The Tübingen Faculty of Medicine is part of the University of Excellence Tübingen. It provides medical services at the highest level and covers the entire spectrum of modern medicine, research, teaching and clinical care.
The Faculty of Medicine at the University of Tübingen invites applications for a position at the University Children’s Hospital – Department of Pediatrics I as a
Full Professor (W3) of Hematology and Oncology in Pediatrics
The professorship is linked with the directorship of the Department of Pediatrics I with Polyclinic (future focus areas: hematology and oncology, as well as gastroenterology, rheumatology and nephrology in pediatrics) at the University Children’s Hospital of the Tübingen University Hospital.
The successful candidate is expected to represent the discipline of hematology and oncology in pediatrics, working closely with the other representatives of the University Children’s Hospital in research, teaching and patient care, and to be responsible clinically, scientifically and economically for the above-mentioned areas of the Department of Pediatrics Department I.
The successful candidate is a nationally and internationally visible researcher able to support the core research areas of the Tübingen Faculty of Medicine, particularly in the areas of molecular individualized tumor therapies and cellular immunotherapy, including autologous and allogeneic stem cell transplantation. Experience in translational research and clinical management is a requirement.
Participation in research initiatives of the Faculty of Medicine such as the Cluster of Excellence" Image-Guided and Functionally Instructed Tumor Therapies (iFIT)", the German Consortium for Translational Cancer Research (DKTK), the Comprehensive Cancer Center (CCC) Tübingen-Stuttgart and the National Center for Tumor Diseases are desired.
Clinically, the successful candidate should cover the full spectrum of hematology and oncology in Pediatrics and represent pediatric gastroenterology, pediatric rheumatology and pediatric nephrology.
In the field of teaching, comprehensive experience evaluated as outstanding and involvement are expected, as well as active design of lectures and other teaching formats, particularly in view of innovative curricula in the degree programs taught at the Tübingen Faculty of Medicine. The position has a teaching load of nine hours per week.
Required qualifications include a board certification in pediatrics with a focus on hematology and oncology, a PhD or equivalent international degree and postdoctoral qualifications equivalent to the requirements for tenure. This includes evidence of teaching effectiveness.
The University of Tübingen is particularly interested in increasing the number of women in research and teaching and therefore strongly encourages women candidates to apply. In line with its internationalization agenda, the university welcomes applications from researchers outside Germany.
Applications from equally qualified candidates with disabilities will be given preference.
The German-language advertisement is the sole legally binding advertisement of this position.