The Department of Geoscience, Aarhus University, invites applications for a permanent Chair and Professorship in basin analysis and petroleum geo-systems.
Department of Geoscience
The Department of Geoscience has strong research groups within a broad range of research areas including high-level, interdisciplinary basin analysis. The basin analysis group includes at present 4 associate professors/professors and a varying number of postdocs and technicians. Equipment for on- and offshore reflection seismic acquisition, processing and interpretation is available. Also tools for shallow borehole logging, a wide range of analytical laboratories, and rock mechanical experimental equipment are available. The BSc enrollment is c. 50 students per year.
Qualifications at the Professor level at Aarhus University comprise a very strong academic background with numerous publications in relevant international journals, extensive experience with project management, as well as extensive teaching and supervision experience. It is not likely that applicants with a PhD-age less than c. 15 years can fulfill the requirements. In particular, the appointee must have a strong background in geoscience and its application to petroleum-related problems such as e.g. applied geophysics, basin analysis, structural geology, and depositional systems. Experience with interdisciplinary research and quantitative analytical methods are an advantage. The appointee is expected to teach courses within the above mentioned and related disciplines at all university levels (B.Sc., M.Sc. and Ph.D.).
The appointee is expected to develop research collaboration at the highest international level according to his/her scientific interests and priorities, and will be expected to attract external funding for research and material support from national and international sources. Attractive funding opportunities exist via the ongoing collaboration with the Danish Hydrocarbon Research and Technology Centre funded by the Dansk Undergrunds Consortium. The appointee is expected to create a leading-edge research environment embedded in the Department’s structure and to contribute to strengthening the Department’s ties with the industry and applied geosciences.
The position is endowed with a startup package of 0.5 Mkr funding and four ph.d. years.
Further information can be obtained from the Head of Department Professor Søren Bom Nielsen, Department of Geoscience, Hoegh-Guldbergs Gade 2, DK-8000 Aarhus C by e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org or phone +45 2113 1499.
All applications must be made online and received by:29.02.2016
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