The Martin Luther University Halle-Wittenberg is looking to appoint an outstanding individual to a
Tenured Professorship in
within the Faculty of Natural Sciences I, Institute of Biochemistry and Biotechnology.
The position will commence at the earliest possible date.
We are looking for an outstanding and internationally recognized scientist researching in a current field of biochemistry who will significantly strengthen and shape the established research foci of protein, RNA and/or molecular plant research. In addition to collaborating in existing research networks, a leading role in establishing new ones (in cooperation with local intra- and extramural entities) is desired. The well-resourced professorship, as well as the scientific environment in Halle, offer excellent research opportunities for the successful candidate.
The candidate should be able to represent the entire subject of biochemistry in teaching, including Bachelor and Master programs of the Institute of Biochemistry and Biotechnology and related disciplines. Further duties result from § 34 of the Saxony-Anhalt Higher Education Act.
Duties and responsibilities are stipulated in section 34 of the Saxony-Anhalt State Law of Universities.
Applicants must fulfill the pre-conditions of appointment as stipulated in section 35 of the Saxony-Anhalt State Law of Universities. Particular emphasis is placed on a Habilitation in the relevant field, or an equivalent level of scientific achievement and recognition. Candidates are expected to have attained the appropriate level of experience or qualification in teaching.
The Martin Luther University Halle-Wittenberg is committed to diversity and aims to create an inclusive environment where our staff and students feel valued and inspired. In particular, we aim to increase the proportion of women appointed as permanent staff; therefore, appropriately qualified female candidates are strongly encouraged to apply for this position.
The Martin Luther University Halle-Wittenberg strives to provide an environment compatible with work-life-balance and has been certified as a family-friendly university since 2009.
Applications from candidates with disabilities are particularly welcome, and will be given preference in the event of equivalent qualification.
Applications in a digital format (preferably as a single pdf file) should include a complete curriculum vitae, copies of qualifications, a brief description of the candidate’s scientific background, a list of publications and successful third-party funding acquisition, and a description of previous teaching experience. Please include a private contact address and send applications to the following address:
Martin Luther University Halle-Wittenberg
Faculty of Natural Sciences I
Dean Prof. Dr. Markus Pietzsch
06099 Halle (Saale), Germany
Contact person for queries pertinent to the position:
Prof. Dr. Frank Bordusa
Tel.: +49 345 55 24800
Please note that the University is unfortunately unable to reimburse costs associated with the application.