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W1 Tenure Track W2 Professorship (Junior Professorship) for Energy Homeostasis

Rheinische Friedrich-Wilhelms-Universität
Bonn, Nordrhein-Westfalen (DE)
Closing date
1 Aug 2024

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Job Type
Employment - Hours
Full time


At the Faculty of Medicine at the University of Bonn, the position of

W1 Tenure Track W2 Professorship (Junior Professorship) for Energy Homeostasis

is to be filled at the earliest opportunity.

The holder of the position is to represent the energy homeostasis research area and strengthen research into metabolism, adipose tissue regulation and pharmacological intervention in metabolic disorders at the Faculty of Medicine at the University of Bonn. They will be involved in the sustainable further development of existing collaborative projects and structures in this field, particularly in the DFG-funded Collaborative Research Center (CRC) TRR333 “Brown and Beige Fat – Organ Crosstalk, Signaling and Energetics (BATenergy).”

The future holder of the position is expected to have proven experience in research into brown/beige adipose tissue and energy homeostasis.  The successful candidate has in-depth expertise in single-cell RNA sequencing. Experience in spatial omics technologies is also desirable. Internationally visible research achievements are expected.

Involvement in the postgraduate training program Bonn International Graduate School of Drug Sciences (BIGS DrugS) and other associations of the Faculty of Medicine (e.g., in the Integrative Obesity and Metabolism (BiOMe) Research Center, the Faculty’s Cardiovascular Sciences research focus, Collaborative Research Center 1454, and the Cluster of Excellence ImmunoSensation) is desired.

The successful candidate must have completed a university degree in medicine or natural science and a habilitation or have evidence of equivalent academic achievements. Experience in teaching in accordance with section 36 of the University Law NRW is preferable.

The University of Bonn stands for diversity and equal opportunities. It is certified as a family-friendly university and has a dual career service. Its aim is to increase the proportion of women in areas where women are underrepresented and particularly support their careers. It thus expressly encourages suitably qualified women to apply. Applications are handled in accordance with the national equal opportunities law. Applications from suitable candidates with verified severe disabilities and persons with an equivalent status are also particularly welcome.

Qualified candidates are asked to apply via the Appointment Portal of the University of Bonn ( The application can be submitted in German or English by August 1, 2024.


Dean’s Office in the Faculty of Medicine

at the University of Bonn

Venusberg-Campus 1| Haus 33, 53127 Bonn


You can find information on the application procedure at the following link: (

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