The Faculty of Environment and Natural Resources invites applications for a Full Professorship (W3) for Sustainability Governance.
Fulltime position, start date: 01.10.2015
This professorship is suitable as a starting position for highly qualified early career researchers.
The candidate should possess an international research profile and be committed to research and teaching excellence at the interface between sustainability science and inter- and transdisciplinary science studies.
She/He is expected to provide conceptual and methodological contributions to the analysis and assessment of instruments and processes of sustainability governance, to the evaluation of different forms of scientific advice to policy and society as well as to the conceptualization of inter- and transdisciplinary forms of research and teaching.
Further duties include teaching and program coordination especially within the M.Sc. program Environmental Governance (MEG) as well as teaching and course development in other German and English taught Bachelor, Master and PhD programs of the Faculty and beyond (esp. M.Sc. Forest Sciences, Environmental Sciences, Renewable Energy Management as well as Graduate School Environment, Society and Global Change).
We are looking for a personality that is excellently-recognized in the areas mentioned and has skills to interdisciplinary collaborations, successful project management and persuasive teaching. The development of an active, nationally and inter-nationally networked workgroup is expected. The readiness for active external funding from public and private sources, as well as to participate in interdepartmental activities of the university is required.
The University of Freiburg seeks to increase the number of female scientific faculty members and therefore strongly encourages qualified women to apply for the position. The university is committed to providing a family-friendly workplace.
Applicants with disabilities will be given preferential consideration in case of equal qualification.
Prerequisites for the employment of Professors are a university degree, an outstanding dissertation and an excellent publication record. Substantial achievements and experience in academic research and teaching, at the level of a Habilitation according to the German academic system, are expected.
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