Full Professor (W2)
Thermochemistry of Energy Materials
We are seeking qualified applicants for teaching and research in the area of thermochemistry of energy materials for a joint position with Forschungszentrum Jülich GmbH. The starting date is as soon as possible. Recognized expertise in the following areas is particularly welcome: Ab-initio and phase field simulation of thermochemical properties for energy materials, as well as experimental verification thereof. For numerical and theoretical simulations high performance computers are available at Forschungszentrum Jülich, for experimental validation a cluster of thermophysical as well as analytical facilities at all length scales can be used.
The successful candidate will be head these research activities at the Institute of Energy and Climate Research (IEK-2) at Forschungszentrum Jülich GmbH.
A Ph.D. degree is required; additionally, Habilitation (post-doctoral lecturing qualification), an exemplary record of research achievement as an assistant / an associate / a junior professor or university researcher and/or an outstanding career outside academia are highly desirable. Ability in and commitment to teaching are essential. German is not necessary to begin but will be expected as a teaching language within the first 5 years. The scientific competence in one of the above mentioned scientific areas shall be documented by independent publications in peer reviewed international journals.
The application should include supporting documents regarding success in teaching.
Please send a cover letter stating research aims and a CV to: An den Dekan der Fakultät 5 Georessources and Materials Science der RWTH Aachen, Univ.-Prof. Dr.rer.nat. Ralf Littke, Intzestrasse 1 , 52056 Aachen, Germany. The deadline for applications is October 31th 2014.
This position is also available as part-time employment per request.
RWTH Aachen University is certified as a family-friendly university and offers a dual career program for partner hiring. We particularly welcome and encourage applications from women, disabled people and ethnic minority groups, recognizing they are underrepresented across RWTH Aachen University. The principles of fair and open competition apply and appointments will be made on merit.