Chair (W2) of Zoology and Animal Physiology

Dresden, (DE)
21 Nov 2018
End of advertisement period
07 Jan 2019
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

At TU Dresden, Faculty of Biology, the Institute of Zoology seeks to fill the

Chair (W2) of Zoology and Animal Physiology

from 1. April 2020. 

The future holder of this position should represent the full range of the field in research as well as in teaching in Bachelor and Master programs at the Faculty of Biology. It is expected that the candidate is willing to teach in English and German and contributes to the academic selfadministration. Active participation in transdisciplinary projects and close cooperation with non-university research institutions within the Dresden concept is highly appreciated.

The applicant is expected to be an internationally distinguished person with a high future potential, a research profile in the field of Zoology, particularly physiology, an excellent publication track record, didactical skills and a proven ability to acquire significant third-party funding. Applicants must fulfil the employment qualification requirements of § 58 of the Act on the Autonomy of Institutions of Higher Education in the Free State of Saxony (Higher Education Act of the Free State of Saxony – SächsHSFG). Requirements for an appointment are a completed university degree, pedagogical suitability, a particular aptitude for academic work, generally accounted for by the quality of a doctorate/PhD as well as further outstanding academic achievements. These are, for example, a habilitation, a position as junior professor or equivalent achievements.

For further information please contact the dean of the faculty, Prof. Dr. Christoph Neinhuis, phone: +49 351 463-3659, e-mail:

TU Dresden seeks to employ more female professors. Hence, we particularly encourage women to apply. Applications from disabled candidates or those with additional support needs are very welcome. The University is a certified family-friendly university and offers a dual-career service. If you have any questions about these topics, please contact the Equal Opportunities Officer of the Faculty of Biologie (Dr. Jannette Wober, +49 351 463-37840) or the Representative of Employees with Disabilities (Mr Roberto Lemmrich, +49 351 463-33175).

Applications containing CV, publication list, third-party funding acquired, a future research and teaching concept, a documentation of teaching experience and results of its evaluation in the last three years as well as a certified copy of your highest academic degree should be sent until 07.01.2019 (stamped arrival date of the university central mail service applies) to: TU Dresden, Dekan der Fakultät Biologie, Herrn Prof. Dr. Christoph Neinhuis, Helmholtzstr. 10, 01069 Dresden, Germany and in electronic form via TU Dresden's SecureMail Portal by sending it to

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