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Universitätsprofessur (BesGr. W3 NBesO) für Algebraische Geometrie

University Professorship (Salary Scale W3 NBesO) in Algebraic Geometry

The Institute of Algebraic Geometry of Leibniz University Hannover invites applications for a University Professorship (Salary Scale W3 NBesO) in Algebraic Geometry starting October 1st, 2019.

The successful applicant will be an internationally established researcher with broad expertise in research and teaching. Cooperation beyond the boundaries of the institute is expected, particularly for externally funded projects. In addition to their academic qualifications, applicants are expected to possess educational skills and a proven teaching record. Duties also include teaching undergraduate courses for prospective teachers and courses for students of engineering and of natural sciences.

General responsibilities and conditions of appointment apply, in accordance with the Lower Saxony Higher Education Act (Niedersächsisches Hochschulgesetz - NHG).

Part-time employment can be arranged upon request.

As an equal opportunities employer, Leibniz University Hannover has set itself the strategic aim of significantly increasing the proportion of women. Female scientists are therefore particularly encouraged to apply. Applications from abroad are especially welcome. Preference will be given to equally qualified candidates with disabilities.

In its mission statement, Leibniz University Hannover attaches great importance to the international orientation of teaching and research. At the same time, it places significant value on the intensive guidance and support of its students and on the university’s close ties to the region and to Lower Saxony. Its professors are thus expected to be based in the Hannover Region.

Successful candidates who have reached the age of fifty by the time of appointment and who do not already have civil servant status will generally be given an employment contract.

Please submit your full application with the usual documents only through the central application site of Leibniz University Hannover by 1st October 2018:

Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz Universität Hannover
Dekan der Fakultät für Mathematik und Physik
Appelstraße 11A
30167 Hannover

Further information is available from the Head of the Search Committee Prof. Dr. Ulrich Derenthal (tel. +49-511-762-4478, email:

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