CV of Prof. Dr. Jörg Behler



  • 1995-2000:
    Studies of Chemistry at the University of Dortmund, Germany


  • 2000:
    External Diploma Thesis at the University of Reading, UK
    with Prof. M.G.B. Drew
    Research Topic: "Water-Structuring Properties of Carbohydrates"


  • 2000-2004:
    Graduate Student at the Fritz-Haber-Institut of the Max-Planck-Society, Berlin, Germany,
    with Dr. Karsten Reuter and Prof. Matthias Scheffler
    Ph.D. Thesis: "Dissociation of Oxygen Molecules on the Al(111) Surface"


  • 2005:
    Postdoc at the Fritz-Haber-Institut of the Max-Planck-Society, Berlin, Germany,
    with Dr. Karsten Reuter


  • 2006-2007:
    Postdoc at the ETH Zurich, USI-Campus Lugano, Switzerland,
    with Prof. Michele Parrinello
    Research Topic: "Metadynamics Simulations of Phase Transitions in Solids"


  • 2007-2008:
    Research Associate at the Lehrstuhl für Theoretische Chemie, Ruhr-Universität Bochum, Germany,
    with Prof. Dominik Marx


  • 2008-2017:
    Head of an Independent Junior Research Group, Lehrstuhl für Theoretische Chemie, Ruhr-Universität Bochum, Germany


  • June 2014:
    Habilitation in Theoretical Chemistry, Ruhr-Universität Bochum, Germany


  • since February 2017:
    Full Professor for Theoretical Chemistry (W3), Institut für Physikalische Chemie, Georg-August-Universität Göttingen, Germany




Awards and Fellowships



  • 1997-1998:
    WASAG fellowship


  • 2001:
    Jahrgangsbestenpreis Chemie der Universität Dortmund


  • 2003:
    Winner of the "Young Investigator Competition",
    Gordon Research Conference on Dynamics at Surfaces,
    Andover, NH, USA


  • 2005:
    Otto-Hahn Medal of the Max-Planck-Society


  • 2006-2007:
    Postdoctoral fellowship of the Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft


  • 2008-2011:
    Member of the "Junges Kolleg" of the Academy of Sciences of NRW and research fellowship


  • 04/2008-04/2009:
    Liebig fellowship of the Stiftung Stipendien-Fonds des Verbandes der Chemischen Industrie


  • 05/2009-08/2014:
    Head of an Emmy-Noether group of the DFG


  • 2013:
    Hans G. A. Hellmann Award of the Arbeitsgemeinschaft für Theoretische Chemie


  • 09/2014-01/2017:
    Heisenberg fellowship of the DFG


  • since 02/2017:
    Heisenberg Professor (tenured), Institut für Physikalische Chemie, Georg-August-Universität Göttingen, Germany




Memberships



  • Deutsche Physikalische Gesellschaft


  • Gesellschaft Deutscher Chemiker


  • Deutsche Bunsengesellschaft für Physikalische Chemie


  • Arbeitsgemeinschaft Theoretische Chemie