as per the requirements outlined in § 36 of the Universities act of North Rhine-Westphalia (HG NRW). The position is to be filled by 01.08.2019.
The professorship is part of the newly established “Department for Preclinical Sciences” at the Medical Faculty of the University of Cologne. The novel department structure integrates theoretical institutes at the Faculty of Medicine to promote excellence and foster interdisciplinarity in research and teaching. The successful candidate actively participates in teaching of anatomy for medical students. The primary objective of the new appointment is the development of an internationally competitive research program at the Department for Preclinical Sciences that is strongly complementing the focus research areas of the Medical Faculty. Close interactions with Collaborative Research Centers and Research Units of the DFG on campus, the local Max Planck Institutes for Biology of Ageing and Metabolism Research, the Cologne Excellence Cluster CECAD, the Cologne Center for Genomics (CCG), the Center for Integrated Oncology (CIO) and the Center of Molecular Medicine Cologne (CMMC) are expected.
The successful candidate is expected to have an outstanding record of academic achievements in anatomy. Scientific excellence, experience in applying for qualified third-party research funds, a particular commitment to teach medical students in the complete scope of anatomy that includes macroscopic anatomy, microscopic anatomy (histology), embryology, and neuroanatomy and the motivation to actively contribute to the development of the model university course of the Faculty of Medicine are presumed. One of the principle tasks of the candidate is the continuous management of the macroscopic anatomy course once per year. A graduation in Medicine is preferable.
Social skills, the capacity to work in multidisciplinary teams are prerequisites. Further requirements for application include a postdoctoral lecture qualification (Habilitation or equivalent), extensive academic teaching experience and very good command of the German language because all teaching has to be performed in German language.
The University of Cologne is committed to increase the percentage of women in research and teaching. Applications of women are specifically appreciated. In the case of equal qualifications, competence, and specific achievements, women will be considered on preferential terms within the framework of the legal possibilities. The University of Cologne is an equal opportunity employer in compliance with the German disabilities laws. Candidates with disabilities are therefore strongly encouraged to apply.
Applications should include a letter of interest, a curriculum vitae, including publication list and a list of third-party grants, reprints of the five most important publications, teaching record, teaching concept, concepts of research and copies of credentials und records.
Applications should be addressed to the Dean of the Faculty of Medicine, University of Cologne and submitted via our Academic Job Portal (https://berufungen.uni-koeln.de) no later than 10.08.2018.