These professorial positions are not targeted at specific areas of expertise or particular academic disciplines. The sole selection criteria are scientific excellence, innovation and the potential to advance research activities at TU Dresden. We are particularly looking for younger candidates who have already demonstrated an exceptional potential and who work in interdisciplinary research fields. However, applications from well-established researchers who bring exceptional added value to the portfolio of TU Dresden are also welcome. International applications are especially sought after. We particularly encourage applications from women and minorities. More information about this program as well as about the Institutional Strategy of the university can be found at
Minimum requirements are a doctoral degree and publications in leading academic journals. Appointments are possible at different academic levels, depending on previous experience. Upon positive evaluation after the initial five-year appointment, the professorship will become tenured.
In addition to their CV (including awards and other honors), the applicant should include their publication list, a summary of past and future research, their vision for teaching, details on third-party funding, and a brief statement of how the applicant would contribute towards the University´s on-going ambition for international excellence.
The deadline for applications is May 15th, 2013. Please address all correspondence to:
Technische Universität Dresden
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