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Full Professorship (W3) in » Molecular Oncology and Functional Genomics «
Published(238 days ago)
Deadline for applications(202 days ago)
Technical University of Munich (TUM)München
The Technical University of Munich (TUM) invites applications for the position of
in » Molecular Oncology and Functional Genomics «
to begin as soon as possible. The position is a tenured W3 position.
The professorship is to be part of the TUM School of Medicine, where it will be assigned to the recently initiated Institute of Molecular Oncology and Functional Genomics. The TUM School of Medicine is one of Germany's foremost medical schools in research and in teaching with a strong focus on interdisciplinary and translational research. It is planned to locate the professorship at the new Corporate Research Center for Translational Research in Oncology (TranslaTUM). Close interactions with the German Cancer Consortium (DKTK) and other German Health Centers are desirable.
Responsibilities include research and teaching, as well as the promotion of early-career scientists. We seek to appoint an expert in the field of molecular oncology of solid cancers with a focus on high-throughput functional genomics, genome engineering, and in vivo disease modelling for preclinical research and genome-scale screening applications. The successful applicant is likely to be responsible for establishing a sequencing and bioinformatics infrastructure at the TUM university hospital campus to support basic research and translational initiatives within the framework of the molecular tumor-board.
The teaching load includes courses in the subject area and fundamentals courses offered by the TUM School of Medicine and other TUM schools and departments.
We are looking for a candidate with an established international reputation, who has demonstrated an outstanding academic record and an internationally recognized research program. A university degree and an outstanding doctoral degree or equivalent scientific qualification as well as pedagogical aptitude, including the ability to teach in English, are also prerequisites. A license to practice medicine in order to participate in patient care within the framework of the molecular tumor board is desirable. Substantial research experience abroad, proven ability in leadership of research projects as well as proven ability to gain competitive third-party funding are expected. In addition, expertise in implementing and running a sequencing and informatics infrastructure in the context of a university hospital is also expected.
TUM provides excellent working conditions in a lively scientific community, embedded in the vibrant research environment of the Greater Munich Area.
The TUM Munich Dual Career Office (MDCO) provides tailored career consulting to the partners of newly appointed professors. MDCO gives assistance for relocation and integration of new professors, their partners and accompanying family members.
TUM is an equal opportunity employer. As such, we explicitly encourage applications from women. Applications from disabled persons with essentially the same qualifications will be given preference.
Application documents should be presented in accordance with TUM's application guidelines for professors. These guidelines and detailed information about the TUM Faculty Recruitment and Career System are available on http://www.tum.de/faculty-recruiting.
Please send your application no later than June 29, 2018 to the Dean of TUM School of Medicine, Prof. Peter Henningsen, Email: firstname.lastname@example.org.