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 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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The School of Statistics and Actuarial Science seeks to appoint a Statistician of high academic standing to the position of Professor of Statistics. Areas of interest in the school include: Longitudinal Data Analysis, Survey Sampling, Nonparametric Statistics, Bayesian Analysis, Optimization Theory...
University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, 18 June 2014
NISlab/CCIS invites applications for two positions as Professor or Associate Professor of Information Security (Computer Science). The positions will be central in a new research group focusing on cyber security of critical infrastructures, control systems and ICT-accessible objects and systems, as...
Gjųvik University College, Gjųvik, 10 June 2014
The School of Anthropology and Conservation are seeking to appoint a Professor of/Reader in Human Ecology on an ongoing and full time basis starting Spring 2015.   The post holder will have an international research reputation and a recognised interest in human interaction with the environment,...
University of Kent, Kent, 25 July 2014
Required qualifications include excellent publications and research in Sociology or Political Science or related disciplines pertaining to the Frankfurt School tradition of Critical Theory. The candidate will be expected to contribute to all teaching programs of the department with a focus on both...
Goethe University Frankfurt, Frankfurt am Main, 24 July 2014
Applicants should have an economic or engineering academic education and good knowledge in the field of energy industry. Many years of practice experience, cooperation in research projects and an established expert network are further requirements. High-quality and current publications underline...
Pforzheim University, Pforzheim, 24 July 2014
as soon as possible. The new professor is expected to have excellent scientific skills in the field of power plant and power system dynamics holding a successful career in at least one of the following areas: Control and automation technology for power plants Simulation of the dynamic grid...
University of Stuttgart, Stuttgart, 24 July 2014
This professorship is associated with leadership of the corresponding institute.The research focus of this professorship is in the area of fundamental processes of cell biology and multicellular mammalian systems. Furthermore, relevant biomedical aspects such as the identification of pathomechanisms...
University of Stuttgart, Stuttgart, 24 July 2014
The candidate should be qualified to broadly cover sociology for undergraduate and graduate students in teaching and should have special research and teaching competence in risk research and technology assessment. In accordance with the research profile of the social science institute, the candidate...
University of Stuttgart, Stuttgart, 24 July 2014
The successful candidate has to cover all areas of the discipline. Preference will be given to candidates displaying excellence in the combined fields of urban and spatial sociology. An additional task will be the continuation and development of the core area of urban research. Experiences in...
Technische Universität Darmstadt, Darmstadt, 24 July 2014
starting in fall 2015. Candidates should have an excellent research record in Marketing and strong teaching skills both at the undergraduate and the graduate levels.   The University of Zurich wants to strengthen the research and teaching activities in Marketing. Our faculty puts a strong emphasis...
University of Zurich, Switzerland, Zurich, 24 July 2014
Requirements for this position are a PhD in Art History and a post-doctoral degree (Habilitation) or equivalent qualifications, preferably with a focus in French art.The designated salary for the position is based on “W3” of the German university scale or equivalent. The Goethe...
Johann Wolfgang Goethe-Universität Frankfurt am Main, Frankfurt am Main, 22 July 2014
at the Urban Design Institute from the winter semester 2015/16 (starting date October 2014). The Faculty is looking for an individual who has worked at an advanced professional level in research, teaching and practice and demonstrates outstanding achievements in landscape architecture. We attach...
University of Stuttgart, Stuttgart, 18 July 2014
The successful candidate is expected to cover the field of Church History in its full range in research and teaching. He/She contributes to the faculty's research project "Theologie Interkulturell". He/She participates in the university's integrated research projects related to religion. Since...
Goethe University, Frankfurt on the Main, 17 July 2014
starting August 1st, 2015 or by mutual agreement.Candidates should have a track record of internationally recognized research in the field of political science, proven teaching excellence and the capability to contribute to public debates.The successful candidate will be expected to teach...
