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Technische Universität Berlin
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".
Faculty III
Reference number: III-486/17 (starting at the earliest possible / permanent / closing date for applications 25/04/18)
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. The willingness and ability to teach in the English language is a prerequisite. 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.
Good English language skills are desired.
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.
Applications from abroad are explicitly welcome.
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 25 April 2018 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 berufungen@fak3.tu-berlin.de. 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 berufungen@fak3.tu-berlin.de.
Please send copies only. Original documents will not be returned.
The vacancy is also available on the internet at

Closing date: 25.04.2018
Closing date: 25 April 2018 Published on academics.com on date 29 March 2018
In your application, please refer to academics.com