Thursday, September 17, 2009

Job Announcement: Full Professorships

Utrecht University is a place of learning that offers many widely varying disciplines. Where different areas meet or overlap, the developments are particularly interesting. At Utrecht University science never stops. Nor will your development.
Utrecht University urgently seeks applicants who can easily identify with this open, dedicated and multidisciplinary culture. The Department of Biology (Faculty of Science) invites candidates to apply for the permanent positions of:

Full professor Ecology & Biodiversity
The chair in Ecology & Biodiversity is part of the Institute of Environmental Biology (IEB) and contributes to the University’s focus area ‘Earth and Sustainability'. The central theme of the IEB is 'Biological Mechanisms and Biodiversity in Relation to Climate Change'. This chair is one of the few that has biodiversity as the central object of study, integrating its regulation and its consequences. As full professor, you will direct a research group and a scientific program in the field of plant ecology and biodiversity. In particular, you will focus on the up-scaling of ecological processes with an innovative combination of theoretical and empirical studies.
For additional information, please contact the Chairman of the Appointment Committee: Prof Dr A.F. Lotter, e-mail: a.f.lotter(at), tel. +31 30 253 2629 (secretary)

Full professor Cellular Dynamics
The new chair of Cellular Dynamics is positioned in the Institute of Biocomplexity and Bioinformatics and in the University’s focus area ‘Life Sciences & Biocomplexity’, which harbours groups with strong expertise in cell biology, live imaging, molecular genetics, bioinformatics, and computational modelling. This focus area strives to integrate structural biology, dynamic data acquisition in model organisms and computational biology in order to unravel basic principles of
biological networks. As full professor, you will direct a research group and scientific program in the field of Cellular Dynamics.
For additional information, please contact the Chairman of the Search Committee: Prof Dr Ben Scheres, e-mail: B.Scheres(at), telephone +31 30 253 3133 or +31 30 253 4230.

Candidates must have a PhD and an excellent track record in the desired field of research and proven ability to obtain extramural funding for research and contribute to, and provide leadership in collaborative research programs. You have experience and enthusiasm for teaching and student supervision as well as experience and leadership in shaping the curriculum and further development of programs at the BSc, Msc, and PhD level. You play an active role in leading (national and international) activities in the area of the chair and/or social
We offer a permanent position as full professor at 1,0 fte. The gross salary ranges between € 4,904.- and € 7,142.- per month.
The deadline for applications is 22 September 2009.
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