Full Professorship (W3) for Translational Psychiatric Epigenetics
Die Medizinische Fakultät der Albert-Ludwigs-Universität Freiburg zählt zu den renommiertesten
und traditionsreichsten Fakultäten in Deutschland.
Das Universitätsklinikum Freiburg ist einer
der größten Maximalversorger in Europa. Gemeinsam
werden täglich Grenzen in Medizin, Forschung
und Lehre überwunden.
The Faculty of Medicine of the University of Freiburg invites applications for a
Full Professorship (W3) for Translational
In the Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy (Medical Director: Prof. Katharina
Domschke) to be filled by 01.04.2024.
The future holder of this position will represent the field of translational psychiatric epigenetics
in research and teaching by combining fundamental research in epigenetics
with application to mental health and disorders.
We are seeking an internationally outstanding scientist in the field of epigenetics, who
is able to integrate well into the research landscape of the Faculty of Medicine in cooperation
with the Faculty of Biology, University of Freiburg, and the Max-Planck-Institute
of Immunobiology and Epigenetics, Freiburg. Substantial contributions to the “Medical
Epigenetics“, „Functional Genetics“, „Molecular Cell Research“ and „Neurosciences“
focus areas of the Medical Faculty as well as to overarching funding structures such
as Collaborative Research Centres and Clusters of Excellence are expected. Of importance
is the applicant’s scientific focus on basic mechanisms of epigenetics using model
organisms such as Drosophila as well as innovative methodology to understand the
molecular underpinnings of epigenetic diseases. We also wish for the candidate’s commitment
to translate the basic molecular findings into an application to mental health.
The candidate is expected to have an excellent, international publication record and a
proven ability to attract third party funding from e.g. DFG and EU.
The position is tenured according to § 50 para 1 LHG.
The University of Freiburg’s human resources policy is oriented toward the principles
of equal opportunity and diversity. The university is committed to the goal of creating
a family-friendly university. We are particularly pleased to receive applications from
women for the position advertised here. Applicants with disabilities (Schwerbehinderte
Menschen) will be given preferential consideration in case of equal qualification.
Please apply exclusively via the appointment portal for professorships of the Faculty of
Medicine – addressed to the Dean of the Faculty of Medicine, Prof. Dr. Lutz Hein, – not
later than 15.12.2022.
For questions and further information please contact the dean‘s office administration:
Tel. +49-761-270-84650/-84661; fax +49-761-270-84670; e-mail
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procedures at the Medical Faculty Freiburg can be found in the “Procedure Governing
Appointments to Professorships at the University of Freiburg”, which is available under