Professorship in “Microbiology” (W3)

The Department of Biology at the Technische Universität Darmstadt invites applications for a

Professorship in “Microbiology” (W3)

beginning in Winter Semester 2019/20.

Research of the successful candidate will focus on one or more of the following topics: Synthetic microbiology, Microbial genomics, Microbial cell biology, Molecular microbial ecology. Research should be an integral part of the research foci “Synthetic Biology” and/or “Radiation Response and Genome Stability”. Teaching will include basic and advanced courses in microbiology in its entire scope.

We seek an established scientist with international experience and an excellent potential to develop a strong research and teaching program. A distinguished scientific track record and didactic experience are a prerequisite. We offer a stimulating interdisciplinary research environment and promote interactions between Biology and other Natural Sciences and Engineering departments.

The position is tenured with a remuneration package commensurate with experience and qualifications, following the German "W-Besoldung" and subject to negotiations between the applicant and the university directorate. The regulations for employment are specified under §§ 61 and 62 HHG (Hessisches Hochschulgesetz).

The Technische Universität Darmstadt intends to increase the number of female faculty members and encourages female candidates to apply. In case of equal qualifications applicants with a degree of disability of at least 50 or equal will be given preference.

The Technische Universität Darmstadt is certified as a family-friendly university and offers a dual career program.

Candidates should direct their application in a single pdf file to the Dean of the Department of Biology, Schnittspahnstr. 10, 64287 Darmstadt, Germany (dekanat@bio.tu-darmstadt.de). Please include the code number of the position you apply for. Applications should include a curriculum vitae, copies of degree certificates, a synopsis of research and teaching activities, a research and teaching statement and lists of publications, cooperations and funding.

For further information please also visit: www.bio.tu-darmstadt.de.

Code No. 544

Application deadline: January 05, 2019