With 17.800 students and 3.800 staff members, Technische Universität Braunschweig is the largest Institute of Technology in Northern Germany. It stands for a strategic and achievement-oriented way of thinking and acting, relevant research, exceptional teaching and the successful transfer of knowledge and technologies to industry and society. We consistently advocate family friendliness and equal opportunities.   

We focus our research on mobility, engineering for health, metrology, and future city. Our core disciplines include a comprehensive engineering branch and a strong natural sciences branch, closely linked with business sciences, social sciences, humanities and educational sciences.

Our campus is located at the heart of one of Europe’s most active research regions. We cooperate closely and successfully with more than 20 research institutions right on our doorstep and maintain strong relationships with our partner universities all over the world.


We offer a

„Electrochemistry of Energy Storage“
Salary-Gr. W 3

The earliest appointment is possible from 1st October 2023.

Your responsibilities

At the TU Braunschweig, a professorship in the field of electrochemistry of energy storage is to be filled to strengthen the focus of chemistry in energy conversion. Basic research with a methodological or analytical focus on at least one of the following areas is expected: battery cells and solid state battery cells, (bio)fuel cells, electrolysis, redox flow batteries, photovoltaics, molecular energy transfer, electrochemical synthesis of e-fuels and related topics.

Candidates should be internationally visible and be able to integrate well into collaborative projects with non-university institutions in the region. The professorship includes teaching duties at all levels of student training for the courses in chemistry and sustainable energy technology.

Our expectations

  • Willingness to be involved in important core research areas of the TU Braunschweig such as "Mobility" or "Future City" as well as the excellence clusters "Sustainable and Energy-Efficient Aviation" and "Quantum Frontiers" and the research centers such as the Battery LabFactory Braunschweig (BLB) or the Automotive Research Centre Niedersachsen (NFF)
  • Very good command of the English language and willingness to teach in English
  • Willingness to participate in the self-administration of the university
  • Willingness to participate in the internationalization of the university and in research
  • Experience with the successfull acquisition and willingness to raise third-party funds
  • Experience with and willingness to raise third-party funds

Requirements, § 25 NHG

  • Completed university studies
  • Proven pedagogical suitability
  • Special qualification for in-depth independent scientific work, which is usually demonstrated by an above-average doctorate. 
  • Additional academic achievements, usually within the framework of a junior professorship, a post-doctoral lecture qualification (Habilitation) or achievements equivalent to a habilitation.


At TU Braunschweig, we aim to increase the share of women in academic positions and therefore particularly welcome applications from women. Where candidates have equivalent qualifications, preference will be given to female candidates. Where candidates have the same qualifications, preference will be given to disabled candidates. 

Applications from international scientists are welcome.

It is a full-time position. A part-time appointment may be possible on request. Applicants who are 50 years or older at the time the appointment commences and who have not acquired permanent civil servant status (Beamtenverhältnis auf Lebenszeit) will be employed with employee status (Angestelltenverhältnis). 

We are looking forward to your application!

Applicants (m/f/o) are requested to attach the usual documents:

  • Academic background (Full curriculum vitae)
  • Academic certificates (degrees)
  • List of publications including 5 selected publications
  • List of third-party funds including project number and personal project function
  • List of courses including results of course evaluation
  • Research and teaching concept
  • If applicable, add proof of a nursing or parental/care leave.
  • If applicable, add proof of a recognized severe disability.

Please note that only applications received via the TU Braunschweig online form can be considered.

Deadline for application

The application deadline is 2023-01-15


Questions about the professorship will be answered by

Prof. Dr. Peter J. Walla,
T + 49 531 391 5328

If you have any questions regarding personnel law matters, please contact

Anne Fritz/Nicole Brückner,
T + 49 531 391 4350

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