Professorship of Plant Developmental Signalling

University of Freiburg Faculty of Biology

Tenure-Track Professorship for Plant Developmental Signalling
 
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 Plant Developmental Signalling at the Faculty of Biology in the Institute of Biology 3 and the Excellence Cluster CIBSS. | term for filing application: 15.10.2020
 
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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 Plant Developmental Signalling
at the Faculty of Biology in the Institute of Biology 3 and the Excellence Cluster CIBSS.
Fulltime position, Start-date: 01.04.2021

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

We seek a young and already successful scientist with an active research program in the field of Plant Developmental Genetics and Signalling. The focus of the work should be on molecular signaling processes that trigger, steer and/or terminate developmental aspects of tissue and/or organ development. The successful candidate will be part of the Excellence Cluster CIBSS Centre for Integrative Biological Signalling Studies, which aims at understanding signaling mechanism across biological scales, and to develop new tools to control cellular and organ functions. The candidate will have the opportunity to contribute to a planned collaborative research centre (CRC/SFB) on plant-environment interactions, and to interact with the local DFG-funded graduate school GRK2344. We expect active participation in the trinational curriculum in biotechnology with the École Supérieure de Biotechnologie Strasbourg, and teaching in Plant Genetics and Plant Developmental Signalling at Bachelor, Master, and Ph.D. level.

The University of Freiburg is a leading research university with two Excellence Clusters, CIBSS and livMatS, several collaborative research centers and very strong graduate training programs. Freiburg is a highly competitive and internationally renowned research location and – together with the University of Basel (CH), the University of Strasbourg (F), the University Haute-Alsace (F) and the Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (D) – also part of the „European Campus“.

Prerequisites for the employment are a university degree, 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 W3 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 (W3) (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 Biology have to be met.

The following application documents are to be submitted:

  • Curriculum vitae
  • Certificates of degrees and academic qualifications
  • Complete list of papers and talks with specification of the 5 most important publications
  • A short overview on the current and planned research program
  • List of current and previous projects including the financial support received
We are particularly pleased to receive applications from women for the position advertised here.
 
Please send your application including supporting documents mentioned above and the citing the reference number 00001181, by 15.10.2020 at the latest. Please send your application to the following address in written or electronic form:

Dean of the Faculty of Biology
Schänzlestr. 1
D-79104 Freiburg
application@biologie.uni-freiburg.de

For further information, please contact Prof. Sonja Verena Albers on the phone number +49 761 203-2630 or E-Mail sonja.albers@biologie.uni-freiburg.de. Further information on the appointment procedure can be found in the .
 
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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