University of Tübingen (Uni Tübingen)

Full Professor (W3) of Physiology (f/m/d)

University of Tübingen − Faculty of Medicine

Tübingen, Germany

The Faculty of Medicine at the University of Tübingen invites applications for a position at the Institute of Physiology as a

Full Professor (W3) of Physiology (f/m/d)

available immediately.

The professorship is associated with the position of the Head of Department Vegetative and Clinical Physiology.

The successful candidate is expected to represent the field of physiology in both research and teaching and is expected to work closely and intensively with the Head of Department Neurophysiology, particularly in teaching activities.

Candidates for the position should possess scientific excellence in the field of expertise, have a record of internationally recognized accomplishments, and a stringent research program.

We are specifically interested in applicants who can actively contribute to areas that represent the main scientific foci of the Faculty (oncology/immunology, infection medicine, vascular medicine/type 2 diabetes). This also applies to the involvement in new scientific concepts in the fields of personalized medicine and systems biomedicine. Furthermore, high commitment is expected in ongoing joint projects and the initiation of new research networks (Clusters of Excellence, Collaborative Research Centers, Research Units, Research Training Groups) as well as in the German Centers for Health Research and in the programs within the framework of the Excellence Initiative.

For teaching we expect extensive and outstandingly evaluated teaching experience and commitment especially with regard to innovative curricula in the study programs Human Medicine, Dentistry, Molecular Medicine and other courses of the Faculty of Medicine at the University of Tübingen as well as the active and personal co-creation of lectures and other teaching formats. Moreover, the successful candidate is expected to promote innovative didactical concepts and to particularly participate in the SPIRiT teaching concept of the Faculty of Medicine. The linkage of the preclinical and clinical studies should be intensified and aligned with the main research areas of the Faculty of Medicine on the basis of the Profile Plus Program. Curricular lectures and seminars will have to be held in German language.

Required qualifications include 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 share 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.

You can find further information on required documentation in our application guidelines at The German-language advertisement is the sole legally binding advertisement of this position.

Please send your entire application (with application form) as a single, electronic PDF file to The deadline for applications is July 4th, 2019. Enquiries may be directed to the Dean.

Dean of the Faculty of Medicine
University of Tübingen
Professor Dr. med. Ingo B. Autenrieth
Geissweg 5
72076 Tübingen, GERMANY


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Full Professor (W3) of Physiology (f/m/d)