Professorships

Professorships and young researchers (© GDCh)

The GDCh's "Professorships" list includes positions for professors, junior professors and young researchers in chemistry at home and abroad.

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To the job list "Universities and Research Institutes" for doctoral and postdoc positions

Current tenders

W2 professorship in construction chemistry of construction materials, building materials and fundamentals of civil engineering. The Faculty of Civil Engineering at Munich University of Applied Sciences is looking to fill a W2 professorship for chemistry of construction materials, building materials and fundamentals of civil engineering (m/f/d) for the summer semester of 2025. You are a committed person (m/f/d) with scientific expertise and professional experience in chemistry of construction materials and ideally also in building materials science. In addition, experience in one or more of the following areas is desirable: plastics in the area of ​​protection and repair in construction, polymers as binders, polymers in adhesive technology, polymers as concrete admixtures, building materials, in particular technology and application of plastics in construction. You are enthusiastic about teaching, research and transfer, set individual priorities within these areas and contribute your diverse skills. You take on courses from modules/subjects in chemistry of construction materials, building materials science and, if applicable, concrete technology, building preservation (SIVB) and building in existing buildings including the supervision of final theses. In coordination with the dean of the faculty, you will also teach courses in basic subjects and related areas, possibly also in other faculties. You will actively work on the further development of the subject area, on the internationalization of the faculty and in the self-administration of the university and will also be involved in applied research projects and in the area of ​​knowledge and technology transfer in our research-intensive Institute for Materials and Construction Research (IMB) and in our Doctoral Center for Integral Construction (PZIB). Then apply to us by June 17, 2024! You can find further information and access to the Munich University of Applied Sciences application portalhere.

Assistant / Associate Professor of Chemistry of "Advanced Materials" (m/f/d). Constructor University invites applications from interested candidates for the following position, to be filled ideally by September 2024: Constructor University (formerly Jacobs University) is a private, state-accredited, English-language university in Bremen. We offer Bachelor, Master, and PhD programs in three schools: School of Science, School of Computer Science and Engineering, and School of Business, Social and Decision Sciences. Our principles are first-class teaching and research, international diversity, and transdisciplinary cooperation. According to the 2024 Times Higher Education (THE) World University Rankings, Constructor University is among the top 25 percent out of more than 1,900 universities worldwide and is ranked as the second most international university in the world. As an international university, we attract highly talented and open-minded students from all over the world. Currently, over 1,800 students from 110 nations live and study on our residential campus. The university is currently driving an ambitious expansion of the School of Science. The respective candidate is expected to establish an internationally leading research group in an experimental area of ​​chemistry with a strong focus on the development and characterization of advanced materials. In this context, interdisciplinary research is strongly encouraged. The successful candidate is further expected to support teaching in Physics (lecture and laboratory courses) at the BSc, MSc, and PhD level, to develop and implement innovative, pedagogically sound approaches to online, hybrid and in-person teaching and learning, to advise students on their studies, and to supervise Bachelor, Masters' and PhD theses and research projects. The university is highly supportive of junior faculty, providing both formal and informal mentoring, administrative support, as well as a flexible budget for establishing an internationally visible research group. Several opportunities exist to develop multidisciplinary research projects in collaboration with other research groups or our industrial partners, including collaborations in emerging fields such as the use of artificial intelligence in the natural sciences. For any further information regarding this position, please job-application@constructor.university. Apply today – it’s simple and uncomplicated. We look forward to getting to know you. Click here to go to our website and proceed through the individual steps via the Apply Button. (Application deadline: 18.06.2024)

Assistant / Associate Professor of Physics of "Advanced Materials" (m/f/d). Constructor University invites applications from interested candidates for the following position, to be filled ideally by September 2024: Constructor University (formerly Jacobs University) is a private, state-accredited, English-language university in Bremen. We offer Bachelor, Master, and PhD programs in three schools: School of Science, School of Computer Science and Engineering, and School of Business, Social and Decision Sciences. Our principles are first-class teaching and research, international diversity, and transdisciplinary cooperation. According to the 2024 Times Higher Education (THE) World University Rankings, Constructor University is among the top 25 percent out of more than 1,900 universities worldwide and is ranked as the second most international university in the world. As an international university, we attract highly talented and open-minded students from all over the world. Currently, over 1,800 students from 110 nations live and study on our residential campus. The university is currently driving an ambitious expansion of the School of Science. The respective candidate is expected to establish an internationally leading research group in an experimental area of ​​physics with a strong focus on the development and characterization of advanced materials. In this context, interdisciplinary research is strongly encouraged. The successful candidate is further expected to support teaching in Physics (lecture and laboratory courses) at the BSc, MSc, and PhD level, to develop and implement innovative, pedagogically sound approaches to online, hybrid and in-person teaching and learning, to advise students on their studies, and to supervise Bachelor, Masters' and PhD theses and research projects. The university is highly supportive of junior faculty, providing both formal and informal mentoring, administrative support, as well as a flexible budget for establishing an internationally visible research group. Several opportunities exist to develop multidisciplinary research projects in collaboration with other research groups or our industrial partners, including collaborations in emerging fields such as the use of artificial intelligence in the natural sciences. For any further information regarding this position, please job-application@constructor.university. Apply today – it’s simple and uncomplicated. We look forward to getting to know you. Click here to go to our website and proceed through the individual steps via the Apply Button. (Application deadline: 18.06.2024)

