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Assistant Professorship Seismology LMU Munich, Germany

The Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences (Geophysics Section) at the Ludwig-Maximilians-University of Munich, Germany, is seeking applications from enthusiastic young researchers for an assistant professorship in seismology.

The successful candidate is aiming for an academic career and expected to hold a Ph.D. in Earth or related sciences with experience in seismological research, to develop his/her own research profile and cooperate with and/or complement the ongoing Earth Science activities. These include the development of forward modelling and inversion tools for seismic wave propagation, rotational motions in seismology, seismic hazard, geodynamics, volcanology and others. The successful candidate is expected to supervise graduate students and teach courses in basic seismology. Munich Geophysics also runs a seismic network in Bavaria with a special focus on the study of externally forced swarmquakes. The Department has a powerful Linux-cluster and access to top local supercomputer facilities ( More information can be found at The position can be occupied for up to six years (extension to ten years possible). Complete applications must include a statement of research interests (max 3 pages), CV and names and addresses of three referees. Deadline for applications is November 15, 2013. Later applications may be considered until the position is filled. Applications should be sent to: Prof. Dr. Heiner Igel, Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences, Ludwig-Maximilians-University, Theresienstrasse 41, 80333 Munich, Germany, e-mail: .

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