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The Faculty of Medicine at Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg (FAU) invites applications for a Tenure Track Professorship for Trauma Immunology (W2 / Associate Professor) at the Department of Trauma Surgery –  Orthopedic Surgery. The professorship is to be filled by the earliest possible starting date for an initial period of six years. FAU offers a long-term perspective of a permanent appointment to a W2 professorship if the requirements of the tenure evaluation are met.

We seek to appoint an expert who will develop an internationally visible research and teaching profile. Successful candidates demonstrate excellent academic achievements in research and teaching at the highest international standards with a focus on one or several areas of the pathophysiology of congenital or acquired immune response after trauma. In particular, fundamental research and relevant expertise in post-traumatic immune regulation is required.

The successful candidate is expected to represent and further develop the area of research both in experimental and translational fields. We also expect the professor to contribute to the research areas of infectiology and immunology at the Faculty of Medicine.

Successful candidates demonstrate excellent academic achievements in research and teaching at the highest international standards. You have substantial research experience abroad as well as experience in managing research projects and in raising third-party funding. A university degree and an outstanding doctoral degree as well as a passion for education and pertinent teaching experience are prerequisites. Candidates who are able and willing to teach in German are desired. The position also requires additional postdoctoral qualifications. These should be in the form of a habilitation (postdoctoral thesis) or equivalent academic qualifications. You may also have acquired the necessary qualifications in a non-university context or through a junior faculty position (for example as W1 Professor or Assistant Professor).

Please submit your complete application documents (see below) online by 8.9.2019, addressed to the Dean of the Faculty of Medicine. Please contact med-dekanat@fau.de with any questions.

The Faculty of Medicine at Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg (FAU) invites applications for a Tenure Track Professorship for Translational Orthodontics (W2 / Associate Professor) at the Department of Orthodontics and Orofacial Orthopedics. The professorship is to be filled by the earliest possible starting date for an initial period of six years. FAU offers a long-term perspective of a permanent appointment to a W2 professorship if the requirements of the tenure evaluation are met.

We seek to appoint an expert who will develop an internationally visible research and teaching profile at the Department of Orthodontics and Orofacial Orthopedics. The successful candidate will also be responsible for expanding and encouraging links between the various research priorities in the field of orthodontics, in particular 3D imaging and/or osteo-immunological processes in relation to orthodontic treatment.

We are looking for an expert who has made a name for him or herself internationally, documented with excellent publications and proven success in acquiring third-party funding. The successful candidate is expected to collaborate closely with the other Departments at Universitätsklinikum Erlangen, the Institutes of the Faculty of Medicine and institutes at the other Faculties, as well as take part in research networks such as DFG collaborative research centres and interdisciplinary centers. The Faculty of Medicine offers degree programs in medicine, dentistry, molecular medicine, medical process management and logopedics. Ideally, applicants should have experience in patient care.

Successful candidates demonstrate excellent academic achievements in research and teaching at the highest international standards. You have substantial research experience as well as experience in managing research projects and in raising third-party funding. A university degree and an outstanding doctoral degree as well as a passion for education and pertinent teaching experience are prerequisites. Candidates who are able and willing to teach in German are desired. The position also requires additional postdoctoral qualifications. These should be in the form of a habilitation (postdoctoral thesis) or equivalent academic qualifications. You may also have acquired the necessary qualifications in a non-university context or through a junior faculty position (for example as W1 Professor or Assistant Professor). Ideally, candidates should have a license to practice dental medicine and have qualified as an orthodontic specialist.

Please submit your complete application documents (see below) online by 8 September 2019, addressed to the Dean of the Faculty of Medicine. Please contact med-dekanat@fau.de with any questions.

Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg (FAU) invites applications for two Open Topic Tenure Track Professorships for Translational Health Research (W1/Assistant Professor). W1 professorships are to be filled by the earliest possible starting date for an initial period of three years. Upon successful evaluation, the appointment will be extended for another three years. FAU offers the long-term perspective of a permanent appointment to a W2 professorship if the requirements of the tenure evaluation are met.

We seek to appoint top early career scholars who will develop outstanding expertise in the field. The professorships are financed with funds from a Federal and State programme for supporting young researchers at German universities. All professorships are intended to make significant contributions to the FAU key research priorities. This call for applications addresses outstanding early career scholars with the ambition of developing their own profiles and careers as part of the strategic development of a key priority in cooperation with renowned scholars at FAU (‘Open Topic Tenure Track’). The two positions announced in this call for applications will strengthen research and teaching in the field of ‘Translational Health Research’. The successful candidates will be invited to take an active role in the FAU key research priority ‘Medicine, Life Sciences and Health’. Both professorships will be assigned to the Faculty of Medicine and work closely with Universitätsklinikum Erlangen.

The W1 professorship for rare kidney diseases addresses candidates who are prepared for a significant role in research, teaching and patient care in this field. Applicants must hold a doctoral degree in medicine and should demonstrate willingness to collaborate in research initiatives in Erlangen and at the Interdisciplinary Centre for Clinical Research. The professor will be expected to make a significant contribution to research and teaching in the area of ‘Translational Health Research’ through internationally-visible research in the field of nephrology focusing on rare kidney diseases. Clinical experience in nephrology and experience in raising third party funding are also desired.

An additional W1 professorship will focus on translational neurosciences. It particularly addresses candidates who are already visible on an international level in research and teaching in the field of translational neurosciences. Participation in patient care is possible subject to the respective qualifications. Applicants must hold a degree in natural science (e.g. molecular medicine) or a degree in medicine. Close collaboration with the Bavarian Research Association Interaction of Human Brain Cells (ForInter) and DFG Research Training Group 2162 ‘Neurodevelopment and Vulnerability of the Central Nervous System’ is desired. The position involves modelling diseases of the central nervous system with particular emphasis on developing innovative therapeutic intervention strategies. In addition, expertise in stem cell biology is of particular interest, as well as experience in the competitive acquisition of third party funding.

A university degree and an outstanding doctoral degree as well as a passion for education and pertinent teaching experience are also prerequisites. The position also requires additional postdoctoral qualifications. These should be in the form of a habilitation (postdoctoral thesis) or equivalent academic publications. You may also have acquired the necessary qualifications in a non-university context.

FAU offers career development, mentoring and an attractive initial package. Based on international standards and transparent performance agreements, FAU ensures a fair tenure track evaluation process.

Please submit your complete application documents (see below) online by 8.9.2019, addressed to the Dean of the Faculty of Medicine. Please contact 1000prof@fau.de with any questions.

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.

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.

Questions

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
Germany
med-bewerbungen@fau.de

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