The Institute of Applied Physics at the University of Bern, Switzerland, has a strong emphasis on basic and applied
photon sciences including microwave sensing, bio-photonics and ultrafast optics and spectroscopy. The Institute seeks
excellent and highly motivated candidates with an outstanding publication record and an internationally recognized
research program in
Microwave physics with focus on remote sensing of earth or planetary atmospheres
Division head (Dozent I, Lecturer) Microwave Physics
The candidate should demonstrate an exceptional potential to develop innovative research programs such as the development
of modern microwave remote sensing of earth and planetary atmospheres. Candidates must also demonstrate scientific communication
skills, enthusiasm for interdisciplinary research and collaboration within and outside the University of Bern. The candidate is
expected to acquire third party funding, to contribute to the undergraduate and graduate teaching curriculum in Physics and
the Graduate School of Climate Sciences and to direct Master and PhD students in their research within the Faculty of Science.
Close cooperation with the Oeschger Centre of Climate Research (http://www.oeschger.unibe.ch
) is expected.
The University of Bern is an equal opportunity employer and strives to increase the number of women in the faculty. Applicants
should have obtained the degree of a Habilitation or an equivalent scientific qualification. The appointed applicant is expected
to obtain within a short time the Professor title („assoziierter Professor“). Qualified female researchers are especially encouraged to apply.
The position is to be filled by February 1st, 2019 or by arrangement.
Interested candidates should submit their curriculum vitae, a synopsis of their past, current and planned research (max 5 pages),
a list of publications, indicating the 5 most relevant papers, an outline of their teaching experience, names of 3 referees (Name,
institution, email) and the completed questionnaire (to be downloaded at www.iap.unibe.ch/files/Questionnaire.pdf
) as a
single PDF file to Prof. Martin Frenz, Director of the Institute of Applied Physics (Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Deadline for applications is 15.12.2017.
Informal inquiries can be addressed to Prof. Martin Frenz, phone + 41 (0) 31 631 89 43, Email:
Universität Bern, Herr Prof. Martin Frenz, Sidlerstrasse 5, Institut für Angewandte Physik, 3012 Bern
Telefon: +41 31 631 89 43, email@example.com