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Full Professorship (W3) for Theoretical Systems Neuroscience
Published(113 days ago)
Deadline for applications(77 days ago)
Albert-Ludwigs-Universität FreiburgFreiburg im Breisgau
The Faculty of Biology of the University of Freiburg invites applications for a
Full Professorship (W 3) for Theoretical Systems Neuroscience
at the Institute of Biology III to be filled as soon as possible.
This professorship is also particularly suitable for highly qualified early career researchers.
The future job holder should be internationally renowned for the investigation of complex
brain functions using modern theoretical neuroscientific approaches. In this context,
investigations at the systems level using modern approaches from the theoretical
and/or computational neurosciences are particularly welcome. Thematically, the professorship
should focus on one of the following areas: learning mechanisms, decision-
making processes, sensory systems, sensorimotor integration/control, or the mechanistic
understanding of neuronal networks in functional and dysfunctional brains.
Collaborations with the experimental and theoretical neuroscientific research groups
and research centres established in Freiburg are very welcome. Further information
on neuroscientific research in Freiburg can be found on the website
www.neuro.uni-freiburg.de as well as on the homepages of the Faculty of Biology
www.bio.uni-freiburg.de and the Bernstein Center Freiburg
www.bcf.uni-freiburg.de. Teaching contributions
to the MSc Neuroscience, the BSc and MSc Biology, the Master of Education
Biology as well as contributions to the organization of the MSc Neuroscience are expected.
Prerequisites for the employment of Professors are a university degree, an outstanding
dissertation and an excellent publication record. Substantial achievements and experience
in academic research and teaching, at the level of a Habilitation according to the
German academic system, are expected.
The following application documents are to be submitted:
Certificates of degrees and academic qualifications as well as references
Complete list of papers and invited lectures specifying the 10 most important
We are particularly pleased to receive applications from women for the position advertised
Please send in a complete and convincing application in English with the abovementioned
supporting documents including the reference number 00000569, by date
July 31st 2019 at the latest. Please send your application to the following address in
written or electronic form: