Chair (W3) of Organic Chemistry

Dresden, Sachsen (DE)
10 Jul 2018
End of advertisement period
20 Aug 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

At TU Dresden in the Faculty of Chemistry and Food Chemistry the position of a

Chair (W3) of Organic Chemistry

is to be filled by October 01, 2019.

TU Dresden is seeking an outstanding organic chemist with expertise in research and teaching. The successful candidate will contribute to the teaching program in chemistry. This will include teaching of undergraduate and graduate students (in German) as well as students from other faculties (subsidiary subjects - in German and in English). Research should focus on a currently active area of preparative organic chemistry. The research topics should complement those already present in organic chemistry at TU Dresden. The successful candidate is expected to take a leading role in key strategic initiatives of the Faculty of Chemistry and Food Chemistry and of TU Dresden. The interest in contributing to complementary programs (Collaborative Research Centers, Research Units) and the ability to cooperate with non-university research institutes is required. The duties include participation in academic selfadministration.

Candidates must have extensive teaching experience and a strong record of research accomplishments. The ability to obtain external research funding and to publish in highly-ranked, peer-reviewed journals as well as conference presentations is expected. The candidate needs skills to initiate collaborations with outstanding colleagues, both internal and external. Applicants must fulfil the employment qualification requirements of § 58 of the Act on the Autonomy of Institutions of Higher Education in the Free State of Saxony ((Higher Education Act of the Free State of Saxony – SächsHSFG).

TU Dresden seeks to employ more female professors. Hence we particularly encourage women to apply. Applications from disabled candidates or those with additional support needs are very welcome. The University is a certified family-friendly university and offers a dual career service. If you have any questions about these topics, please contact the Equal Opportunities Officer of the Faculty of Chemistry and Food Chemistry (Dr. Anke Matura phone +49 351 463 35505, or the Representative of Employees with Disabilities (Ms Birgit Kliemann, phone +49 351 463 33175). 

Please submit your application, including CV, description of your scientific career, a list of your scientific publications, and a list of courses taught, results of evaluations (preferably of the last three years), a certified copy of your highest academic degree, copies of five selected publications, information about external research funding as well as descriptions of your research and teaching concept as hard copy to TU Dresden, Dekan der Fakultät Chemie und Lebensmittelchemie, Herrn Prof. Dr. Thomas Henle, Helmholtzstr. 10, 01069 Dresden, Germany and in electronic form via the TU Dresden SecureMail Portal by sending it to until 20.08.2018 (stamped arrival date of the university central mail service applies).

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