The Faculty of Geosciences, Westfälische Wilhelms-Universität
Münster, invites applications for a
Professor of Palaeobotany (W2)
within the Institute of Geology and Palaeontology.
Applicants should have a strong background in both research and
teaching withemphasis in thegeneral area of pre-Quaternary palaeobotany
and/or palynology. The ideal candidate will have a strong international
research profile in palaeobotany and/or palynology, broad interests
in geosciences, with well-established field- and specimen-based
investigations, a record of analytical/quantitative methods (chemical
or physical), and proven success in the acquisition of external funding.
The successful candidate will teach basic and advanced Palaeobotany
at the BSc- and MSc-level, participate in interdisciplinary courses,
supervise students at all levels, and Iead field and Iaboratory courses.
Prerequisite for the application are academic achievements made as
a junior professor (assistant professor), in a habilitation (postdoctoral
qualification), asa member of the academic staff of a university or
non-university research institute, or in a research position in business,
industry, administration or other relevant fields in Germany or abroad.
The University of Münster is an equal opportunity employer and is
committed to increasing the proportion of senior women academics.
Consequently, we actively encourage applications by women. Female
candidates with equivalent qualifications and academic achievements
will be preferentially considered within the framework of the legal
We also welcome applications from candidates with severe disabilities.
Disabled candidates with equivalent qualifications will be preferentially
Proficiency in spoken and written German is not required initially,
but a willingness to learn German within three years is expected.
Applications, including a C.V., copies of degree certificates, a statement
of teaching experiences and strategy, a complete publication Iist, a
statement of past and future research interests, and a Iist of successful
funding applications, should be e-mailed as a single pdf file by
September 30th, 2018 to the:
Dean of the Faculty of Geosciences (firstname.lastname@example.org):
Dekanat des Fachbereichs 14-Geowissenschaften
Westfälische Wilhelms-Universität Münster
Heisenbergstraße 2 - 48149 Münster - Germany
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