University of Bonn (Uni Bonn)

W2-University Professorship of Immunogenetics (Tenure Track System, Model 3)

University of Bonn (Uni Bonn)

Bonn, Germany

The Institute of Human Genetics (Director Prof. Markus M. Nöthen) of the Medical Faculty of the Rheinische Friedrich-Wilhelms University of Bonn has a position available at the earliest possible start-date for a

W2-University Professorship of Immunogenetics
(Tenure Track System, Model 3)

The professorship is embedded in the DFG (German Research Foundation) Cluster of Excellence ImmunoSensation2. This represents an excellent scientific environment, with an internationally renowned focus on immunology.

Scientifically, the professorship is intended to strengthen the Cluster of Excellence with respect to the genetic basis of immune-related disease processes. The explicit aim of the professorship is to extend the existing interdisciplinary bridge with the research focus “Genetics and Epidemiology”. At the Institute of Human Genetics, the professor will have access to genomic high-throughput technology infrastructures, including next generation sequencing. Excellent opportunities exist for cooperation with the research groups of the cluster ImmunoSensation2; the German Center for Neurodegenerative Diseases (DZNE); and the West German Genome Center.

The advertisement is addressed to physicians (m/f/d) and scientists (m/f/d) with outstanding scientific achievements, competitive third-party funding, and recognized qualifications in teaching. The successful applicant (m/f/d) will be expected to strengthen the research foci of the Medical Faculty and participate in research networks. In terms of teaching, the professor is expected to become involved in subject-specific degree programs and graduate schools, as well as in human medicine.

A prerequisite for the position is the Habilitation, or an equivalent scientific achievement according to Article 36 of the Higher Education Act North Rhine-Westphalia. Due to the tenure track option, the professorship can be rendered permanent following successful evaluation.

The University of Bonn is committed to diversity and equal opportunity. The University of Bonn is certified as a family-friendly university, and offers a dual career program. The aim of this program is to increase the proportion of women in areas in which women are under-represented, and to promote the careers of women in particular. The University therefore encourages applications from appropriately qualified women. Applications will be handled in accordance with the National Equality Act. Applications from suitably qualified persons with proven severe disabilities, or those granted equivalent status, are particularly welcome.

Qualified applicants (m/f/d) are requested to send German or English language versions of the usual documents (cover letter, CV, references, certificates, list of publications) and a completed application form to:

Prof. Dr. med Bernd Weber
Dean of the Medical Faculty
Rheinische Friedrich-Wilhelms University of Bonn
Venusberg-Campus 1, Building 33, D-53127 Bonn

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W2-University Professorship of Immunogenetics (Tenure Track System, Model 3)