Assistant professorship (W2, Tenure Track) in Genome Biology

The Department of Biology at the TU Darmstadt seeks candidates for a

Assistant professorship (W2, Tenure Track)
in Genome Biology

The successful candidate’s research will focus on genome function and stability. Potential topics include molecular mechanisms of genome stability, organization, and function. Research using mammalian model systems will allow optimal integration and interactions with other groups at the department. We are looking for high-potential candidates that will develop a strong research program and will contribute actively to the planned research focus on genome stability as well as the existing research activities in synthetic biology and in radiation biology (DFG research training group 1657).

The professorship is financed by funds from the „Bund-Länder-Programm zur Förderung des wissenschaftlichen Nachwuchses“.

Regulations on the maximum period of scientific activities after the acquisition of the PhD degree as well as all additional requirements for employment are subject to § 64 section 3 HHG in the respective current versions. The Assistant Professorship is designed as Qualification Professorship as per § 64 HHG. For the position the option for a tenured full professorship after a successful tenure procedure is given.

The position is initially limited to six years. Remuneration follows the German W-Besoldung at level W2 Hessisches Besoldungsgesetz.

The Technische Universität Darmstadt intends to increase the number of female employees and encourages female candidates to apply. In case of equal qualifications applicants with a degree of disability of at least 50 or equal will be given preference. Part-time employment is generally possible.

The Technische Universität Darmstadt is certified as a family-friendly university and offers a dual career program.

Qualified applicants are invited to submit a letter of application indicating the code number accompanied by the usual documents as a single PDF document to the following address: Dean of the Department of Biology, Technische Universität Darmstadt, Schnittspahnstraße 10, 64287 Darmstadt, Germany, dekan@bio.tu-darmstadt.de. For further information including formal requirements please contact the dean.

Code. No. 531

Application deadline: January 31, 2018