Vice President for Research and Junior Academics

Prof. Dr. Robert Seckler

Vizepräsident Prof. Dr. Robert Seckler
Vizepräsident Prof. Dr. Robert Seckler

Term of office

  • 01 January 2018 – 31 December 2020

Responsibilities

  • Research and Young Academics
  • Equality of Opportunity, Compatibility of Family and Work
  • Permanent Representative of the President
  • Matters of the Faculty of Arts and the Human Sciences Faculty
  • Potsdam Graduate School
  • Networking with non-university research institutes (in cooperation with the President)

CV

  • Born in Baden-Baden (1954), married (since 1982), 5 children
  • Diplom in Biochemistry (1981), Ph.D. (1984) at the University of Tübingen
  • Postdoctoral Associate (1985-1988) at Brandeis University, Waltham, MA, USA
  • License to teach Biochemistry (Habilitation) at the University of Regensburg (1993)
  • Since 1998 Professor for Physical Biochemistry at the University of Potsdam
  • 2002-2009 Spokesperson of DFG-Research Group 475 Beta-Sheet Formation
  • 2002-2006 Dean of the Faculty of Science
  • 2004-2011 Member and 2008-2011 Chairman of the Senate of the University of Potsdam
  • Chairman of the Foundation pearls - Potsdam Research Network
  • Member of the accreditation commission and accreditation agency ACQUIN

Executive Assistant

Dr. Matthias Kühling

University Campus I (Am Neuen Palais 10, 14469 Potsdam)
Building 09, Room 2.10
Phone: +49 331 977-1625
Fax: +49 331 977-1089
Email: matthias.kuehlinguni-potsdamde

Office of the Vice President for Research and Junior Academics

Cathrin Pfaffenbach

Building 09, Room 1.06
Phone: +49 331 977-1406
Fax: +49 331 977-1089
Email: cathrin.pfaffenbachuni-potsdamde