Tenure Track Professorship (W1) in Systems Chemical Biology
Tenure Track Professorship in Systems Chemical Biology
Reference No. 2021/077. The Department of Chemistry in the Faculty of Sciences, subject to the approval of the Ministry of Science,
Research and The Arts Baden Württemberg and the University Council, seeks to fill this tenure track position by April 1, 2022. The
position is funded in the context of the joint programme for the promotion of early career researchers by the German federal and stategovernments.
The University of Konstanz is one of eleven Universities of Excellence in Germany. Since 2007 it has been successful in the German Excellence
Initiative and its follow-up programme, the Excellence Strategy.
The research focus of this professorship is to complement the research topics of the Department of Chemistry by new, innovative aspects of
Systems Chemical Biology. The professorship should combine synthetic-organic research topics with state-of-the-art Omics approaches for
functional investigations in the sense of modern Chemical Biology. Collaboration with related disciplines should further be intensified, and in
particular existing collaborations with the Department of Biology be continued and extended. Participation in existing and planned joint research
projects is expected. We are looking for a person who will represent the subjects of Chemical Biology and Organic Chemistry in all study courses of
the Department of Chemistry.
Requirements are: a completed university degree, a doctoral degree not more than five years ago, a postdoctoral career as well as an excellent
publication track record in international scientific journals. This advertisement is aimed at young scientists at the end of their postdoctoral stage resp.
with initial experience in managing and financing their own research group.
The appointment to this assistant professorship is coupled with tenure track to a nomination for a W3 professorship. In case of a positive interim
evaluation, a nomination for a W3 appointment follows in an appropriately simplified procedure without further advertisement. More information
about the evaluation procedure and criteria is available in the “Satzung über das Tenure-Track-Verfahren” (tenure track statutes, in German),
We look forward to receiving your application with the usual documents (curriculum vitae, list of publications, list of grants, concept of current
research topics and future directions, list of courses and teaching evaluations (if available), copies of academic certificates) until
May 31, 2021 via our Online Application Portal.
The University of Konstanz is committed to ensuring an environment that provides equal opportunities and promotes diversity as well as a good
balance between university and family life. As an equal opportunity employer, we strive to increase the number of women working in research and
teaching. We also support working couples through our dual career programme (https://www.uni-konstanz.de/en/equalopportunities/family/dual-career/).
Persons with disabilities are explicitly encouraged to apply. They will be given preference if appropriately qualified (contact + 49 7531 88-