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W2-Professorship for Physical Chemistry with Emphasis on Clinical Spectroscopic Diagnostics

Employer: Faculty of Chemistry and Earth Sciences of the Friedrich Schiller University Jena
Posted: July 27, 2014
Expires: October 1, 2014
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The faculty of Chemistry and Earth Sciences of the Friedrich-Schiller-University Jena, together with the Institute of Photonic Technology (IPHT), Jena, invites applications according to the "Berliner Modell" for a

W2-Professorship for Physical Chemistry with emphasis on Clinical Spectroscopic Diagnostics

The focus of the position will be in the area of biophotonics and optical-spectroscopic methods to answer urgent questions of medical need, such as the fast and label-free characterization of infections. Close cooperation between the new professor and the strong existing sepsis research focus in Jena is envisaged. The university searches for an excellent early career scientist with an outstanding scientific record in the named research fields. The candidate should be able to make substantial contributions to research and education in Physical Chemistry as well as academic administration at the Institute of Physical Chemistry at the Faculty of Chemistry and Earth Sciences at the Friedrich-Schiller-University Jena and at the Leibniz Institute of Photonic Technology.

We expect that the candidate will develop innovative research initiatives and participates according to the two university profile lines "light" and "life" with its focus on optics and photonics and microbiology and biodiversity as well as to the research focus biophotonics at the Leibniz Institute of Photonic Technology. A strong link to the research focus "sepsis and sepsis sequelae" ( shall be established. Furthermore, the position involves a willingness to cooperate closely with local non-university research institutes.

For the position, a habilitation or equivalent qualification is required. The University of Jena intends to increase the participation of women in academic science careers. Consequently, we strongly encourage applications from women. Disabled applicants who meet the essential job requirements will be considered. In case of the first professorship, the employment status is temporary - exemptions as well as a permanent employment are possible.

Your application including a full CV, copies of the certificates of academic qualifications, a list of publications and talks, a brief statement of the research program, including third party funding and teaching experiences and a one page summary of the proposed research activities at the FSU, should be addressed before October 1st, 2014 to the Dekan der Chemisch-Geowissenschaftlichen Fakultät der Friedrich-Schiller-Universität Jena, Humboldtstr. 11, D-07743 Jena.

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