Professorship in Physiology.

Announcement by the Faculty of Medicine for a tenured faculty opening for a professor of Physiology in compliance with § 98 of the Universities Act at the Johannes Kepler University Linz


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 Physiology

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.


Quick Facts


Vice-Rector of Medicine
Univ. Prof. DDr. Andrea Olschewski
+43 732 2468 3385

Terms of Employment

§ 98 UG, Tenure

Application Deadline

March 16, 2018

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Job Description

The successful candidate will be expected to professionally represent research at an internationally reputable level as well as teach and hold advanced medical training classes in its full depth and breadth and continue to further develop the area. The professorship involves managing the newly established Institute for Physiology.


General Information

Applicants for the position must have a post-doctorate (venia docendi) degree (or comparable post-doctorate/habilitation qualifications) in the field above. See for a detailed description of the position. The successful candidate should also supplement the JKU’s research focus areas.

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.

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 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. 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 March 16, 2018.

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.

Please note that the Johannes Kepler University cannot reimburse any travel expenses associated with the application procedure.