Professor of Organic Chemistry

University of Tubingen

Professor (W3) of Organic Chemistry

Department of Chemistry of the Faculty of Science

Application deadline: 31.05.2024

The Department of Chemistry of the Faculty of Science at Tübingen University invites applications for the position of

Professor (W3) of Organic Chemistry

The position is due to commence on October 1st, 2024. 

The successful candidate is expected to carry out independent research and teaching in Organic Chemistry. We are looking for candidates (m/f/d) with successful track record in Organic Chemistry in the field of development of synthesis methods (electrochemistry, photochemistry or other innovative techniques are welcome) for application-relevant organic molecules. It is desirable to apply the methods to the synthesis of molecules inspired by natural substances. The professorship is expected to strengthen ongoing and planned joint research projects within the Department of Chemistry and the Faculty of Science. 

The chemical research concepts of this position should provide important contributions to the joint projects of the Cluster of Excellence “Controlling Microbes to Fight Infections” (CMFI), to “Sustainable Development” of the Department of Chemistry, or the Center for Light-Matter Interaction, Sensors & Analytics (LISA+). 

The successful candidate is expected to teach Organic Chemistry in the undergraduate and graduate programs in chemistry (B. Sc. and M. Sc., B. Ed. and M. Ed.) as well as in other study courses. Readiness to teach in German (undergraduate level) and English (graduate level) is expected. The candidate should have a high level of dedication to teaching, the successful acquirement of third-party funding, an outstanding publication and presentation track record as well as international activities and experience. Moreover, academic self-government at the university and the Department of Chemistry is expected.

Required qualifications include a PhD or equivalent degree as well as postdoctoral qualifications and teaching experience equivalent to the requirements of a full professorship. 

The University of Tübingen is committed to equal opportunity, diversity and inclusion. Female scientists, in particular, are explicitly invited to apply, as are applicants from outside Germany.

Applications from equally qualified candidates with disabilities will be given preference.

General information on professorships, hiring processes, and the German academic system can be found here: 

Please submit your application documents via the online application portal of the University of Tübingen at by May 31st, 2024. Questions about the call for applications and questions about the online application portal can be directed to the Dean of the Faculty of Science, Prof. Dr. Thilo Stehle, University of Tübingen, Germany (careerspam