The University of Kassel is a modern and growing University with round about 25.000 students. She has an extraordinary wide section with expertise of nature, technique, culture and society.

The following vacancy is to be filled at the Faculty of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Institute for Water, Waste, Environment at the University of Kassel as soon as possible:

W 1 - Professorship (m/f/o) for „Hydrogeology“

Closes: 12.11.2020
Date of Hire: as soon as possible
Reference: 33462

Please note that only applications received via the application portal of the University of Kassel can be considered. Find the online application:

According to Section 64 (3) of the Higher Education Act of Hesse with a development commitment after a probationary period of 6 years to receive a permanent contract as a W 2 Professor.

The professorship is funded by the Tenure Track Program of the German Federal Government and the Federal States.

The faculty ist looking for a person with a PhD and outstanding scientific potential, who conducts research on current and innovative topics of hydrogeology, publishes these succesfully and passes them on in teaching. A focus should be set on at least one of the following topics:

  • Analysis and modelling of groundwater fluxes and reactive transport
  • Innovative modelling approaches for considering aquifer heterogeneity
  • Groundwater management under the influence of global change
  • Remediation of contaminated sites in groundwater
  • Drinking water extraction from groundwater
  • Vulnerability of groundwater resources

The chair represents and teaches the full range of hydrogeology in the degree porgrams of environmental engineering and civil engineering and, if necessary, further fundamentals in environmental research.
First experiences with application and implementation of third-party funded projects as well as the willingness to take the lead in coordinated research projects are expected. Multidisciplinary cooperation within the faculty and the University of Kassel shall be strengthened by this position.
For research and teaching, exisiting experimental equipment (e. g. for stable water isotopes) and experimental areas can be used by arrangement.
The participation in the academic administrative autonomy is a job-related task.

The employment and performance requirements apply pursuant to §§ 61, 64 (3) of the Higher Education Act of Hessen.

For additional information please contact Prof. Dr. Matthias Gassmann, Tel.: +49 561 804-3262, E-Mail: gassmann(at)uni-kassel.de

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The University of Kassel is very interested in the professional satisfaction of its employees. It is distinguished as a family-friendly university and, in the interests of equal opportunities, strives to offer everyone the same opportunities for development and to counteract existing disadvantages. It promotes the Family Welcome Service and also the Dual Career Service for positions that are scientifically and academically filled. One of the strategic goals of the University of Kassel is to significantly increase the proportion of women in research and teaching. Applications from women are therefore particularly welcome. Seriously handicapped and equivalent applicants are given preference if they have the same suitability, qualifications and professional performance. Full-time positions are generally divisible (except when filling civil servant positions).

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