Professorships: Jobs and Vacancies

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A job as a professor is often the ultimate goal of an academic career. Of course there is a large amount of variation between individual jobs but the general rule of this type of senior position is that it entails a certain amount of independent research but also teaching or administrative roles. These numerous aspects of the job are one of the reasons why so many academics are after them - it is not just research but rather all sorts of varied responsibilities. There is also the possibility to shape your own role by taking on additional responsibilities at your faculty or to lead additional classes or start research groups.

Although professors seem to have earned the ultimate prize for years in academia, it is sadly the case that many people work for all that time without ever being rewarded with a senior position. Up to a point, getting to this stage is a matter of luck, but also important is the standard of postdoc jobs you have had up to that point and also the number of peer-reviewed papers you have had published. To outcompete your contemporaries, you have to have had career development in mind from your very first steps into the world of your research field and this is where academics.com comes into its own.

academics.com has a particularly strong selection of jobs for professors as well as all the information you may need to help you on your way to your final career goal. Whether you would like to know about networking for a successful career in academia, the alternative to academia: conducting research in industry or employer profiles, academics.com is there with the relevant information. An academic career is by no means an easy option, but here you can find the support to help you develop your career and hopefully realise the goal of becoming a university professor.

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Assistant Professor in Computer Science with Specialization in Computer Security KTH Royal Institute of Technology The Department of Theoretical Computer Science (the TCS group) at the School of Computer Science and Commu­nication (CSC) invites applications for a full-time tenure-track assistant...
KTH Royal Institute of Technology, Stockholm (Sweden), 22 December 2014
KLU seeks to appoint - starting in September 2015 - an Adjunct Professor in the field of management to support the teaching in this field. Candidates should combine an understanding of relevant practical problems with inspiring teaching and a willingness to contribute to institution building. We are...
Kühne Logistics University Hamburg - Wissenschaftliche Hochschule für Logistik und Unternehmensführung, Hamburg, 10 December 2014
Subject Toxicological environmental chemistry Main responsibilities Research, teaching and supervision. Qualification requirements A person who has demonstrated both research and teaching skills is qualified for employment as a professor. In order to be appointed as a professor, the applicant must...
Stockholm University, Stockholm (Sweden), 13 November 2014
Gjøvik University College (GUC) has, together with Telenor, FFI, and other key players within the Norwegian armed Forces, police, business, policy and academia, established Center for Cyber and Information Security (CCIS). CCIS is focusing on advanced applied research, education and training. CCIS...
Gjøvik University College, Gjøvik (Norway), 10 December 2014
beginning August 2015. The position is located in the Department of Accounting. The Department offers courses and seminars in undergraduate, graduate, and Ph.D. levels. Courses are taught in English and/or in Finnish. For information about research activities at Department, please visit...
Aalto University, Aalto (Finland), 24 November 2014
starting in the summer semester 2015. The Junior Professorship «Health Policy« engages in policy analyse in the field of healthcare and the healthcare system in both research and teaching. Applicants should have a background in political science and specialise in the following areas: health policy...
Ruhr-­Universität Bochum (RUB), Bochum, 22 December 2014
Referenzcode: 102943 zu besetzen. Mit der Position ist die Leitung der Klinik für Psychiatrie und Psychotherapie II verbunden. Der/die zukünftige Stelleninhaber/in vertritt das Fach Psychiatrie in Forschung und Lehre. Die Lehraufgaben umfassen den Unterricht in den Querschnittsfächern und im Fach...
Universität Ulm, Ulm und Günzburg, 18 December 2014
Reference-code 102941 at the Institue of Pathology (Head: Prof. Dr. Peter Möller). Applicants are expected to have a high international reputation in the field of General and Molecular Pathology with focus on oncology and are qualified to teach General Pathology, Surgical Pathology, and Molecular...
Ulm University, Ulm, 17 December 2014
(6 years, non-tenure track) by August 1, 2015. Eligible candidates will have a wide-ranging expertise in research and teaching on trans­culturalism as a negotiating process in dynamic culture contacts and networks. Knowledge on methodology in cultural theory and in the social sciences is part of...
University of St. Gallen, St. Gallen (Switzerland), 17 December 2014
(75-100 Prozent) zu besetzen. Mit diesem breit ausgerichteten Ordinariat im Privat- und Wirtschaftsrecht soll insbesondere die Lehre und Forschung im Bereich des Arbeitsrechts auf hohem Qualitätsniveau langfristig sichergestellt werden. Nachzuweisen sind Lehrerfahrung und lehrfähige...
Universität St. Gallen, St. Gallen (Schweiz), 17 December 2014
The appointed professor will be responsible for teaching and research in the field of educational science focusing on the social-emotional development and/or learning of school children. Research should be related to inclusive education, being part of the faculty's research profile "Dealing with...
