Ulm University is a young research university with a focus on natural sciences, medicine and technology. Located in an economically strong region, the University with its more than 10,000 students offers a dynamic work environment with attractive networking and development prospects.
The Faculty of Medicine of Ulm University, Department for Neurology (Head: Professor Dr. A. Ludolph), invites applications for the position of a
Professor (W3) of Neurodegeneration (m/f/d)
(no management responsibilities)
The University is seeking to increase the proportion of women in research and teaching and particularly encourages qualified female scientists to apply for this position.
Severely disabled applicants with equal aptitude will be given preferential consideration.
It is primarily expected that the applicant will lead the working group on ALS/MND in Ulm. We expect active collaboration in the German ALS/MND-Network.
We are looking for a nationally and internationally highly recognized researcher (M.D., Ph.D., or M.D./Ph.D.) experienced in basic, translational and/or clinical research on ALS/MND. The focus of the ALS/MND group in Ulm is translational research which is facilitated by a well-established patient register, a focus on epidemiology (Swabia), bio- and gene banks, (epi)genetic and biomarker research, and an established clinical study center. The candidate will be interconnected with the site Ulm of the German Center for Neurodegenerative Diseases (DZNE). It is expected that the applicant is willing to collaborate in interdisciplinary projects (animal models, biobanking and gene banking) on an international level but also in the medical faculty, with a focus on trauma research as established in the medical faculty.
Teaching activities are expected within the Curricula of Medicine, Molecular Medicine and Molecular and Translational Neurosciences at Ulm University with a focus on neurology and specifically on neurodegenerative diseases. We further look forward to the applicant’s participation in developing our curricula further especially with respect to new teaching concepts in light of the newly established training hospital “TTU”.
Employment requirements are completed university studies of medicine or natural sciences as well as
teaching aptitude, a doctoral degree and further pertinent scientific achievements (§ 47 LHG); desirable is a training as medical specialist in neurology
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