Are you conducting research that is both environmentally and socially relevant? Are you an excellent researcher with forward-thinking ideas and an inter- or transdisciplinary research approach?

If yes, we would like to invite you to apply for the

Robert Bosch Junior Professorship

»Research into the Sustainable Use
of Natural Resources«

together with a German university or research institution of your choice. Applicants of all nationalities are welcome.

Areas addressed

We are looking for an outstanding young scientist who wants to find new approaches to global challenges with regard to the sustainable use of natural resources. The research should focus on developing and emerging countries and consider human behaviour in this context. Research approaches may be based in the humanities, the social or the natural sciences.


The successful applicant will be awarded a grant worth up to 1 million euros for a five-year period, in order to set up a research group in a German research institution or university.

Candidate profile

:: excellent doctorate degree, completed no more than 5 years prior to the application deadline of 14 May 2017 (adjusted for documented parental leave)
:: compelling scientific achievements and publications in peer-reviewed journals
:: international research experience
:: excellent proficiency in English

The application deadline is 14 May 2017.

For further information and to apply please visit

Bewerbungsschluss: 14.05.2017