Information on advertised professorships at the Department of Physics of the University of Stuttgart


Professorship (W3) for Theoretical Physics


The successfull candidate is expected to sustain an independent and strong research program, and the duties include teaching in theoretical physics, acquisition of third-party funding, and participation in faculty management. The professorship will be hosted at the Institute of Theoretical Physics III.

We seek distinguished researchers who have demonstrated excellence, originality and productivity in research in the field of quantum many-body systems. The applicants are expected to present an innovative research program, which fits into the existing research topics at the faculty. Possible research foci are analytical or numerical methods to solve strongly correlated quantum mechanical many-body systems, research on quantum gravity and quantum field theory and application onto quantum many-body systems, as well as the connection between quantum information and quantum many-body systems. The applicants should have demonstrated the ability to acquire third-party funding.  We expect the collaboration with existing and future research cooperations; in particular with the Integrated Science and Technology Center (IQST) and the Center for Applied Quantum Technologies (ZAQuant).

The requirements for employment listed in § 47 and § 50 Baden-Württemberg university law apply.

Applications should include a description of achievements, a research concept and all relevant supporting documents (curriculum vitae, list of publications, copies of certificates, teaching evaluations). Application deadline is October 12, 2018. Please send your application including the application sheet ( preferentially as one pdf-file to the Vice Dean of Physics, Fakultät 8, Universität Stuttgart, Pfaffenwaldring 57, 70569 Stuttgart (email:

The University of Stuttgart is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. Applications of women are strongly encouraged. Severely challenged persons will be given preference in case of equal qualifications.

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