Tenure-Track Professorship for the field of Functional Pharmacology
University of Vienna
Vienna, Austria
vor 3 Tg.
source : Euraxess

Open to new ideas. Since 1365. The University of Vienna is a research university with high international visibility and a wide range of degree programmes.

We are committed to basic research that is open to applications and to research-led teaching, as well as to the dialogue with economy and society.

We strive to actively promote the careers of young researchers, to contribute to the education of future generations and to augment the society’s ability to innovate.

We invite you to become part of this dynamic and vibrant organisation.

At the Faculty of Life Sciences of the University of Vienna the position of a

Tenure-Track Professorship

for the field of

Functional Pharmacology

full-time position) is to be filled.

OMICS-methodologies as well as high-throughput screening techniques make it possible to move very quickly from identification of molecular targets to optimization of lead compounds.

However, for a detailed understanding of complex mechanisms of drug actions there is an emerging need for comprehensive, systems-level, and functional characterization of candidate drugs in vitro and in vivo.

The successful candidate ideally has a multidisciplinary background comprising areas of molecular and cellular pharmacology, systems biology, and proteomics / multiomics with a focus on disease-oriented research in relevant preclinical mouse models.

We particularly encourage candidates to apply whose research is centered on one or several of the following topics : sensory systems, neuronal plasticity associated with disease or aging, and pain.

Outstanding candidates in related fields will also be considered.

Offer Requirements

Skills / Qualifications

Successful candidates should have the following qualifications :

  • Doctoral degree / PhD and at least two years post-doctoral experience at a university or other research institution; as a general rule, applicants must have gained research experience outside the University of Vienna for a total of at least two years during or after their doctoral studies
  • Outstanding achievements and potential in research, excellent publication record, international reputation
  • Experience in designing and participating in research projects, ability to lead research groups, willingness to acquire third-party funding
  • Potential for successfully acquiring an ERC Starting Grant or an ERC Consolidator Grant (depending on career level) or comparable renowned funding within the qualification period.
  • Enthusiasm for excellent teaching, teaching experience at universities or a teaching concept. Candidates are expected to be willing to teach students at all levels (bachelor's, master's, or doctoral level), to supervise academic theses and to promote junior colleagues
  • The University of Vienna expects the successful candidate to acquire, within three years, proficiency in German sufficient for teaching in bachelor’s programmes and for participation in university committees.

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