Professor for Dermatology and Venerology.

The Faculty of Medicine at the Johannes Kepler University Linz invites applications for a full-time employment position under private law for a Professor for Dermatology and Venereology

to begin immediately. The appointment procedure is in accordance with §98 of the 2002 Austrian Universities Act. A faculty performance review will be conducted after a five-year period.

The successful candidate will be expected to professionally represent and further develop research, teaching and health/patient care in its full depth and breadth and continue to further develop the area. The professorship requires managing the University Clinic of Dermatology and Venereology. The management position is limited to a 5-year term.

Applicants for the position must have a post-doctorate (venia docendi) degree (or comparable post-doctorate/habilitation qualifications) in the field above. See the job profile in the info box on the right for a detailed description of the position.

The appointment commission also includes two representatives from the Kepler University Hospital Ltd. These representatives hold an advisory position. As part of the appointment procedure, the JKU also reserves to right to assess the prospective applicant’s qualifications during an on-site visit of the workplace.

Info Box


Office of the Vice Rector for Medicine:
T: +43 (0)732 2468 3378

Management of the Kepler Universitäts- klinikum:
see contact in the job profile

terms of employment

permanent position
(§ 98 UG)

application deadline

Januray 30, 2019

submit application here

The prospective candidate will be offered a salary in accordance with the collective agreements of universities (pay grade A1).  Salary can be negotiated in lieu of additional qualifications and professional experience. The management at the Kepler University Hospital will hold talks and negotiations in compliance with Austrian service and salary law.

The Johannes Kepler University wishes to increase the proportion of female faculty and, for this reason, especially welcomes applications from women. If applicants are equally qualified, women will be given preference for this assignment. In accordance with the Disability Employment Act, the university welcomes applications from qualified applicants with physical disabilities. These applications will be given special consideration.

Prospective applicants interested in the position are requested to electronically send a complete application in adherence to the stated criteria in the job profile, together with the requested documentation to the Rector of the Johannes Kepler University Linz ( by January 30, 2019.

If documents cannot be sent electronically, they are to be sent in quintuplet copy and should arrive at the Rector’s office no later than one week after the end of the application deadline.  Please send the complete application to the Rector of the Johannes Kepler University, Altenbergerstraße 69, 4040 Linz.