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Tenure-Track Professorship for the field of Translational precision Analytics in Individualized Medicine

Translational precision Analytics
Faculty of Chemistry, University Vienna


At the Faculty of Chemistry of the University of Vienna in cooperation with the Medical University of Vienna the position of a


Tenure-Track Professorship

for the field of

Translational precision Analytics in Individualized Medicine

(full-time position) is to be filled.


At the Faculty of Chemistry, a Tenure Track-Professorship is established in the field of „Translational Precision Analytics in Individualized Medicine“ at the interface between bioanalysis, drug development and validation methods. The candidate should contribute to the research of individualized therapies especially in relation to chronic diseases. Experience in mass spectrometry based proteomics and biomarker discovery/validation is expected. Close cooperation with the inter-university institutions of the University of Vienna, such as the Joint Metabolome Facility, and the Medical University of Vienna is expected.


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

We expect the successful candidate to acquire, within three years, proficiency in German sufficient for teaching in bachelor’s programmes and for participation in university committees.

We offer:

the opportunity to obtain a permanent position and eventual promotion to full professor. The successful candidate is hired as “Assistant professor” for a maximum duration of six years. If the candidate meets the conditions stipulated in the qualification agreement, the assistant professor is promoted to tenured “associate professor”, i.e. obtains a permanent position. If the conditions are not met, the employment will end upon expiry of the contract. Associate professors can be promoted to “full professor” through a university-internal competitive procedure.

at least a salary according to the Collective Bargaining Agreement for University Staff: section 49, job group A2

in addition to the statutory social insurance, the University of Vienna offers a pension scheme to its employees

a dynamic research environment

attractive working conditions in a city with a high quality of life

a wide range of support services offered by central service institutions

We pursue a non-discriminatory employment policy and values equal opportunities, as well as diversity (http://diversity.univie.ac.at/en). The University puts special emphasis on increasing the number of women in senior and in academic positions. Given equal qualifications, preference will be given to female applicants..


Application document:

Please submit a single PDF document named “LastName_FirstName.pdf” to tenuretrack.personal(at)univie.ac.at containing the following information (in English).


Cover Sheet and Table of Contents

Application letter , including a brief description of:

o motivation to apply for the position

o current research interests and research plans for the future

o current and planned foci in academic teaching and the supervision of early career researchers


Academic curriculum vitae, including information about:

o education, degrees (incl. information about the PhD granting institution and the exact date DD.MM.YYYY when the PhD was conferred), professional experience as well as applicable family/care/… times

o "esteem factors" (e.g. experiences as a publisher, functions in research societies or programme committees)

o previous and current cooperation partners


Full list of publications, including:

o highlight and separately list five key publications which the applicant considers particularly relevant to the advertised tenure-track professorship

o provide links to these five key publications for download (if not available: full text electronic version in appendix)

o describe your publication strategy, including targeted publishers and journals

o provide information about peer review of publications

o if common in your field of research provide information about indexation (e.g. SCIE, SSCI, AHCI), citations resp. book reviews received or other indicators of scientific quality/international visibility


List of scientific talks

o Name invited lectures and presentations at international conferences


Third-party funding

o complete list of acquired third-party funded projects as PI (role, subject, duration, funding agency, funding volume), and, if applicable, of inventions/patents


Academic Teaching and Supervision

o list courses taught and theses supervised

o explain your teaching and supervision concept (max. 3 pages)


Appendices to application document (in a single PDF or ZIP file named "LastName_FirstName_Appendices.pdf/zip"):


Five key publications as electronic full text version (if not publicly available)

Teaching evaluations (if available, compiled into a single PDF file)

Copies of certificates of academic degrees (mandatory, compiled into a single PDF file)

Reference no.: 10898


The application deadline is 23.09.2020.


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