The Technische Universität Kaiserslautern (TUK) is a research university with a focus on engineering and natural sciences and an international profile. In the field of basic research, it is particularly active in seven collaborative research centres (CRCs) and transregio-CRCs. Important subject areas of application-oriented research are dealt with in close cooperation with the ten research institutes in the vicinity. The TUK is a campus university characterised by short distances and cooperative partnership among all its members.
In the framework of the Programme for the Promotion of Early Career Researchers by the German Federal and State Governments (WISNA), the position of a tenure-track professorship
at the TUK in the Department of Chemistry should be filled as soon as possible. The holder of the position shall represent the dedicated field in research and teaching.
We are looking for an individual who can pursue research and teaching at TU Kaiserslautern in the fields of Physical Chemistry focused on the exploration of isolated molecules/ aggregates. The candidate’s research focus should enable close cooperation with existing research activities at TU Kaiserslautern. Readiness to collaborate within our current and future coordinated research programs is expected. A membership in the state research center OPTIMAS or the state research unit Nanokat is possible. More information can be found on the web presence of the TU Kaiserslautern.
The position’s teaching responsibilities will be in the Department of Chemistry, specifically in the field of Physical Chemistry (including the relevant lab courses) in the BSc and MSc programs of the department as well as in the full range of the subject for the B.Sc./M.Sc. study programs of Business Studies and Engineering specializing in Chemistry, Biophysics and Bio- and Chemical Engineering. Profound knowledge of the German language is required.
This tenure track professorship is funded by the WISNA program. The program’s target group are scientists at an early stage of their careers. The filling of the professorship requires eligibility according to WISNA.
The professorship shall initially be occupied as a W1 position in civil service for a period of three years and extended by a further three years following a positive interim evaluation. A tenure evaluation shall be conducted prior to the completion of the six years. Following the successful completion of this and, insofar as the general staff regulations are met, the appointment shall take place for the civil-service post for life in the salary grade W2. The procedures are set forth in the TUK Charter on Quality Assurance for Appointments.
The State of Rhineland-Palatinate and the TUK represent a support concept in which a high attendance of the professors at the university is expected.
Besides the general staff regulations, the appointment requirements stipulated in § 54 of the University Act of the State of Rhineland-Palatinate apply. The text is available in German on the TUK homepage (https://www.uni-kl.de/intern/meine-tuk/hauptabteilung-1/rechtsvorschriften/).
The advertisement is aimed at early career scientists at a respective stage in their careers. The TUK strives to promote an increase in the representation of women in research and teaching, and thus emphatically invites qualified female academics to apply. Applicants with disabilities will receive preferential treatment in the event of equal suitability (please enclose evidence to the application). The TUK is a family-friendly university; it values the diversity of its members and enables equality of opportunity for all. Applications by scientists from abroad are particularly welcome.
By submitting your application form, you agree with the processing of your data for internal operational purposes in accordance with the EU Datenschutz-Grundverordnung (DS-GVO) (data protection regulation of EU) and the Landesdatenschutzgesetz RLP (federal data protection law of Rhineland-Palatinate).
Applications including information are requested to be submitted by July 2, 2019 to:
Dean of the Department of Chemistry
Technische Universität Kaiserslautern
Postfach 30 49
67653 KaiserslauternContinue reading
|Title||W1 Professor with W2 Tenure for “Physical Chemistry”|
|Employer||University of Kaiserslautern|
|Job location||Gottlieb-Daimler-Straße 47, 67663 Kaiserslautern|
|Published||May 22, 2019|
|Application deadline||July 2, 2019|
|Job types||Professor,   Tenure Track  |
|Fields||Molecular Chemistry,   Physical Chemistry  |