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Full Professorship (W3) of Solid-State Chemistry and Inorganic Materials (Chair)

Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München, Faculty of Chemistry and Pharmacy
Munich (Stadt), Bayern (DE)
Closing date
Apr 30, 2023

As one of Europe’s leading research universities, Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität (LMU) in Munich is committed to the highest international standards of excellence in research and teaching. Building on its more than 500-year-long tradition, it offers a broad spectrum that covers all areas of knowledge within its 18 Faculties, ranging from the humanities, law, economics and social sciences, to medicine and the natural sciences.

The Faculty of Chemistry and Pharmacy invites applications for a

Full Professorship (W3) of Solid-State Chemistry and Inorganic Materials (Chair)

commencing as soon as possible.

The professorship is expected to strengthen the field of Inorganic Chemistry in the Department of Chemistry and especially the solid-state and materials chemistry. Possible focuses include, but are not limited to, energy materials, topological and quantum matter as well as solid interfaces to biological systems. It is expected that the newly appointed professor will actively strengthen the cluster of excellence e-conversion as well as other collaborative research efforts of the Department of Chemistry, and will initiate new joint projects (e.g. collaborative research center). Additional expertise in X-ray diffraction and the ability to manage the X-ray facility of the department are welcome, as is experience in solid-state NMR-spectroscopy.

Prerequisites for this position are a university degree, a doctoral degree or a comparable specific qualification, teaching skills at university level, excellent academic achievements and a productive and promising research program. The appointed professor teaches the field of Inorganic Chemistry in its entire broadness.

LMU Munich makes a point of providing newly appointed professors with various types of support, such as welcoming services and assistance for dual career couples.

LMU Munich is an equal opportunity employer. The University continues to be very successful in increasing the number of female faculty members and strongly encourages applications from female candidates. Further information is available from the faculty’s women’s representative ( LMU Munich intends to enhance the diversity of its faculty members. Furthermore, disabled candidates with essentially equal qualifications will be given preference.

Please submit your application comprising a curriculum vitae, documentation of academic degrees and certificates, summary of teaching activities, as well as a list of publications and invited lectures, a brief summary of present and future research interests, and up to three relevant publications preferred electronically as a single pdf file (up to 10 MB) to the Dean of the Faculty of Chemistry and Pharmacy, Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München, email:, no later than April 30, 2023.

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