Assistant Professor of Pharmaceutical Biology

University of Tubingen Department of Pharmacy and Biochemistry

Assistant Professor (W1) of Pharmaceutical Biology (m/f/d)

Faculty of Science, Department of Pharmacy and Biochemistry

Application deadline : 29.04.2021

The Department of Pharmacy and Biochemistry of the Faculty of Science at Tübingen University invites applications for the position of

Assistant Professor (W1) of Pharmaceutical Biology (m/f/d)

The position is due to commence on September 1, 2021.

The position is initially limited to four years, with the possibility of extension by a further two years after a positive interim evaluation. Detailed information on the criteria underlying the interim and final evaluations may be found in our guidelines for review under the following link:

The successful candidate will be responsible for the selected topics of the curriculum in the degree program “Pharmacy (state examination)” and the Master´s program “Pharmaceutical Sciences and Technologies”. The position has a teaching load of four hours per week prior to interim evaluation and six hours thereafter. Independent research activities in field of bacterial natural products employing genetic and genomic methods are expected. In the course of the contract, the W1 professor is expected to attain the research and teaching achievements that will qualify him or her for an appointment as a tenured professor at any university or equivalent institution (Habilitation).

Required qualifications include an outstanding doctorate in a pertinent field, recognizable potential for internationally acclaimed publications in leading international peer-reviewed journals and third-party funding, as well as teaching experience. 

The University of Tübingen is particularly interested in increasing the number of women in research and teaching and therefore strongly encourages women candidates to apply. In line with its internationalization agenda, the university welcomes applications from researchers outside Germany. Applications from equally qualified candidates with disabilities will be given preference.

Applications with supporting documents (cover letter, curriculum vitae, list of publications and teaching experience, diplomas/certificates) as well as a teaching statement and a research statement including collaboration plans, along with the completed application form ( should be sent by e-mail as a single PDF-file (max 10 MB) to the Dean of the Faculty of Science, University of Tübingen, Germany (careerspam by 29. April 2021. Enquiries may be directed to this address.