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 Medical Faculty, Department of Internal Medicine I (Medical Director Prof. Dr. Thomas Seufferlein), is seeking to fill the position, starting as soon as possible, of a

Professor (W3) for translational research on microbiota and the immune system with focus on gastrointestinal oncology (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.

We are looking for candidates representing the field of microbiota and the immune system in gastrointestinal oncology in research and teaching.

The applicant should have an independent research profile, proven by successful third-party funding and high-ranking publications in basic and/or translational research in the field of microbiota and immune system with a focus on gastrointestinal oncology, as well as the ability to transfer research results into clinical practice. A scientific focus should be on the role of microbiota and the immune system in initiation and propagation of gastrointestinal tumors, and on the establishment of novel biomarkers and therapeutic approaches. The willingness to cooperate in research networks of the University of Ulm, e.g. Boehringer Ingelheim Ulm University BioCenter (BIU), the SFBs 1074, 1149 and 1279 as well as the CCCU and the NCT-SW is expected.

The professorship plays an essential role for student education and thus for curricular and extracurricular teaching in Internal Medicine as well as for the Molecular Medicine program. Therefore the position requires a commitment to medical education and training. Active participation in the establishment and implementation of new teaching concepts (also in the context of our new teaching building, TTU) is expected

Employment requirements are completed university studies as well as teaching aptitude, a doctoral degree and further pertinent scientific achievements as a training as medical specialist in human genetics (§ 47 LHG) or an equivalent qualification. A specialist designation in gastroenterology is desired, but not required.

Seize the opportunity and join us in shaping the future of the University!

Your contact for further information:
Prof. Dr. Thoms Seufferlei, hone +49 731 500 -44501

The fowllowing additional information is required as part of the application: complete list of publications, third-party funded projects in past five years, teaching activites specifying type, scope and including evaluation, research and teaching concept.

We look forward to your application via our online application portal

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