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Associate /Full Professorship (W2/W3) in Medical Informatics
Published(161 days ago)
Deadline for applications(115 days ago)
Charité - Universitätsmedizin Berlin / Berlin Institute of Health (BIH)Berlin
The Charité is one of the largest university hospitals in Europe and represents
a single medical faculty, which serves both Humboldt Universtität zu
Berlin and Freie Universität Berlin. Our clinical care, research and teaching is
delivered by physicians and researchers of the highest international standard.
Charité proudly lays claim to more than half of all German Nobel Prize
winners in Physiology or Medicine. Charité is internationally renowned for its
excellence in teaching and training. Charité extends over four campuses, and
has about 100 different Departments and Institutes, clustered in 17 Charité-
Centers. Today, the Charité is one of the largest employers in Berlin, employing
13,200 staff and with a total annual turnover of € 1.6 billion. Charité is
certified by the audit "family-friendly university" and a member of the "Dual
Career Network Berlin" (www.dualcareer-berlin.de).
The Berlin Institute of Health (BIH) is a biomedical research institution focusing
on translational research and precision medicine and is institutionally
funded from the German federal government and the state of Berlin. BIH is
dedicated to improving diagnosis and therapy of progressive diseases and
unmet medical needs in order to improve patients health and quality of life.
Charité - Universitätsmedizin Berlin and Max Delbrück Center for Molecular
Medicine in the Helmholtz Association (MDC) are founding institutions and
member entities within the BIH. The foundation of the BIH in March 2013
represents the strongest commitment and largest investment of the German
Federal Government to strengthen translational medicine.
Charité - Universitätsmedizin Berlin and Berlin Institute of Health (BIH) jointly
invite applications for the following position commencing as soon as possible:
Associate or Full Professorship in Medical Informatics
(Salary group: W2/W3 BBesG)
Reference number: Prof. 516/2018
The tenured appointment will be with a salary according to the W2 or W3
level depending on the standing, qualification and personal experience of the
selected candidate. The appointment comes with a tenure-package for an
independent research group („Resources“) which will be negotiated during
the recruitment and is subject to regular evaluation every five years.
The professorship will be part of the rapidly evolving ’Digital Medicine’ Platform
at BIH and Charité. Together with the recent strategic recruitments
within this area, the E-Health and Intraoperability unit, and other relevant
players, the successful candidate will be actively involved in the further development
of this platform.
The successful candidate should establish collaborations with the Institute of
Medical Informatics (Director: Prof. Dr. Thomas Tolxdorff) and other related
research areas and groups, e.g., epidemiology, bioinformatics and biometrics.
We expect that the successful candidate will strengthen the contribution of
the Charité and the BIH to the Medical Informatics Initiative of the Federal
Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF).
Charité and BIH seek to fill this position with an outstanding, internationally
recognized scientist with an excellent track record in at least one area of the
following areas of medical informatics, e.g.: clinical data management and
ontologies, medical signal and imaging processing, information
security and distributed systems. The successful candidate should
have a strong interest to applied research as well as the translation of newly
developed methods and technologies into medical practice.
An excellent publication record demonstrating the quality of the research
and a strong funding record are expected, as well as experience with respect
to the initiation of interdisciplinary collaborative research projects. The successful
candidate will be engaged in teaching activities (2 hours per week) at
Charité, BIH, and MDC, supervise Master and Doctoral candidates, and participate
in academic self-organization.
Qualifications: as per § 100 Berlin Higher Education Act (BerlHG) junior
professorship or postdoctoral thesis (Habilitation), or equivalent scientific
achievement and teaching qualification. Completed university degree as well
as doctorate (Ph.D and/or M.D.) with significant post-doctoral experience.
Charité and BIH are committed to increasing the proportion of women among
the scientific staff, therefore we strongly encourage women to apply. Women
will be given preference over equally qualified men (within the framework of
the legal possibilities). Candidates with immigrant background who fulfill the
necessary requirements are explicitly encouraged to apply. Equally qualified
applicants with disabilities will be given preference.
Written applications according to the format specified on
https://career.charite.de/am/calls/application_notes.pdf should be submitted by 30 June 2018
at https://career.charite.de. Please submit, as part the requested short concept
of the professorship, a proposal of about 2-3 pages outlining the plan
for your future in Berlin. This should include ideas or future research and how
these will tie in with the existing entities at the BIH and the Charité.
Informal inquiries about the position should be
directed to the Dean of the Medical Faculty of
the Charité, Prof. Dr. Axel R. Pries (firstname.lastname@example.org).
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