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).