Universität St.Gallen, St. Gallen, 17 July 2014
Job-ID: 2213 Region: Doha, Katar The Emirate of Qatar is investing in a powerful new railway infrastructure under the Qatar Rail Development Program. This includes the Metro in the capital of Doha and a long-distance network for passenger and freight transport. To complete the holistic approach of...
DB International GmbH, Doha (Katar), 16 July 2014
Applicants need to have an excellent research record in management, preferably in the area of Public Mana­gement. For an initial discussion and information about the post, please contact Professor Dr. Oswin Maurer, e-mail: oswin.maurer@unibz.it. Requirements According to Italian legislation, only...
Freie Universität Bozen - Free University of Bolzano/Bozen, Bolzano (Italy), 14 July 2014
The Media Technology Laboratory is an increasingly important arena for research and education in technology, production, design and management related to digital and analogue media. The Lab participates in several large research projects and offers its members academic relations, networks, and a...
Gjųvik University College, Gjųvik (Norway), 10 July 2014
The Assistant Professor will be appointed to WHU, and granted a leave of absence to the PIK. The position will be located at the WHU campus in Vallendar and the PIK campus in Potsdam. WHU - Otto Beisheim School of Management is a privately funded business school based in Vallendar/Koblenz and in...
Otto Beisheim School of Management (WHU) / Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research (PIK) e. V., Vallendar, Potsdam, 10 July 2014
The Department of Physics and Mathematics at the University of Hull invites applications for a full pro­fes­sor­ship from internationally leading researchers. Applications are particularly welcome in one of the following three areas: pure maths, statistics or the interface between mathematics and...
University of Hull, Hull (United Kingdom), 8 July 2014
The Department of Physics and Mathematics at the University of Hull invites applications for a full pro­fes­sor­ship from internationally leading researchers. Applications are particularly welcome in one of the following three areas: pure maths, statistics or the interface between mathematics and...
University of Hull, Hull (United Kingdom), 8 July 2014
to be filled on April 1st, 2015. A W2-Professorship is comparable to an Associate Professorship. We are looking for an internationally renowned scientist in the fi eld of Probability Theory. Connections to the research interests of the Institute of Mathematical Stochastics and the Faculty of...
Otto-von-Guericke-University Magdeburg, Magdeburg, 7 July 2014
The newly founded BAU International University of Applied Sciences in Berlin, Germany, is a private university with a strong international profile. This winter semester BAU International will offer four Bachelor study programs at two faculties - Business Administration and Design. BAU International...
BAU International University of Applied Sciences, Berlin, 5 July 2014
starting on 01.04.2015. The professorship represents research and teaching in the field of fundamental research as well as mathematically based methods for safety theory and quantitative risk assessment with a clear relation to applications in civil and environmental engineering problems. The...
Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz Universität Hannover, Hannover, 3 July 2014
The successful applicant (male/female) represents the subject in its full depth in research and teaching. The position includes tasks in the field of patient care.The employment is made in accordance with § 50 para. 2 of the Higher Education Act of the State of Baden-Württemberg. The professorship...
Albert-Ludwigs-Universität Freiburg, Freiburg i.B., 1 July 2014
Initially pay-scale grade W2, to be appointed as soon as possible.   We are looking for an excellent junior scientist with a high potential for developing an internationally recognized research agenda in the field of Economics of Energy Markets. The successful candidate pursues research projects...
Technische Universität München, München, 1 July 2014
Applications are invited for a non-tenure track assistant professorship position in network science with focus on business networks, starting 2015. Candidates are required to hold a Ph.D. either in economics, management, social sciences, computer sciences, or natural sciences, and are expected to...
University of Zurich, Zurich, 26 June 2014
at the Department of Neurosurgery.This professorship aims at strengthening neurooncology research. The holder of this position will represent the field of neurooncology in research and teaching. In cooperation with the German Consortium for Translational Cancer Research (DKTK) the professorship...
