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The Physics department of Technische Universität Darmstadt offers a position for a

Assistant professorship (W2, Tenure Track)
for Soft Matter Theory
(Code. No. 521)

We are looking for highly motivated scientists with a proven track record of high international quality who studies structure and dynamics of soft matter along a multiscale approach (spatial, time) with modern theoretical methods. Examples are density functional theory and effective field theory, combined with the required numerical and computer simulation methods.
We expect that the holder of the position will strengthen and extend the research activities in the field of soft matter at the Technische Universität Darmstadt including cooperation in current collaborative research programs (e.g. TRR 146 or SFB 1194). Beside excellent research activities, the position holder has to be able and willing to teach the full program of theoretical Physics.
The professorship is financed by funds from the "Bund-Länder-Programm zur Förderung des wissenschaftlichen Nachwuchses".
Regulations on the maximum period of scientific activities after the acquisition of the PhD degree as well as all additional requirements for employment are subject to § 64 section 3 HHG in the respective current versions. The Assistant Professorship is designed as Qualification Professorship as per § 64 HHG. For the position the option for a tenured full professorship after a successful tenure procedure is given.
The position is initially limited to six years. Remuneration follows the German W-Besoldung at level W2 Hessisches Besoldungsgesetz.
The Technische Universität Darmstadt intends to increase the number of female employees and encourages female candidates to apply. In case of equal qualifications applicants with a degree of disability of at least 50 or equal will be given preference. Part-time employment is generally possible.
The Technische Universität Darmstadt is certified as a family-friendly university and offers a dual career program.
Applications including curriculum vitae, diploma, list of publications, as well as a description of research and teaching activities should be addressed to the Dean of the Department of Physics, Prof. Dr. Michael Vogel, Technische Universität Darmstadt, Hochschulstraße 12, D-64289 Darmstadt, Germany. Application by e-mail to is desirable (please send one .pdf-file, max. 5MB). Please quote the code number. No original documents should be submitted, as the documents will not be returned to the applicant. Please submit photocopies of any relevant documentation.
Application deadline: January 15, 2018

Closing date: 15.01.2018
Closing date: 15 January 2018 Published on on date 14 December 2017
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