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Vienna Research Group Leader in Computational Biosciences, supported by a startup grant of EUR 1.6 million by the Vienna Science and Technology Fund

The University of Veterinary Medicine, Vienna is an internationally renowned competence centre for teaching and research in veterinary medicine, as well as a sought-after partner for cooperation. The modern campus accommodates teaching and research facilities and the only veterinary teaching and research hospital in Austria. Furthermore, it is the working place of around 2300 students and 1400 staff members. The University of Veterinary Medicine, Vienna distinguishes itself through its striving for excellence in teaching, research and the service units, as well as through continuous dialogue with society.

 

The University of Veterinary Medicine, Vienna is looking for excellent candidates to start a new research group in the field of Computational Biosciences, with a special focus on Computational Medicine, addressing substantial research questions in the area of computational methods in the life sciences in the area of medical research and veterinary sciences.

Exceptional candidates, once selected, will then go on to submit an application together with experienced scientists at the University of Veterinary Medicine, Vienna, to the current call for young investigators by the Vienna Science and Technology Fund (WWTF): https://www.wwtf.at/upload/VRG20_print_v1.pdf 2.
 

In case of a successful funding the research group will be financed for 6 to 8 years, with up to 1.6 million EUR being provided by the WWTF, supplemented by an additional contribution from the university itself. In case of positive evaluation of the group leaders performance, the University of Veterinary Medicine, Vienna will offer the group leader a tenure track position.

The role:

The successful applicant will provide significant expertise in the discipline of Computational Biosciences with a focus on Computational Medicine. He or she will contribute to the University’s teaching, research, programme development and service at a national and international level and will promote the university within the academic and professional communities. The Vetmeduni Vienna provides a modern research and teaching infrastructure with state-of-the-art equipment and facilities. The successful candidate will collaborate with scientists across disciplines both intra- and extramurally, mentor junior scientists and attract third-party funding. He or she will be expected to manage the development and implementation of statistical methods and mathematical models for integration of genotypes and phenotypes across species. High-throughput data in the context of translational medicine will be the basis of this active and competitive research profile.

Required training, qualifications and skills:

  • Degree in natural sciences/mathematics/informatics
  • Outstanding contributions to scholarship and research in a relevant discipline as evidenced by high-quality peer-reviewed publications in leading journals and/or acquisition of third-party funding
  • Experience in the field of network science and data science
  • Record of successful conception, application and conductance of third-party funded projects in the area
  • social, communicative, strategic and leadership skills
  • Very good command of English (C1). German-language skills are not required. 

 
What we offer:

  • Official nomination and support for the Vienna Science and Technology Fund program “Computational Biosciences” (https://www.wwtf.at/upload/VRG20_print_v1.pdf), which provides startup funding of up to EUR 1.6 million over five years to the successful candidates.
  • A group leader position at the University of Veterinary Medicine, Vienna, contingent upon successful application to the above-mentioned program.
  • A tenure track position upon positive evaluation of the group leaders performance  
  • A stimulating research environment and state of the art facilities 


Application deadline: April 23rd, 2020


To apply for this position, please send your documents in English to the Office for the Office Research Support and Innovation at the University of Veterinary Medicine per e-mail to ffi(at)vetmeduni.ac.at.
Referenz: “Vienna Research Groups Computational Biology”

The application documents should comprise:

  • Application letter including a brief description of:
  • Current research interests and research plans for the immediate future
  • Previous and planed focuses in academic teaching and supervision of young researchers
  • Curriculum vitae including:

    • Information about esteem factors (e.g. experience as a publisher, functions in research societies or programme committees)
    • List of talks given including information about invited keynote lectures at international conferences
    • List of acquired third-party funds (subject, duration, origin, volume) as well as, if applicable, inventions/patents
    • Overview of academic teaching and supervised theses, especially doctoral theses
    • Information about experience in organization, management and leadership
    • List of publications including specification of five key publications which the applicant considers particularly relevant to the advertised professorship

  • Further documents to prove the required training, qualifications and skills

The Vetmeduni Vienna is striving to attain a balanced representation of men and women, especially on its scientific staff. Applications from qualified women are thus particularly welcome. If women are underrepresented (below 50%), female applicants who are as qualified as the best qualified male applicants will be given preference, provided that there are no strong reasons for favoring a particular male candidate.

The University of Veterinary Medicine, Vienna is proud to hold the certificate "hochschuleundfamilie"—University and Family. Therefore, we welcome applications of candidates with family competence. We also encourage people with disabilities to apply.

 

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Application

Please send your written application to:

University of Veterinary Medicine, Vienna
Human Resources

Veterinärplatz 1
1210 Vienna, Austria

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