A full professor position is available at the Faculty of Chemistry and Mineralogy as of October 1, 2019:
W3-Professorship Theoretical Chemistry of Complex Matter
(Successor to Prof. Dr. Thomas Heine)
Candidates with outstanding achievements in the field of “Theoretical Chemistry of Complex Matter”, preferably in method development and the application of quantum chemistry to dynamic, functional molecular or condensed matter systems will be considered for this position.
The successful candidate’s research interests complement and strengthen the existing activities of the Wilhelm-Ostwald-Institute for Physical and Theoretical Chemistry as well as those of the Faculty of Chemistry and Mineralogy within the research profile areas of Leipzig University. The candidate is expected to cooperate closely with the research groups of the Faculty and to actively participate in current and future collaborative research networks and participate in their development.
The successful candidate is expected to teach in German and English and will be in charge of, and is expected to complement, the complete curriculum in Theoretical Chemistry at the B.Sc. and M.Sc. levels, including the course of study for chemistry teachers as well as students with chemistry as a minor subject.
Rights and obligations of the jobholder are within the Saxonian university law (Sächsisches Hochschulfreiheitsgesetz, SächsHSFG) and the Saxonian public service task regulation (Sächsische Dienstaufgabenverordnung, DAVOHS). Applicants must meet the requirements of § 58 SächsHSFG.
The University of Leipzig emphasizes the equality of women and men.
Handicapped applicants are encouraged to apply and given preference if equally qualified.
Applications should be accompanied by the standard documents (including a research concept, a list of academic publications and teaching activities, results of teaching evaluation, a certified copy of the highest academic degree obtained and proof of qualification for the area of appeal) in printed and electronic form (as a single pdf file). Applications should be sent by February 28th 2019 to the following address
Dean of the Faculty of Chemistry and Mineralogy
Prof. Dr. Norbert Sträter
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