Professorship in Functional Environmental Genomics

ArbeitsortGießen, Hessen, Deutschland


In a joint appointment procedure based on a cooperation agreement, the

Faculty of Agricultural Sciences, Nutritional Sciences and Environmental Management of Justus Liebig University Giessen (JLU)
and the

Senckenberg Nature Research Society Frankfurt / Main (SGN)
invite applications for a

W3-Professorship in Functional Environmental Genomics
as of now.
Reference is made to § 61 Para. 7 Hessian Higher Education Act (HHG), the non-tariff terms of . Proficient knowledge of German is expected. The future job holder will be appointed to the JLU as a university professor and granted leave by JLU to head the project area Functional Environmental Genomics of the LOEWE Centre for Translational . At the JLU, she/he participates in the teaching of two semester hours per week and in the training of young scientists in the field of .


The future position holder is responsible for representing the field of functional environmental . It is expected that he/she will institutionalize and develop the highly innovative research field of functional environmental monitoring by means of genomic and/or . Research fields include the interfaces between molecular community ecology, functional ecology as well . We are looking for a personality whose outstanding scientific qualifications strengthen the competences of the LOEWE-TBG in . The LOEWE-TBG is jointly funded by SGN, Goethe University Frankfurt, JLU and the Fraunhofer Institute for Molecular Biology and Applied Ecology with the aim of conducting intensive basic and translational . The center will establish a new and taxonomically broad genome collection, investigate the genomic and functional diversity of life and make genomic resources . The professorship will also actively contribute to the .


Experiences in leading a research or working group as well as participation in . The outstanding scientific qualification, preferably in the aforementioned research fields, should be proven by relevant international publications in renowned journals and by independent successes in the acquisition of peer-reviewed third-party funding projects from national and international sponsors.
Interest and experience in translational research at the interface . The connection to existing research projects of the partner institutions SGN and JLU is explicitly desired.
In particular, the professorship is aimed at scientists with . JLU and SGN aim to employ more women in academic research. We therefore particularly encourage . JLU pursues the goal at faculty leadership level of increased competence in dealing with gender and family-related issues.
JLU is regarded as a family-friendly university. Applicants . Applications from disabled people of equal aptitude will be given preference. Please send a letter of application (no e-mails, please) with a CV and a documentation of your qualifications and teaching competence to: The

President of Justus-Liebig University Giessen, Erwin- Stein-Gebaeude, Goethestrasse 58, 35390 Giessen, Germany, quoting the reference number 9-01/19
. Applications must be received by

February 15


, 2019
at the latest.
Candidates are recommended to refer to our webpage on employment ?" target="_blank" rel="nofollow"> and application procedures at: ?" target="_blank" rel="nofollow">
Please only submit copies of your .
Web [PDF]
Bitte beziehen Sie sich bei Ihrer Bewerbung auf und die Referenz  JobID 141880.

Weitere Stellen finden Sie auch unter und