W3 professor of zoology
Friedrich-Schiller-University Jena, Faculty of Biosciences

W3 professor of zoology


At the Faculty of Biosciences, the

W3 Professorship of Zoology is

to be filled from 01.04.2021 .

We are looking for a researcher (m / w / d) with a broad range of methods in the field of zoological evolutionary biology with a phylogenetic background. In the field of evolutionary morphology, molecular genetic phylogenetics / phylogenomics or ontogenesis research. The professorship is located at the Institute of Zoology and Evolutionary Research, whose competence and aspirations represent a comprehensive representation of the subject of zoology in organismic research and teaching. The professorship is assigned to the head of the Phyletic Museum. Within the faculty, the professorship is expected to bring new, forward-looking accents and research priorities to the forefront. Cooperations to strengthen the existing research focus of the faculty (eg microbial communication, Biodiversity, aging research) are desired. The post holder is extensively represented in zoology, evolutionary biology and evolutionary theory in the training of the B. Sc. And M. Sc.

Prerequisites for admission are a successfully completed doctorate, habilitation or comparable scientific achievements. A proven, very active third-party funding, high pedagogical aptitude and leadership skills are expected. The appointment as a professor / professorin civil servants for life, provided that the legal requirements are met.

The Friedrich Schiller University aims to increase the proportion of women in research and teaching and therefore urges suitably qualified women researchers to apply. Applicants with severe disabilities will be given preferential treatment if they are equally qualified.
Applications in German or English with the following documents: curriculum vitae, future concept for the development of a modern zoology (1 page), third-party funding, list of publications and teaching evaluations, copies of certificates and certificates please send them in electronic format in a file in * .pdf format until to 11.11.2019 to:

Friedrich-Schiller-University Jena
Dean of the Faculty of Life Sciences

Please enclose a completed application form in the format * .doc with your application. You can download the application form here .

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