The Faculty of Biology of the University of Freiburg invites applications for a
Full Professorship (W3) for Molecular Plant Physiology
(in succession to Prof. Klaus Palme)
in the Department of Biology II to be filled by 1st April 2020.
We seek an internationally renowned scientist in the field of Molecular Plant Physiology with a strong interest in plant/environment interaction and signal transduction. We expect the successful candidate to actively contribute to planning of a collaborative research centre (SFB) on “Plant/Environment Interaction” as well as interactions with local excellence clusters and the Spemann Graduate School of Biology and Medicine (SGBM). The holder of the professorship will be responsible for teaching all aspects of Plant Physiology at Bachelor, Master, and PhD level.
Given the diversity within the University of Freiburg and its close collaborations e.g. the Research Station for Viticulture and the Forest Research Institute of the State of Baden-Württemberg, Freiburg is a highly competitive and internationally renowned research location and – together with the University of Basle (CH), the University of Strasbourg (F), the University Haute-Alsace (F) and the Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (D) – also part of the „European Campus“.
Prerequisites for the employment of Professors are a university degree, an outstanding dissertation and an excellent publication record. Substantial achievements and experience in academic research and teaching, at the level of a Habilitation according to the German academic system, are expected. We are particularly pleased to receive applications from women for the position advertised here. Applicants with disabilities (Schwerbehinderte) will be given preferential consideration in case of appropriate qualification.
The following application documents are to be submitted:
- Curriculum vitae
- Certificates of degrees and academic qualifications
- Complete list of papers specifying the ten most important publications
- Research plan
- List of current and previous projects including the financial support received
In addition, we require the completed application form provided at http://www.zuv.uni-freiburg.de/formulare/bewerbungsbogen_englisch.pdf. Submit this form together with the above-mentioned supporting documents stating the reference number 00000289 by 01.03.2019 at the latest.
Please send your application in electronic form (PDF) to the Dean of the Faculty of Biology, Schänzlestr. 1, D-79104 Freiburg, email@example.com
Further information on the appointment procedure can be found in the Procedure Governing Appointments to Professorships at the University of Freiburg, available under http://www.zuv.uni-freiburg.de/formulare/berufungsleitfaden-en.pdf.