Institut für Hygiene und Mikrobiologie

    Research Group Leader (f/m/d)


    To strengthen our team, we invite talented and motivated candidates to apply for a position as Research Group Leader in civil servant status for life (Beamte/r)

    The Institute for Hygiene and Microbiology of the University of Würzburg conducts the microbiological diagnostics for the entire university hospital as well as for additional hospitals in the surrounding area. A position within our team offers highly topical and challenging tasks within infection medicine with services in patient care as well as the possibility for internationally visible scientific work. Within the fields of diagnostics, research, and hospital hygiene we work cooperatively and closely together.
    The chair for Medical Microbiology and Mycology is among the internationally leading centers for the diagnostics of invasive mycosis, leads the National Reference Laboratory for Invasive Fungal Infections NRZMyk and serves as international reference laboratory. To strengthen our team, we invite talented and motivated candidates to apply for a position as


    Research Group Leader (f/m/d)

    in civil servant status for life, starting as soon as possible. This job advertisement addresses physicians as well as natural scientists. Physicians should hold a specialist title in microbiology, virology, and infection epidemiology or pursue this specialist medical training to participate in the medical care at the Institute for Hygiene and Microbiology. If qualified, we offer the opportunity to take over a manager position of the diagnostics division. The applicant should be distinguished in the field of infection biology, particularly infections caused by pathogenic fungi, and possess an independent research profile, which is documented by scientific publications and the successful acquisition of external funding. The area of expertise should be complementary and synergistic to the main research present at the chair and broaden the research topics in place. There are numerous opportunities for cooperation with clinical partners, non-academic research institutes, and within the collaborative research centre TR124 FungiNet for a further personal development of your own research profile in place. There is also the possibility to obtain habilitation. 

    The University of Würzburg is an equal opportunities employer and places emphasis on fostering career opportunities for women. Qualified women are therefore strongly encouraged to apply. The University of Würzburg intends to raise the number of disabled persons in its employment. In the case of equally qualified applicants, disabled persons will preferentially be considered.

    For further information please contact

    Prof. Dr. Oliver Kurzai

    Complete applications (subject line RGL_2020_IHM; CV, a full academic record (copies of degree certificates), a list of publications, a research concept of about one page, and a list of two potential references) should be submitted as a single pdf-file by e-mail only by August, 15th 2020 to sekretariat-kurzai@hygiene.uni-wuerzburg.de.