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The Faculty of Medicine of the University of Freiburg invites applications for a

Full Professorship (W3) for
Pharmacology and Toxicology
(Succession of Prof. Dr. Dr. Klaus Aktories)

in the Institute of Experimental and Clinical Pharmacology and Toxicology to be filled by October 1st 2018.

The future holder of the position will represent the field in research and teaching. She/he is in charge of the Division I of the Institute. We search for a candidate with excellent national and international reputation, who will support and further strengthen research topics in the Institute and key research areas of the Medical Faculty, including epigenetics and functional genetics, molecular cell research and regenerative medicine, immunology and infectiology, neurosciences, oncology and functional imaging. Both departments at the institute will jointly perform the teaching required for human medicine, dentistry, molecular medicine, pharmacy, pharmaceutical sciences and nursing sciences. Applicants should have a proven record in teaching all fields of pharmacology and toxicology.

This professorship is expected to strengthen the excellence strategy in the area biological signaling research.

Prerequisites for the employment of Professors are a university degree in medical studies or biomedical sciences, an outstanding dissertation and an excellent publication record and a board certification in pharmacology and toxicology or similar qualification. Substantial achievements and experience in academic research and teaching, at the level of a Habilitation according to the German academic system, are expected.

The position is a tenured according to § 50 para. 1 Landeshochschulgesetz (LHG) Baden-Württemberg.

The University of Freiburg seeks to increase the number of female scientific faculty members and therefore strongly encourages qualified women to apply for the position. The university is committed to providing a family-friendly workplace.

Applicants with disabilities (Schwerbehinderte) will be given preferential consideration in case of equal qualification.

For further information and application documents please contact:; phone. +49-761- 270-84 620; Fax +49-761-270-84670; E-Mail:

Applications with all pertinent documents (incl. teaching experience) should be sent by e-mail ( no later than October 5th 2017 to the Dean of the Faculty of Medicine, Prof. Dr. Kerstin Krieglstein, University of Freiburg, 79085 Freiburg, Germany.

Further information on the appointment procedure can be found in the Code for Practice for professorial appointments, available under

Closing date: 05.10.2017
Closing date: 5 October 2017 Published on on date 24 August 2017
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