Ulm University is a young research university with a focus on natural sciences, medicine and technology. Located in an economically strong region, the University with its more than 10,000 students offers a dynamic work environment with attractive networking and development prospects.

The Faculty of Natural Sciences, Institute for Molecular Biology and Biotechnology of Prokaryotes, is seeking to fill the following position, starting as soon as possible Professor (W3) of Microbiology (f/m/d)

The University is seeking to increase the proportion of women in research and teaching and particularly encourages qualified female scientists to apply for this position. Severely disabled applicants with equal aptitude will be given preferential consideration.

The newly founded Institute (Director: Prof. Dr. Marchfelder) investigates molecular, microbiological, and genetic aspects of stress and resilience in bacteria and archaea. The new professorship should focus on the molecular mechanisms of microbial stress response and should investigate how these contribute to the organism`s resilience.

The university is looking for an individual with outstanding scientific qualifications and an international visibility in the research area of the Institute. The successful candidate should be open to collaborations within the Department of Biology, the Faculties of Natural Sciences and Medicine and should have connections to existing research foci of the departments. The appointment should strengthen Ulm’s position as a biotechnology hub.

The professorship will substantially contribute to the molecular and microbiological training of the Bachelor’s and Master’s degree programs in Biology and Biochemistry. Teaching is conducted in German and English. Participation in the academic self-administration of the faculty is expected.

Employment requirements are completed university studies as well as teaching aptitude, a doctoral degree and further pertinent scientific achievements (§ 47 LHG).

Seize the opportunity and join us in shaping the future of the University!

> Reference no.: 23046

> Application deadline: 14.05.2023

Your contact for further information:

Professor Dr. Nils Johnsson, phone +49 731 50-36300

We look forward to your application via our online application portal

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