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Faculty of Chemistry and Pharmacy

Full Professor of Biochemistry (W3)

The Faculty of Chemistry and Pharmacy of the Julius-Maximilians-University Würzburg (Germany) invites distinguished individuals with a PhD and Habilitation or equivalent qualification to apply for the tenured faculty position of a Full Professor of Biochemistry (W3) to be filled as soon as possible.

The Professorship

We are seeking internationally recognized scientists working on the analysis of biomolecules (proteins, nucleic acids and metabolites) using state-of-the-art mass spectrometry techniques in conjunction with advanced data analysis concepts, e.g. involving machine learning. We will consider candidates with an impactful research portfolio, as evidenced by an outstanding funding and publication record, who will strengthen interdisciplinary research projects of the Faculty and the University. In addition to the establishment of an internationally visible unit in the field of proteome research, candidates are expected to actively participate in the conception and implementation of the newly founded JMU Center for Artificial Intelligence and in research initiatives of the life sciences centers of the University (e.g., Biocenter, Rudolf Virchow Center, Helmholtz Institute for RNA-based Infection Research).

Furthermore, candidates should be committed to excellence in teaching and in supervising PhD students. Teaching at the undergraduate and graduate levels is an integral part of this position.


Prerequisites for this position are a university degree, a doctoral degree, demonstrated teaching skills and additional academic achievements. 

The University of Würzburg is committed to building a diverse faculty; women are strongly encouraged to apply for this position. Persons with disabilities will be hired preferentially if otherwise equally qualified.  

At the time of appointment, applicants must be 51 years of age or younger (exceptions apply in unusual circumstances according to Art. 10 Abs. 3 Satz 2 BayHSchPG).  


Official Announcement (german)


The following documents need to be submitted:


1. One(!) PDF document including:

  • Cover Letter
  • CV incl. academic certificates
  • Publication list
  • List of (invited) lectures
  • research and teaching statement

2. PDF of your most relevant publications

3. Short summary XLS-File (Download)


Please submit your application in electronic form to the "Dean of the Faculty of Chemistry and Pharmacy" by September 15th, 2019. w3-biochemie@uni-wuerzburg.de

Privacy Statement (GDPR)

Your application should be offered in a electronic way and will be distributed in this form within the selection committee. To protect your privacy, they only will be used internal for that special position und must not be given or shown to anybody external. By submitting our application you agree to that procedure.

General Data Protection Regulation Notes



Email : w3-biochemie@uni-wuerzburg.de

Application Deadline: 15.09.2019

Prof. Dr. Utz Fischer

Biozentrum, Am Hubland,
97074 Würzburg
Telefon: 0931 31 84029

Dr. Andreas Oechsner

Zentralgebäude Chemie, Raum 028
Am Hubland, 97074 Würzburg

Telefon: 0931 31 85386
Skype: dekanat_chemie_uniwue