Professorships and young academics (© GDCh)

Professorships, junior professorships and positions for young scientists in chemistry in Germany and abroad are included in the GDCh job list "Professorships".

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

Current tenders

The Department of Chemistry at The University of Western Ontario (Western) invites applications for a full-time faculty position in inorganic materials chemistry at the rank of Assistant Professor (Probationary Tenure Track). Specific areas of research interest include, but are not limited to, inorganic materials degradation, new materials for energy conversion and storage, greenhouse gas capture and conversion, catalysis development using Earth abundant elements for greener processes, and photo- and electrocatalysis for energy storage and other green technologies. Such areas represent excellent opportunities for multidisciplinary approaches, eg, machine learning development, to be integrated. The successful candidate is expected to pursue innovative and independent research and to establish an outstanding, competitively funded research program that will be able to leverage externally funded research with industry partners. Candidates must have a PhD degree in Inorganic Chemistry or a related discipline with a demonstrated record of excellence in research. Additional experience as a postdoctoral researcher is expected. The successful candidate will contribute to the teaching excellence in inorganic chemistry at both the undergraduate and graduate levels and to the research training of undergraduate and graduate students as well as postdoctoral fellows. Evidence of impactful contributions to teaching, mentorship and leadership activities is a strong asset. The anticipated start date is Jan 1, 2023 although an earlier start date is negotiable. The salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. Interested applicants should submit a complete application package electronically as one pdf file, that includes (in the indicated order): A completed Application for Full-Time Faculty Position Form. A cover letter addressing how your expertise and proposed research fit this position; An up-to-date curriculum vitae; A description of research interests and plan (maximum of 4 pages), including possible funding sources and partners (academic and industrial); A teaching and mentoring statement including how you will contribute to an equitable, diverse and inclusive (EDI) academic environment (maximum of 2 pages). Evidence of teaching excellence may also be included (e.g. course evaluations; awards). Contact details of at least three professionals who can provide letters of support. The application package can be sent to: Chemistry Search Committee, Department of Chemistry, The University of Western Ontario London, Ontario N6A 5B7, Canada Email: The closing date for receiving completed applications is June 5, 2022. Accommodations are available for applicants with disabilities throughout the recruitment process. If you require accommodations for interviews or other meetings, please contact Anna Vandendries-Barr via More information here.

Professorship for the subject "Instrumental Bioanalytics" at the Faculty of Life Sciences, Department of biotechnology HAW Hamburg. BES.-GR. W 2, reference number 046/22-1. This is a permanent full-time position. The appointment is possible from September 1st, 2022 at the earliest. The professorship is intended to ensure teaching in fundamental and application-oriented courses in the study programs of the Department of biotechnology of the Faculty of Life Sciences in instrumental analysis, bioanalysis and organic chemistry. The position is associated with laboratory management for a chemical laboratory and personnel responsibility. You have a university degree in chemistry, biochemistry, biotechnology, bioprocess engineering or related scientific or engineering courses. You have proven experience in instrumental analytics and bioanalytics, as well as in-depth knowledge of one of the above-mentioned subject areas of pharmaceutical biotechnology. Professional experience in an industrial environment is an advantage. Research activities in the mentioned subject area, cooperation and competence in raising third-party funds are an advantage. Collaboration in one of the research groups or research and transfer centers of the Faculty of Life Sciences, as well as an interdisciplinary orientation are desired. Initial teaching experience, an interest in didactic issues and interdisciplinary thinking are expected in order to clarify the connections between basics and course-specific content. The willingness to actively design competence-oriented teaching and to supervise internships, projects and theses are required. You have English language skills. Management experience, ideally in the form of laboratory management or personnel responsibility, is desired. The willingness to actively help shape and further develop the department is required, this also includes the willingness to take on offices within the framework of academic self-administration in the department and at the faculty. Applicants are asked to enclose meaningful documents on their teaching experience with their application. You are also asked to add a brief overview of your personal data to the usual documents. Use the form provided for this purpose. We look forward to receiving your online application by May 26, 2022. Questions about the job offer will be answered by Prof. Dr. Jörg Andrae, If you have any questions about HR matters, please contact Magdalena Gragert, m You can find the complete job advertisement on the Online job market "Industry & Public Service".

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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 academics will then be updated as soon as possible, at the latest within one working week.

Please send your offers to and place the advertisement text directly in the mail or attach it as a .rtf file. Please do not send us a pdf! In order to avoid queries, please indicate in each case whether the publication should only take place on the Internet or additionally in the "News". The job advertisement should be formulated in continuous text.

In order to give interested parties a quick overview, the advertisement text should contain the advertised position (professorship) and the advertised institute or university in the first sentence ("At the institute for xxx of the university yyy a professorship in the field of inorganic chemistry is open occupy"). At the end of the advertisement, please include the address for applications and the application deadline. You can find a sample for the current job advertisements below.

Advertisements for professorships and junior researchers should not exceed approx. 2,500 characters (including spaces).
Please do not send us a designed advertisement! If you provide an address, we are happy to link to the full text of the advertisement. We ask for your understanding that we send texts that do not meet our guidelines back to the sender with a request for revision or shorten them without notifying the advertiser.

If you would also like to publish the advertisement in the "Nachrichten aus der Chemie", you have two options:

1. The individual display with graphics, logo, etc. Here you can freely choose the design and text length. For examples of designed advertisements, see our Industry and Public Service job list. The cost of the advertisement depends on its size. more

2. A small advertisement in running text without logo, graphics, etc. As before, you can also publish your Internet small advertisement as a small advertisement in the "News". A flat fee of EUR 150 plus VAT will be charged for the publication. Please inform us in your e-mail that you would like the classified ad to be published in the ?News?.

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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 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 for 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 ?Nachrichten?. 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 "Nachrichten".

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

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 07-08/2022

Closing date for advertisements: 06/10/2022

"News" issue 09/2022

Closing date for advertisements: 08/16/2022


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