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  • Junior Professorship in Biomechanics at Charité – Modeling of Tissue Regeneration

    Junior Professorship (W1, non-tenured) in Biomechanics –Computer Modeling of Tissue Regeneration


    Kennziffer: Prof. 437/2015

    Deadline: 02.08.2015

    The Julius Wolff Institute for Biomechanics and Musculoskeletal Regeneration within the Charité Center 09 (in co-operation with TU Berlin, Faculty V)

    The Charité seeks to fill this position with an outstanding, internationally recognized scientist. Candidates are expected to have a track record in research and proven success in obtaining third party funding. They must have an excellent track record in the field of modeling and numerical methods, preferably in tissue healing or similar disciplines aiming at a systems medicine perspective. The successful candidate is expected to take an active role in the recently established DFG research group “Regeneration in Aged Individuals: Using bone healing as a model system to characterize regeneration under compromised conditions” as well as the Berlin-Brandenburg Center Regenerative Therapies and the Berlin Institute of Health and in co-operation with TU Berlin. The successful candidate will be engaged in teaching activities of the DFG-funded graduate school Berlin-Brandenburg School for Regenerative Therapies (BSRT) and would be expected to contribute to the medical education curriculum at Charité and the biomechanics curriculum at TU Berlin, supervise Master and Doctoral candidates, and participate in academic self organization.

    The Julius Wolff Institute (JWI) of the Charité - Universitätsmedizin Berlin conducts basic research and develops applications in the fields of orthopaedics and trauma surgery. It is tightly connected with the Center for Musculoskeletal Surgery. Among its most important research fields are biomechanics and regeneration of the musculoskeletal system as well as improvement of joint replacement

    • Appointment requirements are governed by article 102a of the Berlin Higher Education Act (Berliner Hochschulgesetz, Gem. § 102a BerlHG).
    • The initial appointment is for three years with the possibility for an extension for another three years following successful evaluation
    • Salary: W1 BBesG

    The Charité is an equal opportunity employer committed to excellence through diversity. As women are under-represented in scientific work, we explicitly en-courage women to send in their application.

    Written applications should include a CV, copies of all certificates of academic qualification, a list of publications, evidence of educational competence (such as courses previously taught) as well as involvement in ongoing and future research endeavors, joint research projects and externally funded projects. All material should be received not later than 2nd August 2015 at: Prof. Dr. Axel Radlach Pries, Dean, Charité – Universitätsmedizin Berlin, Charitéplatz 1, 10117 Berlin, Germany (in parallel via E-Mail to
    For further questions on details, please contact