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Position as Assistant Professor Translational Pharmacology and Pharmacometrics


Medical University of Vienna


The Medical University of Vienna is one of Europe’s premiere institutions for biomedical and clinical research. We are looking for a highly qualified scientist in the fields of translational pharmacology and pharmacometrics with a special focus on population pharmacokinetic modelling and pharmacokinetic-pharmacodynamic models with enthusiasm for inter- and multidisciplinary research, and commitment to teaching.

The candidate is expected to have outstanding expertise in pharmacometrics and its associated fields to strengthen, expand and cross-link existing research cluster topics within the university (https://www.meduniwien.ac.at/web/forschung/forschungsschwerpunkte/).

Your profile:

  • Completed scientific or medical education with PhD or equivalent degree.
  • International recognition in the respective research area.
  • Successful and continuous acquisition of peer-reviewed and industry third-party funding.
  • Educational and didactic qualifications including supervision of Masters and PhD students.
  • Diversity and gender competence.
  • International working experience.

We offer:
The successful candidate will be offered an Assistant Professor position for a maximum duration of six years. Should the candidate meet the conditions stipulated in the qualification agreement, she/he will be promoted to tenured Associate Professor. Conditions and criteria are defined in the official career track guidelines of the university (Career scheme for the scientific University staff according to Section 99 (5) Universities Act 2002 “New qualification agreement”).

The gross salary for this position is based on the collective agreement for university employees (§49, A2) and may be adjusted depending on previous work experience.

We provide an excellent research environment including high-end core research facilities as well as targeted PhD programs.

The MedUni Vienna aims to increase the proportion of women in executive positions and encourages qualified female candidates to apply. In case of equivalent qualifications, preference will be given to female applicants. The MedUni Vienna has child care facilities on campus.

Application documents:
Please submit your application in English to faculty-recruiting@meduniwien.ac.at by June 15th, 2021 at the latest. All files should be merged into a single PDF.

Applications should include:

  • curriculum vitae
  • list of publications
  • summary of research and teaching activities
  • a concept of future research plans including how these could contribute to interlink and strengthen the research cluster
  • up to five key publications with the possibility of electronic downloading
  • three letters of reference
  • contact details of three referees

Applicants are also requested to complete the application form (FactSheet) posted online and to attach it to their application (https://www.meduniwien.ac.at/Factsheet_Professuren_99_5_UG). Information in accordance with the General Data Protection Regulation can be found at https://www.meduniwien.ac.at/Datenschutz_Professuren/

About us
The Medical University of Vienna is one of the most established medical training and research institutions in Europe. With 8,000 students, it is today the largest medical training facility in the German-speaking area. Together, 26 university departments and three clinical institutes as well as twelve basic science centres and numerous highly specialized laboratories make the Medical University of Vienna one of the most important cutting-edge research institutions in biomedicine. www.meduniwien.ac.at.

Professor Markus Müller, MD

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