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Junior Professorship (W1) "Transformation towards Sustainable Energy Systems" with Tenure Track
Published(446 days ago)
University of FreiburgFreiburg
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The University of Freiburg‘s human resources policy is oriented toward the principles
of equal opportunity and diversity. The university is committed to the goal of creating
a family-friendly university.
The Faculty of Environment and Natural Resources at the University of Freiburg invites
applications for a
Junior Professorship (W1) „Transformation
towards Sustainable Energy Systems“ with
Fulltime position, start date: immediately
in the Department of Environmental Social Sciences and Geography.
This professorship is particularly suitable for highly qualified early career researchers.
The professorship should develop and refine instruments of environmental regulation
which are necessary for the transformation towards sustainable energy systems and investigate
policy formulation and operational implementation under changing technical,
societal, and economic conditions.
The main research focus will be on developing coordinated legal and fiscal management
tools as well as managerial control instruments for the transformation towards
sustainable energy systems.
The professorship should engage actively in a multi and interdisciplinary exchange
with experts from business administration, engineering, law and environmental policy,
and also involve representatives from industry and industry associations.
As the professorship is linked with the international and interfaculty MSc „Renewable
Energy Engineering and Management“ (REM), interdisciplinary cooperation and a special
commitment in teaching within the MSc programme REM is expected. The willingness
to engage in other study programmes is a requirement.
The successful applicant is able to demonstrate
Research experience in environmental regulation and environmental management
related to renewable energy and the energy transition or the transformation to sustainable
renewable energy systems in general
Legal expertise at the interface to economic sciences
An interdisciplinary research profile
Prerequisites for the employment of Junior Professors are a university degree, an outstanding
dissertation and an excellent publication record.
This position is a fixed term of four years. After a successful interim evaluation, it can
be extended by two years. After successful interim evaluation the tenure procedure
towards Full Professorship W3 will be initiated.The tenure procedures are regulated
in the Statutes and Quality assurance concept for Junior Professorships with and without
Tenure Track and agreed upon with the Ministry of Science. As a prerequisite for
granting tenure and the subsequent conversion into a full professorship (W3) (1) the
requirements defined in the Statutes and Quality assurance concept have to be met and
(2) the subject specific criteria determined by the Faculty of Environment and Natural
Resources have to be met.
We are particularly pleased to receive applications from women for the position advertised
The following application documents are to be submitted:
Certificates of degrees and academic qualifications as well as references
Complete list of papers and academic talks with specification of the 3 most important
publications as well as information about the Google Scholar citation index.
List of current and previous research projects including information about the financial
Brief description (1-2 pages) of the future focus areas in research and teaching
Further information on the appointment procedure can be found in the Code for Practice
for professorial appointments, available under http://www.zuv.uni-freiburg.de/formulare/berufungsleitfaden-en.pdf
The contract is a fixed-term contract for 4 years. The salary will be determined in accordance
Please send in a complete and convincing application together with the above-mentioned
supporting documents, including a printout of the application form [open here]
and the reference number 10655, by 10.01.2018 at the latest. Please send your application
to the following address in written or electronic form:
Fakultät für Umwelt und Natürliche Ressourcen
Dekan Prof. Dr. Tim Freytag
Tennenbacher Str. 4
or via Email firstname.lastname@example.org
For further information, please contact Dekan Prof. Dr. Tim Freytag at Tel. 0761-203 3601
or E-mail email@example.com.
Important legal information: https://www.uni-freiburg.de/administration/stellenboerse?set_language=en