The Faculty of Physics at Bielefeld University invites applications for a junior professorship (W1) in radio astronomy, starting on June 1, 2012.
The successful candidate will lead a junior research group to be established jointly by the Max Planck Institute for Radio Astronomy (MPIfR, Bonn) and Bielefeld University. The scientific and technological focus of activities will be modern radio astronomy, in particular with the exploitation of LOFAR and the future SKA and its pathfinders. Observational experience in radio astronomy at low frequencies would be considered an advantage.
Please contact the official job announcement at Bielefeld University, Physics Department homepage for more details.
Applicants should have a demonstrated potential for excellence in research and teaching. The initial appointment as junior professor is for three years, extendable to six years after positive evaluation.
Subjects to equal qualification and proficiency female applicants are distinctly required and will be considered with preference. Applications from severely disabled persons are distinctly desired.
Please send your application (including a cv, research plan, list of publication, a statement on your teaching experience and a copy of your doctoral certificate) by March 1, 2012 to
Dean of the Faculty of Physics