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Faculty positions

Here you will find the currently advertised professorships at the Medical Faculty.


General information for applicants

FAU has the right to appoint professors. The legal preconditions are determined by Art. 10 BayHSchPG.

FAU expects applicants to become actively involved in administering academic affairs and in developing strategic initiatives. FAU pursues a policy of intense student mentoring and therefore expects its teaching staff to be present during lecture periods. Candidates who are able and willing to teach in German are desired.

FAU offers an outstandingly productive research environment as well as a passionate and multi-disciplinary scholarly community within a vibrant institutional network.

In its pursuit of academic excellence, FAU is committed to equality of opportunity and to a proactive and inclusive approach, which supports and encourages all under-represented groups, promotes an inclusive culture and values diversity. FAU is a family-friendly employer and is also responsive to the needs of dual career couples.

How to apply

Please apply online using our application portal.  You can upload all relevant documents (CV, list of publications, list of lectures and courses taught, list of operations, copies of certificates and degrees, list of third-party funding) to the section “documents” (pdf-format).

We do not need any print documents or CD / files at this stage. You can bring your certified documents to the colloquium.

Documents to be submitted

  • Curriculum vitae, listed in tabular form (CV)
  • Structured list of publications
  • List of given lectures and held courses
  • Scan of certificates
  • If appropriate, catalog of surgeries.


We appreciate your feedback regarding our application portal. Please contact Prof. Dr. Katrin Schiebel for technical questions and remarks. In case of questions concerning the contents of your application, please contact Birgit Schumann.
Mailing address
Dean of the Faculty of Medicine of FAU
Krankenhausstraße 12
91054 Erlangen

Additional information for applicants from outside the German science system

The dates of colloquia and inaugural lectures are published in our event calendar.