W2 Professorship in “Digital Geography” at Martin-Luther University Halle-Wittenberg

The Institute for Geosciences and Geography of the Faculty of Natural Sciences III, Martin-Luther University Halle-Wittenberg invites applications for a

W2 Professorship in “Digital Geography”,

beginning at the earliest possible date.

The successful candidate will work at the interface between the application-oriented collection, evaluation and processing of geostatistical data as well as the critical analysis and interpretation of digitisation processes, and will design teaching programmes in this field. The candidate´s research interests should be compatible with the focal points of geography and have interfaces to the geosciences in Halle. The candidate should be specialized in topics from at least two of the following three research areas: Human geography, physical geography, human-environmental relations. Desirable research topics are socio-spatial transformations, land-use change and ecosystem services as well as on the geographical foundations and characteristics of the Food-Energy-Water Nexus. Spatial research focuses ideally on the "New Silk Road" and the Global South.

Applications should include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, academic certificates, description of professional career, list of publications, record of acquired research grants/external funding, and record of conducted teaching. A resume of anticipated future teaching and research activities is also required (max. 2-3 pages). Complete applications should be submitted both electronically by e-mail (single, integrated pdf file less than 5 MB) as well as in paper form no later than 9th October 2019 to the following address: Martin-Luther-Universität Halle-Wittenberg, Dekan der Naturwissenschaftlichen Fakultät III, Prof. Dr. Matthias Müller-Hannemann, 06099 Halle (Saale). E-mail: dekanat(at)

For further informations please download the Flyer below.


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