The Faculty of Biology at the University of Münster, Institute of Molecular Cell Biology and the Interdisciplinary Research Center for Cooperative Functional Systems (FOKUS) invite applications for the
Position of a Professor for Quantitative Cell Biology
(W2 salary scale, starting date May 1st, 2015)
Applicants should investigate experimentally the mechanisms of cellular processes using quantitative approaches. Areas of research can include, but are not limited to aspects of morphology or signaling at different scales.
Cooperation with existing collaborative research centers and networks, graduate schools and research facilities, in particular the Center for Soft Nanoscience (SoN), is welcome.
Applicants should have a strong interest and background in cell biology, biophysics, or biophysical chemistry and take an active interest in fostering the development of new, interdisciplinary structures. An active and appropriate participation in the teaching duties of the Faculty of Biology at both the BSc and MSc levels and in academic self-governing of the university is expected.
Prerequisites for the application are a doctorate and academic achievements made as a Junior Professor (assistant professor), in a Habilitation (postdoctoral qualification), as a member of the academic staff of a university or non-university research institute, or in a research position in business, industry, administration or other relevant fields in Germany or abroad.
The University of Münster is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to increasing the proportion of women in academics. Consequently, we actively encourage applications by women. Female candidates with equivalent qualifications and academic achievements will be preferentially considered within the framework of the legal possibilities. We also welcome applications from candidates with severe disabilities. Disabled candidates with equivalent qualifications will be preferentially considered.
An application consisting of a curriculum vitae, a list of publications, a summary of research interests, a future research plan and a statement of teaching experience should be sent via e-mail, one pdf, until March 2nd, 2015 to Prof. Dr. Wolf-Michael Weber, Dean of the Faculty of Biology, University of Münster, Schlossgarten 3, 48149 Münster, Germany (firstname.lastname@example.org).