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University of Bayreuth
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The University of Bayreuth is a research-oriented university with internationally competitive, interdisciplinary focus areas in research and teaching. The Faculty of Biology, Chemistry and Earth Sciences at the University of Bayreuth is currently seeking to appoint a

Professor of Biopolymers (pay grade: W 3)

to commence 1 April 2018. This is a permanent civil service position.
The work of the future Chairholder should be internationally recognized and cover current research topics in the area of structure, dynamics, function or interactions of biological macromolecules and involve modern methods of biomolecular NMR spectroscopy. He/She is expected to cooperate within the existing profile fields and research institutions of the University of Bayreuth, in particular with the research groups organized in the profile fields "Molecular Biosciences - structure, function and dynamics of biological macromolecules" and "polymer and colloid research" and in the associated research centers (BZMB, BIOmac, BIMF BZKG). He/She will teach biochemistry and biophysics of bio macromolecules in the bachelor’s degree program in Biochemistry, the master's degree program in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, and he/she will contribute to basic and advanced teaching in other relevant programs of the University of Bayreuth.
Requirements for this position (in accordance with Article 7 and Article 10 para 3 BayHSchPG) are a university degree, a doctoral degree, a post-doctoral qualification to teach at a professorial level (Habilitation), and proven excellence in teaching. Evidence of equivalent scholarly achievement as a junior professor or in a non-university environment will also be considered. The ability to teach in Englisch is expected. Only applicants who are 51 years of age or younger can be hired as civil servants (Article 10 para 3 BayHSchPG).
The University of Bayreuth seeks to increase the proportion of women involved in research and teaching (in accordance with Article 4 para 2 sentence 1 BayHSchG) and therefore particularly welcomes female applicants. All qualifications being equal, severely disabled applicants will be given priority. The University of Bayreuth strives to further increase the diversity of its academic staff. For this reason, scholars who can help make the research and teaching profile of the university more diverse are strongly encouraged to apply. Applicants with children are highly welcome. The University of Bayreuth has been certified as a "family-friendly university" and offers "dual career support" for career-oriented partners of highly qualified employees. In addition, an extended audit conducted by the German Rectors Conference (HRK) returned a favourable review for the University of Bayreuth’s commitment to internationalization.
Please send your cover letter and supporting documents (CV outlining your education and academic career, a list of publications, a list of courses taught, your certificates, and a description of your research) to the Dean of the Faculty of Biology, Chemistry and Earth Sciences, 95440 Bayreuth by 11.11.2016. Application documents cannot be returned to the applicant, and if unsuccessful, the files will be properly disposed of in accordance with data protection law. Please also submit an identical copy of your application as a single PDF file (up to 30 MB) to dekanat.bcg@uni-bayreuth.de.

Closing date: 11.11.2016
Closing date: 11 November 2016 Published on academics.com on date 23 September 2016
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