Institution: Fakulty of Chemistry
Contact: Prof. Dr. Ricardo Mata
Publication: 09 May 2023
Application Deadline: 30 June 2023

The Faculty of Chemistry at the Georg-August-Universität Göttingen invites applications for a

W3-Professorship for Theoretical Chemistry (f/m/d)
At the Institut of Physical Chemistry as a tenured civil servant to be filled by as soon as possible.

The position holder should be committed to collaboration, research and teaching, under the general subject of Theoretical Chemistry, complementing the research focus of the Institute. Applicants should have a proven track record of outstanding work in the development and application of simulation methods for materials and/or molecular systems. Exemplary topics include: the modelling of molecules in the excited state, reactivity on surfaces and in solids, theoretical description of soft matter, machine learning approaches for the modelling of chemical processes as well as developments in the field of density functional theory and/or semi-empirical methods. The willingness to interdisciplinary cooperation in existing and planned research networks, such as the fields of energy conversion, soft matter and catalysis, is also expected.

Preconditions for an appointment are laid down in section 25 NHG of the Higher Education Law of Lower Saxony. Candidates who have received their doctorate from the University of Göttingen can usually only be considered if they have been scientifically active for at least two years after the Ph.D. outside the University of Göttingen. As a Public Law Foundation, the University of Göttingen has the right to appoint professors. Further details will be provided upon request.

Applications of international researchers are highly encouraged. The University strives to increase the proportion of female staff and specifically encourages qualified women to apply. It regards itself as a family-friendly university and fosters the reconciliation of science/work and family. The University is particularly committed to the professional participation of severely disabled employees and therefore welcomes applications from severely disabled people. In the case of equal qualifications, applications from people with severe disabilities will be given preference. A disability or equal status must be included in the application to protect the application’s interests.

Online applications with the pertinent documents including a CV as well a list of publications, a description of teaching and research activities,a teaching concept and certificates are requested in one single pdf by 30 June 2023. Written applications will be accepted. With submission of your application, you accept the processing of your applicant data in terms of data-protection law. Further information on the legal basis and data usage is provided in the Information General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).