Junior Professor (W1 with Tenure Track) of Flavor Chemistry, University of Hohenheim, Germany

Publish Date: Feb 02, 2016

Deadline: Mar 31, 2016

The Faculty of Natural Sciences invites applications for the position of a  

Junior Professor (W1 with Tenure Track) of Flavor Chemistry at the Institute of Food Science and Biotechnology.

The successful candidate is expected to represent the subject of flavor chemistry in research and teaching, thereby strengthening the food scientific profile of the University. The candidate is expected to possess excellent research qualifications in the subject of flavor chemistry. Central topics concerning odorants and flavoring substances ought to be worked on by employing adequate methodology. A research focus shall be on non-alcoholic beverages. We expect eagerness for interdisciplinary collaboration. The technical center equipped with pilot plants may be used.

Teaching obligations comprise teaching the subject area of aroma compounds and flavoring substances in the food scientific Bachelor’s and Master’s programs. At the beginning, the teaching load will comprise four contact hours per week and will be increased to six contact hours per week after a successful interim evaluation.

The requirements for an appointment are a completed university degree, pedagogical suitability and an outstanding doctorate.

The appointment will be a temporary civil service position for four years. After a positive interim evaluation, the employment relationship will be extended for another two years. After six years, building on the position in question and after a positive interim evaluation, the applicant may be appointed for a W3-position based on a quality assurance concept to be proposed by the University. The appointment for a W3-position may be done without any additional call for applications and through an appropriate simplified appointment process.

With equal qualifications, preference will be given to candidates with disabilities.

The University of Hohenheim seeks to increase the proportion of women in research and teaching, and strongly encourages qualified female scientists to apply.

 Application deadline: 31.03.2016

The University of Hohenheim accepts applications for professorships via a secure internet site. To the application

Please attach the following documents to your application: a statement of your future research interests, a curriculum vitae, a documentation of academic achievements (copies), a list of publications, a list of third-party funded projects, a teaching record, information on teaching evaluations as well as three key publications.

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