Universitat Rostock


Universität Rostock

Rostock, Germany

At the Leibniz Institute for Baltic Sea Research – Warnemuende (IOW) the position of

the Director

is available from 1st October 2021.

The IOW is a member of the Leibniz Association (WGL e. V.). With its four scientific departments Physical Oceanography and Instrumentation, Marine Chemistry, Biological Oceanography and Marine Geology, it conducts basic marine research within the framework of a multi-year research programme. The focus is on coastal, marginal and shelf seas with a special focus on the Baltic Sea. Through an administrative agreement with the Federal Maritime and Hydrographic Agency, the IOW is charged with the tasks of environmental monitoring of the Baltic Sea within the framework of HELCOM.

The position of the director encompasses also a

W3 professorship for Earth Systems Analysis

at the University of Rostock.

IOW and the University of Rostock invites applications of outstanding scientists in earth system analysis – preferably in marine science. Experiences in leadership, science administration and management are required. The Director is responsible for the scientific management of the IOW and for representing the Institute externally and internally. In particular, impulses for research design and structures and the lead in the program budget of the IOW as well as constructive cooperation in the profile line Maritime Systems of the Interdisciplinary Faculty of the University of Rostock are expected. The teaching obligation is 2 SWS.

For further inquiries, please contact:
Prof. Dr. Detlef Schulz-Bull, chair of appointments committee
telephone: +49 381 5197 310
e-mail: detlef.schulz-bull@io-warnemuende.de

Qualifications are as per § 58 of the Higher Education Act of the State of Mecklenburg-Vorpommern (LHG M-V). Details will be explained on request.

Please direct your application with the usual documents no later than 30th June 2019 preferably by e-mail to:

dekan.mnf@uni-rostock.de or to

Universität Rostock
Dekan der Mathematisch-Naturwissenschaftlichen Fakultät
18051 Rostock

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