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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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The digital transformation of our economic and societal system is fully underway. This revolution in communications and media technology massively reduces the costs of administering social and commercial transactions leading to important implications for how value is generated and appropriated in...
University of Cologne, Cologne, 16 October 2014
The digital transformation of our economic and societal system is fully underway. This revolution in communications and media technology massively reduces the costs of administering social and commercial transactions leading to important implications for how value is generated and appropriated in...
University of Cologne, Cologne, 16 October 2014
The digital transformation of our economic and societal system is fully underway. This revolution in communications and media technology massively reduces the costs of administering social and commercial transactions leading to important implications for how value is generated and appropriated in...
University of Cologne, Cologne, 16 October 2014
Candidates should have an excellent international research record in the area of economic history. The teaching responsibilities cover undergraduate and graduate programs in which candidates impart comprehensively economic and business historical knowledge as well as the history of economic thought...
University of Cologne, Cologne, 16 October 2014
The positions are available 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. Behavioral Management Science is one of the four key...
University of Cologne, Cologne, 16 October 2014
The digital transformation of our economic and societal system is fully underway. This revolution in communications and media technology massively reduces the costs of administering social and commercial transactions leading to important implications for how value is generated and appropriated in...
University of Cologne, Cologne, 16 October 2014
Professorship in Strategy The Kühne Logistics University (KLU), named after its founder and donor, Klaus-Michael Kühne, is a private, independent, international and state-recognized business school. With a strong emphasis on logistics and supply chain management research and education, KLU has a...
Kuehne Logistics University, Hamburg, 13 October 2014
We are seeking qualified applicants for teaching and research in the area of algorithms and complexity. The starting date is 1st October 2015. The research focus of this professorship should be in one or several branches of current algorithms research, for example, algorithmic game theory,...
RWTH Aachen University, Aachen, 9 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
Zum nächstmöglichen Zeitpunkt suchen wir zur Verstärkung unseres Teams im Studiengang Wirtschaftsingenieurwesen in der Fakultät Wirtschaftswissenschaften einen/eine Professor/-in (Besoldungsgruppe W2) für das Gebiet: Produktionsautomatisierung und Elektrotechnik Gesucht wird eine Professorin/ein...
Hochschule Aalen für Technik und Wirtschaft, Aalen, 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....
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...
University of Hohenheim, Stuttgart-Hohenheim, 1 October 2014
(succeeds Professor Dr. M. Schrader) The professor also holds the position of Medical Director of the Department of Urology at the University Hospital Ulm. He represents the field of urology in research, teaching and patient care. Application requirements include outstanding knowledge and...
Ulm University, Ulm, 29 September 2014
The Ruhr-Universität Bochum - faculty of Social Sciences invites applications for the position of a Professor (W2) of Sociology / Urban and Regional Studies (successor Prof. Strohmeier) starting the earliest possible date. The Chair represents urban and regional studies from a broad spectrum....
Ruhr-Universität Bochum (RUB), Bochum, 29 September 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...
Technische Universität Darmstadt, Darmstadt, 25 September 2014
The Max-Planck-Gesellschaft zur Förderung der Wissenschaften e.V. (MPG) is an independent, non-profit research organisation, whose goal is to promote top quality research at its institutes. The over 80 research institutes of the Max-Planck-Gesellschaft conduct basic research in Biology and Medicine;...
Max-Planck-Gesellschaft zur Förderung der Wissenschaften e.V. (MPG) / Technische Universität München (TUM), various locations, 25 September 2014
commencing on October 1st, 2015. We are looking for an internationally recognized scientist in the field of Probability Theory and Statistics with a strong interest in interdisciplinary research at the interface of Applied Stochastics and Computer Science, Engineering as well as Natural or Economic...
Brandenburg University of Technology (BTU) Cottbus-Senftenberg, Cottbus-Senftenberg, 25 September 2014
The advertised professorship (initially limited until 31.12.2018, in the case of positive evaluation and continuation of funding the position could be converted to a permanent professorship) is combined with the function of head of the research area "Boundary-Layer Meteorology" at the...
Hans-Ertel-Centre for Weather Research at the German Weather Service (Deutscher Wetterdienst), Frankfurt on the main, 19 September 2014
The Faculty of Chemistry and Biochemistry at the Ruhr- Universität Bochum, Germany, invites applications for a Profes­sorship (W3) in Organic Chemistry to be the initial holder of the EVONIK endowed Chair in Organic Chemistry. The position is to be filled by April 1st, 2016. We are seeking an...
Ruhr-Universität Bochum, Bochum, 18 September 2014
More detailed information about vacant positions can be found on the website of Magdeburg-Stendal University of Applied Sciences:
Magdeburg-Stendal University of Applied Sciences, Magdeburg, 18 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
More detailed information about vacant positions can be found on the website of Magdeburg-Stendal University of Applied Sciences:
Magdeburg-Stendal University of Applied Sciences, Magdeburg, 11 September 2014
Topic of this professorship is electrical measurement. Experience in photonics such as optical measurement incl. sensing, laser measurements and optical communication is appreciated. The position is within the »Information Technology« department which provides the Bachelor programs »Electrical...
Pforzheim University, Pforzheim, 11 September 2014
We are seeking qualified applicants for teaching and research in the area of rail vehicle and transport systems. The starting date is July 1st, 2016. Recognized expertise in the following areas is particularly welcome: The main research areas adress various challenges in rail vehicle technology....
RWTH Aachen University, Aachen, 4 September 2014