The Faculty of Medicine at the University of Augsburg is a young medical
faculty with two main research areas "Environmental Health Sciences"
(EHS) and "Medical Information Sciences" (MIS) as well as clinical profile
centers in Vascular Medicine, Tumor Medicine and Allergology. Thus, it
focuses on an aspiring and future-oriented, internationally attractive and
interdisciplinary scientific profile. The undergraduate training pursues
a modern, competence-oriented approach with the first model medical
programme in Bavaria to secure healthcare in the future.
Augsburg University Hospital offers almost all medical specialities for
the approximately two million inhabitants of the administrative district
of Swabia. As the only maximum provider of health care, the university
hospital treats a large number of patients with an exceptionally broad
spectrum of diseases in the outpatient and inpatient sector. This enables
the establishment of structured patient registers and environment-focused
care research with the development of disease-specific early
The Faculty of Medicine at the University of Augsburg is seeking to
make the following appointment at the earliest possible starting date.
University Professor (m/f/d)
Salary grade W2
for the Research of environment-related Mechanisms of
Action on Health (Exposom-Research)
The appointment is as a tenured public servant.
The professorship is associated with the further development of the
research focus EHS at the Faculty of Medicine. An integration into the
Center for Climate Resilience at the University of Augsburg is aspired.
The applicant (m/f/d) should excel in the systematic investigation of
mechanisms of action between multi-exposures and observed endogenous
biological processes and responses, especially in the field of
non-communicable, environmentally related diseases. Special attention
will be given to diseases that are increasing in the context of climate
change, such as cardiovascular diseases, lower and upper respiratory
diseases like rhinitis and asthma, and type I allergies in general.
Expertise in bioinformatics/biostatistics and/or exposure studies is an
The University of Augsburg would like to attract an outstanding and
internationally visible personality with leadership skills who can represent
the field of exposome research in research-based teaching and who has
an independent scientific profile and excellent research achievements in
the advertised field. Candidates should have successfully raised external
funding for research projects and should have experience in contributing
service at the department and university levels. The ability and willingness
to work interdisciplinarily in research networks as well as the
ability to acquire competitive third-party funding, also in the context of
group applications, is a prerequisite. Special commitment and broad
experience in modern competence-based teaching are required; proof
of a didactic qualification is desirable.
Recruitment requirements for the professorship are a completed relevant
university degree related to environment and health, public health
or life sciences. In addition, pedagogical aptitude, proven teaching
experience in the advertised subject area, special aptitude for scientific
work, which is usually demonstrated by a doctorate, as well as the
habilitation or proof of equivalent scientifically relevant achievements in
the advertised subject area which may also have been achieved in the
context of a junior professorship or outside academia, are required.
Leadership of a junior research group is considered an equivalent
academic achievement under the conditions specified in Art. 98 Para 10
Sentence 5 BayHIG.
Appointment as a public servant can only take place so long as one is
not over 52 years of age. Otherwise, employment is possible within the
framework of an employment contract under private law.
The University of Augsburg aims to increase the proportion of women
in research and teaching and therefore strongly encourages female
academics to apply. For further questions regarding equal opportunity,
please contact the faculty’s representative for equal opportunities for
women in science and the arts at:
The position is suitable for severely disabled persons. Severely disabled
applicants will be given preference in the case of otherwise equal suitability,
qualifications, and professional performance.
Please have the usual documents ready (curriculum vitae, description of
your own professional and scientific career, list of publications, description
of third-party funding, transcripts, doctoral certificate, if applicable,
specialist certificate, habilitation certificate, appointment certificates, list
of academic courses). Please draft a research and teaching concept with a
specific reference to existing structures and focal points at the Augsburg
site, addressing in particular your integration into the research focus EHS.
For the application, please use exclusively our appointment portal at the
Application deadline is June 30th, 2023
For general questions regarding the application, please contact the Dean
Prof. Dr. Martina Kadmon
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