The University Medical Center Tübingen is part of the University of Excellence Tübingen. It provides medical services at the highest level and covers the entire spectrum of modern medicine, research, teaching and clinical care.
The Faculty of Medicine at the University of Tübingen invites applications for a position at the Institute of Medical Microbiology and Hygiene, Department of Diagnostic Lab Medicine and the Interfaculty Institute of Microbiology and Infection Medicine as a
Full Professor (W3) of Medical Microbiology
The appointed professor is Director of the Institute of Medical Microbiology and Hygiene. The clinical research emphases of the Institute are diagnostics of bacterial infections, genome and metagenome analyses of microbes, as well as environmental and hospital infectious outbreak control with epidemiology of infectious diseases. The major research emphases of the institute comprise the investigation of bacterial pathogenicity mechanisms, the development of novel anti-infective agents, and microbiome research.
The successful candidate should be internationally recognized, particularly in the field of pathogenic bacterial infectious agents and/or functional microbiome research, through competitive, innovative research, corresponding high-ranked publications as well as extensive third-party funding and will scientifically, clinically and economically represent the discipline Medical Microbiology in research, teaching and medical care.
It is expected that the candidate participates in the collaborative research projects related to infection research at the Faculty of Medicine as well as current and planned research networks at the University of Tübingen, especially the German Center of Infection Research (DZIF) partner site Tübingen, the Cluster of Excellence CMFI (Controlling Microbes to Fight Infections), and the M3-research institute (malignant tumors, metabolome, and microbiome).
In addition proven leadership and management experiences of several years are mandatory, particularly regarding the economic control of the Institute of Medical Microbiology and Hygiene as well as the Department of Diagnostic Lab Medicine.
In the field of teaching, comprehensive experience evaluated as outstanding and involvement are expected, as well as active design of lectures and other teaching formats, particularly in view of innovative curricula in the degree programs taught at the Tübingen Faculty of Medicine.
Required qualifications include a medical specialist qualification in microbiology, virology and epidemiology of infectious diseases, a PhD or equivalent international degree and postdoctoral qualifications equivalent to the requirements for tenure. This includes evidence of teaching effectiveness.
The University of Tübingen is particularly interested in increasing the number of women in research and teaching and therefore strongly encourages women candidates to apply. In line with its internationalization agenda, the university welcomes applications from researchers outside Germany.
Applications from equally qualified candidates with disabilities will be given preference.
The German-language advertisement is the sole legally binding advertisement of this position.
Please submit your entire application using the web-based application platform https://berufungsportal.medizin.uni-tuebingen.de.
The deadline for applications is *March 12th, 2020.
Enquiries may be directed to the vice-dean.
Vice-dean of the Faculty of Medicine
University of Tübingen
Professor Dr. med. Diethelm Wallwiener
72076 Tübingen, GERMANY