University of Freiburg (Uni Freiburg)

Full Professorship (W3) for Virology with focus on molecular virology

Universität Freiburg

Freiburg, Germany

The Faculty of Medicine of the University of Freiburg invites applications for a

Full Professorship (W3) for Virology with focus on molecular virology

to be filled by October 1st, 2019.

The future holder of this position will represent the field of virology in research and teaching. The candidate should strengthen the established research priorities of the institute by focussing on topics of virus-host interaction, viral pathogenesis or viral genomics.

In addition to competent knowledge in virology the successful candidate is expected to have internationally visible research achievements, documented success in external fund raising, publications in internationally leading journals and commitment to teaching in virology. A close networking with the DFG-funded collaborative research centers and participation in teaching duties in medicine, molecular medicine, biology and pharmacy is expected.

Participation in patient services is optional.

Requirements for the appointment are in addition to the compliance with the employment regulations, the completion of a university degree in medicine, veterinary medicine or biosciences, educational qualification, an exceptional doctorate degree, an excellent publication record and a board certification in medical microbiology, virology and infection epidemiology if applicable. Applicants should have a Habilitation or an equivalent qualification
(§ 47 Landeshochschulgesetz, LHG).

The position is tenured according to § 50 para 1 LHG.

The University of Freiburg’s human resources policy is oriented toward the principles of equal opportunity and diversity. The university is committed to the goal of creating a family-friendly university. We are particularly pleased to receive applications from women for the position advertised here. Applicants with disabilities (Schwerbehinderte Menschen) will be given preferential consideration in case of equal qualification.

To download the necessary application forms please refer to:

For further information please contact:
Phone +49-761-270-84661/-84620; Fax +49-761-270-84670;

Applications with all pertinent documents (incl. teaching experience) should be sent by e-mail ( no later than June 19th 2019 to the Acting Dean of the Faculty of Medicine,
Prof. Dr. N. Südkamp, University of Freiburg, 79085 Freiburg, Germany.

Further information on the appointment procedure can be found in Procedure Governing Appointments to Professorships at the University of Freiburg, available under


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Full Professorship (W3) for Virology with focus on molecular virology