Full Professorship (W3) for Theoretical Physics (f/m/d)

Heidelberg University
Closing date
22 Dec 2022
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Candidates should have a leading international research profile contributing to our understanding of fundamental physical law by developing and applying modern theoretical methods. Particular attention will be given to modern quantum field theory and its connections to gravity and information theory. The candidates’ research should have connections to and complement the work of established groups at the Institute for Theoretical Physics, the STRUCTURES Cluster of Excellence, and the Physics Department. Participation in the Department’s teaching programme in theoretical physics at all levels will be expected.

Prerequisites for an application are a university degree, a qualified Doctorate and (in accordance with Article 47, Paragraph 2 of the Higher Education Law of the Federal State of Baden-Württemberg) a habilitation, a successfully evaluated junior professorship, or equivalent qualifications.

Please submit your application with the usual documents (CV and list of publications, statement of research interests, brief description of future research plans, and a summary of experience in and plans for teaching) as a single PDF file until December 22nd, 2022, to the Dean of the Department for Physics and Astronomy of Heidelberg University, Prof. Dr. Jürgen Berges, dekanat@physik.uni-heidelberg.de.

Heidelberg University stands for equal opportunities and diversity. Qualified female candidates are especially invited to apply. Persons with severe disabilities will be given preference if they are equally qualified. Information on job advertisements and the collection of personal data are available at www.uni-heidelberg.de/en/job-market.


The Department of Physics and Astronomy is one of the largest in Germany. Excellent study conditions and the diversity of fields in which research is performed make the Department attractive for both students who are just starting their studies as well as those who are at an advanced stage

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