The successful candidate will be an internationally established scientist with outstanding research accomplishments and a broad methodological expertise in cardiovascular research. His/her field of expertise should support and broaden the research topics covered by the ECAS. In particular, an independent contribution to the research topic vascular control of organ function is expected. The ideal candidate will combine state-of-the-art in vitro and in vivo methods in molecular and cellular biology, as well as biochemistry with translational approaches. He/she will have a successful track record in obtaining extramural funding, and is expected to closely cooperate with other research groups at the ECAS and to contribute to the extramurally funded collaborative research programs (CRC 1366 'vascular control of organ function'; DZHK, German Center for Cardiovascular Research) of the research focus 'Vascular Biology and Medicine' of the Medical Faculty Mannheim. Contributions to other extramurally funded collaborative research programs are highly encouraged. In addition, applicants should have excellent teaching skills and be highly committed to supporting the novel medical degree course MaReCuM.
The successful candidate should have outstanding, internationally acknowledged academic credentials, a distinguished record of original research in the cardiovascular field, mentoring and teaching skills, administrative experience and an understanding of departmental financing at universities. He/she should actively master the integrative task of participating in MaReCuM in a cooperative manner.
Prerequisites for application are a university degree and a doctoral degree, and (in accordance with Article 47, paragraph 2 of the Higher Education Law of the state of Baden-Württemberg) a Habilitation, a successfully evaluated junior professorship or equivalent qualifications.
The position is tenured and, by observing the legal regulations, the appointment will normally be made on the basis of a lifetime civil servant status (Beamtenverhältnis auf Lebenszeit).
The University of Heidelberg is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. The faculty intends to increase the number of women in teaching and research. Women are therefore explicitly invited to apply. Handicapped persons with equivalent qualifications to other candidates will be given preference.
Candidates should submit a full CV with copies of certificates, a list of publications and selected reprints (please follow the guidelines for providing a full CV, and fill in both application forms that can be found on our webpage atwww.umm.uni-heidelberg.de/ karriere/berufung) within 4 weeks of publication of this advertisement to Prof. Dr. med. Sergij Goerdt, Dean of the Medical Faculty Mannheim, University of Heidelberg, University Medical Center Mannheim, 68135 Mannheim, Germany.