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Full Professorship (W3) for cardiac surgery
Die Medizinische Fakultät der Albert-Ludwigs-
Universität Freiburg zählt zu den renommiertesten
und traditionsreichsten Fakultäten in Deutschland.
Das Universitätsklinikum Freiburg ist einer
der größten Maximalversorger in Europa. Gemeinsam
werden täglich Grenzen in Medizin, Forschung
und Lehre überwunden.
The Faculty of Medicine at the University of Freiburg invites applications for a
Full professor (W 3) for cardiac surgery
(succession of Prof. Dr. Dr. h.c. Friedhelm
in the Department of Cardiovascular Surgery to be filled by 1 April 2022.
The chosen candidate will represent the field of cardiac surgery in research and teaching
and will serve as director of the Department of Cardiovascular Surgery at the University
Heart Center Freiburg - Bad Krozingen. The University Heart Center was integrated into
the Medical Center – University of Freiburg on 1 April 2021.
The University Heart Center Freiburg Bad Krozingen has an excellent network of contacts
across Germany and a strong international reputation. The new professor in this
position will be responsible for further consolidating the University Heart Center’s national
and international position. One particular requirement is a high degree of integrative
adaptability, allowing to foster and consolidate the incorporation of the University
Heart Center into the Medical Center – University of Freiburg is successfully managed.
As a prerequisite, a collegial, interdisciplinary and innovative approach for the working
attitude as well as in the use of resources across different disciplines and sites is mandatory.
The Department of Cardiovascular Surgery is split between two sites (Freiburg and Bad
Krozingen). It performs the full spectrum of cardiac surgical procedures on adults and
children (including infant heart transplants). In the field of vascular surgery, the entire
spectrum of arterial and venous procedures are carried out.
With the appointment of a new professor to this role, the University Heart Center aims
to build on its existing research partnerships within the scope of collaborative funding
instruments, including the Collaborative Research Centre 1425 and Freiburg’s Cardio-
Vascular BioBank, as well as cooperation within the cardiovascular disciplines and the
focus areas of the Faculty of Medicine at the University of Freiburg.
Requirements for the appointment are in addition to the compliance with the employment
regulations, the completion of a university degree in human medicine, educational
qualification, an outstanding dissertation, an excellent publication record and
a board certification (Facharztanerkennung) in cardiac surgeon, preferably in vascular
surgeon. Applicants should have a Habilitation or an equivalent qualification (§ 47 Landeshochschulgesetz,
The position is tenured according to § 50 para 1 LHG.
Reference is made to the regulations of § 49 para 2a LHG.
The University of Freiburg’s human resources policy is oriented toward the principles
of equal opportunity and diversity. The university is committed to the goal of creating
a family-friendly university. We are particularly pleased to receive applications from
women for the position advertised here. Applicants with disabilities (Schwerbehinderte
Menschen) will be given preferential consideration in case of equal qualification.
Applications with all pertinent documents (incl. teaching experience) should be sent by
e-mail (firstname.lastname@example.org) not later than 10th June 2021
to the Acting Dean of the Faculty of Medicine, University of Freiburg, 79085 Freiburg,