University of Bayreuth (UBT)

Full Professor of Biochemistry with a focus on Biophysical Chemistry

University of Bayreuth (UBT)

Bayreuth, Germany

The University of Bayreuth is a research-oriented university with internationally competitive, interdisciplinary focus areas in research and teaching. The Faculty of Biology, Chemistry and Earth Sciences at the University of Bayreuth is currently seeking to appoint a

Full Professor of Biochemistry with a focus on Biophysical Chemistry

at pay grade W 3 (minimum salary per month: 6,683 euros) to commence as soon as possible. This is a permanent civil service position.

We are looking for candidates with expertise in biophysical chemistry who have established a track record of excellence and an international reputation in a topical field of biochemistry. Applicants should have an ambitious and innovative research agenda in the areas of structure, dynamics, function and interaction of biomacromolecules using modern spectroscopic techniques such as biomolecular NMR spectroscopy. Research topics and experimental techniques should complement and extend the current research portfolio and foster collaborations with existing research centres (BZMB, BIMF, BZKG) and beyond. Active participation in the Northern Bavarian NMR Centre is expected. Teaching duties will include key lectures and tutorials in biochemistry and biophysics of macromolecules (undergraduate to postgraduate, including teacher training) as well as courses for students of related subject areas in the natural sciences and engineering. Required lectures are generally to be held in German; additional courses may be offered in the English language to encourage international exchange.

The general administrative requirements for hiring professors at universities in Bavaria apply. A complete description of the vacancy can be found at www.uni-bayreuth.de (University / Work at the University / Job Vacancies).

Please send your cover letter and supporting documents (CV outlining education and academic career, list of publications, list of courses taught, a description of your research, as well as copies of all diplomas and certificates) as a single PDF file (up to 30 MB) to the Dean of the Faculty of Biology, Chemistry and Earth Sciences, University of Bayreuth, 95440 Bayreuth (dekanat.bcg@uni-bayreuth.de) by 29.9.2019. Application documents cannot be returned to the applicant, and if unsuccessful, the files will be permanently disposed of in accordance with data protection law.

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Full Professor of Biochemistry with a focus on Biophysical Chemistry