The Department of Geoscience, Aarhus University, Denmark invites applications for a Tenure Track Assistant Professorship or Associate Professorship in Terrestrial Palaeoclimatology. The Aarhus University is searching for a highly qualified and motivated scientist in the field of Quaternary palaeoclimate and palaeoenvironments. The expected appointment start is 1 January 2022 or at the nearest possible date.
- expand research collaborations at the highest international level following the candidates scientific interests and priorities
- establish a vibrant research group utilizing external funding from national and international sources
- develop and teach courses and supervise students at all academic levels
- must demonstrate interdisciplinary research experience in Quaternary terrestrial environmental change with a focus on palaeoclimatology and palaeoecology utilizing multiple proxy records from sedimentary and biogenic archives. A scientist with an interest in quantitative analyses of depositional systems deciphering environmental evolution will be preferred. Experience with lacustrine archives, geochemical/isotopic proxies, biological proxies, dating techniques, and the interactions between natural habitats and humans in the context of climate change is advantageous.
- strong international research standing and a broad multidisciplinary research network. The candidates scientific profile will be reflected in relevant publications and in prominent international peer-reviewed journals. Proven ability to attract external research funding and documented teaching skills are required.