Full Professorship Position in Biochemistry

Updated: 2 months ago
Location: Austria,
Job Type: FullTime

We invite applications for a Professorship in Biochemistry at the Max Perutz Labs, situated in Vienna, Austria. The Perutz is a world-leading basic research institute, located at the Vienna BioCenter (VBC), a major life science hub in central Europe. The institute’s mission is to analyze and reconstitute complex biological processes across both temporal and spatial scales. The Perutz conducts curiosity-driven research across four major research areas: Mechanistic Cell and Developmental Biology; Chromatin, RNA and Chromosome Biology; Infection and Immunity, and Structural and Computational Biology. Candidates with strong and original research programmes in any of these or related areas are encouraged to apply. The Perutz is a joint venture of the Medical University of Vienna and the University of Vienna and provides numerous opportunities for collaboration with clinicians as well as basic research scientists. Visit https://www.maxperutzlabs.ac.at/ for more information.

The Vienna BioCenter (VBC) campus is home to ~2300 scientists (including 400 PhD students) from 78 nations with English as the working language. Both the Perutz and the VBC host excellent core facilities (https://www.viennabiocenter.org/vbcf/ ). The VBC PhD program is one of the largest and most successful of its kind in Europe, with access to junior scientists with outstanding potential (https://training.vbc.ac.at/phd-program/). The campus offers on-site childcare and the city of Vienna has regularly topped international indices for its high quality of life. For application details and employment requirements of the Medical University Vienna please visit the Career Website .

The Max Perutz Labs aim to increase the proportion of women in executive positions and therefore expressly encourages qualified female candidates to apply. In case of equivalent qualifications, preference will be given to female applicants.

Please submit your application in English to the Medical University of Vienna, Spitalgasse 23, 1090 Vienna ([email protected]) by April 24th 2024 at the latest. Questions related to this position can be addressed to Alwin Köhler, Scientific Director of the Max Perutz Labs. 

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