Junior professorship of Structural Bioinformatics
Universität Regensburg, Faculty of Biology and Pre-Clinical Medicine invites applications for a junior professorship of Structural Bioinformatics (grade W1 with tenure-track leading to W2) for a period of three years in the first phase with the legal status of temporary civil servant (Beamtenverhältnis auf Zeit), to be appointed as soon as possible. The tenure-track professorship is supported by the Federal/Länder program for the promotion of young scientists (tenure-track program). Universität Regensburg offers the prospect, upon positive tenure evaluation, of transferring to a permanent position as W2 grade professor with the legal status civil servant for life (Beamtenverhältnis auf Lebenszeit). The requirements for the tenure evaluation can be found at https://go.uni-regensburg.de/tt-satzung. The junior professorship shall complement the focal point of the faculty in the area of structural biology by the bioinformatic analysis of cellular macromolecules. In addition, the successful candidate shall strengthen the collaborative research centers (Sonderforschungsbereiche) of the faculty, especially SFB 960. The advertisement is addressed to highly qualified young scientists with an excellent publication record that seek to install an independent research group with the help of third-party funding. Teaching of bioinformatics within the Biology and Biochemistry bachelor’s and master’s programs is mandatory.
Prerequisites for taking up the position are, in accordance with Art. 14 Bavarian University Staff Act (BayHSchPG), alongside the general conditions from public sector employment law, a completed university degree, pedagogic suitability, and particular aptitude for academic work, generally shown by a doctoral degree. Insofar as the candidate undertook employment as a research associate or research assistant after their doctorate, the duration of the doctoral studies and the employment should not sum to more than six years. Applicant must have changed universities following the doctorate or have been academically active for at least two years somewhere other than Universität Regensburg before the application. Universität Regensburg is particularly committed to reconciling family and working life (for more information, see https://www.uni-regensburg.de/chancengleichheit). To fulfill the equality directive and increase the number of female professors, we explicitly encourage applications from qualified women. In case of essentially similar suitability, applicants with severe disabilities will be preferentially selected.
The prerequisites for appointment under civil servant law are based on the provisions of the Bavarian Public Service Code (BayBG) and the Bavarian University Staff Act (BayHSchPG). Applications containing the normal documents (resume, certificates, list of publications with copies of the most important papers) should be submitted, preferentially electronically (firstname.lastname@example.org) to the Dean of the Faculty of Biology and Pre-Clinical Medicine of Universität Regensburg, Prof. Dr. Gunter Meister, D-93040 Regensburg. Information on data protection can be found at https://www.uni-regensburg.de/datenschutz/. This is the English translation of a German job advertisement published by the Universität Regensburg at https://go.uni-regensburg.de/stellen-professuren. Only the original German text is legally binding.