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Tenure Track Assistant Professorship (W2) in Functional Allergology
Published(933 days ago)
Deadline for applications(867 days ago)
Technical University of Munich (TUM) / Helmholtz Zentrum München - German Research Center for Environmental Health (HMGU)München
The Technical University of Munich (TUM) and Helmholtz Zentrum München - German Research Center for Environmental Health (HMGU) jointly invite applications for the position of
Tenure Track Assistant Professor
in » Functional Allergology «
to begin as soon as possible. The position is a W2 fixed-term position (6 years) with tenure track option to a tenured W3 position (Associate Professor).
The professorship will be part of the TUM School of Medicine and of the Department of Molecular Allergology of the university hospital Klinikum rechts der Isar, arised due to joint efforts of TUM and HMGU. The future holder of this position will be appointed as a TUM-university professor under the terms of a private-law contract and will be granted leave of absence in order to lead the Research Group „Functional Allergology“ at the HMGU based on an employment agreement under private law. The professorship will be embedded into the active allergy research community in the Greater Munich Area that is represented by the Cluster of Allergy and Immunity (CAI). Within this Cluster, it will bundle and intensify the institutional collaboration of the School of Medicine/Klinikum rechts der Isar and Helmholtz Zentrum München.
The responsibilities include research and teaching as well as the promotion of early-career scientists. We seek to appoint an expert in the research area of human allergy and immunology with a special focus on translational aspects of specific immunity. The appointed professor will be responsible for the supervision of a FACS facility. The teaching load includes courses in the subject area and the basic courses offered by the department as well as courses for other academic TUM departments.
We are looking for a candidate who has demonstrated initial scientific achievements and the capacity for independent research regarding human allergy and immunology at the highest international standards. 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 prerequisites. Substantial research experience abroad and expertise in single cell technology and realization of transcriptome measurements as well as bioinformatic analysis methods are essential. Proven experience and skills in science management (preferably of flow cytometry facilities), experience in the installation and the management of scientific co-operations and the acquisition of third-party funding, experience in personnel management as well as experience with human ex vivo cell culture systems, immunology and genome-wide analysis are highly desirable.
Based on best international standards and transparent performance criteria, TUM offers a merit-based academic career option for tenure track faculty from Assistant Professor through a permanent position as Associate Professor, and on to Full Professor. The regulations of TUM Faculty Recruitment and Career System apply.
TUM provides excellent working conditions in a lively scientific community, embedded in the vibrant research environment of the Greater Munich Area. As a rule, the holder of this professorship is not employed as a „Beamter“ under German law.
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 Appointment and Career System are available on http://www.tum.de/faculty-recruiting.
Please send your application no later than July 31, 2017 to the Dean of TUM School of Medicine, Prof. Peter Henningsen, Email:firstname.lastname@example.org.
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