Goethe University Frankfurt am Main (GU)

Professorship (W3) for Vascular Metabolism

Johann Wolfgang Goethe-Universität Frankfurt

Frankfurt, Germany

The Medical Faculty at Johann Wolfgang Goethe University Frankfurt am Main, the Cardio-Pulmonary Institute (CPI), invites applications for the following position as public employee:

Professorship (W3) for Vascular Metabolism

The CPI is a joint research institute of the Goethe University Frankfurt, the Justus Liebig University Giessen and the Max Planck Society, supported by the Excellence Strategy of the German Research Foundation. The CPI strives to make groundbreaking contributions to cardiopulmonary science with the long-term goal of reducing morbidity and mortality in cardiopulmonary diseases.

The successful candidate is expected to have an outstanding track record in vascular biology and specifically the metabolic control of cardiovascular homeostasis and disease. A tight interaction with the other groups within the center is expected. The professorship will be located at the “European Cardiovascular Science Center” at the Goethe University and will have full access to all core-facilities within the CPI including next generation sequencing, proteomics, bioinformatics, cytometry, microscopy, and small animal imaging.

Prerequisites for the application are a university degree, teaching experience, doctorate, scientific achievements such as habilitation or comparable scientific achievements at a non-university institution. The acquisition of extramural funding and leadership experience is desirable.

The salary for the position is based on “W3” of the German university pay scale, including performance bonuses, that are object of negotiation. Goethe University is committed to increasing the proportion of female faculty and therefore especially encourages women to apply. Applications of scientists from abroad are explicitly requested. Severely disabled applicants with equal qualification and aptitude will be given preferential consideration. For further information regarding the general conditions for professorship appointments, please see: www.vakante-professuren.uni-frankfurt.de

Researchers with an excellent record in research and teaching are invited to submit their application (preferably as a single pdf document) according to the guidelines of the Faculty of Medicine at Goethe-University until 26 June 2019 to the Dean of the Medical Faculty, Goethe-University, Theodor-Stern-Kai 7, 60590 Frankfurt a. M., e-mail: Bewerbungen-Professur9@kgu.de. Application documents will not be returned after the procedure has been completed.

For details concerning the position, please contact Prof. S. Dimmeler (dimmeler@em.uni-frankfurt.de). For application guidelines, please see:


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Professorship (W3) for Vascular Metabolism