Job Offers for Professorships and Junior Professorships at Freie Universität Berlin

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 14th, 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.


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 Gender and Diversity (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 significant qualifications in social sciences, preferably in political studies. Her or his focus in research and teaching will be in the field of gender (theoretical and empirical dimensions including transnational contexts). She or he will evince knowledge in feminist approaches and innovative approaches to diversity issues (e.g. intersectionality, multicultural citizenship, postcolonial studies, queer theory). Experience with transdisciplinary course programs and interdisciplinary research contexts is desirable. She or he will be familiar with empirical social research methods. Qualified candidates will have a proven track record of publications in internationally recognized peer-reviewed journals and have experience with sponsored research.

The appointee will be responsible for a MA program in Gender Studies by developing, implementing and managing this program. She or he will participate in the undergraduate teaching of the bachelor’s and master’s courses of the Otto Suhr Institute of Political Science. Furthermore, a participation in alliance projects and projects of the excellence initiative of the Department is required.

Applications quoting the reference Gender und Vielfalt 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 July 21st, 2014 at

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


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Last Update: Jul 21, 2014