Appointment: full-time, temporary (6 years) with tenure track
Position: Junior professor (W1)
Start: 1st October 2020

The Technische Universität Ilmenau, Department of Mathematics and Natural Sciences, invites applications for

Junior Professorship (W1) with Tenure Track

„Physical Chemistry “

We are looking for an internationally recognized young researcher with excellent didactic skills. The successful candidate will be expected to research and teach in an innovative and future-oriented field of physical chemistry.

We welcome applications from scientists with research experience in the following areas:
  • Biophysical Chemistry
  • Chemistry of nanomaterials
  • Physicochemical aspects of micro- and nanosystems
Interdisciplinary research collaboration across the faculty and elsewhere within the University would be an asset.

In addition to excellent research, teaching of undergraduate and graduate level courses in Physical Chemistry is expected. Essential requirements are pedagogical aptitude and the willingness to make a significant contribution to the further development of the study programmes. The successful can-didate will be expected to actively participate in academic self-administration.

This professorship is funded by the Tenure Track Programme of the German Federal Government and the Federal States ( The recruitment requirements and conditions of § 89 of the Thuringian Higher Education Act apply. The position is associated with a tenure track appointment to a W3 professorship. Positive evaluation will directly lead to a W3 appointment. For the evaluation process and quality assurance criteria, see the following website:

Childcare facilities and relocation support are provided. Technische Universität Ilmenau is a member of the Dual Career Network Thuringia and provides information about employers in the Ilmenau-Erfurt-Jena region to support career wishes of the applicant’s spouse.

Applications including curriculum vitae, academic certificates, publication list and selected reprints, proof of teaching experience, a compilation of research projects as well as the re¬search and teaching concept should be sent electronically by 28 February 2020 to the Dean of the Department of Mathematics and Natural Sciences Technische Universität Ilmenau Prof. Dr. Thomas Böhme Postfach 10 05 65 98684 Ilmenau Email:

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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