W1 Professor with W2 Tenure for ‘Biophysics’

Technische Universität Kaiserslautern
Kaiserslautern (Stadt), Rheinland-Pfalz (DE)
salary grade W2
March 14 2018
Prof. Dr. Sebastian Eggert
Organization Type

The Technische Universität Kaiserslautern (TUK) is a research university with a focus on engineering and natural sciences and an international profile. In the field of basic research, it is particularly active in seven collaborative research centres (CRCs) and transregio-CRCs. Important subject areas of application-oriented research are dealt with in close cooperation with the ten research institutes in the vicinity. The TUK is a campus university characterised by short distances and cooperative partnership among all its members.

In the framework of the Programme for the Promotion of Early Career Researchers by the German Federal and State Governments, the position of a tenure-track professorship

W1 Professor with W2 Tenure
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at the TUK in the Department of Physics is to be filled as soon as possible.

We are looking for an individual who can pursue research and teaching at TU Kaiserslautern in the fields of Medical Biophysics and/or Biophotonics. The candidate’s research focus should enable close cooperation with existing research activities at TU Kaiserslautern. Readiness to collaborate within our current and future coordinated research programs is expected. The position’s teaching responsibilities will be in the Department of Physics, specifically in the Biophysics BSc and MSc programs as well as in support of the distance education program in Medical Physics. Profound knowledge of the German language is required. 

The position includes competitive facilities with financial and human resources. It shall initially be occupied as a W1 position in civil service for a period of three years and extended by a further three years following a positive interim evaluation. A tenure evaluation shall be conducted prior to the completion of the six years. Following the successful completion of this and, insofar as the general staff regulations are met, the appointment shall take place for the civil-service post for life in the salary grade W2. The procedures are set forth in the TUK Charter on Quality Assurance for Appointments.

The State of Rhineland-Palatinate and the TUK represent a support concept in which a high attendance of the professors at the university is expected.

Besides the general staff regulations, the appointment requirements stipulated in § 54 of the University Act of the State of Rhineland-Palatinate apply. The text is available in German on the TUK homepage (http://www.uni-kl.de/universitaet/verwaltung/ha-1/ha1-rechtsvorschrift/).

The advertisement is aimed at early career scientists at a respective stage in their careers. The TUK strives to promote an increase in the representation of women in research and teaching, and thus emphatically invites qualified female academics to apply. Applicants with disabilities will receive preferential treatment in the event of equal suitability (please enclose evidence to the application). The TUK is a family-friendly university; it values the diversity of its members and enables equality of opportunity for all. Applications by scientists from abroad are particularly welcome.

Applications including information listed under www.physik.uni-kl.de are requested to be submitted by 01.05.2018, to: Dekan des Fachbereichs Physik, Technische Universität Kaiserslautern, Postfach 30 49, 67653 Kaiserslautern.