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Professorship (W3) of Biopolymers
Published(1124 days ago)
Deadline for applications(1075 days ago)
University of BayreuthBayreuth
The University of Bayreuth is a research-oriented university with internationally competitive, interdisciplinary focus areas
in research and teaching. The Faculty of Biology, Chemistry and Earth Sciences at the University of Bayreuth is currently seeking
to appoint a
Professor of Biopolymers (pay grade: W 3)
to commence 1 April 2018. This is a permanent civil service position.
The work of the future Chairholder should be internationally recognized and cover current research topics in
the area of structure, dynamics, function or interactions of biological macromolecules and involve modern methods
of biomolecular NMR spectroscopy. He/She is expected to cooperate within the existing profile fields and research
institutions of the University of Bayreuth, in particular with the research groups organized in the profile fields
"Molecular Biosciences - structure, function and dynamics of biological macromolecules" and "polymer and colloid
research" and in the associated research centers (BZMB, BIOmac, BIMF BZKG). He/She will teach biochemistry and
biophysics of bio macromolecules in the bachelor’s degree program in Biochemistry, the master's degree program in
Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, and he/she will contribute to basic and advanced teaching in other relevant programs
of the University of Bayreuth.
Requirements for this position (in accordance with Article 7 and Article 10 para 3 BayHSchPG) are a university degree,
a doctoral degree, a post-doctoral qualification to teach at a professorial level (Habilitation), and proven excellence
in teaching. Evidence of equivalent scholarly achievement as a junior professor or in a non-university environment will
also be considered. The ability to teach in Englisch is expected. Only applicants who are 51 years of age or younger
can be hired as civil servants (Article 10 para 3 BayHSchPG).
The University of Bayreuth seeks to increase the proportion of women involved in research and teaching (in accordance with
Article 4 para 2 sentence 1 BayHSchG) and therefore particularly welcomes female applicants. All qualifications being equal,
severely disabled applicants will be given priority. The University of Bayreuth strives to further increase the diversity
of its academic staff. For this reason, scholars who can help make the research and teaching profile of the university more
diverse are strongly encouraged to apply. Applicants with children are highly welcome. The University of Bayreuth has been
certified as a "family-friendly university" and offers "dual career support" for career-oriented partners
of highly qualified employees. In addition, an extended audit conducted by the German Rectors Conference (HRK) returned a
favourable review for the University of Bayreuth’s commitment to internationalization.
Please send your cover letter and supporting documents (CV outlining your education and academic career, a list of publications,
a list of courses taught, your certificates, and a description of your research) to the Dean of the Faculty of Biology,
Chemistry and Earth Sciences, 95440 Bayreuth by 11.11.2016. Application documents cannot be returned to the applicant,
and if unsuccessful, the files will be properly disposed of in accordance with data protection law. Please also submit an
identical copy of your application as a single PDF file (up to 30 MB) to
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