Job ID: 98479

Junior Professors W1

Position: Group Leader

Deadline: 5 January 2023

Employment Start Date: 1 October 2023

Contract Length: 6 years

City: Regensburg

Country: Germany

Institution: University of Regensburg

Department: Behavioural and Molecular Neurobiology


Junior Professor of Cellular Neurobiology (Level W1)

In vivo neuronal imaging 

 Are you a highly qualified young postdoc at an early stage of your scientific career, i.e., up to about 3 years after finishing your PhD, who has expertise in Cellular Neurobiology and seeks to establish an independent research group? We are offering a Junior professorship to a candidate who is interested in contributing to the study of mammalian socio-emotional behaviours, and has worked on in vivo neuronal imaging (e.g., in vivo calcium imaging or in vivo electrophysiology) and its analyses or comparable techniques during the PhD and early postdoc project. As an associated PI of our interdisciplinary Graduate School   “Neurobiology of socio-emotional dysfunctions” ( you will be fully integrated in collaborations with other participating groups. You will also be involved in teaching animal physiology and neurobiology (B.Sc. program, preferentially in German) and in teaching neurobiology (M.Sc. program, in English).

 What we expect:

  • A Ph.D. degree or comparable degree in Neurobiology
  • Strong interest in interdisciplinary research of mammalian socio-emotional behaviour
  • Experiences in in vivo imaging (e.g., electrophysiology, Ca-imaging)
  • High motivation to establish a new research group
  • Excellent communication and team-working skills
  • Some experiences in teaching and student lab supervision
  • Enthusiasm and great commitment to research and teaching

 What we offer:

  • A 6-year position as Junior Professor (W1)
  • Positions for a postdoc (100%) and technical support (50%)
  • Independent laboratory and office rooms
  • Access to the entire method repertoire of the Department
  • Own independent budget for consumables (to be negotiated)
  • Involvement as associated PI in an enthusiastic and interdisciplinary research environment within the Graduate School and right to supervise PhD students

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Please submit your application with the required documents to the Dean of the Faculty of Biology and Preclinical Medicine, Prof. Dr. Ralph Witzgall (

by January 5th 2023.

Contact information:
Prof. Dr. Inga Neumann,
University of Regensburg, Germany