Full Professorship (W3) of Inorganic Active Materials for Electrochemical Energy Storage Devices
The University of Bayreuth is a research-oriented university with internationally competitive, interdisciplinary focus areas in research and teaching. The Faculty of Biology, Chemistry & Earth Sciences at the University of Bayreuth is currently seeking to appoint a
Full Professor of Inorganic Active Materials for Electro- chemical Energy Storage Devices
pay grade W 3 (minimum salary per month: € 7,217) to commence as soon as possible. This is a permanent civil service position. Additional salary components will be negotiated separately.
We are looking for a scholar who is an internationally recognized expert in the synthesis, characterization, and processing of inorganic active materials for electrochemical energy storage. The willingness and ability to obtain external funding, including in the context of coordinated programmes, must be evident.
The successful applicant will play an active, leading role in the newly founded Bavarian Centre for Battery Technology (BayBatt). In particular, he or she will be entrusted with managing the Key Lab "Battery Cell Technology". Relevant experience in this field would therefore be an asset. Cooperation is an important basis for successful research at the University of Bayreuth. For this reason, collaboration with other institutions, such as the BZKG, is also encouraged.
The postholder will play a pivotal role in the interdisciplinary master's programme Battery Technology & Battery System Engineering that is currently being established. In addition to this research-related teaching, more basic teaching will also be provided for students enrolled in our major and minor subjects, especially in the bachelor's programmes "Chemistry" and "Polymer & Colloid Chemistry" and the master's programmes "Materials Chemistry & Catalysis" and "Polymer Science". The ability to teach in English and German is expected.
The general administrative requirements for hiring professors at universities in Bavaria apply. A complete description of the vacancy can be found at
(University / Work at the University / Job Vacancies).
Please send your cover letter and supporting documents (CV outlining education and academic career, list of publications, list of courses taught, a description of your research, as well as copies of all diplomas and certificates) as a single PDF file (up to 30 MB) to the Dean of the Faculty of Biology, Chemistry & Earth Sciences
(Dekanat.BCG@uni-bayreuth.de) by 09.08.2020. After the conclusion of the appointment process, application documents will be permanently disposed of in accordance with data protection law.