24/03/2021
The Human Resources Strategy for Researchers

Junior Professor (with Tenure Track) in Organic Chemistry

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  • ORGANISATION/COMPANY
    University of Siegen
  • RESEARCH FIELD
    Chemistry
  • RESEARCHER PROFILE
    Recognised Researcher (R2)
    Established Researcher (R3)
  • APPLICATION DEADLINE
    26/05/2021 23:00 - Europe/Brussels
  • LOCATION
    Germany › Siegen
  • TYPE OF CONTRACT
    Temporary
  • JOB STATUS
    Full-time
  • HOURS PER WEEK
    40
  • OFFER STARTING DATE
    02/01/2022

OFFER DESCRIPTION

The Faculty IV – School of Science and Technology – of the University of Siegen in the Department of Chemistry and Biology is seeking to appoint a

Junior Professor

in Organic Chemistry

with tenure track for a permanent W3 university professorship

as soon as possible.

This professorship is funded by the Tenure Track Program of the German Federal Government and the federal states. This call for applications is therefore particularly targeted at early-career researchers.

More Information

Benefits

The conditions and benefits of a North Rhine-Westphalian professorial appointment ("Bes.-Gr. W 1 LBesG NRW") apply.

The candidate will initially be employed as a fixed-term civil servant (if the statutory civil service conditions are fulfilled, otherwise as an employee under private law) for 3 years. After a successful probationary period, the junior professorship will be extended for a further 3 years in the course of the third year. The teaching duties are initially 4 and after the extension 5 hours a week per semester.

Following the appointment to the junior professorship, the subsequent appointment to a permanent W3 university professorship is granted on the condition/provided that the tenure evaluation criteria (defined upon the appointment to the junior professorship) are met during the junior professorship, and that the scientific and pedagogical aptitude required for the university professorship is given at the time of the tenure evaluation. The tenure evaluation is carried out as an appointment procedure for the W3 university professorship in the sixth year of the junior professorship. The permanent W3 professorship will not be advertised. Teaching duties then will be 9 hours a week per semester.

Eligibility criteria

This professorship is funded by the Tenure Track Program of the German Federal Government and the Federal States. This call for applications is therefore particularly targeted at early-career researchers.

Offer Requirements

  • REQUIRED EDUCATION LEVEL
    Chemistry: PhD or equivalent

Skills/Qualifications

The requirements for the junior professorship are a completed university degree, pedagogical aptitude and the special qualification for independent scientific work, as demonstrated by an excellent PhD in Chemistry, international experience as a postdoctoral fellow (or as an international student), and publications with international visibility. Experience in the acquisition of third-party funds, e.g. fellowships or financial support of exchange programs, are desirable.

The candidate will initially be employed as a fixed-term civil servant (if the statutory civil service conditions are fulfilled, otherwise as an employee under private law) for 3 years. After a successful probationary period, the junior professorship will be extended for a further 3 years in the course of the third year. The teaching duties are initially 4 and after the extension 5 hours a week per semester.

Specific Requirements

The applicant's research is expected to be supplemental to the ongoing research activities at the Department of Chemistry and Biology and to be located in a topical interdisciplinary field in Organic Chemistry, such as synthesis and investigation of complex functional organic or biorelevant molecules and materials. The research projects should have a high networking potential and the ability to strengthen and complement the research profile in Chemistry and the main research topics of the School of Science and Technology, specifically by active collaboration within the “Center for Micro- and Nanochemistry and -engineering” (Cμ).

The successful applicant is expected to teach the subject Organic Chemistry in German and English language in the Bachelor, Master, and teaching profession study programs and to introduce new course modules with specialization in her/his research field.

The requirements for the junior professorship are a completed university degree, pedagogical aptitude and the special qualification for independent scientific work, as demonstrated by an excellent PhD in Chemistry, international experience as a postdoctoral fellow (or as an international student), and publications with international visibility. Experience in the acquisition of third-party funds, e.g. fellowships or financial support of exchange programs, are desirable.

Work location(s)
1 position(s) available at
University of Siegen, Faculty IV
Germany
North Rhine-Westphalia
Siegen
57076
Adolf-Reichwein-Str. 2

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EURAXESS offer ID: 619358

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