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Tenure-Track Professorship for signalling mechanisms of cell adhesion and invasion

The University of Freiburg has been granted 19 Tenure-Track Professorships from the Tenure-Track-Programme and now invites applications in the context of this programme for the Tenure-Track Professorship for signalling mechanisms of cell adhesion and invasion at the Faculty of Medicine in the Institute of Experimental and Clinical Pharmacology and Toxicology, Division I. | term for filing application: 19.12.2019
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The University of Freiburg has been granted 19 Tenure-Track Professorships from the Tenure-Track-Programme and now invites applications in the context of this programme for the

Tenure-Track Professorship for signalling mechanisms of cell adhesion and invasion
at the Faculty of Medicine in the Institute of Experimental and Clinical Pharmacology and Toxicology, Division I.
Fulltime position, Start-date: At the earliest possible date.

This is a grade W1-professorship to which performance payments can be offered.


This professorship is also suitable for highly qualified early career researchers.


The main research area should be in tumor cell biology and molecular pharmacology. The professorship shall strengthen the research profile of the Faculty of Medicine in tumor and cell biology with a focus on signal integration and regulation.


Of central importance shall be mechanotransduction and signalling mechanisms in tumor heterogeneity as well as interactions with the tumor microenvironment. Development and establishment of 3D cell culture models combined with live cell microscopy is desirable. Active participation in teaching in the field pharmacology is a prerequisite. Strong cooperations with the Departments of Medicine, the Institute for Molecular Medicine and Cell Research as well as the Cluster of Excellence CIBSS (Centre for Integrative Biological Signalling Studies) is expected.


Prerequisites for the employment are a university degree in Medicine, Biochemistry or Biology or similar subjects, an outstanding dissertation and an excellent publication record.


This position is a fixed term of four years. After a successful interim evaluation, it will be extended by two years. Furthermore, the tenure procedure towards Full Professorship W 3 will be initiated after successful interim evaluation.


The tenure procedures are regulated in the Statutes and Quality Assurance Concept for Junior Professorships and Tenure-Track Professorships and agreed upon with the Ministry of Science (https://www.zuv.uni-freiburg.de/service/tenure). As a prerequisite for granting tenure and the subsequent conversion into a full professorship (W 3) (1) the requirements defined in the Statutes and Quality Assurance Concept have to be met and (2) the subject specific criteria determined by the Faculty of Medicine have to be met.


The University of Freiburg’s human resources policy is oriented toward the principles of equal opportunity and diversity. The university is committed to the goal of creating a family-friendly university. We are particularly pleased to receive applications from women for the position advertised here. Applicants with disabilities (Schwerbehinderte Menschen) will be given preferential consideration in case of equal qualification.


To download the necessary application forms please refer to: http://www.med.uni-freiburg.de/en/administration/appellate-procedure.

Applications with all pertinent documents (incl. teaching experience) should be sent by e-mail: professuren-bewerbungen@uniklinik-freiburg.de.


Please send in a complete and convincing application and a print version of application form with all relevant supporting documents, including the reference number 00000792, by date 19.12.2019 at the latest. Please send your application to the following address in written or electronic form:
Dean of the Faculty of Medicine
University of Freiburg
79085 Freiburg
Germany
professuren-bewerbungen@uniklinik-freiburg.de
For further information, please contact Birgit Becherer on the phone number +49 761 270 84661 or E-Mail dekanat-professuren@uniklinik-freiburg.de. Further information on the appointment procedure can be found in the Code for Practice for professorial appointments.
General and legal remarks:
Full-time positions may generally be split up into two or more part-time positions, provided that there are no formal or legal barriers. Candidates are selected in accordance with the provisions of the AGG (Allgemeines Gleichbehandlungsgesetz - German General Equal Treatment Act).
Applicants with disabilities (Schwerbehinderte Menschen) will be given preferential consideration in case of equal qualification.
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