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Professorship (W1) Tenure-Track for Healtheconomics and eHealth
Ruhr-Universität Bochum (RUB) is one of the leading research universities in Germany. As a reform-oriented campus university, it houses the
full breadth and width of expertise in the main branches of science and research under one roof. Working in an environment that promotes a
dynamic exchange between individual academic disciplines and their cultures, researchers and students alike benefit from the opportunities
of interdisciplinary collaboration.
W1 TENURE-TRACK PROFESSORSHIP FOR HEALTH ECONOMICS AND EHEALTH
After its application to the federal-state programme for the promotion of early career researchers has been accepted, RUB is currently implementing 18 new tenure-track professorships.
Following a successful tenure evaluation, the respective tenure-track professor will subsequently be awarded permanent tenure.
The Faculty of Social Science at Ruhr-Universität Bochum will be awarding a
W1 tenure- track professorship for Health economics and eHealth
anticipated start date: summer semester 2019.
The future tenure-track professor will be representing the field of health economics in education and research, with special attention to processes of
digitization in the health sector. Applicants should have completed a doctoral degree with a focus on health economics or on public-health research
located in neighbouring disciplines, such as sociology or political science. They are expected to have research experience relating to technologies
applied in the digitization of the health sector ("eHealth"). Willingness to co-operate with actors engaged in research and development or in the
application of eHealth techniques is expected, with the aim to conduct own research on their activities and to evaluate them. Research should fit in
with an interdisciplinary perspective on eHealth through co-operation within the Faculty of Social Science and with experts for legal and ethical
issues involved in the digitization of the health sector.
The appointment requirements in accordance with § 36 ff. of the Higher Education Act of North Rhine-Westphalia (Hochschulgesetz NW;
www.rub.de/appointments) must be met. Other mandatory requirements include:
Qualification for and deep commitment to academic teaching;
Willingness to engage with interdisciplinary research and collaboration;
Some experience with securing projects with third-party funding;
Readiness to participate in academic administration.
Ruhr-Universität Bochum is an equal opportunity employer.
Applications and all relevant documents (cover letter, academic CV, list of publications, certificates, list of acquired third-party funding, list of lectures and seminars)
are to be submitted
by December 7th 2018 to the Dean at the Faculty of Social Science at Ruhr-Universität Bochum, 44780 Bochum, Germany,
email@example.com. [Further information about the faculty and the evaluation criteria can be found on our homepage at