Professorship W3 of Algorithmic Bioinformatics

Universität Regensburg
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The newly-established Faculty of Informatics and Data Science invites applications for a




grade W3 (chair)


of Algorithmic Bioinformatics


with the status of civil servant for life (Beamtenverhältnis auf Lebenszeit) to be appointed as soon as possible.


Research may focus on algorithms of genomic and epigenomic analysis, RNA bioinformatics, next generation sequencing, phylogenetic methods, algorithms of structural bioinformatics, metabolomics, proteomics, microbiomics, or the reconstruction of biological networks. Interdisciplinary cooperation with colleagues from other faculties is desirable.


The successful candidate has the opportunity to shape the new Faculty of Informatics and Data Science and contribute to the development of the new bachelor and master degree programs in informatics and data science. Involvement in the university's academic self-governance and in teaching is a prerequisite. Teaching duties will include, in particular, involvement in basic courses in bioinformatics including its algorithmic and statistical aspects.


Prerequisites for taking up the position are, alongside the general conditions from public sector employment law, a completed university degree, pedagogic suitability, particular aptitude for academic work, generally shown by a doctoral degree, and further academic performance shown via a habilitation or equivalent which may have been performed outside higher educational institutions or as part of the duties of a junior professor.


Universität Regensburg is particularly committed to reconciling family and working life (for more information, see

To fulfill the equality directive and increase the number of female professors, we explicitly encourage applications from qualified women.


In case of essentially similar suitability, applicants with severe disabilities will be preferentially selected.


The prerequisites for appointment under civil servant law are based on the provisions of the Bavarian Public Service Code (BayBG) and the Bavarian University Staff Act (BayHSchPG). Please note the age limit specified in Art. 10 Para. 3 BayHSchPG.


Applications containing the normal documents (resume, certificates, list of publications with copies of up to five papers) should be submitted, solely in digital form (PDF format, in a single file) by February 15, 2021 to the chair of the founding committee, Vice-president Prof. Dr. Nikolaus Korber, Universität Regensburg, D-93040 Regensburg, email:


Information on data protection can be found at


This is the English translation of a German job advertisement published by the Universität Regensburg at

Only the original German text is legally binding.




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