Professor for Tumor Biology

Announcement of Faculty opening for a Professor for Tumor Biology at the Faculty of Medicine at the Johannes Kepler University Linz

The Faculty of Medicine at the Johannes Kepler University Linz invites applications for a full-time, private law employment position as a Professor for Tumor Biology to begin immediately. The appointment is in accordance with § 98 of the 2002 Universities Act. A faculty performance review will be conducted after a five-year period.

The successful candidate will represent teaching and research in the field stated above in its full depth and breadth and will continue to further develop the area.

Applicants for the position must hold a post-doctorate (venia docendi) degree (or comparable post-doctorate qualifications) in the field above. Comprehensive information about the position is available online at:

As part of the appointment procedure, the JKU also reserves to right to assess the prospective applicant’s qualifications (particularly in regards to patient care skills) during an on-site visit of the workplace.

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terms of employment

permanent position
(§ 98 UG)

application deadline

August 28, 2019

submit application here

The annual gross salary as stated in the Collective Agreement for Universities (Job Grade A1) applies.   Payment above the amount stated in the Collective Agreement can be negotiated individually in accordance with corresponding qualifications.

The Johannes Kepler University wishes to increase the proportion of academic female faculty and, for this reason, especially welcomes applications by qualified women. If applicants are equally qualified, a woman will be given preference for this position. The university welcomes applications from qualified applicants who have 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 and current CV to the Rector of the Johannes Kepler University Linz ( by August 28, 2019.

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. In this case, kindly address the application to: The Rector of the Johannes Kepler University Linz, Altenberger Straße 69, A-4040 Linz, Austria.