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Charité - Universitätsmedizin Berlin and Berlin Institute of Health (BIH) jointly invite applications for the following position commencing as soon as possible:

Associate Professorship in Virology

(Salary group: W2 BBesG)
Reference number: Prof. 481/2017
The employment will be for five years with the possibility of further extension or tenure following successful evaluation.
This professorship is part of the BIH Program ’Personalized Medicine for Progressive Diseases’. Important conceptual contributions to the program are expected.
We envisage a research focus in genomic virology but are entirely open for bright ideas in molecular and experimental virology. The ideal candidate will conduct basic research with a perspective on novel diagnostics or treatments in humans. The entire spectrum of personalized medicine from viromics to viral interventive tools in infectious, degenerative and neoplastic disease is of interest. Charité and its laboratory branch, Labor Berlin GmbH, provide an ideal translational outlet for basic research.
Charité and BIH seek to fill this position with an outstanding and enthusiastic scientist. A publication record demonstrating vision and impact, as well as competitive research funding are considered a prerequisite for application.
The successful candidate will be engaged in teaching activities at Charité, BIH, and Max-Delbrück Center (MDC), supervise Master and Doctoral candidates, and participate in academic self-organization.
Qualifications: as per § 100 Berlin Higher Education Act (BerlHG) junior professorship or postdoctoral thesis (Habilitation), or equivalent scientific achievement and teaching qualification. Completed university degree as well as doctorate (Ph.D and/or M.D.) in medicine or natural sciences with significant post-doctoral experience. A board Certificate for virology, microbiology and infection epidemiology is not obligatory.
Charité and BIH are committed to increasing the proportion of women among the scientific staff, therefore we strongly encourage women to apply. Women will be given preference over equally qualified men (within the framework of the legal possibilities). Candidates with immigrant background who fulfill the necessary requirements are explicitly encouraged to apply. Equally qualified applicants with disabilities will be given preference.
Charité is certified by the audit "family-friendly university" and a member of the "Dual Career Network Berlin" (
Written applications according to the format
specified on
application_notes.pdf should be submitted
by June 9, 2017 at Logo
Informal inquiries about the position should be directed to the Director of the Department of Virology, Prof. Christian Drosten

Closing date: 09.06.2017
Closing date: 9 June 2017 Published on on date 2 May 2017
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