University of Würzburg

Full Professor of Biochemistry (W3)

Julius-Maximilians-University Würzburg

Würzburg, Germany

The Faculty of Chemistry and Pharmacy of the Julius-Maximilians-University Würzburg (Germany) invites distinguished individuals with a PhD and Habilitation or equivalent qualification to apply for the tenured faculty position of a

Full Professor of Biochemistry (W3),

to be filled as soon as possible.

We are seeking internationally recognized scientists working on the analysis of biomolecules (proteins, nucleic acids and metabolites) using state-of-the-art mass spectrometry techniques in conjunction with advanced data analysis concepts, e.g. involving machine learning. We will consider candidates with an impactful research portfolio, as evidenced by an outstanding funding and publication record, who will strengthen interdisciplinary research projects of the Faculty and the University. In addition to the establishment of an internationally visible unit in the field of proteome research, candidates are expected to actively participate in the conception and implementation of the newly founded JMU Center for Artificial Intelligence and in research initiatives of the life sciences centers of the University (e.g., Biocenter, Rudolf Virchow Center, Helmholtz Institute for RNA-based Infection Research.

Furthermore, candidates should be committed to excellence in teaching and in supervising PhD students. Teaching at the undergraduate and graduate levels is an integral part of this position. The University of Würzburg is committed to building a diverse faculty; women are strongly encouraged to apply for this position. Persons with disabilities will be hired preferentially if equally qualified. At the time of appointment, applicants must be 51 years of age or younger (exceptions apply in unusual circumstances according to Art. 10 Abs. 3 Satz 2 BayHSchPG).

Applications including a cover letter, CV, academic certificates, research and teaching statement, publication list, and a list of active and past research grants should be submitted in electronic form by September 15th 2019 to Additional information can be found at


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Full Professor of Biochemistry (W3)