Full Professorship for Multi-Scale Characterization of Materials Systems

University of Freiburg
Freiburg, Baden-Wurttemberg 79110
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Consider making the switch to the University of Freiburg: It is one of the most renowned and strongest research universities in Germany, with a history spanning more than 500 years. You’ll engage in top-notch research and teaching with a unique spectrum of disciplines, perspectives, and people – right in the heart of one of Germany’s most beautiful cities.

The University of Freiburg’s human resources policy is oriented toward the principles of equal opportunity and diversity. The university is committed to the goal of creating a family-friendly university.

The Faculty of Engineering of the University of Freiburg invites applications for a

Full Professorship for Multi-Scale Characterization of Materials Systems

In the Department of Sustainable Systems Engineering to be filled as soon as possible.

This professorship is also particularly suitable for highly qualified early career researchers.

We are looking for a candidate with outstanding competence in research and teaching in the field of material characterization in the micro- and nanoscale. Profound skills in the development of x-ray detectors, design and technology of tomography, and related applications are expected. Expertise in the field of compound semiconductor for detection systems is highly appreciated. Besides being internationally well established, the candidate must have experience in the acquisition of third-party funded research projects and cooperation with industry partners and must be willing to participate in coordinated research projects.

The professorship will also be financially supported by the Eva-Mayr-Stihl-Foundation for the promotion of science and research in the above-mentioned fields for the next 10 years.


Prerequisites for the employment of Professors are a university degree, an outstanding dissertation and an excellent publication record. Substantial achievements and experience in academic research and teaching, at the level of a Habilitation according to the German academic system, are expected.

We are particularly pleased to receive applications from women for the position advertised here.

The following application documents are to be submitted:

  • Curriculum vitae, certificates of degrees and academic qualifications
  • Complete list of papers and invited lectures, specifying the 5 most important publications; an existing Google Scholar Profile should be free from mistakes
  • Research profile and research statement about the planned scientific work
  • Record of lectures given so far and teaching statement
  • Record of projects acquired; the respective funding amount attributed to the own group/ own person should be apparent, respectively

Please send your application including supporting documents mentioned above and the application form (http://www.zuv.uni-freiburg.de/formulare/bewerbungsbogen_englisch.pdf) citing the reference number XXX , by 09.07.2020 at the latest.

Please send your application (via e-mail in a single PDF file) to the following address: Dean, Faculty of Engineering, University of Freiburg, Georges-Koehler-Allee 101, 79110 Freiburg, Germany, E-mail: dekanat@tf.uni-freiburg.de. You will receive an electronic acknowledgement of receipt within one week.

Further information on the appointment procedure can be found in the Procedure Governing Appointments to Professorships at the University of Freiburg, available under




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Full Professorship for Multi-Scale Characterization of Materials Systems

University of Freiburg
Freiburg, Baden-Wurttemberg 79110

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