Postdoc in mineral deposits

Tuesday 05 Oct 21

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We seek a geologist with enthusiasm for teaching and research related to Greenland with special emphasis on hard rocks, fractures and ore deposits. You will spend time on Greenland each year, teach geology at our Sisimiut Campus and mineral deposits at DTU Lyngby. Research should be in hard rocks/fractures/mineral deposits or related topics. We expect active cooperation from your side in rising external funds for research time.

Responsibilities and qualifications
You will be responsible for the teaching of geology at Sisimiut Campus, both as part of regular courses and by supervising students engaged in individual courses. At DTU Lyngby you will participate in teaching a course in mineral deposits.  

You will join the Section for Geotechnics and Geology, which is part of DTU Byg. The section conducts teaching and research within geotechnics, technical geology, applied geophysics and pavement engineering.

As a formal qualification, you must hold a PhD degree (or equivalent).

We offer
DTU is a leading technical university globally recognized for the excellence of its research, education, innovation and scientific advice. We offer a rewarding and challenging job in an international environment. We strive for academic excellence in an environment characterized by collegial respect and academic freedom tempered by responsibility.

Salary and terms of employment
The appointment will be based on the collective agreement with the Danish Confederation of Professional Associations. The allowance will be agreed upon with the relevant union.

The period of employment is 2 years. Starting date is 1st of July 2022.

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Further information
Further information may be obtained from Professor Ida Fabricius,

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Application procedure
Your complete online application must be submitted no later than 5 November 2021 (Danish time).

Applications must be submitted as one PDF file containing all materials to be given consideration. To apply, please open the link "Apply online", fill out the online application form, and attach all your materials in English in one PDF file. The file must include:

  • Application (cover letter)
  • CV
  • Academic Diplomas (MSc/PhD)
  • List of publications

All interested candidates irrespective of age, gender, disability, race, religion or ethnic background are encouraged to apply.

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