Vacancies for (Assistant) Professors

Vacancies for (Assistant) Professors

Our seven faculties and six Transdisciplinary Research Areas are looking to recruit the best minds to help drive research and teaching. We advertise a large number of positions for professors and assistant professors every year.


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What you can expect at the University of Bonn

Personal development

  • Countless opportunities for exchange and cooperation, e.g. as part of our Transdisciplinary Research Areas
  • An extensive range of training and development opportunities, e.g. coaching and language courses.

Work-life balance

  • Our onboarding service provides comprehensive support with a large number of matters involved in a move to Bonn.
  • Use of the University Sports facilities with its comprehensive provision.
  • A wide range of mobility options: good public transport connections, bicycle storage & racks, repair stations, car sharing, charging stations, affordable parking.
  • The Vice Rectorate for Sustainability and the Sustainability Unit both strive to ensure the long-term well-being of both present and future generations.

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Appointment portal

The seven University faculties, our Transdisciplinary Research Areas (TRAs) and the central research units carry out the majority of their appointment procedures using an online portal. If you are interested in applying for one of our professorships, please first create a user account and then fill out the application form step by step.

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The application procedure

The University of Bonn believes in the central importance of a transparent and comprehensible application procedure. To this end, we have prepared a detailed description of the appointment procedure. If you have any general questions about the application procedure, please do not hesitate to get in touch with the relevant contact person in Section 3.1: Appointments and Professorates.

Contact persons

Your contact persons in Section 3.1: Appointments and Professorates and their respective areas of responsibility can be found here.

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