Assistant Professor Position in Cell- and Developmental Biology
The Division of Cell- and Developmental Biology at the Medical
University of Vienna is opening a position for an
Assistant Professorship (tenuretrack)
in Fall 2017.
Applicants should be active in research topics that align with ongoing areas at the
Division such as Cell- and Tissue Biology, Molecular Genetics and Orphan
Diseases, Developmental Biology, RNA-Biology and Epigenetics (for details:
The successful candidate should hold a PhD or equivalent degree in molecular
biology, biochemistry, or a related field, including several years of successful
international post-doctoral experience and publication activity as first or senior
The successful candidate needs to be capable of developing independent research
projects with links to medically relevant topics and should have the ability to
competitively acquire third party funding at the national or international level.
The position is initially advertised for the duration of 6 years but can be extended
once the criteria for achieving tenure are reached (i.e. high impact publications as
lead author, acquisition of independent funding, teaching with positive evaluation).
The position will be supported with funds for a post-doctoral researcher or
The Division of Cell- and Developmental Biology is responsible for teaching
histology in the medical curriculum, and consequently teaching of histology using
German will be required.
The Division of Cell- and Developmental Biology is located in the center of Vienna
in close vicinity to the main campus of the Medical University and is well equipped
for cell- and molecular biology research. State-of-the-art technologies (i.e. NGS,
mass-spectrometry, multi-color FACS, high-resolution-microscopy) are available at
centralized facilities (www.vbcf.ac.at, http://bit.ly/2nH525d).
Should be sent to Martina.Dorfwirth-Reiter@meduniwien.ac.at, no later than April
Please send a single PDF file that contains:
• Curriculum vitae
• Summary of past research achievements and scientific interests
• Most important papers (three) of your past research
• Research plan for the next 3 to 5 years
• Contact details for three references
Medical University of Vienna
Center for Anatomy and Cell Biology
Division of Cell and Developmental Biology
Schwarzspanier Straße 17, 1090 Vienna, Austria
T: 43 (0)1 40160-37500
Michael Jantsch, head