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Full Professor (W3)
in Physical Chemistry
Faculty of Mathematics, Computer Science
and Natural Science
We are seeking qualified applicants for teaching and research in the area of physical chemistry. The starting date is 1st of August 2022. The research focus of the professorship is in the field of experimental physical chemistry of condensed matter and complements the research areas currently represented at the Institute for Physical Chemistry as, e.g. ionic interfaces and
materials for energy storage. The applicant is expected to cooperate with other groups within the Institute of Physical Chemistry and within the Department of Chemistry as well as with non-university research institutions. An integration in the profile areas of the RWTH, preferably in the area of Materials Science & Engineering (MatSE) or Molecular Science & Engineering (MSE), is welcome. Furthermore, there is also a potential to participate in the Jülich Aachen Research Alliance (JARA) and/or the Institutes for Energy and Climate Research of the Forschungszentrum Jülich.
A doctoral degree is required; additionally, Habilitation (post-doctoral lecturing qualification), an exemplary record of research achievement as an assistant/an associate/a junior professor or university researcher and/or an outstanding career outside academia are highly desirable. Ability in and commitment to teaching are essential. The application should include supporting documents regarding success in teaching. German is not necessary to begin but will be expected as a teaching language within the first 5 years.
Participation in academic self administration is expected.
Please send a cover letter stating research aims and a CV to: Dekan der Fakultät für Mathematik, Informatik und Naturwissenschaften der RWTH Aachen University, Prof. Dr. Honerkamp, 52056 Aachen Germany
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The deadline for applications is 31 August 2021.
This position is also available as part-time employment per request.
We welcome applications from all suitably qualified candidates regardless of gender. RWTH Aachen University is certified as a family-friendly university and offers a dual career program for partner hiring. We particularly welcome and encourage applications from women, disabled people and ethnic minority groups, recognizing they are underrepresented across RWTH Aachen University. The principles of fair and open competition apply and appointments will be made on merit.