Professorship in Anatomy (W3)

Professorship in Anatomy (W3)

Johann Wolfgang Goethe-Universität Frankfurt

Frankfurt, Germany

The Faculty of Medicine of Johann Wolfgang Goethe University Frankfurt am Main, Germany, invites applications for the following position

Professorship in Anatomy (W3)

at Dr. Senckenberg Anatomy as civil servant or public employee, starting 1st April, 2020.

The Faculty of Medicine is seeking an exceptional candidate to be appointed Director of the Anatomical Institute II.

We expect the successful candidate to be an internationally recognized leader in the field of Anatomy. Participation in teaching (in German) of all areas of Anatomy for medical and dentistry students is mandatory, commitment to further develop the Anatomy curriculum is encouraged. The position also carries the responsibility for the Prosector and body donation programs.

Major areas of research at Goethe University Medical School are cardiovascular research, neuroscience, oncology, immunology, and translational pharmacology. The successful candidate is expected to contribute to the neuroscience research focus and actively participate in at least one additional scientific focus area. Active participation in the medical faculty’s research networks (Collaborative Research Centers, Graduate Colleges) is also strongly encouraged. Expertise in innovative imaging techniques and microscopy methods is desirable.

Prerequisites for a successful application are a university degree in Medicine or biomedicine-related natural sciences, a doctoral degree and additional postdoctoral qualifications. Candidates should possess the venia legendi (“Habilitation”) in Anatomy or an equivalent teaching qualification in Anatomy. An excellent publication record and outstanding reputation in the field of specialty as well as successful acquisition of third party funding are expected. Longstanding experience in the teaching of anatomy, in particular gross anatomy, histology and neuroanatomy are requirements.

The salary for the position is based on “W3” on the German university scale. 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 professship appointments, please see:

Researchers with an excellent record in research and teaching are invited to submit their application in English or German according to the guidelines of the Faculty of Medicine at Goethe University (preferably as a single PDF document) until 11 January, 2019 to the Dean of the Medical Faculty, Goethe-University, Theodor-Stern-Kai 7, 60590 Frankfurt am Main to: Application documents will not be returned after the procedure has been completed.

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Professorship in Anatomy (W3)