Professorship in Environmental Data Science (W2) - Faculty of Environment and Natural Sciences

Aug 02, 2019
Sep 01, 2019
Organization Type
University and College
Full Time
The Faculty of Environment and Natural Sciences of Brandenburg University of Technology (BTU) Cottbus-Senftenberg invites applications for a joint professorship with the Leibniz Centre for Agricultural Landscape Research (ZALF).

The successful candidate is expected to conduct innovative research in the field of environmental data sciences including modern research data management as well as a close link to environmental modelling activities. A profound understanding will be required in applying and developing advanced data science techniques, such as machine learning, deep learning, pattern recognition, non-linear systems analysis, to complex structured or unstructured data from environmental, geo-, biological and/or agricultural sciences in a highly interdisciplinary context.

The position will be located at ZALF in Müncheberg, close to Berlin. The candidate will become co-head of the Research Platform Data at ZALF. The joint professorship will be filled under the Jülich Model, with a teaching obligation of 2 hours per week and semester at the BTU, generally in English and German language. It is expected that the successful candidate fosters research cooperation between ZALF and BTU in the field of environmental data science.

For further information contact:

Prof. Dr. Frank Ewert
+49 (0)33432 82 200

Prof. Dr. Christoph Hinz
+49 (0)355 69 4601