Junior professorship (W1, tenure track W2) Protein Biochemistry
University Medical Center Göttingen (UMG)
Within the scope of its strategic planning, the University Medical Center Göttingen (UMG) aims to consistently advance its focal research areas neurosciences, cardiovascular medicine, and oncology by integrating approaches from both translational and systems medicine approaches. On the Göttingen Campus, the UMG is tightly networked with the institutes of natural and biological sciences of the university, as well as with the non-university research institutions at Göttingen Campus.
The Center for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology (Department of Developmental Biochemistry and Department of Cellular Biochemistry, respectively) at the University Medical Center Göttingen invites applications for a
Junior professorship Protein Biochemistry
(Pay grade W1, tenure track W2)
Commencing as soon as possible.
The position will be initially appointed for three years. If the interim evaluation is positive, the contract will be extended by another three years. The transition to a tenured position will take place after a positive final evaluation.
This tenure track position offers a reliable career perspective and numerous options for cooperation and networking within the faculty and on the Göttingen campus.
The research focus of the applicant should be on complementary structural and cell biological investigation of the gene expression machinery. One focus should be on integrative structural biology (cryo-electron microscopy, X-ray structure analysis).
All applicants are expected to have graduated with an outstanding PhD and should be able to present significant previous work in the form of substantial publications as well as experience in competitive third-party funding. International research experience is expected and can be shown by e. g., research stays abroad, international research cooperation or an international working environment. Experience in teaching is desirable. Support within the excellence cluster "Multiscale Bioimaging" (MBExC) is welcome.
Further requirements for the appointment of junior professors are laid out in the current version of § 30 of the Higher Education Act of the State of Lower Saxony (Niedersächsisches Hochschulgesetz). The University Medical Center Göttingen holds the right of appointment.
Foreign applicants should feel especially encouraged to apply.
Part time work can be offered depending on individual circumstances.
The UMG strives to increase the number of women on its staff and therefore particularly encourages qualified women to apply. In case of applicants of equal qualifications, disabled people will be given preference.