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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.

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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
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
Candidates with excellent academic, scientific and pe­da­go­gic qualifications are invited to apply for this professorship. The professorship is part of the Institute of Solid State Physics, which possesses a high international reputation in the field of optically active semiconductor micro- and...
University of Bremen, Bremen, 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
at the Institute of Applied Mechanics in the lead up to / prior to the retirement of the current Chair. Candidates for this professorship are expected to have an excellent record in the fields of continuum mechanics and of simulation technologies. Research should focus on multifield and...
University of Stuttgart, Stuttgart, 13 November 2014
starting April 01, 2015. The University of Cologne is one of Germany's largest universities and is funded through the German Excellence Initiative. The Institute of Sociology and Social Psychology (ISS) was established in 1919 as the first of its kind in Germany and has developed a strong tradition...
University of Cologne, Cologne, 13 November 2014
What will be your tasks? The successful candidate will teach courses in the Civil Engineering and the Urban Planning programmes as well as regular classes in the university's interdisciplinary programmes. The professorship entails 12 hours of teaching per week every semester. Your focus will be the...
HCU HafenCity University Hamburg, Hamburg, 11 November 2014
What will be your tasks? The successful candidate will teach courses in the Civil Engineering and the Urban Planning programmes as well as regular classes in the university's interdisciplinary programmes. The professorship entails 12 hours of teaching per week every semester. Your focus will be the...
HCU HafenCity University Hamburg, Hamburg, 11 November 2014
The position is available from April 2015 or based on mutual agreement. The University of Cologne is among the leading German research universities and its Business School is consistently ranked among the top schools in research and teaching. The Supply Chain Management area is one of five areas and...
University of Cologne, Cologne, 6 November 2014
W3 Professor »Process Management« The Industrial Engineering Department within the Faculty of Management and Business Sciences invite applications for the position of a Professor (salary grade W3) for the area: Process Management commencing at the earliest opportunity. As part of the expansion plan,...
Aalen University, Aalen, 6 November 2014
Job description You perform research in cognitive robotics, in particular with the iCub robot. You also collaborate with other researchers in research with the iCub robot. The topics of your research concern the cognitive control of robots, as found in perception, language, motor behavior, or...
University of Twente, Enschede (Netherlands), 4 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
The successful candidate is expected to represent the subject in re­search and teaching. He/She will have teaching responsibilities in all teaching programs of the Department of History. The occupant of the post will also be involved in the training of future teachers. Concepts for or knowledge of...
Goethe University Frankfurt, Frankfurt (Main), 30 October 2014
which will be part of the Center for Macroeconomic Research (CMR). We seek candidates with a focus on macroeconomics and related fields, such as public economics or financial economics, who have a strong research record with publications in leading journals. The University of Cologne is one of...
University of Cologne, Cologne, 28 October 2014
College School Post Title & Subject Area Post Duration Level Reports to Science Chemistry Established Professor of Marine Biodiscovery Permanent Established Professor Head of School JOB ADVERTISEMENT The National University of Ireland Galway invites applications for the post of Established...
National University of Ireland, Galway (NUI Galway), Galway (Ireland), 21 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
The Faculty of Biology and Biotechnology at the Ruhr- Universität Bochum invites applications for the position of a Professor (W3) in Cell Physiology (succession of Prof. Hatt) to start on winter term 2015/2016. The future holder of the post will represent the subject in research and teaching. The...
Ruhr-Universität Bochum, Bochum, 6 October 2014
at the Institute of Animal Husbandry and Breeding to be filled first in summer semester 2015. The successful candidate will teach management and analysis of omics-data in agriculture and life science in the study pro­grammes of the Faculty of Agricultural Sciences and will participate in teaching in...
University of Hohenheim, Stuttgart-Hohenheim, 1 October 2014
(Code. No. 354) beginning summer term 2015. The Faculty of Civil and Environmental Engineering at Technische Uni­ver­si­tät Darmstadt is looking for a nationally and internationally renowned professor with a strong scientific background for lecturing and research for the Professorship in Waste Water...
Technische Universität Darmstadt, Darmstadt, 25 September 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 an excellent candidate with high potential who should have established an interna­tional recognized...
Technische Universität München (TUM), Munich, 17 September 2014