Goethe-University Frankfurt, Frankfurt am Main, 17 December 2014
We are seeking qualified applicants for teaching and research in the area of Immersive Visualization. The starting date is winter semester 2015/16. Through this professorship, the University also strives to strengthen the service activities in this field. The prospective holder of the professorship...
Rheinisch-Westfälische Technische Hochschule Aachen (RWTH), Aachen, 17 December 2014
More detailed information on vacant positions can be found on the website of Magdeburg-Stendal University of Applied Sciences on:
Magdeburg-Stendal University of Applied Sciences, Magdeburg, 17 December 2014
The focus areas of The Department of Information and Computer Science include machine learning and computational inference, data mining and big data analysis, as well as «smart« applications in the society and sciences. Eight professors and more than 50 researchers are working in research fields...
Aalto University School of Science, Helsinki (Finland), 16 December 2014
Sie forschen und lehren zwischen den Bereichen Data Science (Big Data Exploration) und anderen Managementbereichen, z.B. Marketing, Supply Chain Management, industrielle Dienstleistungen oder Controlling. Im Rahmen von interdisziplinären Forschungsansätzen bearbeiten Sie Fragestellungen der...
Universität St. Gallen, St. Gallen (Schweiz), 16 December 2014
Sie forschen und lehren zu Fragen des integrativen Managements von Healthcare- Organisationen. Sie arbeiten am weiteren Auf- und Ausbau des Themenbereichs an der HSG mit und vernetzen sich mit anderen Disziplinen sowie Organisationen des Gesundheitswesens. Sie verfügen über ein...
Universität St. Gallen, St. Gallen (Schweiz), 16 December 2014
Sie forschen und lehren in Bereichen der Regulierung, die für das Management von Unter­nehmen relevant sind. Mit einem Schwerpunkt auf die Verhältnisse in der Schweiz analy­sieren Sie wichtige Fragestellungen der Regulierung unternehmerischer Tätigkeit und profilieren sich durch international...
Universität St. Gallen, St. Gallen (Schweiz), 16 December 2014
You will research and teach in issues of managing European organizations that are located in China and/or do business with Chinese organizations or in the Chinese market. By this, you will contribute to the development of China expertise at the University of St. Gallen and support activities aimed...
University of St. Gallen, St. Gallen (Switzerland), 16 December 2014
Reference-code 102929 The professorship is associated with the position of Head of the Section of Experimental Medical Physics within the Department of Nuclear Medicine (Chair: Professor Ambros J. Beer). Applicants are expected to have a high international reputation in the field of medical...
Ulm University, Ulm, 12 December 2014
located at the WHU Campus Vallendar. Research and Academic Programs at WHU WHU is committed to excellence in management education concerning both learning and knowledge creation. Our commitment to excellence in research is based on three principles: quality, international orientation, and relevance...
WHU - Otto Beisheim School of Management, Vallendar, 11 December 2014
The Ruhr-Universität Bochum - Faculty of Mathematics invites applications for the position of a Full Professor (W3) in Algebra to start as soon as possible. The successful candidate will represent an active subject in Algebra and Algebraic Geometry in research and teaching at the highest...
Ruhr-Universität Bochum, Bochum, 11 December 2014
to be appointed as soon as possible. The salary will be composed of a base salary according to the Bayeri­sche Besoldungsgesetz (Bavarian Remuneration Act, pay-scale grade W3). We are looking for a scholar of distinction with a high international reputation in Turbomachinery and Flight Propulsion....
Technische Universität München (TUM), Munich, 11 December 2014
The University of St. Gallen and its newly founded Global Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation are seeking candidates for a chaired professorship in the fields of Entrepreneurship or Innovation. We are looking for an individual with an outstanding international research profile and who is able...
Universität St. Gallen, St. Gallen, 8 December 2014
If you intend to submit a proposal to the current call of the European Research Council and would be interested in joining LMU's research community, please contact the appropriate faculty member in your field of research as soon as possible.
Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München (LMU), Munich, 4 December 2014
Specifications Location Nijmegen Function types Research, Development, Innovation Scientific fields Language and Culture Hours 38.0 hours per week Salary maximum EUR 5070 Education Doctorate Job number 30.09.14 Job description The NWO Gravitation consortium ´Language in Interaction´ invites...
Radboud University Nijmegen, Nijmegen (Netherlands), 4 December 2014
for Self-Help Research with a Focus on Cancer Self-Help (W 3) at the Tumorzentrum Freiburg, Comprehensive Cancer Center Freiburg (CCCF). The Endowed Professorship should promote the Research and Development of Self-Help, in particular in the methods, benefits and effectiveness of cancer...
