The Institute of Geography within the Faculty of Applied Computer Sciences at Augsburg University invites applications for a position as


University Professor with focus on Urban Climate Resilience (m/f/d)

(permanent position, level W3, anticipated for summer 2021)


The Augsburg University is looking for candidates with an excellent and internationally visible record in research and teaching. This includes above-average successful acquisitions of third-party funds.

Candidates should be internationally recognized in human geography and social and urban studies. He/she is expected to have research experience in climate resilience, climate impact and/or climate adaptation research. The professorship should contribute significantly to the upcoming strategic center for climate resilience at the Augsburg University. The willingness for interdisciplinary research in the field of climate resilience, the establishment and continuation of existing cross- faculty cooperation as well as cooperation with the Environmental Science Center (WZU) are expected.


A strong commitment in shaping the BSc, MSc and teacher training courses in geography, especially in the area of urban geography, as well as an active participation in academic self- administration are also demanded.

Obligatory qualifications include a university degree, a PhD degree, teaching experience, and further academic achievements like post-doctoral and senior scientist qualification, experience as a junior professor or equivalent experiences.


Any candidate who has not yet reached the age of 52 can be appointed to a civil service relationship (‘Beamtenverhältnis’), otherwise an employment relationship under private law is possible.

The Augsburg University especially welcomes applications from qualified women as it is committed to increasing their representation in the professorial ranks. This position is suitable for the severely disabled. In the case of equally qualified candidates, applicants with disabilities will be given preference. In case of questions concerning gender equality, please consult with the women's representative of the Faculty of Applied Computer Sciences: https://www.uni-


The application package (preferentially as one pdf file) should include a research and teaching concept, an academic curriculum vitae including academic references, a list of publications and successful third party funding projects. Applications must be received by


10 November 2020


and addressed to Dekan der Fakultaet fuer Angewandte Informatik, Universitaet Augsburg, 86159 Augsburg, Germany. Please send your application in pdf-format to dekan@informatik.uni-

For additional information in regards to this announcement, please contact Prof. Dr. Matthias Schmidt,


Additionally please note the German version of the announcement.