Job Offers for Professorships and Junior Professorships at Freie Universität Berlin

Department of Law
Institute of Civil Law

invites applications for a

Professorship in Civil, Commercial and Corporate Law, Eastern European Law with particular focus on Russia (salary grade W 2; 5 years)

The successful applicant will be required to cover the area named above in research and teaching and fulfil up to 4 hours of teaching at the Institute for East-European Studies.

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

The successful candidate will have a track record of research in the legal development of Eastern Europe, especially of Russia including also the comparisons of law with regard to selected law sectors and countries in this region. She or he will have a good knowledge of Russian and desirably another Slavic language. Candidates will have international teaching experience and excellent research activities and experience with acquiring funding for, and carrying out externally funded research. Furthermore, she or he will have experience with the implementation and development of master’s programs.

The appointee will coordinate and support the postgraduate master’s program German and European Private Business Law and Administrative Law Concerning Trade and Industry of the Department of Law of Freie Universität Berlin and the MGIMO, Moscow. The successful candidate is expected to participate in the interdisciplinary research projects of the Department of Law.

Applications quoting the reference code 36/14/09000000 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 co-operations, inventions/patents and spin-offs. All materials, including a private postal and e-mail address must be received no later than February 9th,2015 at

Freie Universität Berlin
Fachbereich Rechtswissenschaft
Dekanat
Frau Renate Meincke
Van`t-Hoff-Str. 8
14195 Berlin (Dahlem)


Department of Veterinary Medicine
Small Animal Clinic

invites applications for a

Professorship in Small Animal Surgery (salary grade W 3)

The successful applicant will be required to cover the area named above in research, teaching, continuing professional development, and clinical service.

Appointment requirements are governed by Article 100 of the Berlin Higher Education Act (Berliner Hochschulgesetz). A license to practice as a veterinarian is required as well as a Diplomate’s certificate in the European College of Veterinary Surgeons (ECVS) in small animal surgery and/or an equivalent by the American College of Veterinary Surgeons (ACVS).

The successful candidate will have an outstanding track record of international research and profound knowledge in clinical medicine and small animal surgery proven by independent work and have experience in clinical management. She or he will have experience in the acquisition and implementation of sponsored research projects, teaching and international research. Additionally, experience is desirable in the management and implementation of knowledge and technology transfer (such as industry cooperations, inventions/patents and spin-offs).

The appointee will guide and participate in interdisciplinary collaborations with colleagues of the Department of Veterinary Medicine as well as with other Departments of Freie Universität Berlin connected to national and international research initiatives and research alliances. Furthermore, she or he will take over responsibilities within the University’s institutions of academic self-governance.

Applications quoting the reference 08 018 4 should include a CV, copies of all certificates of academic qualification, a list of publications, evidence of teaching experience and competence (such as previous teaching activities and evaluations) as well as current and future research activities, 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 March 2nd, 2015 at

Freie Universität Berlin
Fachbereich Veterinärmedizin
Herrn Prof. Dr. Jürgen Zentek
Oertzenweg 19b
14163 Berlin (Düppel)


Department of Veterinary Medicine, and The Federal Institute for Risk Assessment (Bundesinstitut für Risikobewertung - BfR)

jointly invite applications for a

Professorship in Animal Welfare focusing on Refinement in Laboratory Animal Science (salary grade W 2; 5 years)

The successful applicant will be required to cover the area named above in research and teaching (with a reduced load of 2 SWS) at Freie Universität Berlin. She or he will be the head of the Animal Welfare and Laboratory Animal Science Unit at the BfR within the Department Experimental Toxicology and ZEBET.

 Appointment requirements are governed by Article 100 of the Berlin Higher Education Act (Berliner Hochschulgesetz). A license to practice as a physician or a veterinarian or a master’s degree in Biology is required.

Candidates will have internationally recognized research achievements and will have experience in acquiring and implementing third party funded projects. She or he will have experience in working on academic governing boards on the national and/or international level.

