Appointment: full-time,
Position: Professor (W2)
Start: 1st April 2021

The Institute of Physics at the Technische Universität Ilmenau, Department of Mathematics and Natural Sciences invites applications for the

Professorship (W2) "Theoretical Physics 2/

Computational Physics"

The professorship will start in the summer term 2021.

    Applications are welcome from outstanding, internationally visible researchers proven and qualified through research and teaching in an innovative and future-oriented research area of computational theoretical physics in at least one of the following fields: solid state physics, many-body physics, physics of surfaces and interfaces, physics of soft matter.

    The appointee is expected to continue his/her research and teaching excellence in the aforementioned areas and to further develop his/her field of expertise in cooperation with the groups of the Department of Mathematics and Natural Sciences and, for example, the Institute of Micro- and Nanotechnologies. The professorship requires proof of additional scientific achievements such as the habilitation or a junior professorship. Further requirements for employment as an university professor are set out in § 84 ThürHG.

    The successful applicant will teach classes in Theoretical Physics of the bachelor and master curricula “Technical Physics” in German and English. The teaching of specific mathematical and technical degree programmes are welcome. The prerequisites are pedagogical aptitude and the commitment to contribute to the further development and advancement of the curricula. The future holder of the position should additionally actively participate in the academic self-administration.

    The University holds the “Total E-Quality” certificate and is seeking to increase the representation of women in research and teaching. Applications from qualified female scientists are therefore highly welcome. The University actively supports the provision of childcare and the relocation of the main sphere of life close to the place of employment. The University is a member of the Dual Career Network Thuringia and informs about employers in the technology region Ilmenau-Erfurt-Jena in order to assist the applicant’s life partner in identifying career opportunities. Severely disabled persons have priority in recruitment, given equivalent qualification and eligibility

    Applications including a motivation, a curriculum vitae, certificates, a list of publications with a collection of five selected reprints, a summary of projects worked on and a concept of future research activities of not more than two pages, a proof of teaching experience are requested to be sent as a single electronic PDF-file to the Dean of the Department of Mathematics and Natural Sciences (Technische Universität Ilmenau, PO box 10 05 65, D-98684 Ilmenau, not later than 12th August 2020.

    The University is internationally recognized in research and teaching in the fields of technology, mathematics and natural sciences, and business and media. The University emphasizes innovative teaching and interdisciplinarity. The University admits to Humboldt's educational ideals and pursues the vision of a cosmopolitan campus family.

    Technische Universität Ilmenau holds the „TOTAL E-Quality“ award with commitment in promoting gender equality.

    As an equal opportunities employer, we welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons. Persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

    Technische Universität Ilmenau offers a supportive and flexible working environment.

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