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Professor of Integrated Immunology

Employer
ETH Zurich
Location
Zurich, Canton of Zürich (CH)
Salary
Commensurate with education and experience
Closing date
May 2, 2024

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Discipline
Life Sciences, Biology
Job Type
Faculty
Organization Type
Academia

The Department of Biology (www.biol.ethz.ch) at ETH Zurich invites applications for the above-mentioned position.

The new professor will be expected to lead an independent, world-class research program in the area of molecular immunology. The focus of this professorship will be on the interaction of the immune system with diverse tissue environments, with an emphasis on higher eukaryotic model organisms and relevance to patients. Approaches may include studies exploring innate and/or adaptive immune responses, responses to tissue damage caused by microbial invaders, autoimmunity, or mechanical injury, as well as immune responses in cancer, inflammatory or degenerative diseases. Candidates working on a wide range of topics covered by immune biology and especially using heterogeneous systems are encouraged to apply.

Commitment to an independent and modern teaching program is expected at the undergraduate and graduate level. The professorship will strengthen the curriculum of D-BIOL in the fundamental and concept lectures in the areas of immunology and disease mechanisms. In general, at ETH Zurich undergraduate level courses are taught in German or English and graduate level courses are taught in English.

The professorship will be embedded in the Institute of Molecular Health Sciences, which offers a diverse, highly interactive and interdisciplinary biomedical research community. Significant synergy with the world-class expertise in tissue remodeling, regeneration, molecular oncology, genome engineering, functional genomics, metabolomics, and computational biology at the department is anticipated.

ETH Zurich is an equal opportunity and family-friendly employer, values diversity, and is responsive to the needs of dual-career couples.

 

Please apply online: www.facultyaffairs.ethz.ch

 

Applications should include a curriculum vitae, a list of publications, a statement of future research and teaching interests, a description of the leadership philosophy, a description of the three most important achievements, and a certificate of the highest degree. The letter of application should be addressed to the President of ETH Zurich, Prof. Dr. Joël Mesot. The closing date for applications is 30 April 2024.

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