The Faculty of Science, Department of Physics, Institute of Theoretical Physics,
applications for the position of a
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
(stamped arrival date of the university central mail service applies).