Professuren - Kennziffer 2018/011

The University of Konstanz has been successful in the German Excellence Initiative since 2007. The Department of Biology of the Faculty of Sciences subject to the approval of the Ministry of Science, Research and the Arts Baden-Württemberg and the University Council announces a

Tenure Track Professorship in Applied Bioinformatics (salary category W1)

at the earliest possible date. The position is funded in the context of the joint programme for the promotion of early career researchers by the German federal and state-governments.

Applicants should be internationally recognized for creative and innovative approaches to computational analysis of nucleic acids and/or proteins. The candidate is expected to use the full potential of bioinformatics to promote high-impact findings based on sequencing-driven, data-dense applications such as genome mining, transcriptomics, or metagenomics. The candidate is also expected to integrate with an original research program in current research initiatives of the Department e.g. in the Graduate School Chemical Biology (KoRS-CB), in the CRC 969 Proteostasis, or in the GRK 2272 R3 - Responses to biotic and abiotic changes or the interdisciplinary Cluster initiative “ChemLife: Molecules in Functional Systems” (for details see Furthermore, the candidate will contribute to training in bioinformatics and biostatistics at BSc and MSc levels.

The University of Konstanz is committed to further the compatibility of work and family life.

The University of Konstanz encourages applications from people with a disability.

They will be given preference if appropriately qualified (contact: + 49 7531 / 88 —4016).

The University of Konstanz is an equal opportunity employer that tries to increase the number of women in research and teaching.

The University of Konstanz supports dual career couples. Information can be obtained from:

All application materials (curriculum vitae, publication list, a list of grants and awards, details of teaching experience, as well as statements of current research topics, future research directions and interests), a completed submission form (see pdf-link below) should be sent as one pdf file and in English to Further information is available on the homepages of the University (job-openings-at-the-university-of-konstanz) and of the Department ( or by contacting Prof. Thomas Mayer (

Deadline / Bewerbungsende: 06.04.2018

Download application cover form / Bewerberbogen (PDF)