Albert-Ludwigs-Universität Freiburg, Freiburg im Breisgau, 26 June 2014
Research will involve the investigation of physical, petrological and geochemical processes occurring in the Earth’s mantle and crust. Possible directions of inquiry can include the role of volatiles in geodynamic processes, melting in different tectonic regimes, phase relations, recycling of...
Johann Wolfgang Goethe-Universität Frankfurt am Main, Frankfurt am Main, 26 June 2014
The International Business Studies Department within the Faculty of Management and Business Sciences invite applications for the position of a Professor (salary grade W3) for the area Corporate Management and Governance commencing at the earliest opportunity. The professor will contribute to sharpen...
Aalen University of Applied Sciences, Aalen, 18 June 2014
commencing at the earliest opportunity. It is expected the representation of one or more subject areas, such as philosophy of technology, cultural studies, technology assessment, methodology and philosophy of culture science and/or engineeringsciences in research and teaching. The candidate will be...
Brandenburg University of Technology (BTU) Cottbus?Senftenberg, Cottbus, 18 June 2014
The German University in Cairo- GUC (Cairo Campus)  Architecture and Urban Design Program The German University in Cairo invites applications for the following vacancies to be filled during the academic year 2014/2015: Description: The German University in Cairo is looking for highly capable and...
The German University in Cairo, Cairo, 9 June 2014
The German University in Cairo- GUC (Cairo Campus)  Architecture and Urban Design Program The German University in Cairo invites applications for the following vacancies to be filled during the academic year 2014/2015: Description The German University in Cairo is looking for highly capable and...
The German University in Cairo, Cairo, 9 June 2014
The German University in Cairo- GUC (Cairo Campus)  Architecture and Urban Design Program The German University in Cairo invites applications for the following vacancies to be filled during the academic year 2014/2015 Description: The German University in Cairo is looking for highly capable and...
The German University in Cairo, Cairo, 9 June 2014
The German University in Cairo- GUC (Cairo Campus) Architecture and Urban Design Program The German University in Cairo invites applications for the following vacancies to be filled during the academic year 2014/2015 Description: The German University in Cairo is looking for highly capable and...
The German University in Cairo, Cairo, 9 June 2014
The German University in Cairo- GUC (Cairo Campus) Civil Engineering Program   The German University in Cairo invites applications for the following vacancies to be filled during the academic year 2014/2015     Position Description:   The German University in Cairo is looking for highly able and...
The German University in Cairo, Cairo, 9 June 2014
The German University in Cairo- GUC (Cairo Campus) Civil Engineering Program   The German University in Cairo invites applications for the following vacancies to be filled during the academic year 2014/2015   Position Description:   The German University in Cairo is looking for highly able and...
The German University in Cairo, Cairo, 9 June 2014
The German University in Cairo- GUC (Cairo Campus) Civil Engineering Program   The German University in Cairo invites applications for the following vacancies to be filled during the academic year 2014/2015     Position Description:   The German University in Cairo is looking for highly able and...
The German University in Cairo, Cairo, 9 June 2014
The German University in Cairo- GUC (Cairo Campus) Faculty of Engineering and Material Sciences   The German University in Cairo invites applications for the following vacancies to be filled during the academic year 2014/2015     Position Description: The German University in Cairo is looking for...
The German University in Cairo, Cairo, 9 June 2014
The German University in Cairo- GUC (Cairo Campus) Faculty of Engineering and Material Sciences   The German University in Cairo invites applications for the following vacancies to be filled during the academic year 2014/2015   Position Description The German University in Cairo is looking for...
The German University in Cairo, Cairo, 9 June 2014
The German University in Cairo- GUC (Cairo Campus) Faculty of Engineering and Material Sciences   The German University in Cairo invites applications for the following vacancies to be filled during the academic year 2014/2015     Position Description: The German University in Cairo is looking for...
The German University in Cairo, Cairo, 9 June 2014