The positions are for 40 hours of work per week (100%).The salary is determined by the collective bargaining agreement for public employees in Germany (TV-L 13 Ost). This is a temporary position limited to a term of 3 years starting in January 2019 or earlier in accordance with Section 2 subsection 1 of the Academic Fixed-Term Contract Law (WissZeitVG).
We are looking for highly motivated researchers at a very early stage of their careers. Prerequisites are a completed research doctorate, an excellent publication record, scientific mobility, and a competitive and innovative research proposal compatible with the research profile of the University of Potsdam. In addition to the salary, the positions include an allowance of 10–15 T€/year for consumables and travel.
Under the laws of the federal state of Brandenburg, employees under this contract are permitted to dedicate at least 33% of their contract time for their scientific qualification. The University of Potsdam strives to maintain gender balance among its staff and fosters career opportunities for women in fields. Severely disabled applicants shall receive preference in case of equal qualifications. We expressly invite applications from people with migration backgrounds.
Applications (in electronic form, one pdf-document please, in English or German, addressed to Vice-President Professor Seckler) should include a CV, a list of publications, contact details of two potential references, and a three-page outline of the proposed research project and its fit to the research profile of the University. Also provide a letter of support from a professor of the University of Potsdam selected as a host. The host is expected to provide the office and lab space and funds exceeding the allowance, if such are required for the project.
Questions regarding the positions may be directed to
Send application to by 20 September 2018.

Beitrag von: Annette Gerstenberg

Redaktion: Robert Hesselbach