University of Bonn (Uni Bonn)

W1 professorship for vaccine research

Rheinische Friedrich-Wilhelms-Universität

Bonn, Germany

There is one at the medical factory of the Medicine of Rheinische Friedrich-Wilhelms-Universität Bonn,

W1 professorship for vaccine research

(tenure track procedure with option on W2 after 6 years)

to be filled as soon as possible. 

We are looking for a researcher with a focus on vaccine research, vaccine development (adjuvants, antigen, protein structure), immunology or virology. The professorship will further strengthen the research priorities of the Faculty of Medicine with the Cluster of Excellence ImmunoSensation2. Particularly desired are scientific qualifications in the fields of protein crystallography, structural biology, B-cell response, antibody development, the development of DNA, RNA and/or viral vector vaccines for human pathogenic viral infectious diseases. The responsibilities of the professorship include the establishment of an own research program in the field of research on vaccines against viral diseases as well as active participation in teaching. 

Acquisition of competitive third-party funding and integration into national and international research net-works are expected. 

The University of Bonn attaches particular importance to the quality of teaching. Didactic approaches to teaching, also taking into account the profile of the University of Bonn, should be presented.

Prerequisites for employment are a completed medical or scientific university degree, proof of scientific achievements as well as experience in teaching pursuant to Section 36 of the Higher Education Act of North Rhine-Westphalia (Hochschulgesetz – HG NRW). Good English skills are a prerequisite. 

The University of Bonn is committed to diversity and equal opportunity. It is a certified family-friendly university and has a dual career service. It aims to increase the proportion of women in areas where women are under-represented and to promote their careers in particular. It therefore urges women with relevant qualifi-cations to apply. Applications will be handled in accordance with the State Equality Act of North Rhine-Westphalia (Landesgleichstellungsgesetz – LGG). Applications by suitable individuals with a certified severe disability and those of equal status are particularly welcome.

Qualified applicants are asked to submit the application documents (cover letter, résumé, transcripts, certificates, list of publications, teaching and research concept as well as a maximum of five offprints) as a PDF file and as completed application forms ( in German and/or English exclusively by e-mail up to 09. November 2020 to the

Dean of the Faculty of Medicine

of Rheinische Friedrich-Wilhelms-Universität Bonn

Univ.-Professor Dr. Bernd Weber

Venusberg-Campus 1, Haus 33, 53127 Bonn, Germany

Please apply exclusively by e-mail to

In addition to the application form, further information on the application process is available at the following link:

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W1 professorship for vaccine research