The appointee will collaborate with colleagues of the Department of Veterinary Medicine as well as with other Departments of Freie Universität Berlin, the Charité – Universitätsmedizin Berlin and other Departments of the Bundesinstitut für Risikobewertung in the field of Animal Welfare and Laboratory Animal Science. A special focus will be placed on the Refinement aspect, including measures that will reduce stress and pain of experimental animals. The appointee will connect to national and international research areas and research alliances.

Along with the management of the unit at the Bundesinstitut für Risikobewertung, the appointee is expected to conceptionally develop and implement the area of Experimental Research in the field of Refinement and to participate in the responsibilities of statutory duties. This includes advising the competent authorities and the animal welfare committees concerning acquisition, breeding, accommodation, care and use of experimental animals. Furthermore, she or he will participate in the advising of the competent authorities that seek alternatives to animal tests.

Candidates will be familiar with family-conscious management and have an understanding of the connections between management behavior, employee motivation and commitment. She or he will be prepared to further develop leadership skills.

For further details, please contact Univ. Prof. Dr. Gilbert Schönfelder, Bundesinstitut für Risikobewertung, Tel. +49 30 18412 2286. Email: gilbert.schoenfelder@bfr.bund.de.

Applications quoting the reference SW2-BfR 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 an e-mail address must be received no later than March 16th, 2015 at

Freie Universität Berlin
Fachbereich Veterinärmedizin
Dekanat
Oertzenweg 19b
14163 Berlin (Düppel)


Department of Veterinary Medicine
Institute of Veterinary Anatomy

invites applications for a

Professorship in Veterinary Anatomy focusing on Molecular Morphology (salary grade W 2)

The successful applicant will be required to cover the area named above including histology and embryology in research, teaching and continuing professional development.

Appointment requirements are governed by Article 100 of the Berlin Higher Education Act (Berliner Hochschulgesetz). A license to practice as a veterinarian is required as well as eligibility to provide further training in Veterinary Anatomy (Fachtierarzt/-ärztin für Anatomie).

Strengthening the 3R-concept of the Berlin-Brandenburg research platform BB3R and the allied Research Training Group is the strategic goal of Freie Universität Berlin. The successful candidate will therefore have strong skills in teaching and research in the field of alternative animal testing methods (reduction, replacement) and optimize animal welfare (refinement). The successful candidate will have a record of didactic training and teaching experience accompanied by the completion of a teaching certificate program. Furthermore, she or he will have a proven record of teaching evaluations at Veterinary Anatomy Institutes.

The candidate will have extensive experience in molecular biological methods and quantitative expression analyses as well as genetic engineering in cultured cells (with evidence according to Article 15 (2) sentence 1 no. 3 GenTSV/ Gentechniksicherheitsverordnung). She or he will have experience in the acquisition and implementation of sponsored research projects including the field of 3R and the field of Education Research. Additionally, experience is desirable in the management and implementation of knowledge and technology transfer (such as industry cooperations, inventions/patents and spin-offs).

The appointee will teach Anatomy, Histology, Embryology and Terminology to students of Veterinary Medicine as well as to students of BB3R and the Dahlem Research School. The candidate will additionally be teaching students of the Agriculture and Horticulture Departments of the Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin. She or he will be prepared to conduct examinations in all relevant subjects and develop interdisciplinary projects that will optimize teaching and that will increase expertise in Anatomy.

The candidate will be committed to the development of methods substituting animal testing. She or he will further develop the applied methods used at the Institute with a special focus on quantitative techniques. The appointee will acquire third party funds.

The appointee will collaborate with colleagues of the Department of Veterinary Medicine as well as with colleagues of other Departments of Freie Universität Berlin. Furthermore, the candidate will be required to contribute to academic committee work.

