Universität Bielefeld

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Current status of application procedure

  • Current call for proposals
The Faculty of Chemistry at Bielefeld University seeks to appoint as soon as possible a

Professor (W3) of Biochemistry

At Bielefeld University, people representing a wide variety of perspectives work together in an interdisciplinary way to ensure innovative research and teaching at the highest level with international orientation. Bielefeld University comprises 14 faculties including natural and technical sciences and medicine with about 3,500 employees and 25,000 students. Life Science Chemistry is one research focus of the Faculty of Chemistry.

The Faculty of Chemistry is looking for a scientist who is internationally renowned for experimental research in a current field of biochemistry. We expect a productive complementation of the research directions that already exist in the Faculty. Moreover, the future professor is expected to actively contribute to research foci and networks of the Faculty and University. A commitment in the field of "Molecular Medicine", e.g. in the research fields "Brain, Disability, Participation" or "Microbial Diversity in the Human Habitat" is desired.

The Faculty of Chemistry attaches great importance to the quality of teaching and to student support. In teaching, the advertised professorship represents the subject of biochemistry in its entire breadth within the framework of the B.Sc. and M.Sc. programme biochemistry, the doctoral programme in chemistry and other related programmes.

Recruitment requirements are governed by § 36 of the NRW Higher Education Act (HG).

We welcome applications from qualified severely disabled persons and persons with disabilities of equal status.

Bielefeld University has received several awards for its achievements in the provision of equal opportunity and has been certified as family friendly university. We particularly welcome applications by women. This is particularly true with regard both to academic and technical posts as well as positions in information technology and trades and crafts. Applications are treated according to the state equal opportunity law.

Applications including the usual documents (curriculum vitae, certificates, list of publications with identification of up to ten important publications, information on previous teaching activities and third-party funding, research and teaching concept (two pages), copies of the three most important scientific publications) are requested in electronic form as a single PDF file by
March, 1st 2021:


Bielefeld University
Dean of the Faculty of Chemistry
Postfach 10 01 31
D-33501 Bielefeld

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