Albert-Ludwigs-University of Freiburg, Freiburg, 4 December 2014
Faculty of Electrical Engineering and Information Technology We are seeking qualified applicants for teaching and research in the area of integrated digital systems and circuit design. The starting date is October 1, 2016. Internationally recognized expertise in one or several of the following...
RWTH Aachen University, Aachen, 4 December 2014
We are seeking qualified applicants for teaching and research in the area of Energy Resource and Innovation Economics. The starting date is as soon as possible. The position is linked to the Institute for Future Energy Consumer Needs and Behavior (FCN) at the E.ON Energy Research Center. The...
RWTH Aachen University, Aachen, 4 December 2014
The new Director of MSRI will advance the research institute to become a leading research center on mountain societies. MSRI currently works in four thematic areas: sustainable land management, including pasture and forest management, and responsible governance; food security and nutrition, farming...
University of Central Asia, Bishkek (Kyrgyz Republic), 3 December 2014
The position holder should be an internationally recognized experimental physicist in the fields of epitaxy of semiconductor materials and semiconductor technology. New areas, for example in nano- and bio-photonics as well as sensor technology are to be developed. In addition to an epitaxy...
Otto von Guericke University Magdeburg, Magdeburg, 1 December 2014
The Department of Mechanical and Process Engineering (www.mavt.ethz.ch) at ETH Zurich invites applications for a full or an assistant professorship (tenure track) in Geoenergy Process Technologies. arrowApplicants should demonstrate a strong background in engineering and natural sciences. In...
ETH Zurich, Zurich (Switzerland), 1 December 2014
Faculty of Mathematics, Computer Science, and Natural Sciences We are seeking qualified applicants for teaching and research in the area of computational mathematics. The starting date is as soon as possible. Candidates with a distinguished expertise in mathematical modeling, numerical simulation...
RWTH Aachen University, Aachen, 27 November 2014
Successful candidates are expected to establish and maintain an internationally recognized research agenda in the field of Exercise Biology, to develop TUM's scientific profile in this field of study. Furthermore, a strong background in exercise physiology or biochemistry and a well established...
Technische Universität München (TUM), Munich, 20 November 2014
We are looking for an excellent candidate with high potential who should have established an international recognized research agenda in the field of Neuromuscular Diagnostics. The successful applicant with a strong background in Sport and Human Movement Science is expected to perform cutting-edge...
Technische Universität München (TUM), Munich, 20 November 2014
We are looking for a scholar of distinction with a high international reputation in epidemiology based on a high interest in methodology and biostatistics. The successful candidate will have demonstrated an internationally recognized research program as well as outstanding academic records and is...
Technische Universität München (TUM), Munich, 20 November 2014
arrow The Department of Civil, Environmental and Geomatic Engineering (www.baug.ethz.ch) at ETH Zurich invites applications for a Professor of Geotechnical Engineering. arrow Candidates should hold a PhD degree in civil and/or geotechnical engineering and have a strong background in mechanics of...
ETH Zurich, Zurich (Switzerland), 20 November 2014
The Department of Information Technology and Electrical Engineering (www.ee.ethz.ch) at ETH Zurich and the Faculty of Science (www.mnf.uzh.ch) of the University of Zurich invite applications for the above-mentioned position in the Institute of Neuroinformatics (INI) to complement and extend its...
ETH Zurich / University of Zurich, Zurich (Switzerland), 19 November 2014
The Industrial Engineering Department within the Faculty of Manage­ment and Business Sciences invite applicants for the position of a Professor (grade W2) for the area: Marketing and Statistics with focus on Industrial Marketing (business-to-business marketing). We are looking for a professor who...
Aalen University, Aalen, 17 November 2014
Research and Academic Programs at WHU WHU is committed to excellence in management education concerning both learning and knowledge creation. Our commitment to excellence in research is based on three principles: quality, international orientation, and relevance for research and business practice....
WHU - Otto Beisheim School of Management, Vallendar, 1 November 2014
in the field of "Big Data Management" Reference number: IV-405/14 (to be filled as soon as possible for a period of 3 years; an extension of 3 more years is possible after successful evaluation) Responsibilities: Big data is one of the biggest challenges of the present. The derivation of actionable...
Technische Universität Berlin, Berlin, 30 October 2014
More detailed information on the vacancy can be found on the website of Magdeburg-Stendal University of Applied Sciences on:
Magdeburg-Stendal University of Applied Sciences, Magdeburg, 30 October 2014
affiliated with the Department of Mechanical Engineering and starting on April 1, 2016. Preference for this research and teaching position will be given to candidates with interest and experience in the field of material adapted design and construction of statically and dynamically highly loaded...
Technische Universität Darmstadt, Darmstadt, 9 October 2014