Professorship (W3) in Inorganic Solid-State Chemistry

Kiel University
Kiel, Schleswig-Holstein (DE)
March 01 2019
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Kiel University intends to attract more qualified women for professorships.

The Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Sciences at Kiel University, Germany, invites applications for a

Professorship (W3) in Inorganic Solid-State Chemistry

at the Institute of Inorganic Chemistry, to be filled for the wintersemester 2019/2020.

Applicants are expected to have an excellent track record in the development of functional nanomaterials and/or heterogeneous catalysis, with possible applications in, e.g., energy conversion or storage. Researchers with experience in the application of modern analytical methods, in particular those based on synchrotron sources, are also encouraged to apply.

The successful candidate will be expected to teach all areas of inorganic chemistry at the graduate and undergraduate level, as well as to develop a world-class research program in inorganic solid-state chemistry. Applicants should demonstrate a willingness to participate in interdisciplinary collaborations with existing and planned collaborative research programs, in particular the local research focus “Kiel Nano, Surface and Interface Sciences (KiNSIS)”. We also expect the candidate to have experience in attracting third-party funds.

Teaching duties are based on the latest State Regulations for Universities (LVVO) of the State of Schleswig-Holstein. The teaching load currently is 9 hours per term week.

It is expected that the candidate has or will acquire the capability to teach in German and English and that the candidate will participate in university self-governance. Further information on the position and institute can be obtained from Prof. Dr. Felix Tuczek (

The position is opened with respect to Art. § 61 and § 63, Section 1 of the Higher Education Act of the State of Schleswig-Holstein. General information on the application procedure can be found at the website

Kiel University wishes to increase the number of female scientists in faculty positions and encourages applications from qualified women. Female applicants will be treated with priority if their qualifications and achievements are equal to those of male applicants.

Applications from scientists with disabilities will be treated with priority in case of equal qualifications. We explicitly encourage candidates with a migration background to apply. Please refrain from submitting photographs.

Applications include a curriculum vitae, certificates of academic degrees, lists of publications, teaching experience and a short research perspective. Please provide private and business addresses as well as telephone numbers. The application should be submitted as a single pdf document (smaller than 20 MB) by 15 April 2019 to The Dean, Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Sciences, Kiel University, D-24098 Kiel, Germany, (