New Rectorate as of 1 October, 2019

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Standing beside physicist and new rector, Hendrik Lehnert (center), are the material chemist, Nicola Hüsing (2nd from right); the innovation expert, Katja Hutter (1st from left); the financial expert; Barbara Romauer (2nd from left); and the sociologist, Martin Weichbold (1st from right). Photo: Scheinast

Dear Colleagues, Dear Students,
The new Rectorate of the Paris Lodron University of Salzburg welcomes you! We look forward to working with you at this university, which is as traditional as it is forward-looking. There are great challenges and exciting times ahead! With confidence and respect towards all employees and acknowledgement of individual responsibility, we want to create an innovative and creative environment at our university and, based on exceptional teaching and research, examine new things and put them to the tried and tested. Challenges are seen as an opportunity - with the aim of making Salzburg an internationally recognized university city. We look forward to seeing you and interacting with you through these pages - which are currently still a "work in progress".

Best regards,
Yours,
Hendrik Lehnert
Nicola Hüsing
Katja Hutter
Barbara Romauer
Martin Weichbold

The Rectorate Team and their tasks:
Hendrik Lehnert focuses on the areas of International Relations, Personnel, Communication and Structural Development. He will initiate scientific cooperation and network the university both nationally and internationally. Lehnert studied psychology and medicine in Münster and did research at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and Harvard Medical School in Boston. From 2014-17 he was President of the University of Lübeck and most recently was the Director of the Medical University Hospital Lübeck.

Nicola Hüsing is Professor of Materials Chemistry and has taken over the Vice Rectorate for "Research and Sustainability". She was previously head of the Department of Chemistry and Physics of Materials. Her research interests focus on the development of new synthetic routes to functional, hybrid materials. She is a member of the Austrian Academy of Sciences and the European Academy of Sciences.

Katja Hutter is responsible for the Vice Rectorate "Digitalization and Innovation". She is Professor for Marketing and Innovation at the University of Salzburg and Professor for Innovation and Entrepreneurship at the Leopold-Franzens-University Innsbruck. The core themes of her research are the analysis of changing innovation landscapes and processes of digitization and innovation.

Barbara Romauer assumes the budgetary responsibility for the University of Salzburg with the Vice Rectorate "Finance and Resources". Romauer previously looked after the finances of the Johannes Kepler University Linz. She studied business administration with a focus on accounting and business taxation, as well as auditing. She has held several positions in the economy and holds a number of supervisory board mandates.

Martin Weichbold dedicates himself as the Vice Rectorate of "Academic Affairs". He is responsible as the Dean of the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, and is also the acting President of the Austrian Society for Sociology. His main area of interest, among others, includes comparative empirical social research. For many years, he has gained extraordinary experience in teaching and teaching coordination.

  • News
    On 22 October, 2019, 17:00 - 20:00, the conference "Erosion of the Rule of Law" takes place in the Europasaal on the Edmundsburg. Democracy, the rule of law and respect for human rights are among the pillars of the European order. In recent years, however, these values have come under increasing pressure in some countries.
    At the 122nd Annual Meeting in Paderborn, the Salzburg educational scientist, Sabine Seichter, was elected to the board of the interdisciplinary and international Görres-Gesellschaft.
    "The Paris-Lodron-University Salzburg sincerely congratulates its honorary doctor, Peter Handke, on the award of the Nobel Prize for Literature 2019", emphasizes Rector Hendrik Lehnert. The University’s bond to the life and work of this important Austrian author is documented on several levels, in particular with the Salzburg Germanists and the Literary Archive, according to Lehnert.
    The battery researchers from the Department of Chemistry and Physics of the Materials of PLUS congratulate and rejoice with the three freshly curated Nobel Laureates John B. Goodenough, M. Stanley Whittingham, and Akira Yoshino!
    On 18 September, 2019, the second round of Karriere_Mentoring III, the career development program for female scientists (PhD and post-doctoral students) of the Universities of Krems, Linz and Salzburg, began.
    History in regional museums, but how? A lecture series in cooperation with the Landesverband der Salzburger Museen und Sammlungen discusses concepts and practice.
    The moon as the brightest night star with its changing shape during the month, its disappearance on new moon or the exceptional event of an eclipse has inspired people of all ages, including Ancient Egypt, to reflect on the causes and effects of these phenomena.
    The Department of Slavonic Studies would like to cordially invite you, together with the cultural center DAS KINO, to the fourth part of our successful cinema series of East and Central European films. The film club "Slawistyka, Slavistika, Cлавистика" presents award-winning current Polish, Russian and Czech films with social and political themes.
    Become an expert in EU politics, law and economics
    On Tuesday, 22 October, 2019, the Salzburg Congress will host the Career Forum, the big job fair of the Salzburger Nachrichten, with a workshop program. For the 13th time, the University of Salzburg has partnered with Salzburg's largest career platform.
    Democracy and the rule of law seem to have experienced better times in Europe. The recent developments in many countries point to a dismantling of the rule of law, fundamental rights and democracy.
    On 24.10.2019, the Salzburg Social and Medical Law Days, which were launched in the previous year in cooperation between the Federation of Austrian Social Security Institutions and the Department of Labor and Economic Law of the University of Salzburg, will take place for the second time. The aim of this series of events is the discussion of current social security issues from the perspective of science and practice.
    Dr. Beate Apfelbeck will give a guest lecture on the topic of "Maternal investment strategies of a cooperative breeding forest specialist in degraded cloud forest fragments" at 14:00 on 25 October, 2019, in the Hörsaal 413 of the NW-Faculty. The Department of Life Sciences invites you to attend!
    On the 25th of October, the opening ceremony of the 20th anniversary of the China Centre takes place in the Großen Aula. There will be several performances, including Chinese dance, traditional Chinese acrobatics and Chinese music. All interested parties are invited to participate free of charge.
    The WissensNetzwerk Recht, Wirtschaft und Arbeitswelt der Universität Salzburg has organized a symposium, which will be held the 31st of October, 2019, on income taxation of partnerships (co-entrepreneurship).
    THURSDAY, 21 Nov.: LECTURES (08.30-19:00h) at Wissenschaft & Kunst, Bergstr. 12a, KunstQuartier, Studio 1.OG // FRIDAY, 22 Nov: EXCURSION (08:30-16:00h) Memorial Concentration Camp Ebensee, memorial Mauthausen. Departure: At 08:30, from Unipark Nonntal, Erzabt-Klotz-Straße 1.
  • Veranstaltungen
  • 21.10.19 Dr. Gilles R. Bourret Venia: „Materialwissenschaft“
    22.10.19 Dr. Roland Geisberger Venia: „Molekulare Biologie“
    23.10.19 Praxisdialog im Steuerrecht
    24.10.19 Salzburger Sozial- und Medizinrechtstage "Umsetzung der Neuorganisation der Sozialversicherung"
    24.10.19 Effects of short-wavelength light on non-visual re-sponses: The role of S cones and rods
    24.10.19 Salzburger Museen und Sammlungen - Geschichte vor Ort. Turmmuseum Zell am See. Die Neugestaltung eines Regionalmuseums mit internationalem Publikum
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