Cluster of Excellence, University of Freiburg

CIBSS Tenure Track Professorships

Currently, CIBSS welcomes applications for the following position:


Tenure-Track Professorship for Precision Targeting of Signalling Pathways


at the Faculty of Medicine in the Department of Medicine I (Specialities: Hematology, Oncology, and Stem-Cell Transplantation).

Fulltime position, Start-date: At the earliest possible date.

This is a grade W1-professorship to which performance payments can be offered. This professorship is also suitable for highly qualified early career researchers. The applicant needs to prove basic science qualification in the field of "Precision targeting of signalling" with a focus on tumor immunology and immune regulation. A methods premise is the expertise in characterization of immune and tumor cells with metabolic or transcriptional analyses on a single cell level.

The professorship shall support the CRC "Control of Cell Motility in Morphogenesis, Cancer Invasion and Metastasis" which will be followed by a new CRC initiative, the Centre for Integrative Biological Signalling Studies (CIBSS) and the Comprehensive Cancer Center Freiburg (CCCF). In the light of a personalized medicine approach, the professorship is supposed to develop new immunotherapy approaches that can be translated into a clinical application.

Prerequisites for the employment are a university degree in natural sciences or medicine, an outstanding dissertation and an excellent publication record.

This position is a fixed term of four years. After a successful interim evaluation, it can be extended by two years. Furthermore, the tenure procedure towards Full Professorship W 3 will be initiated after successful interim evaluation.

The tenure procedures are regulated in the Statutes and Quality Assurance Concept for Junior Professorships and Tenure Track Professorships and agreed upon with the Ministry of Science ( As a prerequisite for granting tenure and the subsequent conversion into a full professorship (W3) (1) the requirements defined in the Statutes and Quality Assurance Concept have to be met and (2) the subject specific criteria determined by the Faculty of Medicine have to be met.

The University of Freiburg’s human resources policy is oriented toward the principles of equal opportunity and diversity. The university is committed to the goal of creating a family-friendly university. We are particularly pleased to receive applications from women for the position advertised here. Applicants with disabilities (Schwerbehinderte Menschen) will be given preferential consideration in case of equal qualification.

To download the necessary application forms please refer to:

For further information please contact:

Applications with all pertinent documents (incl. teaching experience) should be sent by e-Mail:

Please send in a complete and convincing application and a print version of application form with the above-mentioned supporting documents including the reference number 00000778, by date 11.12.2019 at the latest. Please send your application to the following address in written or electronic form:

Dean of the Faculty of Medicine
University of Freiburg
79085 Freiburg

For further information, please contact Birgit Becherer on the phone number +49 761 270-84661 or E-Mail Further information on the appointment procedure can be found in the Code for Practice for professorial appointments.