Academic Councilor in the Department of Synthetic Biology
University of Freiburg Institute of Biology

An Academic Councilor / Council on Time (w / m / d)

The University of Freiburg is worth a change: With over 500 years of history, it is one of the most renowned and strongest research universities in Germany. Here you work in a unique variety of subjects, perspectives and people for research and teaching at the highest level - in the middle of one of Germany's most popular cities. 

The personnel policy of the Albert-Ludwigs-Universität Freiburg is based on the principles of equality and diversity. The university is firmly committed to the goal of a family-friendly university.

The Institute of Biology II of the University of Freiburg / Department of Synthetic Biology is searching

An Academic Councilor / Council on Time (w / m / d)
Full-time position, starting date: 01.11.2019

The research focus of the department lies at the interface between synthetic biology and materials science. In particular, using synthetic biology concepts and technologies, biohybrid materials with programmable, adaptive properties are being developed and applied in a variety of fundamental and application-oriented research areas. An application focus is the investigation of mechanical stimuli on signaling processes in mammalian cells.

The successful candidate will have a master of science and a qualified doctorate in Biomaterials or Synthetic Biology. Experience in the use of optogenetic switches and their use in biohybrid polymeric systems is expected. The use of switchable biomaterials to control signaling pathways requires extensive experience in cell biology and imaging techniques.

The position offers the opportunity to establish a separate field of research in the scientific environment of the department. The opportunity for habilitation is given.

The teaching commitment is 4 SWS.

The civil service requirements must be met. Internal applications are expected.

The position is initially limited to 3 years. There is the possibility of an extension for another 3 years. Remuneration is in accordance with A13.

We are especially looking forward to receiving applications from women for the position advertised here.

Please apply with informative documents and supporting documents indicating the reference number 00000553 by 07.06.2019 at the latest. Please send your application in written or electronic form to:

Prof. Dr. Wilfried Weber 
University of Freiburg 
Faculty of Biology 
Schänzlestr. 18 
79104 Freiburg

For further information please contact Prof. Dr. med. Wilfried Weber Tel. +49 761 203-97654 or E-Mail .

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