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Full Professorship (W2) in Computational Biotechnology
Published(807 days ago)
Deadline for applications(766 days ago)
RWTH Aachen UniversityAachen
Please send a cover letter stating
research aims and a CV to: Dekan
der Fakultät 1 der
RWTH Aachen, Herr Prof. Dr.
Stefan Schael, 52056 Aachen
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The deadline for applications is
July 12th, 2017.
This position is also available as
part-time employment per request.
RWTH Aachen University
is certified as a family-friendly
university and offers a dual career
program for partner hiring.
We particularly welcome and encourage
applications from women,
disabled people and ethnic
minority groups, recognizing they
are underrepresented across
RWTH Aachen University. The
principles of fair and open competition
apply and appointments
will be made on merit.
Full Professor (W2)
in Computational Biotechnology
Faculty of Mathematics, Computer Science
and Natural Sciences
We are seeking qualified applicants for teaching and research
in the area of Computational Biotechnology. The starting date
is April 1, 2018. The professorship should be in the area of
biotechnology within the unit of the "Biology and Biotechnology"
of the RWTH (ABBt). A focus of the ABBt is on biobased molecules
and materials which is to be strengthened with this position.
Therefore, a recognized expertise in the development and
use of mathematical models and computer aided simulation
techniques is necessary. This is to be applied in translational
research to predict the behavior of biological molecules and
systems in complex environments especially at the surface of
materials. Experience with e.g. QM/MM, atomic and mesoscopic
simulations, as well as tapping into public databases is advantageous.
The prospective candidate will participate in the
teaching of B.Sc. and M.Sc. programes in biology and biotechnology.
It is expected that the prospective candidate will collaborate
with or even participate in running activities such as the
collaborative research center "Microgels", the international research
training group "Seleca" and in projects of the Bioeconomy
Science Center (BioSC). In addition it is expected that
strong collaborations will be built with the Leibniz Institute DWI,
the department for chemistry, the Fraunhofer institute IME, the
Forschungszentrum Jülich and the Heinrich Heine University in
A Ph.D. degree is required; additionally, Habilitation (post-doctoral
lecturing qualification), an exemplary record of research
achievement as an assistant / an associate / a junior professor
or university researcher and/or an outstanding career outside
academia are highly desirable. Ability in and commitment to
teaching are essential. The application should include supporting
documents regarding success in teaching.German is not
necessary to begin but will be expected as a teaching language
within the first 5 years.
Experience with the acquisition and administration of third party
funding are advantageous. A commitment to independent teaching
is a requirement.