Job Offers for Professorships and Junior Professorships at Freie Universität Berlin

Freie Universität Berlin
Department of Veterinary Medicine

invites applications for a

Professorship in Veterinary Medicine of Infection Biology (salary grade W 2; 5 years)

The successful applicant will be required to cover the area named above in research and teaching as well as to provide further training.

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

The successful candidate has to provide an outstanding track record of international teaching and must have demonstrated excellence in research with publications in top journals in the field of bacterial/fungal infection biology. Areas of research focus could include intestinal infections and or lung infections and the establishment of infection models in host animals that are relevant to the field of veterinary science. She or he must have experience in the acquisition and implementation of sponsored research projects.

The appointee will manage the working group Interdisciplinary Infection Biology and will work closely together with colleagues of the Department Veterinary Medicine in the Veterinary Center for Resistance Research, institutions of other Departments of Freie Universität Berlin, other universities and non-university research institutes as well as research alliances with national and international research foci. She or he will have a strong commitment in teaching and advising doctoral students and engage actively in multidisciplinary collaboration with colleagues. The appointee will participate in the efforts of the Center of Infection Biology and Immunity (ZIBI).

A subsequent position with tenure is not ruled out. Article 94 (2) of the Berlin Higher Education Act applies.

Applications quoting the reference code W2-Infektionsbiologie 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 relevant, applications should also include information about industrial cooperation, inventions/patents and spin-offs.

All materials, including a private postal and e-mail address must be received no later than October 9th, 2014 at

Freie Universität Berlin
Fachbereich Veterinärmedizin
Herrn Prof. Dr. Jürgen Zentek
Dekan
Oertzenweg 19b
14163 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, www.zibi-berlin.de/en and www.vetmed.fu-berlin.de .

 


Freie Universität Berlin
Department of Earth Sciences
Institute of Geological Sciences

invites applications for a

Professorship in Geology (Sedimentology)
(salary grade W 2; 5 years*)

We seek a candidate to develop a vigorous, internationally visible program in sedimentology and the dynamics of sedimentary basins. The successful candidate will have an excellent research record and proven ability to teach and motivate students at all levels. He/she will also be expected to take on a share of administrative responsibilities in the department.

Candidates will have experience in using sediments and sedimentary rocks for studying surface processes and their interaction with Earth’s interior and atmosphere through time. This applies particularly to areas where basin evolution yields insight into processes along continental margins and tectonic faults involved in mountain building. The ability to combine field skills with a broad range of analytical methods in order to quantify amounts and rates of erosion, sediment transport and deposition is strongly desired. It is expected that the candidate will attract external funding from government and/or industry sources to support his/her research. Industry experience and contacts, though not required, are an advantage.

Participation in and initiation of collaborative research that involves students at an early stage of their development is strongly encouraged. The Berlin-Potsdam area is home to one of the largest concentrations of earth science institutions in Europe, ranging from university departments to research institutions and foundations. Together, these institutions form the "Geo-X" consortium which offers manifold opportunities for collaborative research and teaching within and across disciplines in virtually all fields of the Earth Sciences.

* The successful candidate will be hired at the W2 professorial level for an initial period of 5 years, and may be offered a permanent position at the discretion of the department and the university administration. Appointment requirements are specified by Article 100 of the Berlin Higher Education Act (Berliner Hochschulgesetz).

Applications quoting the reference code Sedimentology must be received no later than October 6th, 2014 and should include a curriculum vitae, a publication list, documentation of teaching experience (e.g., a list of courses taught), a list of externally funded projects and their sources, and a cover letter outlining past, present and future research. Application guidelines and general information on the appointment procedure for professorships at Freie Universität Berlin can be found at www.fu-berlin.de/praesidialamt. For more details, please visit www.fu-berlin.de, www.geo-x.net and www.geo.fu-berlin.de. Inquiries may be addressed to Prof. Dr. Mark R. Handy, Tel. +49 30 838-703 11, e-mail: mark.handy@fu-berlin.de 

All materials, including a private postal and e-mail address should be sent either as a printed copy to:

Freie Universität Berlin
Fachbereich Geowissenschaften
Dekanat, c/o Frau D. Herm
Malteserstraße 74-100
12249 Berlin
Germany

or as a single PDF-file via e-mail to: geovl@zedat.fu-berlin.de. Deadline for receipt of applications is October 6th, 2014.

Freie Universität is an equal opportunity employer.


Freie Universität Berlin
Department of Veterinary Medicine
Center of Food Science

invites applications for a

Professorship in Meat Hygiene and Meat Technology
(salary grade W 3)

The successful applicant will be required to cover the area named above in research and teaching, to provide further training and to do clinical work.

Appointment requirements are governed by Article 100 of the Berlin Higher Education Act (Berliner Hochschulgesetz). A license to practice as a veterinarian is required.

The successful candidate shall have experience in the field of the hygiene and technology of meat production and the processing of foodstuffs of animal origin. She or he will be familiar with the risk analysis and quality management concepts in the area of meat hygiene. Candidates will have internationally recognized research achievements especially involving modern slaughtering and processing techniques. She or he will have experience in the acquisition and implementation of sponsored research projects. 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 collaborate interdisciplinarily with colleagues of the Department of Veterinary Medicine as well as with other Departments of Freie Universität Berlin connected to national and international research areas and research alliances. Furthermore, the candidate will be required to maintain contact with national and international political decision-making bodies.

Applications quoting the reference code 08 009 2 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 29th, 2014 at

Freie Universität Berlin
Fachbereich Veterinärmedizin
Dekanat
Oertzenweg 19b
14163 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.vetmed.fu-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.


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Last Update: Sep 08, 2014