Vacancy for teaching and research position in the field of Geosciences

Vacancy for teaching and research position in the field of Geosciences


Brief description of UFAZ: UFAZ is an ambitious project initiated by the Presidents of the French Republic and the Republic of Azerbaijan in 2014. It is administered by the historic university of Azerbaijan - the Azerbaijan State Oil and Industry University (ASOIU) from the Azerbaijani side and the prestigious University of Strasbourg (Unistra) from the French side. 

UFAZ delivers 2 national diplomas (French and Azerbaijani) at the Bachelor level in the following specialties: Computer Sciences, Chemical Engineering, Geophysics, Oil and Gas engineering. And at the Master level in the following specialties: Data bases and artificial intelligence, Chemical engineering, Physical chemistry/cheminformatics, Geosciences. Tuition language is English.

Position description:


UFAZ announces teaching and research position in the following field:

  • Geosciences

Type of contract: Full-time

Start date: As soon as possible


Job Description:

  •  Carries out 192 hours of teaching activities
  • Could be expected to contribute to the teaching and learning programs in the department.
  • Assists in the supervision of student projects and the development of student research skills.
  • May be involved in the assessment of student knowledge and supervision of projects.
  • Helps establish a sound research base within the department in order to assist the development of research objectives and proposals for own or joint research.
  • Conducts individual and collaborative research projects.
  • Writes up research work for publication.
  • May contribute to preparing proposals and applications to external bodies, e.g. for funding and contractual purposes, to support a developing research agenda.
  • Keeps up to date with current knowledge and recent advances in the field/discipline.
  • Undertakes any other reasonable duties as required by program manager
  • General lab management duties will also be required.
  • Contributes to the practical aspects of field trials
  •  Disseminates results of the research in collaboration with other partners in high quality journals and conferences


  •  PhD or equivalent the relevant field
  •  Recognized expertise in the relevant scientific field of research
  • Ability to carry out high quality teaching at undergraduate and graduate levels
  • Engaged in research activity in a local or international laboratory
  • Ability to work in a team, and being self-motivated, pro-active and able to plan and work independently
  • Strong IT skills and knowledge including experience with a range of laboratory software in the related field
  •  Excellent presentation, writing and communication skills in English

Interested candidates are requested to submit in PDF format in English language:

(1) a letter of interest and motivation specifying suitability for the position

(2) an updated resume

Send materials via e-mail to: specifying the Job Title in the subject line.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

For more information about UFAZ, please visit