Mohrmann Professor (Associate/Full) in Astronomy and Astrophysics

Job Summary

Tenure and Tenure-track Faculty Positions
Radboud Universiteit
Department of Astrophysics
Number of Positions Available
Work Arrangement

Job Description

The Department of Astrophysics at Radboud University invites female researchers to apply for a tenured Mohrmann Professorship at associate or full professor level. Interests of applicants should be in line with the strategy of the Department (black holes, accretion, gravitational waves and compact binaries, transients, cosmic rays, magnetic fields, binary evolution and populations, star clusters, interstellar matter, star formation, planets and instrumentation). Applicants must hold a PhD in astronomy or physics and must have demonstrated the ability to define and develop independent research programs, as well as a proven track-record in teaching, student supervision and acquiring research funding. 

The Mohrmann program has been established by the Faculty of Science to attract talented women with outstanding potential. In the 2021 round up to three positions are available. The Faculty of Science is organised in seven interdisciplinary institutes. The Department of Astrophysics is part of the Institute for Mathematics, Astrophysics and Particle Physics. The department holds 17 permanent and adjunct research staff members, 14 postdocs and 25 PhD students. 

Information on the Mohrmann Professorship and the online application form can be found at the Mohrmann Program website
Information on the Department of Astrophysics can be found at:

For inquiries contact Prof Marijke Haverkorn ([email protected]) in the Department of Astrophysics, or the chair of the Mohrmann Program, Prof Herma Cuppen ([email protected]). 

Application Details

Publication Start Date
2021 Jul 03
Application Deadline
2021 Aug 22


Prof Marijke Haverkorn; Prof Herma Cuppen