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Full Professorship (W3) for Anatomy with a focus on Experimental Neuroregeneration
Published(1031 days ago)
Deadline for applications(1004 days ago)
University of FreiburgFreiburg
The Faculty of Medicine of the University of Freiburg invites applications for a
Full Professorship (W3) for Anatomy with a
focus on Experimental Neuroregeneration
in the Institute of Anatomy and Cell Biology, Department Molecular Embryology to be
filled as soon as possible. The professorship will represent the field of anatomy with a
focus on experimental neuroregeneration in research and teaching.
The professorship is to establish and maintain an internationally recognized research
agenda linking the fields of neurovascular disease and stem cell biology. With this position,
the Faculty of Medicine aims to strengthen the focus area "Neuroinflammation"
(SFB/TRR Initiative NeuroMac: "Development, function and potential of myeloid cells in
central nervous system").
With regard to the increasingly important role of stem cell biology and hematology
for the development of novel therapeutic approaches for neurovascular diseases successful
candidates are expected to develop novel pre-clinical models for investigating
the molecular mechanisms of neurovascular diseases in terms of signalling pathways
and transcriptional programs. Candidates with a profound expertise in animal models
of neurodegenerative diseases, vascular biology and stem cell biology will be given
Both departments at the institute of Anatomy and Cell Biology will jointly perform the
teaching in anatomy required for human medicine, dentistry, and molecular medicine.
Applicants should have a proven record in teaching all fields of anatomy.
This professorship is particularly suitable as a starting position for highly qualified early
Requirements for the appointment are in addition to the compliance with the employment
regulations, the completion of a university degree in medicine or sciences, educational
qualification and an exceptional doctorate degree. Applicants should have a
Habilitation or an equivalent qualification (§ 47 Landeshochschulgesetz (LHG)) in the
area of anatomy.
The Professorship will be established as part of the Heisenberg-Program of the German
Research Foundation (DFG). It is therefore a prerequisite for the establishment and filling
of the professorship that a grant for a Heisenberg-Professorship submitted by the
applicant is granted by the DFG.
In line with the standards of the DFG, the position is initially limited to a 5 year W
3-Professorship according to § 50 paragraph 2 Landeshochschulgesetz (LHG) and can
be converted into a tenured W 3-Professorship according to § 48 paragraph 1 (LHG)
if receiving a positive evaluation. In case the employment is to be continued after the
initial period, a new appeals procedure is not required.
The University of Freiburg seeks to increase the number of female scientific faculty
members and therefore strongly encourages qualified women to apply for the position.
The university is committed to providing a family-friendly workplace. Applicants with
disabilities (Schwerbehinderte) will be given preferential consideration in case of equal
Applications with all pertinent documents (incl. teaching experience) should be sent by
e-mail (firstname.lastname@example.org) no later than February 19th
2017 to the Dean of the Faculty of Medicine, Prof. Dr. K. Krieglstein, University of Freiburg,
79085 Freiburg, Germany.
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