Tenure-Track Professorship of Physical Chemistry of Functional Interfaces
The Department of Chemistry of the Faculty of Science at Tübingen University
invites applications for the position of
Tenure-Track Professor of Physical Chemistry
of Functional Interfaces
The position is due to commence on April 1, 2021.
The successful candidate is expected to establish an independent research group and to
teach Physical Chemistry/Nanoscience at all university levels. The position has a teaching
load of four hours per week prior to interim evaluation, and six hours thereafter. The research
focus should be on the exploration of phenomena of functional interfaces and their
spectroscopic and microscopic characterization to investigate their optical, electronic and
Required qualifications include an outstanding doctoral thesis in experimental studies of
functional interfaces and their spectroscopic characterization, recognizable potential for
internationally visible publications in leading international peer-reviewed journals, and
Applicants for a tenure track professorship with a PhD from Tübingen must have changed
universities after completing their doctorates or have worked in academia for at least two
years somewhere other than the University of Tübingen.
If the final evaluation after six years is positive, this professorship will be upgraded to a full
(W3) professorship with no re-advertising of the position. Detailed information on the criteria
underlying the interim evaluation and promotion to the tenured position may be found in our
guidelines for tenure review under the following link: https://uni-tuebingen.de/en/faculties/ faculty-of-science/faculty/service-downloads/#c608746 . There you can also find information
on this employment category.
The University of Tu¨bingen is particularly interested in increasing the number of women
in research and teaching and therefore strongly encourages women candidates to apply.
In line with its internationalization agenda, the university welcomes applications from
researchers outside Germany. Applications from equally qualified candidates with
disabilities will be given preference.
Applicants must be in an early stage of their career; those who have completed a habilitation
will therefore be excluded.