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The Faculty for Natural and Materials Science invites applications for a

University Professorship
(Salary Scale W3) in Chemistry
of Organic Materials

starting as soon as possible.

The successful candidate shall represent organic chemistry in research and teaching. He or she is expected to contribute to one of the focus areas of research at Clausthal University of Technology („Innovative Materials and Processes for Competitive Products“, „Raw Materials Supply and Resource Efficiency“, and „Sustainable Energy Systems“). Teaching shall mainly be for the bachelor and master courses in Chemistry with some contributions to the programs of Materials Science and Engineering as well as Chemical Engineering.

Potential research topics are:
  • Synthesis of functional, organic materials
  • Organic electrosynthesis and electrochemically active materials
  • Organic synthesis involving renewable raw materials
  • Chemical modification of surfaces, interfaces and particles
  • Synthesis of novel compounds with improved properties or functions in recycling and separation
Conditions of appointment are in accordance with § 25, Niedersachsen Higher Education Act (NHG). The successful candidate is expected to contribute to coordinated interdisciplinary research programs. For further information see:

Please direct further enquiries to the head of the search committee, Prof. Dr. Diethelm Johannsmann (+49 (0) 5323 72 3768, or to Prof. Dr. Andreas Schmidt (+49 (0) 5323 72 3861,

Your application should contain a CV, certificates, a list of publications, statements on teaching experience and grants, as well as a description of current and future research. Please submit your application in electronic form (a single pdf-file) before April 09th, 2018 to: The Dean of the Faculty for Natural and Materials Science, Clausthal University of Technology, Prof. Dr.-Ing. Karl-Heinz Spitzer (

Closing date: 09.04.2018
Closing date: 9 April 2018 Published on on date 29 January 2018
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