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The Department of Thoracic Surgery of the University Medical Center Freiburg/Germany, is seeking a distinguished scientist for the position of a
W 3-Professor for Research in
Oncological Thoracic Surgery
to be filled as soon as possible. The main focus lies upon experimental research in thoracic oncology, geared to clinically relevant surgical problems especially to early and regional metastases. Research will be focused on tumours of the chest and especially concentrate on lung carcinomas while other solid tumors might also be considered. The main focus will be on the characterization of prognostic factors, prediction of treatment response or the mechanisms of invasion and metastasis. The research professorship is an integral part of the Comprehensive Cancer Center Freiburg (CCCF). A strengthening of the scientific focuses of the Medical Faculty − with an emphasis on "Oncology and Functional Genetics" − is expected.
Applicants are expected to have a university degree in Medicine or Biology, a postdoctoral lecturing qualification (Habilitation) or equivalent scientific expertise, several years of experience in leading a research group, to have demonstrated the ability to procure substantial funding as well as to possess experience in teaching and supervision of Ph.D. students.
The W 3-professorship is tenured according to § 50 para. 1 State University Law (Landeshochschulgesetz).
The University of Freiburg is an equal opportunity employer. Applications of women are strongly encouraged. Handicapped candidates with equivalent qualifications will be given preference as well.
For further information concerning the application
Requests: Tel. +49-761-270-84660/84650; Fax +49-761-270-84670; E-Mail: firstname.lastname@example.org. Completed applications along with all pertinent documents should be sent by mail and E-Mail (email@example.com) no later than February 15th, 2013 to the Dean of the Faculty of Medicine, Prof. Dr. Dr. h. c. mult. Hubert E. Blum, University of Freiburg, D-79085 Freiburg, Germany.