Professor for Pathology.

In accordance with § 99 Sec. 1 of the Austrian Universities Act, the Faculty of Medicine at the Johannes Kepler University Linz announces a temporary faculty opening for a Professor of Pathology.

The Faculty of Medicine at the Johannes Kepler University Linz invites applications for two-year employment (full or part-time) position under private law for a Professor for Pathology to begin immediately. The successful candidate could extend the position past the two-year period by taking part in a faculty appointment procedure in accordance to § 98 of the Austrian Universities Act.

The successful candidate is expected to represent the subject area above in research and teaching in its entirety.

The position’s key responsibilities include developing and implementing courses in the academic degree program in Human Medicine, particularly in the field of pathology. Experience in coordinating and developing academic degree programs is thus highly desirable.

key facts


Vice-Rector Andrea Olschewski
+43 (732) 2468 3385

terms of employment

part-time or full-time; two-year position (§ 99 Abs 1 UG)

application deadline

June 27, 2018

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Further Information

The successful candidate is expected to hold the following qualifications:

  • Habilitation (venia docendi) or a comparable post-doctorate qualification in the field above
  • Willingness to further develop and implement the curriculum for the academic degree program in Human Medicine, particularly in the field of basic medicine
  • Expertise and willingness to supervise undergraduate and graduate theses
  • Experience in interdisciplinary work and international cooperation

An annual salary as stated in the collective agreement will be € 70,071.40. Any salary negotiation is subject to the Rector could be between € 90,000 and € 100,000 for the full-time position.

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 position.

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 (with all relevant documentation, CV, application form, teaching and research concept) to the Rector of the Johannes Kepler University Linz ( by June 27, 2018.

If have any questions about the position, please contact the Vice-Rector for Medicine, Univ. Prof. DDr. Andrea Olschewski, Ph.: +43 (732) 2468 3385, E-mail:

If documents cannot be sent electronically, they are to be sent in quintuplet copy (in the original) and should arrive at the Rector’s office no later than one week after the end of the application deadline.