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Assistant professorship (W2) in Genome Biology (Tenure Track)
Published(221 days ago)
Deadline for applications(173 days ago)
Technische Universität DarmstadtDarmstadt
The Department of Biology at the TU Darmstadt seeks candidates
Assistant professorship (W2, Tenure Track)
in Genome Biology(Code. No. 531)
The successful candidate's research will focus on genome function and
stability. Potential topics include molecular mechanisms of genome
stability, organization, and function. Research using mammalian model
systems will allow optimal integration and interactions with other
groups at the department. We are looking for high-potential candidates
that will develop a strong research program and will contribute actively
to the planned research focus on genome stability as well as the
existing research activities in synthetic biology and in radiation biology
(DFG research training group 1657).
The professorship is financed by funds from the "Bund-Länder-Programm
zur Förderung des wissenschaftlichen Nachwuchses".
Regulations on the maximum period of scientific activities after the
acquisition of the PhD degree as well as all additional requirements for
employment are subject to § 64 section 3 HHG in the respective current
versions. The assistant professorship is designed as qualification
professorship as per § 64 HHG. For the position the option for a
tenured full professorship after a successful tenure procedure is given.
The position is initially limited to six years. Remuneration follows the
German W-Besoldung at level W2 Hessisches Besoldungsgesetz.
The Technische Universität Darmstadt intends to increase the number
of female employees and encourages female candidates to apply. In
case of equal qualifications applicants with a degree of disability of at
least 50 or equal will be given preference. Part-time employment is
The Technische Universität Darmstadt is certified as a family-friendly
university and offers a dual career program.
Qualified applicants are invited to submit a letter of application
indicating the code number accompanied by the usual documents as a
single PDF document to the following address: Dean of the Department
of Biology, Technische Universität Darmstadt, Schnittspahnstraße 10,
64287 Darmstadt, Germany, firstname.lastname@example.org. For further
information including formal requirements please contact the dean.