At the Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Sciences of the University of Tübingen, a W3 professorship for Organic Chemistry (m/f/d) is to be filled in the Department of Chemistry at the Institute of Organic Chemistry as of October 1, 2024. The future holder of the position should independently represent the subject of Organic Chemistry in research and teaching. We are looking for a personality (m/f/d) who is proven in a current field of organic chemistry in the area of ​​the development of new synthesis methods (preferably using electrochemistry, photochemistry or other innovative techniques) for application-relevant organic molecules. The application of the methods to the synthesis of natural product-inspired molecules is desirable. The professorship should support ongoing and planned collaborative research projects in the Department of Chemistry and the Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Sciences. In particular, the chemical research concept of the professorship should make an important contribution to collaborative projects, such as the Cluster of Excellence “Controlling Microbes to Fight Infections” (CMFI), “Sustainable Development” in Chemistry or the Center for Light-Matter Interaction, Sensors & Analytics (LISA+). The subject of organic chemistry should be represented in full in teaching. The full text of the advertisement can be found here. The prerequisite for employment is a habilitation or an equivalent qualification and proven didactic aptitude. The University of Tübingen is committed to equal opportunities, diversity and inclusion. In order to increase the proportion of women in research and teaching, we strongly encourage qualified female scientists to apply. Qualified international scientists are expressly encouraged to apply. Severely disabled people will be given priority if they are equally qualified. Please submit your application documents via the University of Tübingen’s application portal at by May 31, 2024. Questions about the call for proposals and the application portal can be directed to the Dean of the Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Sciences at the University of Tübingen, Prof. Dr. Thilo Stehle ( career@mnf.uni-tuebingen.de ).

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Guidelines for submitting classified ads


Job advertisements on this website are included free of charge if they are received by email. The list of professorships and young researchers will then be updated as soon as possible, but no later than within one working week.

Please send your offers to karriere@gdch.de and put the ad text directly in the email or attach it as an .rtf file. Please do not send us a PDF! To avoid further queries, please state whether the advertisement should only be published on the Internet or also in the "News". The job advertisement should be written in continuous text.

To give interested parties a quick overview, the ad text should contain the advertised position (professorship) and the institute or university advertising the position in the first sentence ("A professorship in the field of inorganic chemistry is to be filled at the Institute of xxx at the University of yyy"). At the end of the ad, please state the address for applications and the application deadline. You can find examples in the current advertisements below.

Advertisements for professorships and young academic staff should not exceed approximately 2,500 characters (including spaces).
Please do not send us a designed advert! However, if you provide an address, we will be happy to link to the full advert text. We ask for your understanding that we will send texts that do not comply with our guidelines back to the sender with a request for revision or shorten them without informing the advertiser.

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Guidelines for the submission of job advertisements

Job offerings on this website will be posted for free on these websites if they reach us via email. The job list Professors and Junior Researchers is updated within a week at the latest.

Please send the text of your job advertisement to karriere@gdch.de and insert it right into the mail or attach it as an .rtf-file. Please do not send PDF files! In order to avoid further inquiries from our sides please do also indicate whether the publication should be online only or additionally in the “Nachrichten”, our monthly member's magazine.

To provide job seekers a quick overview, the first line of the advertisement should name the vacant position (professorship) and the institute or university with the vacancy (eg "Professorship available at the Institute for xxx of yyy University" – please see sample texts). Please also mention the application deadline and give the address for applications at the end of the ad.

The advertisement should have about 2,500 characters including blanks. We reserve the right to shorten longer texts without notifying the advertiser. Please do not send us a designed advertisement! However, you can of course link to the complete announcement on your website.

Should you additionally want to publish your announcement in “Nachrichten aus der Chemie”, you have two options:
1. The individual job advert with graphics, logos etc: Choosing this option you can decide on the layout and text length yourself. For examples of individual ads take a look at our online job market “Industry and public service”. Prices vary according to the ad's size. more

2. A small ad in the form of a continuous text without graphics, logos. etc: You can choose to publish the same announcement as from the list “Universities and Research Institutes” additionally as a small ad in the “News”. For a small ad in print we charge EUR 150,- (+ tax). Please mention in your mail if you want an additional publication as a small ad in “News”.

Contact

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Varrentrappstr. 40-42
60486 Frankfurt a. M.
Tel .: +49 69 7917-665 or -668
Email: karriere@gdch.de
Contact Person

Deadline for advertisements in the "Nachrichten aus der Chemie"

(The publication date of the news is always the first working day of the respective month)

"News" Issue 07-08/2024

Closing date for advertisements: 13.06.2024

"News" Issue 09/2024

Closing date for advertisements: 15.08.2024

You will occasionally find further vacant professorships on the Industry & Public Service job list.

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