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

An Analytical Chemistry - Tenure Track Assistant Professor - Department of Chemistry, University of Waterloo. The Department of Chemistry in the Faculty of Science at the University of Waterloo invites applications from outstanding scholars and researchers for a tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant Professor in any area of Analytical Chemistry with an anticipated start date of July 1, 2023. In exceptional cases, an appointment at the rank of Associate Professor or Full Professor will be considered. Applications must be received by October 31, 2022. Full details can be found here.

Professorship for chemistry didactics (W3) (f/m/d) at the MNF of the University of Cologne. As a future job holder, you will represent the Department of Chemistry Education in research and teaching. Her research focus is on a current area of chemistry education, complementary to the research priorities at the institute, and contributes to the professionalization of teacher training. You will actively participate in joint research projects of the Department of Didactics of Mathematics and Natural Sciences, the Departments of the Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Sciences and the other teacher-training faculties. The teaching includes both the technical and the subject-didactic qualification of student teachers in the subject of chemistry for teaching at primary schools, at Hauptschule, Realschule, secondary and comprehensive schools as well as for teaching at special needs education. In addition, the teaching includes the didactic professionalization of student teachers in the subject of chemistry for teaching posts at grammar schools/comprehensive schools and at vocational colleges. Your other tasks are the acquisition of third-party funds and participation in university self-government. You are a chemistry teacher who has relevant experience in chemistry education research and has substantial teaching experience at the university as well as several years of teaching experience. Experience in interdisciplinary research activities with other subject didactics, pedagogy/psychology and/or chemistry is desirable, as is existing national and international cooperation. Please send your application with the usual documents (curriculum vitae, research and teaching concept, overview of third-party funds, list of publications and courses, teaching evaluation results (if available), certificates of academic examinations and appointments) via the University of Cologne ’s appointments portal by October 31, 2022 the Dean of the Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Sciences. You can find more information here.

University professorship for medicinal chemistry at the Otto Loewi Research Center (m/f/d). At the Medical University of Graz, the focus is on people in their entirety. The guiding principle for our actions is to look after, accompany, train and support the people entrusted to us with full commitment at the highest level and in their development. We are looking for employees who want to contribute with an innovative spirit to the fulfillment of our overarching task of promoting the health and well-being of patients through research, teaching, learning and supportive administration. “Pioneering Minds – Research and Education for Patients' Health and Well-being” is what drives us. Become part of an extraordinary team: University professorship for medicinal chemistry at the Otto Loewi Research Center, Chair for medicinal chemistry. The future Chair of Medicinal Chemistry (currently: Chair of Physiological Chemistry) and its embedding in the Otto Loewi Research Center for Vascular Biology, Immunology and Inflammation provide the excellent basis for fulfilling the diverse tasks in teaching and research. The chair holder works on relevant scientific questions in close cooperation with the preclinical research teams and the clinical disciplines of the Medical University of Graz. You will be employed indefinitely as a university professor for medicinal chemistry at the Medical University of Graz and are intended to head the chair for medicinal chemistry. You can find more detailed information on the call for proposals for the university professorship here. The salary for this position is subject to the appointment negotiation. (Legal information: minimum wage based on the classification according to the collective agreement for university employees according to § 49 paragraph 1 KV). We look forward to receiving your online application in the appointment portal of the Medical University of Graz by October 31, 2022 at the latest. The appointment portal can be found here. Contact:

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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 12/2022

Closing date for advertisements: 14.11.2022

"News" issue 11/2022

Closing date for advertisements: October 13, 2022


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last modified: 15.09.2022 11:41 H from A.Miller