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Tumor Immunology Full Professorship Job @ DKFZ | Germany

Tumor Immunology Full Professorship Job @ DKFZ | Germany

Tumor Immunology Full Professorship Job @ DKFZ | Germany: The German Cancer Research Center (DKFZ) in Heidelberg is Germany’s largest biomedical research institute. As part of the Helmholtz Association, the largest research organization in Germany, the DKFZ has an international and dynamic work environment, providing scientists with access to state-of-the-art research facilities and exceptional resources.

More than 2,800 employees in over 90 divisions and research groups carry out research to unravel the causes and mechanisms of cancer development and to identify novel tools for diagnosis, treatment and prevention. With Harald zur Hausen (2008) and Stefan Hell (2014), two researchers of the DKFZ have been awarded the Nobel Prize.

Tumor Immunology Full Professorship Job @ DKFZ | Germany

Designation: Full professorship (W3) in “Molecular mechanisms of antibody diversification”

code: 258/2016

Your tasks:

  • The position is available at the German Cancer Research Center (DKFZ) in cooperation with the Faculty of Biosciences of the Heidelberg University.
  • Applicants should have an excellent record of internationally recognized research in the field of B cell immunology and antibody diversification.
  • The professorship is focused on the investigation of molecular mechanisms that generate antibody diversification through somatic hypermutation.
  • In addition, the research focus should include the investigation of RNA editing processes and their functional relevance in immune cells.
  • The professorship is embedded as new division into the Tumor Immunology Program of the DKFZ. The candidate should bring a strong willingness to contribute to existing research networks or establish new collaborations.
  • Close interaction and cooperation with other divisions in the research program as well as the University of Heidelberg and other national and international research institutions are expected.

Applicants should have a proven track record of successful multidisciplinary projects, experience in international research as well as collaborations with internationally renowned research groups. Furthermore, substantial experience in the acquisition of national and international third-party funds and including consortium projects is expected.

Appointment to full professorship requires a university degree as well as habilitation, a positively reviewed junior professorship or an equivalent qualification (according to § 47 Section 2 of the State of Baden-Württemberg university legislation). According to the “Jülicher Modell” the future holder of this position will be appointed to the University of Heidelberg as a university professor and will be granted leave of absence in order to be employed at the DKFZ. Provided that all legal requirements are met, the candidate will get a civil servant status for life.

Your profile:

The Heidelberg University and DKFZ are committed to increase the percentage of female scientists and encourage female applicants to apply. Among candidates of equal aptitude and qualifications, applicants with disabilities will be given preference.

Applications, including curriculum vitae incl. copies of diplomas and degrees, list of publications, and a research concept, should be sent to Prof. Dr. Frauke Melchior, Dean Faculty of Biosciences of the Heidelberg University, Im Neuenheimer Feld 234, 69120 Heidelberg, Germany, as well as to Prof. Dr. Michael Baumann, Scientific Director, German Cancer Research Center (DKFZ), Im Neuenheimer Feld 280, 69120 Heidelberg, Germany, not later than November 11, 2016.

We offer:

  • Interesting, varied position
  • International environment
  • Compensation to TV-L
  • Opportunities for part-time work
  • Flexible working hours
  • Good education and training

Tumor Immunology Full Professorship Job @ DKFZ | Germany

 

Application deadline: November 11, 2016

To Apply: https://hrportal.dkfz-heidelberg.de/dbv3/web/StartApply.do?man=010&ak=900&kas_nr=192093331&kvo_vernr=22&per_lfd=00017881&kas_user=WEBWEB10001&kas_man=010&kvo_man=010&bew_man=010&bew_ak=900&template_id=DKFZ&lng=en

 

View Original Notification: https://www.dkfz.de/en/stellenangebote/index.php?id=258/2016

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