W1 Tenure Track W2-Professorship (Junior Professorship) for Energy Homeostasis

W1 Tenure Track W2-Professorship (Junior Professorship) for Energy Homeostasis

Veröffentlicht am: 10.06.2024

The University of Bonn is an international research university with a wide education and research profile. With a 200-year history, approximately 31,500 students, more than 6,000 staff, and an excellent reputation at home and abroad, the University of Bonn is one of the most important universities in Germany and is recognized as a university of excellence.

At the Faculty of Medicine at the University of Bonn, the position of

W1 Tenure Track W2-Professorship (Junior Professorship) for Energy Homeostasis

is to be filled at the earliest opportunity.

Faculty of Medicine



Starting date:

earliest possible date

The holder of the position is to represent the energy homeostasis research area and strengthen research into metabolism, adipose tissue regulation and pharmacological intervention in metabolic disorders at the Faculty of Medicine at the University of Bonn. They will be involved in the sustainable further development of existing collaborative projects and structures in this field, particularly in the DFG-funded Collaborative Research Center (CRC) TRR333 “Brown and Beige Fat – Organ Crosstalk, Signaling and
Energetics (BATenergy).”

The future holder of the position is expected to have proven experience in research into brown/beige adipose tissue and energy homeostasis. The successful candidate has in-depth expertise in single-cell RNA sequencing. Experience in spatial omics technologies is also desirable. Internationally visible
research achievements are expected.

Involvement in the postgraduate training program Bonn International Graduate School of Drug Sciences (BIGS DrugS) and other associations of the Faculty of Medicine (e.g., in the Integrative Obesity and Metabolism (BiOMe) Research Center, the Faculty’s Cardiovascular Sciences research focus, Collaborative Research Center 1454, and the Cluster of Excellence ImmunoSensation) is desired.

The successful candidate must have completed a university degree in medicine or natural science and a habilitation or have evidence of equivalent academic achievements. Experience in teaching in accordance with section 36 of the University Law NRW is preferable.

Diversity and equal opportunity

The University of Bonn stands for diversity and equal opportunities. It is certified as a family-friendly university and has a dual career service. Its aim is to increase the proportion of women in areas where women are underrepresented and particularly support their careers. It thus expressly encourages suitably qualified women to apply. Applications are handled in accordance with the national equal opportunities law. Applications from suitable candidates with verified severe disabilities and persons with an equivalent status are also particularly welcome.

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