
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.