Friedrich Schiller University Jena (FSU)

Full Professor (W3) Zoology

Friedrich Schiller University Jena (FSU)

Jena, Germany

The Faculty of Biological Sciences at the Friedrich Schiller University Jena, Germany invites applications for a professorship to be filled by 1 April 2021:

Full Professor (W3) Zoology

The Institute of Zoology and Evolutionary Research announces the position of a full professorship (m/f/o) in Zoology, also including the directorate of the Phyletisches Museum. Based on strong expertise in evolutionary zoology and phylogenetic background a scientific focus on e.g. evolutionary morphology, molecular phylogenetics/phylogenomics or developmental biology is expected. A comprehensive representation of organismic zoology in research and teaching with a clear focus on evolution is essential. Applications from candidates with a broad spectrum of methods and ideas to establish new future-oriented accents and research foci are encouraged. The successful candidate will have a strong research programme complementing the faculty’s existing strengths. She/he is expected to develop cooperation within the faculty, connecting with established fields of research (e. g. microbial communication, biodiversity or ageing research). Teaching will cover zoological morphology, phylogeny, and evolution in classes in the German B. Sc. and English M. Sc. study programmes.

Conditions of employment include a doctoral degree and habilitation or an equivalent scientific qualification. Active acquisition of third-party funding, high didactic skills as well as leadership skills are expected. If the successful candidate meets the legal requirements, he or she will be appointed as civil servant permanently.

The Friedrich Schiller University Jena is committed to increase the number of women in research and teaching. Therefore, the university explicitly encourages qualified female scientists to apply. Applicants with disabilities will be given preference to other candidates with equal qualifications.

Applications in German or English should comprise the usual documents (curriculum vitae, one-page research plan about the concepts of a modern zoology, third-party funding, list of publications, teaching evaluations, and copies of academic certificates and documents). Please submit your application as a single PDF document via email attachment until 11 November 2019 to:

Friedrich-Schiller-Universität Jena
Dekan der Fakultät für Biowissenschaften
dekanbio@uni-jena.de

We ask you to fill in the application form as a word document (*.doc). The form can be downloaded from: http://www.uni-jena.de/stellenmarkt

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