Applications quoting the reference 08 10 39 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 March 2nd, 2015 at

Freie Universität Berlin
Fachbereich Veterinärmedizin
Herrn Prof. Dr. Jürgen Zentek
Oertzenweg 19b
14163 Berlin (Düppel)


Department of Veterinary Medicine
Small Animal Clinic

invites applications for a

Professorship in Small Animal Surgery (salary grade W 3)

The successful applicant will be required to cover the area named above in research, teaching, continuing professional development, and clinical service.

Appointment requirements are governed by Article 100 of the Berlin Higher Education Act (Berliner Hochschulgesetz). A license to practice as a veterinarian is required as well as a Diplomate’s certificate in the European College of Veterinary Surgeons (ECVS) in small animal surgery and/or an equivalent by the American College of Veterinary Surgeons (ACVS).

The successful candidate will have an outstanding track record of international research and profound knowledge in clinical medicine and small animal surgery proven by independent work and have experience in clinical management. She or he will have experience in the acquisition and implementation of sponsored research projects, teaching and international research. Additionally, experience is desirable in the management and implementation of knowledge and technology transfer (such as industry cooperations, inventions/patents and spin-offs).

The appointee will guide and participate in interdisciplinary collaborations with colleagues of the Department of Veterinary Medicine as well as with other Departments of Freie Universität Berlin connected to national and international research initiatives and research alliances. Furthermore, she or he will take over responsibilities within the University’s institutions of academic self-governance.

Applications quoting the reference 08 018 4 should include a CV, copies of all certificates of academic qualification, a list of publications, evidence of teaching experience and competence (such as previous teaching activities and evaluations) as well as current and future research activities, 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 March 2nd, 2015 at

Freie Universität Berlin
Fachbereich Veterinärmedizin
Herrn Prof. Dr. Jürgen Zentek
Oertzenweg 19b
14163 Berlin (Düppel)


Freie Universität Berlin
Department of History and Cultural Studies
Institute of Iranian Studies

invite applications for a tenured

Professorship in Iranian Studies (salary grade W3)

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 represent Iranian Studies with a philological, cultural and historical focus. Areas of research will include various Iranian languages/ language levels and literatures focusing on Iranian cultures from antiquity to the early modern times. She or he will have a wide teaching experience in the core subjects of Iranian Studies (Philology, Religions, Literature, History).

The candidate will have international teaching experience and excellent research results that have been published in internationally renowned journals. She or he will furthermore have experience with acquiring funding for, and carrying out externally funded research.

The appointee will further develop and expand the cooperation with the colleagues of the neighbouring disciplines of Philology and History, as well as with the ones working on the region of the Middle East and North Africa. The successful applicant is expected to participate in the existing and upcoming research Alliances CRC 980 Episteme in Motion. Transfer of Knowledge from the Ancient World to the Early Modern Period, Berlin Graduate School Muslim Cultures and Societies and the Interdisciplinary Center for Gender and Diversity Studies at the Department of History and Cultural Studies of Freie Universität Berlin.

The appointee is expected to make a significant contribution to undergraduate advising in the Bachelor’s degree program History and Culture of the Middle East and Northern Africa, in the Master’s degree program Iranian Studies and in the post-graduate programs of the Berliner Antike-Kolleg. She or he will develop and manage independent projects but also work collaboratively with colleagues of non-university research institutes (especially with the long-term project Turfan Research of The Berlin-Brandenburg Academy of Sciences and Humanities and the also with the Max Planck Institute for the History of Science).

Applications quoting the reference code W3Iranistik 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 co-operations, inventions/patents and spin-offs.

All materials, including a private postal and an e-mail address must be received no later than 1st January, 2015 at

Freie Universität Berlin
Fachbereich Geschichts- und Kulturwissenschaften
Dekanat
Frau Emmrich-Willingham
Koserstraße 20
14195 Berlin (Dahlem)

For additional details, please visit www.fu-berlin.de, www.geschkult.fu-berlin.de/en/e/iranistik, www.bgsmcs.fu-berlin.de, www.berliner-antike-kolleg.org, www.bbaw.de/en, www.mpiwg-berlin.mpg.de.


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Last Update: Jan 26, 2015