University of Kiel (CAU)

W 3 Professorship for functional microbiome research of chronic lung diseases

University of Kiel (CAU)

Kiel, Germany

Kiel University (CAU) wants to attract more qualified women for professorships.

The Institute of Experimental Medicine (IEM), Section of Evolutionary Medicine,
at the Faculty of Medicine at Kiel University is looking to appoint a

W 3 Professorship for functional microbiome research of chronic lung diseases

The future occupant of this position is expected to represent the subject area of functional microbiome research of chronic lung diseases in research and teaching.

The appointment takes place jointly with the Research Center Borstel, Leibniz Lung Center (FZB), based on the Jülich model (leave of absence model).

The professorship is associated with heading a research group at the FZB, in the priority research area “Asthma & Allergy”. The advertised professorship should sustainably strengthen the ""Kiel Life Science"" priority research area at the CAU, the ""Environment Microbiome Lung Health"" programme at the FZB, the ""Asthma and Allergy Disease Area"" at the German Center for Lung Research (DZL), the Kiel Evolution Center and the Cluster of Excellence ""Precision Medicine in Chronic Inflammation"".

The candidate must have gained both a national and international reputation for outstanding research achievements, and have a proven track record of obtaining competitive third-party funding. Experience is essential in the representation and experimental manipulation of the microbiome in model organisms, as well as in the innovative analysis of the interaction between different microbiomes. Proven experience working with the microbiome of the upper and lower respiratory tract and its interaction with environmental microbiomes and/or the intestinal microbiome is highly desirable.

Proof must be provided of participation in and organisation of collaborative research projects, as well as many years of leadership experience. Participation is required in teaching the ""Medical Life Sciences"" degree programme, as well as in post-graduate training at the Borstel Biomedical Research School.

The future occupant of the position will mainly fulfil their research tasks through their activity at the FZB. The associated facilities, as well as the resulting obligations, will be specified by means of a separate contract with the FZB.

Please also refer to the appointment requirements in Section 61 and a potential time restriction in accordance with Section 63 (1) of the Schleswig-Holstein Higher Education Act. More information can be found on the following homepage: www.berufungen.uni-kiel.de

The Higher Education Act requires the Kiel University Medical Faculty and University of Lübeck Department of Medicine to work closely together as well as in close cooperation with the University Medical Center Schleswig-Holstein to determine and coordinate focus areas. The state further expects the clinics and institutes to cooperate with each other accordingly.

Kiel University seeks to increase the proportion of female scientists in teaching and research and urges qualified female candidates to apply. Women with equal qualifications, competence and professional performance will be given priority.

The University is committed to employing individuals with disabilities. For this reason, disabled applicants with equal qualifications, competence and professional performance will be given priority.

We explicitly encourage candidates with a migration background to apply.
Candidates are not required to submit a photograph with their application and are requested not to do so.

Applications should include the usual documents (curriculum vitae, publication list, list of lectures, copies of academic certificates), private and business addresses, telephone number and email address should be submitted by 13.02.2020 to:

Dekan der Medizinischen Fakultät
der Christian-Albrechts-Universität zu Kiel
Christian-Albrechts-Platz 4, 24118 Kiel

For more information on structuring the application, see www.medizin.uni-kiel.de > faculty > Appointment process

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W 3 Professorship for functional microbiome research of chronic lung diseases