University of Heidelberg, Medical Faculty Mannheim, is seeking to re-appoint starting October 1, 2022
W 3 Professor for Neurophysiology
(Successor to Univ.-Prof. Dr. med. Rolf-Detlef Treede)
The successful candidate will represent the entire field of neurophysiology in research, education and training. The Medical Faculty Mannheim seeks an internationally renowned scientist and teacher, who supports and further develops the research focus Translational Neurosciences with its topics Neuronal Signalling, Neuroplasticity, Mental Health and Neuroinflammation with innovative scientific and methodological approaches.
On a scientific level, the successful applicant should actively engage in shaping the Mannheim Center for Translational Neurosciences (MCTN) with its preclinical and clinical professorships in neuromedicine. The establishment of active collaborations with the Central Institute of Mental Health (CIMH) and the Hector Institute of Translational Brain Research (HITBR) and participation in additional research areas, particularly in neurooncological sciences within the Collaborative Research Center CRC1389, neuropsychiatry (TRR265 and RTG2350), pain and itch disorders (CRC1158, FOR2690), respectively, is expected. The successful candidate should participate intensively in the design and implementation of teaching within the MaReCuM model medical degree curriculum.
Applicants should have acquired a university degree, a doctoral degree, and additional academic achievements that in accordance with § 47.2 of the Landeshochschulgesetz Baden-Württemberg should be demonstrated by a Habilitation, a successfully evaluated junior professorship or comparable qualifications. An international reputation in basic and translational research, as well as didactic competence is expected, together with cooperation and leadership abilities, commitment to the further development of the MaReCuMplus study program and engagement in academic self-governance. Licensing as a medical specialist for Physiology is desirable but nor required.
The position is available permanently. If general civil servant eligibility and budgetary conditions are fulfilled, direct appointment to permanent civil servant status can be made.
Heidelberg University stands for equal opportunities and diversity. Qualified female candidates are especially invited to apply. Disabled persons will be given preference if they are equally qualified. Information on the application process and the collection of personal data is available at www.uni-heidelberg.de/stellenmarkt.
Applications containing the documents to be found in the application guide, together with the application form for W3 professorships (see www.umm.uni-heidelberg.de/Karriere/Berufung) should be submitted within 4 weeks of publication of this announcement to Prof. Dr. med. Sergij Goerdt, Dean of the Medical Faculty Mannheim, University of Heidelberg, Universitätsmedizin Mannheim, 68135 Mannheim.