Job Offers for Professorships and Junior Professorships at Freie Universität Berlin

Freie Universität Berlin
Department of Political and Social Sciences
Otto Suhr Institute of Political Science

invites applications for a

Professorship in Political Science focusing on Politics and Law (salary grade W 2)

The successful applicant will be required to cover the area named above in research and teaching.

Appointment requirements are governed by Article 100 of the Berlin Higher Education Act (Berliner Hochschulgesetz).

The successful candidate will have graduated in Political Science and/or have a PhD in this field. Her or his focus of research will be in the field of the legal basis of politics, in constitutional theory and in the state and institutional theory. She or he will evince knowledge in relevant methods of the social sciences and in the political and legal aspects of gender and diversity.

The appointee will have substantial experience in teaching and research. Qualified candidates will have a proven track record of publications in internationally recognized peer-reviewed journals and have experience with sponsored research. Knowledge in history of ideas and legal philosophy concerning the relations of politics and law is desirable as well as experience in the management and implementation of knowledge and technology transfer (such as spin-offs). The appointee will teach especially in the bachelor’s course Basics of Philosophy and Law in Politics and in the master’s course Formation of Political Orders. Furthermore, a participation in alliance projects and projects of the excellence initiative of the Department is required.

Applications quoting the reference code Politik und Recht should include a CV, copies of all certificates of academic qualification, a list of publications, evidence of teaching competence (such as courses previously taught) as well as of involvement in ongoing and future research endeavors, joint research projects and externally funded projects. If applicable, applications should also include information on industrial cooperations, inventions/patents and spin-offs.

All materials, including a private postal and e-mail address must be received no later than September 10th, 2014 at

Freie Universität Berlin
Fachbereich Politik- und Sozialwissenschaften
Dekanat, z. Hd. Frau Mrozek
Ihnestraße 21
14195 Berlin
Germany

Application guidelines and general information on the appointment procedure as well as requirements for professorships at Freie Universität Berlin can be found at www.fu-berlin.de/praesidialamt. For additional details, please visit www.fu-berlin.de and www.polsoz.fu-berlin.de/polwiss.


Freie Universität Berlin
Department of Biology, Chemistry, Pharmacy
Institute of Biology

invites applications for a

Professorship in Molecular Microbiology (salary grade W 3)

The successful applicant will be required to cover the area named above in research and teaching.

Appointment requirements are governed by Article 100 of the Berlin Higher Education Act (Berliner Hochschulgesetz).

The successful candidate will have an outstanding track record of international teaching and research in the field of Microbiology and have attracted and implemented successfully external funding. Candidates will have a research focus on a procaryotic model organism using molecular genetic, biochemical and cell biological methods. This focus will enable cooperations with colleagues in the research areas of the Department and other research areas in Berlin (for example the Collaborative Research Center 973 Priming and Memory of Organismic Responses to Stress). Areas of research could include molecular mechanisms of stress recognition and adaptation to abiotic stress or cellular quality control of proteins under stress. Additionally, experience is desirable in the management and implementation of knowledge and technology transfer (such as industry cooperations, inventions/patents and spin-offs).

The successful candidate will be responsible for the teaching of theory and practice in Microbiology at the undergraduate level within the Bachelor of Science program of the Institute of Biology. Teaching in the corresponding Master’s programs will have to cover molecular, biochemical, and cell biological techniques in Microbiology.

Applications quoting the reference code Molecular Microbiology / W3 should include a CV, copies of all certificates of academic qualification, a list of publications, evidence of teaching competence (such as courses previously taught) as well as of involvement in ongoing and future research endeavors, joint research projects and externally funded projects. If applicable, applications should also include information on industrial cooperations, inventions/patents and spin-offs.

All materials, including a private postal and/or e-mail address must be received no later than September 10th, 2014 at

Freie Universität Berlin
Fachbereich Biologie, Chemie, Pharmazie
Dekanat
Takustraße 3
14195 Berlin

Application guidelines and general information on the appointment procedure as well as requirements for professorships at Freie Universität Berlin can be found at www.fu-berlin.de/praesidialamt. For additional details, please visit www.fu-berlin.de and www.bcp.fu-berlin.de/biologie.


Department of Biology, Chemistry, Pharmacy
Institute of Chemistry and Biochemistry

invites applications for a

Junior Professorship in Organic Chemistry focusing on Fluoro organic Chemistry
(salary grade W1)

The successful applicant will be required to assume responsibilities in research and teaching in the area named above.

Appointment requirements are governed by Article 102a of the Berlin Higher Education Act (Berliner Hochschulgesetz).

