Ulm University is a young research university with a focus on natural sciences, medicine and technology. Located in an economically strong region, the University with its more than 10,000 students offers a dynamic work environment with attractive networking and development prospects.

The Faculty of Natural Sciences, Institute of Surface Chemistry and Catalysis, is seeking to fill the position, starting as early as possible, of

Professor (W3) of Physical Chemistry  (m/f/d)

(management responsibilities)

The University is seeking to increase the proportion of women in research and teaching and particularly encourages qualified female scientists to apply for this position.
Severely disabled applicants with equal aptitude will be given preferential consideration.

We seek an internationally visible researcher with an excellent record of accomplishment in a contemporary field of experimental material oriented physical chemistry to strengthen the university-wide strategic research focus on energy conversion and storage. The research emphasis should be preferably on surface chemistry using methods with a high degree of spatial / temporal or frequency resolution. The candidate is expected to strengthen the existing interdisciplinary research activities of Ulm University especially within the cluster of excellence Post Lithium Storage (POLiS) and the collaborative research center CataLight, but also with respect to the inter-university platform CELEST (Ulm-Karlsruhe), the Helmholtz Institute Ulm Electrochemical Energy Storage (HIU) and the Center for Solar Energy and Hydrogen Research of Baden-Wuerttemberg (ZSW).

Teaching responsibilities cover the full spectrum of physical chemistry in the teaching programs of chemistry. In addition, active participation in export teaching programs will be expected. Ready engagement in the academic self-governance is a necessity.

Employment requirements are completed university studies as well as teaching aptitude, a doctoral degree and further pertinent scientific achievements (§ 47 LHG).

Seize the opportunity and join us in shaping the future of the University!

Your contact for further information:
Professor Sven Rau, phone +49 731 50-23900

The fowllowing additional information is required as part of the application: complete list of publications, third-party funded projects in past five years, teaching activites specifying type, scope and including evaluation, research and teaching concept.

We look forward to your application via our online application portal

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