Junior Research Group Leader
Application Deadline on Jan 05, 2013
JEL Classification(s): A, D, E, F, G, H, I, J, K
Date of appearance on Dec 06, 2012
URL for further information: http://www.uni-bremen.de/en/univ...
Universität Bremen, FB7
The University of Bremen, a mid-sized university with approximately 250 professorships and 19,000 students, offers a broad range of disciplines and competes internationally in top-level research. With an ambitious institutional strategy the university was successful in the
Excellence Initiative as one of eleven universities in Germany.
Cooperative Junior Research Groups funded by the Excellence Initiative strengthen the university’s capacity for innovation. They will be established in fields of close collaboration with our highly renowned research partners and thereby offer challenging opportunities and career prospects for excellent junior researchers.
Candidates with an excellent doctorate have a minimum of two years postdoctoral experience and are able to successfully lead a cutting-edge project. Group leaders receive a competitive salary and a generous budget for research assistants and other costs directly incurred by the project. Group leaders at the University of Bremen can be temporarily granted the title of a professor.
The University of Bremen is offering – conditional to the release of budgetary funds – the following position for a
Junior Research Group Leader
“Maritime Economy and Logistics”
Salary group E14/15
(for three years with the option of an extension)
reference number: A223/12
Logistics is one of the six high profile areas at the University of Bremen that will be further strengthened with this research group. The post is a joint initiative of the Faculty of Business Studies and Economics and the Institute of Shipping Economics and Logistics.
The future post holder has a relevant background in business or economics. Researchers are expected to have or to develop a focus on the maritime economy. Applications are welcomed from a broad spectrum of disciplines that encompasses, inter alia, logistics, transport management, economic policy or political economy.
Teaching and research will be conducted at the Faculty of Business Studies and Economics, and we expect close research cooperation with the Institute of Shipping Economics and Logistics – ISL (www.isl.org) and the Research Cluster for Dynamics in Logistics (www.folo.uni-bremen.de).
For further inquiries please contact the Dean of the Faculty of Business Studies and Economics, Professor Jochen Zimmermann (email@example.com), fon +49 421 218-66681 or the personnel administration of the Faculty, Ms Elke Brandt (firstname.lastname@example.org, fon +49 421 218-66501).
The applicant is expected to readily cooperate with other research areas within and outside the University of Bremen. The applicant is also expected to acquire additional third-party funds. Teaching is only required for two hours per week during terms, starting in the second year.
Selection procedures and implementation of the junior research groups with an envisaged duration of five years are based on the model of Emmy-Noether junior research groups of the German Research Foundation (DFG). Requirements are: excellent doctorate, publications in respected international journals or other comparable publications, a minimum of two years postdoctoral experience and a research stay abroad of at least 12 months during the doctoral or postdoctoral phase. Foreign applicants must also show evidence of international research experience in at least two countries. Applications may only be submitted within four years after obtaining your doctorate. Family leave will be taken into consideration. The doctorate should not have been attained at the University of Bremen.
Junior research group leaders may be assigned up to 2.5 additional research positions and will receive funds for equipment, consumables and student assistants.
Please send your application by email. Applications must include:
• a CV
• a short statement of research achievements
• a five-year project plan. The project plan should address the following points: State of the art, own preliminary work, objectives, work program (including time table and cost projection) and project requirements (maximum 10 pages).
• three of your key publications as pdf files
• contact details of at least three referees
The University of Bremen has received a number of awards for its gender and diversity policies and is particularly aiming to increase the number of female researchers. Applications from female candidates, international applications and applications of academics with a migration background are explicitly welcome. Disabled persons with the same professional and personal qualifications will be given preference.
Please send your application (with reference number A223/12) not later than 5 January 2013 to email@example.com.
Link zu ExzellenzSeite: http://www.uni-bremen.de/en/university/exzellenzinitiative.html