Junior Professorship (W1) in Correlated Electrons and Topology

To be filled by January 1st, 2017 for a duration of 4 years. The junior professor will be appointed as a fixed-term civil servant. Provided that her or his performance will be evaluated positively, employment may be extended to a total of 6 years.

The successful candidate shall represent the area of Theoretical Physics in research and teaching. Mandatory teaching assignment amounts 4 semester hours per week. The duties include participation in academic self-ad­mi­nis­tration. We are looking for a theoretical physicist investigating correlated electron systems, with focus on phenomena of frustrated magnetism and/or topological states of matter. Further possible research fields include quantum field theories for condensed-matter systems and correlated electrons out of equilibrium. Active parti­ci­pa­tion in the Collaborative Research Center 1143 „Correlated Magnetism: From Frustration to Topology” and other research activities at the TU Dresden is expected. The skills for conducting lectures in the English lan­guage are required. Applicants must fulfil the employment qualification requirements according to § 63 of the Act Governing Academic Freedom in Higher Education in the Free State of Saxony (Sächsisches Hochschulfreiheitsgesetz – SächsHSFG).

TU Dresden offers a programme that is tailored towards the specific needs of junior professors. Junior pro­fes­sors will find network meetings, mentoring programmes and also training packages and individual coaching particularly helpful. For further information please go to: https://tu-dresden.de/forschung/wissenschaftlicher-nachwuchs/nach-der-promotion/juniorprofessur?set_language=en

In case of scientific questions please contact Prof. Dr. Matthias Vojta (+49 351 463-34135).

TU Dresden seeks to employ more women professors. Hence, we particularly encourage women to apply. Appli­ca­tions from disabled candidates or those with additional support needs are very welcome. The university is a certified family-friendly university and offers a dual-career service. If you have questions on these topics, please contact the equal opportunities officer of the faculty, Prof. Dr. rer. nat. habil. Ellen Hieckmann (+49 351 463-36051), or the representative of the disabled, Ms. Birgit Kliemann (+49 351 463-33175).

Your application should include a comprehensive CV, a description of your scientific and professional career, re­search interests, a list of publications and third-party-funded projects, a summary of teaching activities and eva­luations, copies of certificates, in print and electronic form (CD). Please send your application to: TU Dresden, Dekan der Fakultät Mathematik und Naturwissenschaften, Herrn Prof. Dr. rer. nat. habil. Clemens Kir­sch­baum, 01062 Dresden before 29.09.2016 (stamped arrival date of the university central mail service applies).