Full Professor (W3) of Computational Biology/Biochemistry (Chair)

Munich (Stadt), Bayern (DE)
starting at $ 80,000 per year, according graduation group W3 of the order of remuneration W
January 26 2017
Position Type
Full Time

As one of Europe’s leading research universities, Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität (LMU) in Munich is committed to the highest international standards of excellence in research and teaching. Building on its more than 500-year-long tradition, teaching and research activities cover all areas of knowledge within 18 Faculties, ranging from the humanities, law, economics and social sciences, to medicine and the natural sciences.

The Faculty of Chemistry and Pharmacy invites applications for a

Full Professor (W3) of
Computational Biology/Biochemistry

commencing as soon as possible.

To strengthen its research focus in molecular systems biology, the Faculty of Chemistry and Pharmacy and the Gene Center of LMU Munich  seek an internationally renowned computational biologist with an interest in questions of gene regulation, genome and RNA biology, or immunology. The successful candidate will complement existing expertise in structural biology, experimental systems biology and immunology at the Gene Center and should have a strong track record in the analysis of high-dimensional biological data and in modelling complex biological systems, using a range of statistical, mathematical, and bioinformatics approaches. The candidate should have a profound interest in colla-borating with experimentalists and in interdisciplinary interaction with life scientists at the Gene Center and surrounding institutions. The newly established group will be housed in the new Research Center for Molecular Biosystems and encouraged to actively participate in local research networks such as international graduate schools, national clus-ters of excellence, and collaborative research centers.

Prerequisites for this position are a university degree, a doctoral degree or a comparable specific qualification, teaching skills at university level,  excellent academic achievements and a productive and promising re-search program.

LMU Munich provides newly appointed professors with various types of support, such as welcoming services and assistance for dual career couples.

LMU Munich is an equal opportunity employer. The University continues to be very successful in increasing the number of female faculty members and strongly encourages applications from female candidates. Information concerning equality of treatment may be obtained from the women‘s representative of the faculty (Regina.de_Vivie@cup.uni-muenchen.de). Furthermore, disabled candidates with essentially equal qualifications will be given preference.

Please submit your application comprising a curriculum vitae, docu-mentation of academic degrees and certificates, summary of teaching activities, as well as a list of publications and invited lectures, a research summary, and three to five relevant publications in electronic form as  a single pdf-file to the Dean of the Faculty of Chemistry and Pharmacy, LMU Munich, email: dekanat@cup.uni-muenchen.de, no later than 12 March 2017.