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The Appointments Staff Unit has the following tasks:
  • Advising and supporting appointment and evaluation committees on issues related to appointment procedures, interim and tenure evaluations, and conversion of limitation
  • Procedural review of appointments procedure documents, preparation of documents for the committees, and implementation of committee decisions
  • Supervision of the online appointments portal and monitoring of procedures
  • Project support for the Federal States Programme for the Promotion of Early-Career Scholars (together with the Early-Career Scholars Staff Unit)
  • Conceptual development and coordination of projects or strategic issues


    Jana Hoffmann

    Jana Hoffmann
    Head of Office

    +49 (0)921 / 55-5386

    Zentrale Universitätsverwaltung (ZUV), Office 2.03
    Universitätsstraße 30, 95447 Bayreuth  

    Sandra Wölfel

    Dr. Sandra Wölfel 

    +49 (0)921 / 55-5384

    Zentrale Universitätsverwaltung (ZUV), Office 2.03
    Universitätsstraße 30, 95447 Bayreuth  

    Appointments & Careers of professors

    The appointment of professors has a decisive influence on the quality of research, teaching, and profile development. This is therefore one of the central processes of the University. Quality-oriented appointment management ensures that appointment procedures can be carried out in transparent and proper fashion.

    Information for new professors

    Are you new to the University of Bayreuth or will you be soon? We would like to make your start  here easier and have compiled some helpful information to help you get your bearings.