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Associate Professorship (W2) in Virology
Published(845 days ago)
Deadline for applications(807 days ago)
Charité - Universitätsmedizin BerlinBerlin
Charité - Universitätsmedizin Berlin and Berlin Institute of Health (BIH) jointly
invite applications for the following position commencing as soon as possible:
Associate Professorship in Virology
(Salary group: W2 BBesG)
Reference number: Prof. 481/2017
The employment will be for five years with the possibility of further extension
or tenure following successful evaluation.
This professorship is part of the BIH Program ’Personalized Medicine for Progressive
Diseases’. Important conceptual contributions to the program are
We envisage a research focus in genomic virology but are entirely open for
bright ideas in molecular and experimental virology. The ideal candidate will
conduct basic research with a perspective on novel diagnostics or treatments
in humans. The entire spectrum of personalized medicine from viromics to viral
interventive tools in infectious, degenerative and neoplastic disease is of interest.
Charité and its laboratory branch, Labor Berlin GmbH, provide an ideal
translational outlet for basic research.
Charité and BIH seek to fill this position with an outstanding and enthusiastic
scientist. A publication record demonstrating vision and impact, as well as competitive
research funding are considered a prerequisite for application.
The successful candidate will be engaged in teaching activities at Charité, BIH,
and Max-Delbrück Center (MDC), supervise Master and Doctoral candidates,
and participate in academic self-organization.
Qualifications: as per § 100 Berlin Higher Education Act (BerlHG) junior professorship
or postdoctoral thesis (Habilitation), or equivalent scientific achievement
and teaching qualification. Completed university degree as well as
doctorate (Ph.D and/or M.D.) in medicine or natural sciences with significant
post-doctoral experience. A board Certificate for virology, microbiology and
infection epidemiology is not obligatory.
Charité and BIH are committed to increasing the proportion of women among
the scientific staff, therefore we strongly encourage women to apply. Women
will be given preference over equally qualified men (within the framework of
the legal possibilities). Candidates with immigrant background who fulfill the
necessary requirements are explicitly encouraged to apply. Equally qualified
applicants with disabilities will be given preference.
Charité is certified by the audit "family-friendly university" and a member of
the "Dual Career Network Berlin" (www.dualcareer-berlin.de).
Written applications according to the format
specified on https://career.charite.de/am/calls/
application_notes.pdf should be submitted
by June 9, 2017 at https://career.charite.de.
Informal inquiries about the position should be directed to the Director of
the Department of Virology, Prof. Christian Drosten