Professor (W2) for Biochemistry of Innate Immunity

Deadline: 31 July 2019

The Medical Faculty at Johann Wolfgang Goethe University Frankfurt am Main, Institute of Biochemistry I of the Gustav-Embden-Zentrum of Biochemistry, invites applications for the following position, as civil servant or public employee:
Professor (W2) for Biochemistry of Innate Immunity
This professorship shall strengthen research towards macrophage biology. By their outstanding knowledge candidates shall support and broaden the already existing research areas “inflammation” and/or “tumor biology” at the Institute of Biochemistry I. Candidates have a distinct concept to enhance the interdisciplinary research towards lipid mediators and/or macrophage polarization. Besides, we expect documented scientific achievements in the areas of FlowCytometry, Imaging and in-vivo-experiments.
Teaching obligations in biochemistry for medical/dental students cover the full spectrum and require a strong enthusiasm. Furthermore, participation in general duties as well as in university academic selfadministration is mandatory. Integration in existing core research areas of the faculty towards oncology/immunology, cardiovascular biology, or translational pharmaceutical research is eligible.
A high scientific qualification with international publications, successful acquisition of funds and proof of experience in modern teaching concepts as well as high scientific engagement are expected from the candidates. Prerequisites for the application are a completed university education, educational eligibility, graduation and habilitation or proof of equivalent scientific achievements.  
The designated salary for the position is based on the German university pay scale. Goethe University is committed to increasing the proportion of female faculty and therefore especially encourages women to apply. Applications of scientists from abroad are explicitly requested. Handicapped applicants with equal qualification and aptitude will be given preferential consideration. For further information regarding the general conditions for professorship appointments, please see:
Researchers with an excellent record in research and teaching are invited to submit their application in English or German according to the guidelines of the Faculty of Medicine at Goethe University (preferably as a single pdf document). Applications should include a CV, information on third party funding and a list of teaching activities as well as a scientific concept for future research activities at Goethe-University Frankfurt. Applications shall be addressed until 31st July 2019 to the Dean of the Medical Faculty, Goethe University Frankfurt, Prof. Dr. Josef M. Pfeilschifter, Theodor-SternKai 7, 60590 Frankfurt/Main, e-mail: [email protected] Application documents will not be returned after the procedure has been completed.
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