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Head of department "Planetary Geology"

Bewerbungsfrist
30.09.2021
Angebotsdatum
19.08.2021
Arbeitsgeber
Department at DLR’s Institute of Planetary Research
Einsatzort
Berlin

Beschreibung

The Department of Planetary Geology at the Institute of Planetary Research, part of the German Aerospace Center (DLR), seeks a new head. Some of our research areas include planetary surface processes, astrobiology, habitability of solid surface bodies, and fieldwork on terrestrial analogues. We are involved in the development of instruments and participate in many present and future space missions, including Mars Express, ExoMars, and JUICE. The head of the department will be responsible for ~20 employeesThe Department of Planetary Geology at the Institute of Planetary Research, part of the German Aerospace Center (DLR), seeks a new head. Some of our research areas include planetary surface processes, astrobiology, habitability of solid surface bodies, and fieldwork on terrestrial analogues. We are involved in the development of instruments and participate in many present and future space missions, including Mars Express, ExoMars, and JUICE. The head of the department will be responsible for ~20 employees.

Kenntnisse und Fähigkeiten

Successful candidates are expected to have:

 

  1. profound knowledge in one or more of the research areas above
  2. an excellent publication record
  3. an interest in multidisciplinary research
  4. long-term experience in the scientific-and technical management of international large-scale planetary research projects in cooperation with EU, ESA, NASA, JAXA or others
  5. proven experience regarding the acquisition and execution of third-party funded projects
  6. work experience abroad
  7. excellent written and spoken English skills

All candidates must have earned a Ph.D. degree in geology, mineralogy, spectroscopy, geophysics, or a related field by the time of the appointment.

Kontakt

For further information and application instructions, please visit the official job announcement:

https://www.dlr.de/dlr/jobs/en/desktopdefault.aspx/tabid-10596/1003_read-46655/

 

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