Full Professorship Position for Neuroimmunology/Neuroinflammation

Vienna, Austria
Salary will be negotiated with the Rector of the Medical University Vienna.
March 12 2019
Position Type
Full Time
Organization Type

Full Professorship Position for Neuroimmunology/Neuroinflammation

Center for Brain Research, Medical University of Vienna, Austria


The Medical University of Vienna, Austria, invites applications for the position of a Full Professor for Neuroimmunology at the Center of Brain Research. The Center of Brain Research is a multidisciplinary research institute structured into six divisions (Cognitive Neurobiology, Molecular Neuroscience, Neuroimmunology, Neurophysiology, Neuronal Cell Biology and Pathobiology of the Nervous System). The successful applicant will be head of the Division of Neuroimmunology. Medical Neuroscience and Immunology are key research priorities at the Medical University of Vienna.

Applicants are expected to hold a degree in a relevant discipline of life sciences or in Medicine, to have conducted seminal research in a field of neuroinflammation or neuroimmunology (e.g. glia or T cell biology, inflammatory processes, neuronal de- and regeneration, blood brain barrier), to have experience in directing an independent research group and in raising substantial third-party funds.  Teaching experience in the field of neurobiology / neuroimmunology is mandatory.

Applications in English or German should be submitted to the Rektor of the Medical University of Vienna, Austria (buero-universitaetsleitung@meduniwien.ac.at), until 20th of May 2019 including a CV, publication record, summary of scientific achievements and teaching activities, clinical experience (if applicable), leadership skills, and ten most prominent publications (as pdf or for electronic download). Applicants are requested to fill in the factsheet at www.meduniwien.ac.at/Factsheet_Professuren.

International applications are encouraged. Our University intends to increase the number of woman in leading positions; women are therefore explicitly invited to apply.