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Full Professorship (W3) of Diabetology, Endocrinology, Nephrology
Published(186 days ago)
Deadline for applications(147 days ago)
Eberhard Karls Universität TübingenTübingen
The University Medical Center Tübingen 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
Full Professor (W3) of Diabetology, Endocrinology, Nephrology
connected with the directorship of the Institute for Diabetes Research and Metabolic
Diseases of the Helmholtz Zentrum München at Tübingen,
to start work on 1 April 2019.
The professor directs the Division IV (Diabetology, Endocrinology, Nephrology) of the
Department of Internal Medicine at the University Hospital Tübingen. The successful
candidate is expected to represent the discipline of Internal Medicine, working closely with
the other representatives of the Department of Internal Medicine, in research, teaching and
patient care, and to be responsible for clinical, scientific and budgetary affairs for the area
of Diabetology, Endocrinology, Nephrology.
A qualification as a specialist in internal medicine, endocrinology and diabetology
A proven international track record in the field of diabetes research
Innovative and internationally competitive clinical research (basic, disease- and patientoriented)
with a focus on diabetes and metabolism research
Clinical expertise in the care of patients with diabetological, endocrinological or
nephrological diseases as well as participation in interdisciplinary care platforms such
as the obesity platform
Experience in the management of outpatients and inpatients clinical units
Extensive teaching experience and involvement particularly in view of innovative
curricula in the Medicine and Molecular Medicine degree programs.
The successful candidate will head the Institute of Diabetes Research and Metabolic
Diseases of the Helmholtz Zentrum München at Tübingen and take on a leading role in the
German Center for Diabetes Research (DZD). This includes further development of and
research with patient cohorts at the Tübingen location in cooperation with other DZD
Involvement in current and planned research networks (collaborative research centres etc.)
as well as active cooperation in programs at the Faculty of Medicine and the University, in
particular at the Centre for Personalised Medicine, the M3 (Malignome, Metabolome and
Microbiome) research institute, the research biobank including broad consent and the data
platform CentraXX, is expected.
Formal requirements for appointment are the habilitation or equivalent postdoctoral
qualification, as well as proven teaching aptitude.
The University of Tübingen and the Helmholtz Zentrum München are particularly
interested in applications from female candidates for this position and therefore encourage
qualified women to apply. In line with its internationalization agenda, the university
welcomes applications from researchers outside Germany.
Candidates with disabilities will be given preference if the qualifications of these
candidates are equivalent to those of a non-disabled candidate.
Further inquiries may be directed to these addresses.
Dean of the Faculty of Medicine
University of Tübingen
Professor Dr. med. Ingo B. Autenrieth
72076 Tübingen, GERMANY
Chief Executive Officer and Scientific Director at Helmholtz Zentrum München
German Research Center for Environmental Health
Professor Dr. med. Dr. h.c. Matthias Tschöp
Ingolstädter Landstraße 1