University of Tübingen (Uni Tübingen)

W1 assistant professor of Clinical Metagenomics (f/m/d)

University of Tübingen - Faculty of Medicine

Tübingen, Germany

The University Medical Center Tübingen is part of the University of Excellence Tübingen. It provides medical services at the highest level and covers the entire spectrum of modern medicine, research, teaching and clinical care.

The Faculty of Medicine at the University of Tübingen invites applications for a position at the Institute of Medical Microbiology and Hygiene, Department of Diagnostic Lab Medicine, as a

W1 assistant professor of Clinical Metagenomics (f/m/d)
(physician, scientist or bioinformatician)

available immediately.

In accordance with LHG § 51 (7) the position is initially limited to four years, with the possibility of extension by a further two years after a positive interim evaluation.

The position holder should be internationally recognized in the field of clinical metagenomics and microbiome analytics.

A strengthening of the research focus microbiology and infection research at the Faculty of Medicine is expected.

Required qualifications include an outstanding doctorate in a pertinent field, recognizable potential for internationally acclaimed publications in leading international peer-reviewed journals and third-party funding, as well as teaching experience and commitment in teaching. The position has a teaching load of four hours per week prior to interim evaluation and six hours thereafter.

Participation in teaching at the Faculty of Medicine is expected, especially within the framework of graduate programs.

This position provides the opportunity and expectation that, in the course of the six years of the contract, the W1 assistant professor will attain the research and teaching achievements that will qualify him or her for a subsequent appointment as a tenured professor at a university or equivalent institution. Detailed information on the criteria for the interim and final evaluations may be found in our guidelines for review under the following link:

Applicants must be in an early stage of their career; those who have completed a habilitation will therefore be excluded.

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.

The German-language advertisement is the sole legally binding advertisement of this position.

Please submit your entire application using the web-based application platform The deadline for applications is October 17th, 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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