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Professorship (W3) Chair of "Food Chemistry and Analytics"
Published(333 days ago)
Deadline for applications(308 days ago)
Technische Universität BerlinBerlin
Technische Universität Berlin, Faculty III - Process Sciences - Institute of Food Technology and Food Chemistry invites applications for the position of a
University Professor - salary grade W3
for the chair of "Food Chemistry and Analytics".
Reference number: III-486/17 (starting at the earliest possible / permanent / closing date for applications 17/11/17)
Working field: The successful candidate has to represent the area of Food Chemistry and Analytics in its entirety.
A focus in teaching should be the chemical transformations in food, as well as the development of methods for qualitative and quantitative
analytics of foodstuffs. The main research activities should deal with the molecular basis of chemical and physical transformations of food.
Teaching responsibilities will focus primarily on programs in food chemistry for students pursuing state examinations (Staatsexamensstudiengang),
but also BSc and MSc programs in food technology, as well as other programs of the faculty of process sciences. Classes have to be taught in German
and English. In addition, the successful candidate should provide topics for and supervise Bachelor, Master and Doctoral theses. Topics should
also be open for students of chemistry, food technology and biotechnology.
Requirements: Candidates must fulfill the requirements for appointment at the professor level in compliance with § 100
BerlHG (Berlin Higher Education Act), including a finished academic education, qualified achievements in research (PhD), post-doctoral
lecture qualification (Habilitation) or equivalent qualification (e.g. documented by the quality of scientific papers) and pedagogical
didactic qualifications, to be given proof of by a teaching portfolio (direct acc. no. 144242).
Subject-specific teaching experience, experience in leading a research group, and a well-defined and internationally excelling research profile in the field of the molecular basis of chemical and physical transformations of food are required.
Experience in the acquisition and administration of third party-funded projects are a prerequisite, international experience preferable.
In addition, experience in working with interdisciplinary teams, and competence in promotion of junior and female scientists as well as gender mainstreaming are welcome.
For applicants who do not speak German, a commitment to swiftly learn the language is expected.
Technische Universität Berlin is determined to increase the proportion of women in research and teaching and therefore strongly
encourages qualified female researchers to apply. Qualified individuals with disabilities will be favored. The TU Berlin values
the diversity of its members and is committed to the goals of equal opportunities.
Technische Universität Berlin is a certified family-friendly higher education institution and our Dual Career Service offers assistance to you and your family when relocating to Berlin.
Please send your written application until 17 November 2017 indicating the job reference number
and including the appropriate documentation (CV, copies of grades and titles, teaching portfolio, list of publications and lecture
courses, description of research areas and grants) preferably by e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Alternatively, applications may be submitted in writing together with a digital version (USB drive) to Technische
Universität Berlin - Der Präsident -, Dekan der Fakultät III, Sekr. H 88, Straße des 17. Juni 135, D-10623 Berlin.
For any inquiries relating to the application process please contact the faculty administration via e-mail to
Please send copies only. Original documents will not be returned.
The vacancy is also available on the internet at http://www.personalabteilung.tu-berlin.de/menue/jobs/.