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Appointment - Junior Professorship for Theoretical Physics


Junior Professorship (W1) for Theoretical Physics


The Faculty of Mathematics and Physics of the University of Freiburg invites applications for a  

Junior Professorship for Theoretical Physics

To be filled as soon as possible. This is a grade W1-professorship to which performance payments can be offered. This professorship is suitable for highly qualified early career researchers at an early stage in their careers. Conditions governing the appointment in accordance with section 51 (3) LHG apply.

The Junior Professor is expected to have a successful research record in Theoretical Particle or Astroparticle Physics , in particular in the field of “Physics Beyond the Standard Model“. The position should complement the existing theory expertise which concentrates on precision physics at particle colliders, in order to provide a link between particle and astroparticle physics. An active participation in general and specific lecture courses, seminars, and other courses in the physics degree programmes as well as in the supervision of bachelor, master, and PhD theses is expected.

Prerequisites for the employment are a university degree, an outstanding dissertation and an excellent publication record. This position is a fixed term of four years. After a successful interim evaluation, it will be extended by two years.

We are particularly pleased to receive applications from women for the position advertised here.

The following application documents are to be submitted:

  • Detailed Curriculum vitae
  • Certificates of degrees and academic qualifications
  • Complete list of papers and talks with specification of the five most important publications
  • Presentation of your teaching experience and future plans

Please send your application including supporting documents mentioned above and the application form ( citing the reference number 00003753, by June 14, 2024, at the latest.

Please send your application to the following address in written or electronic form

An den Vorsitzenden der Auswahlkommission
Prof. Dr. Günter Reiter
Fakultät für Mathematik und Physik
79104 Freiburg

Further information on the appointment procedure can be found in the Procedure Governing Appointments to Professorships at the University of Freiburg, available under

Important legal remarks:

Ansprechpartner (Fakultät)
Prof. Dr. Günter Reiter
Ansprechpartner (Stabsstelle Gremien und Berufungen)
Ulrike Stawarz
Termin(e) der fakultätssöffentlichen Vorträge
Termin der abschließenden Sitzung der Berufungskommission
Termin der Beschlussfassung des Berufungsvorschlags im Senat
Datum der Ruferteilung
Rufannahme (Datum und Name)






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