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Associate Professor (f/m/d) in »Solid-State Electrolyte Chemistry«
Published(118 days ago)
Deadline for applications(87 days ago)
Technical University of MunichGarching
The Technical University of Munich (TUM) invites applications for the position of
in »Solid-State Electrolyte Chemistry«
as tenured W3 Associate Professor; to begin as soon as possible.
The professorship is associated with the TUM Department of Chemistry. Due to an international faculty and Master courses taught in English, the departments attract outstanding students at all levels. The professorship offers numerous cooperation opportunities, e.g. with the research neutron source Heinz Maier-Leibnitz (FRM II) and with the Departments of Mechanical Engineering and Electrical and Computer Engineering at TUM
The responsibilities include research and teaching as well as the promotion of early-career scientists. We seek to appoint an expert in the research area of battery materials with a preferred focus on solid-electrolytes synthesis/characterization and solid-electrolyte based energy storage devices, who can also bridge the gap to battery production and modelling R&D in the engineering facilities. The professorship will be leading the new Competence Center for Solid Electrolytes. The teaching load includes courses in the university's bachelor and master programs of Chemistry. We expect the ability to provide introductory lectures in inorganic and analytical chemistry. Moreover, this professorship will be an interdisciplinary link between the areas of physical chemistry and inorganic chemistry, and shall contribute with specialized lectures in the area of energy storage materials in the Master's program.
We are looking for a candidate with a university degree in Chemistry and an outstanding doctoral degree or equivalent scientific qualification. Candidates should demonstrate advanced scientific achievements, a proven ability to acquire third party funding (e.g. DFG, ERC, BMBF), and evidence of their ability to lead cooperative research projects. Successful candidates must show pedagogical aptitude, including the ability to teach in English. Substantial research experience abroad is expected.
Based on best international standards and transparent performance criteria, TUM offers a merit-based academic career option from a permanent position as Associate Professor on to Full Professor. The regulations of TUM Faculty Recruitment and Career System apply.
TUM provides excellent working conditions in a lively scientific community, embedded in the vibrant research environment of the Greater Munich Area. Furthermore, TUM offers attractive and performance-based salary conditions and additional social benefits.
The TUM Munich Dual Career Office (MDCO) provides tailored career consulting to the partners of newly appointed professors. MDCO gives assistance for relocation and integration of new professors, their partners and accompanying family members.
TUM is an equal opportunity employer. As such, we explicitly encourage applications from women. Applications from disabled persons with essentially the same qualifications will be given preference.
Application documents should be submitted in accordance with TUM's application guidelines for professors. These guidelines and detailed information about the TUM Faculty Recruitment and
Career System are available on www.tum.de/faculty-recruiting. Here, you will also find TUM's information on collecting and processing personal data as part of the application process.
Please send your application no later than 21 July 2019 to the Dean of the Department of Chemistry, Prof. Stephan Sieber, Technische Universität München, Fakultät für Chemie, Lichtenbergstrasse 4,
D-85747 Garching. Email address for applications:email@example.com