Deutsch Intern
Faculty for Chemistry and Pharmacy

Junior Research Group Leader - Molecular Nanosystems

(Synthetic, Physical or Theoretical Chemistry)

The research group is part of the "Excellent Ideas" Program of the Julius-Maximilians University of Würzburg.
It will be hosted by the Center for Nanosystems Chemistry  and is expected to complement ongoing research topics in the field of supramolecular functional materials.

The research may focus on either synthetic, physical or theoretical chemistry aspects.

Teaching duties and, if requested, obtaining the Habilitation (venia legendi) will be associated with one of the institutes of the Faculty of Chemistry and Pharmacy.

Excellent Ideas - JMU Junior Research Programm

In order to promote outstanding research, JMU has launched the Excellent Ideas programme in each of its Faculties, offering junior researchers the opportunity to kick-start their academic careers in an esteemed research environment. Are you a junior researcher who has gained experience in an international environment? Have you made a contribution to the international research community while in a postdoctoral position in your field? And now you would like to intensify your research activities, take on more responsibility and work in a dynamic junior research group?  

Take the next step on the career ladder and become the leader of a junior research group

We are pleased to offer you an opportunity to conduct independent research in your field, leading your own junior research group with members of your choice (1 postdoc and 1 doctoral researcher) for a duration of up to 5 years. Salary is governed by the Tarifvertrag für den öffentlichen Dienst der Länder (Collective Agreement for the Public Service of German Federal States, TV-L). Who are we looking for? Applicants who wish to apply should:

  • have several years of research experience, preferably internationally acquired;
  • have completed their university degrees with high marks and doctorates with distinction 
  • have published in international journals; 
  • have a passion for teaching (5 weekly contact hours).

Additional Information

Full Annoncement

Your application should consist of:


1. One pdf-file, containing

  • cover letter
  • CV
  • list of publications (please highlight the three most relevant publications and briefly (in total not more than half a page) describe how they have significantly advanced your research field.
  • list of research grants
  • description of prior research experience
    research plan statement
  • list of teaching experience (including a list of courses taught)
  • list of invited presentations  

2. PDF of your three most important publications

3. Short Summary (Download)


Applications should be addressed to the “Dekan der Fakultät fuer Chemie und Pharmazie der Universitaet Wuerzburg” and submitted in electronic form by 31 May 2017 to


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Your application should be offered in a electronic way and will be distributed in this form within the selection committee. To protect your privacy, they only will be used internal for that special position und must not be given or shown to anybody external. By submitting our application you agree to that procedure.


Email for application:
Application deadline: 31. May 2017

Prof. Dr. Christoph Lambert

Institut für Organische Chemie
Am Hubland,
97074 Würzburg
Telefon: 0931 31 85318
Telefax: 0931 31 87218

Dr. Andreas Oechsner

Zentralgebäude Chemie, Raum 028
Am Hubland, 97074 Würzburg

Telefon: 0931 31 85386
Skype: dekanat_chemie_uniwue


Faculty of Chemistry and Pharmacy
Am Hubland
97074 Würzburg

Phone: +49 931 31-85365

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