The successful candidate will have a research focus in preparative, fluoro organic chemistry that can be applied to, for example, the synthesis of natural products or to fluorinated organic materials. She or he will have a successful record of research activities proven by projects and publications. Candidates will have experience in university teaching of Organic Chemistry and also have experience with sponsored research.

The appointee is expected to establish a working group and cooperate with colleagues at Freie Universität Berlin as well as with non-university partners. She or he will be expected to acquire externally funded research. The successful candidate will participate in the DFG Research Training Group Fluorine as a Key Element of Freie Universität Berlin and in other established research alliances.

The junior professor will be appointed as a civil servant for an initial period of three years. Provided that her or his performance is thereafter evaluated positively, employment may be extended for three more years.

Applications quoting the reference code 891294 should include a CV, copies of all certificates of academic qualification, a list of publications, evidence of teaching competence (such as courses previously taught) as well as of involvement in ongoing and future research endeavors, joint research projects and externally funded projects.

All materials, including a private postal and/or e-mail address must be received no later than August 22nd, 2014 at

Freie Universität Berlin
Fachbereich Biologie, Chemie, Pharmazie
Dekanat
Frau Nezirovic
Takustraße 3
14195 Berlin (Dahlem)
Germany

Application guidelines and general information on the appointment procedure as well as requirements for junior professorships at Freie Universität Berlin can be found at www.fu-berlin.de/praesidialamt. For additional details, please visit www.fu-berlin.de, www.dfg.de, and www.bcp.fu-berlin.de/chemie.


Department of Mathematics and Computer Science
lnstitute of Computer Science and the Leibniz Institute of Freshwater Ecology and Inland Fisheries (IGB)

invite applications for a

Junior Professorship in Computational Metagenomics (W 1)

The successful applicant will be required to conduct research and teach in the area named above.

Appointment requirements are governed by article 102a of the Berlin Higher Education Act (Berliner Hochschulgesetz).

The appointee will have an outstanding track record of university teaching and research in metagenomics data analysis and bioinformatics as applied to environmental metagenomics and biodiversity research in general. Her or his work should further strengthen an innovative research program with high international visibility and focus on data analysis and algorithm development, interlinking with and complementing existing research initiatives at the IGB as well as Freie Universität Berlin. Applicants should be familiar with grant-sponsored research.

The successful candidate is expected to teach at both graduate and undergraduate levels within Freie Universität Berlin’s Department of Mathematics and Computer Science. She or he will also be required to assume responsibilities within the university’s institutions of academic self-governance. The working language at the IGB is English. For courses taught at Freie Universität Berlin and in order to facilitate communication among our multicultural staff, proficiency in both German and English is strongly desirable.

Aside from a work area at the Department of Mathematics and Computer Science the professor’s office and staff will be located at the IGB, the largest freshwater ecology institute in Germany, which offers cutting-edge laboratory and field facilities for interdisciplinary research (including a large-scale experimental infrastructure and long-term research programs). Furthermore, the successful candidate will cooperate closely with the Berlin-Brandenburg Institute of Advanced Biodiversity Research (BBIB).

The successful candidate will be appointed as a civil servant for an initial duration of three years. Provided that her or his performance is thereafter evaluated positively, employment may be extended for three more years.

Applications quoting the reference code W1 MetaGen should include a CV, copies of all certificates of academic qualification, a list of publications, evidence of teaching competence (such as courses previously taught) as well as of involvement in ongoing and future research endeavors, joint research projects and externally funded projects.

 

All materials, including a private postal and/or e-mail address must be received electronically and in hard copy no later than August 21st, 2014 at

Freie Universität Berlin
Fachbereich Mathematik und Informatik
Dekanat - Frau Üzel
Arnimallee 14
14195 Berlin
Germany

or via email at dekan@mi.fu-berlin.de

 

Further inquiries should be directed at Prof. Dr. Klement Tockner, Director of the IGB (tockner@igb-berlin.de), or Prof. Dr. Knut Reinert, Head of Bioinformatics at Freie Universität Berlin (knut.reinert@fu-berlin.de).

Application guidelines and general information on the appointment procedure as well as requirements for junior professorships at Freie Universität Berlin can be found at www.fu-berlin.de/praesidialamt. For additional details, please visit www.igb-berlin.de, www.fu-berlin.de, www.mi.fu-berlin.de, www.math-berlin.de and www.math.tu-berlin.de/MDS.


Published by the President's Office of Freie Universität Berlin
Edited by Div. II A 2 - Personnel Management

Last Update: Aug 15, 2014