Full Professor of Veterinary Immunology (1.0 FTE)

Full Professor of Veterinary Immunology (1.0 FTE)

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1 feb 3 mrt Utrecht

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Utrecht University's Faculty of Veterinary Medicine is looking for a Professor of Veterinary Immunology. Are you interested? Then please read the full profile and apply.


The Faculty of Veterinary Medicine invites candidates to apply for the position of Full Professor of Veterinary Immunology. This fulltime, tenured position oversees all functional and operational activities of the Division of Immunology within the Department of Infectious Diseases and Immunology (I&I).

We are particularly seeking individuals studying Mucosal Immunology, however, all areas of Veterinary Immunology including, but not limited to Clinical Infectiology, Virology, Infection Biology, and Molecular Host Defence will be considered. Successful candidates will demonstrate academic excellence and leadership. In addition to leading an internationally recognized research team, the candidate is expected to contribute to the ongoing innovation of the division's strong graduate educational programme through mentorship and teaching. She/he will manage a diverse team of senior and junior scientists, PhD candidates and technicians.


This Department comprises the Divisions of Virology, Infection Biology, Immunology, Molecular Host Defence, and Clinical Infectiology. Immunology is a pillar of the university-wide One Health research programme, which has a special focus on Mucosal Immunology. It also contributes to Utrecht Life Sciences, a joint venture between the Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Faculty of Science and the University Medical Centre Utrecht (UMCU). This highly collaborative environment offers cutting-edge multidisciplinary research with outstanding facilities including expertise on organoids and other complex cell systems, pathology, advanced imaging, single cell analysis, proteomics, metabolomics, lipidomics, and pathology.


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Successful candidates will ideally meet the following requirements:

  • a PhD degree in the field of (Veterinary) Biomedicine;
  • affinity with Veterinary Immunology;
  • an excellent background and track record in Mucosal Immunology research;
  • a successful track record in obtaining external funding (EU, national funding agencies, government, commercial partners);
  • preferably a senior teaching qualification or equivalent;
  • proven management experience;
  • team player;
  • good oral and written communication skills;
  • experience with knowledge dissemination and societal outreach;
  • ability to sustain and grow an innovative academic research programme.


We offer a full-time permanent position. The salary - depending on previous qualifications and experience - ranges from €5,582 and  €8,127 gross per month for a full-time employment (scale H2 of the Collective Labour Agreement of the Dutch Universities). Salaries are supplemented with a holiday bonus of 8% and a year-end allowance of 8.3% per year. In addition, Utrecht University offers excellent secondary conditions, including an attractive retirement scheme, (partly paid) parental leave and flexible employment conditions (multiple choice model). Here you'll find more information about working at Utrecht University. The University's International Service Desk will provide support to new international faculty members with an onboarding process.


A better future for everyone. This ambition motivates our scientists in executing their leading research and inspiring teaching. At Utrecht University, the various disciplines collaborate intensively towards major societal themes. Our focus is on Dynamics of Youth, Institutions for Open Societies, Life Sciences and Sustainability.


With more than 6,000 staff and approximately 30,000 students, Utrecht University is one of the largest universities in Europe, and is located in the centre of The Netherlands, in the attractive and culturally vibrant city of Utrecht.


Utrecht University's Faculty of Veterinary Medicine is home to the largest veterinary clinic in Europe, consisting of approximately 900 veterinarians, scientists and support staff and over 1,500 students. We integrate clinical expertise with research-based inquiry to gain insight into the relationships between animals, humans and the environment. The Faculty is widely accredited by the Accreditation Organisation of the Netherlands and Flanders (NVAO), European Association of Establishments for Veterinary Education (EAEVE) and the American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA), and we are internationally recognized for our outstanding veterinary education, research and care.


  • Onderwijs; Management; Hoogleraar; Universitair hoofddocent; Universitair docent; Lector
  • Gezondheid
  • 38—40 uur per week
  • €5582—€8127 per maand
  • Gepromoveerd
  • 1026145


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