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Leader (f/m/d) of a Max Planck Research Group and Full Professorship (W2 with tenure track W3) in Magnetic Resonance of Complex Materialsand Catalysts
Published(55 days ago)
Deadline for applications(8 days ago)
Rheinisch-Westfälische Technische Hochschule Aachen (RWTH)Aachen, Mülheim an der Ruhr
Leader of a Max Planck Research Group
and W2 Full Professor (W3 tenure track) in
Magnetic Resonance of Complex Materials
Faculty of Mathematics, Computer Science
and Natural Sciences
RWTH Aachen University and the Max Planck Institute for
Chemical Energy Conversion (MPI CEC, Mülheim an der
Ruhr) are seeking applications for the advertised position.
The professorship is established jointly as a Max Planck
Research Group of the MPI CEC located at the Institute for
Technical and Macromolecular Chemistry (ITMC) of the
Department of Chemistry at RWTH Aachen. After the five-year
limited employment and funding period by the Max Planck
Society, upon positive evaluation the position will be continued
as Full Professor (W3) at RWTH Aachen.
An internationally recognized scientific profile with a
methodological focus on magnetic resonance techniques
complementing the existing expertise at ITMC is essential. An
active contribution to research programs at the interfaces of
natural sciences, engineering sciences, and life sciences, and
therefore central elements of RWTH Aachen's excellence
strategy, such as the Fuel Science Center cluster, is expected.
The research activities are expected to strengthen the
scientific collaboration with the MPI CEC in the area of
chemical energy conversion.
Experience with acquisition of third party funding, procject
coordination and with managing interdisciplinary projects is
A doctoral degree is required; additionally, Habilitation (postdoctoral
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.
Please send a cover letter
stating research aims and a CV
Dean of the Faculty of
Science and Natural Sciences
at RWTH Aachen University,
Prof. Dr. U. Simon, D-52056
Aachen, Germany and the
Director of the Max Planck
Institute for Chemical Energy
Conversion, Prof. Dr. R.
Schlögl, Stiftstraße 34-36, D-
45470 Mülheim/Ruhr, Germany
In addition, please complete the
questionnaire, accessible at
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The deadline for applications is
This position is also available as
part-time employment per
RWTH Aachen 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.
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