Professorship (W2) in Occupational and Environmental Medicine
Published(15 days ago)
Deadline for applications(12 days left)
Reference No.: 45/2018
Magdeburg-Stendal University of Applied Sciences offers a range of engineering,
economics, health and human sciences courses to over 6,200 students across two sites.
As a family-friendly university on a green campus that is one of the loveliest in Germany,
we offer attractive working conditions. Magdeburg, the City on the Elbe and once an
imperial residence, has always appealed to creative minds from the sciences, culture and
politics. This is equally true of our second location: the Hanseatic town of Stendal, the
birthplace of Winckelmann and the capital of Brick Gothic.
Magdeburg-Stendal University of Applied Sciences is seeking to fill, at the earliest
opportunity, the following post in the Department of Social Work, Health and Media:
W2 Professorship in Occupational and Environmental Medicine
The professor will take responsibility for teaching and research in the disciplines of
human biology and medicine, with the emphasis on occupational and environmental
medicine, on the Bachelor’s and Master’s programmes in health and social care
based at the university’s Magdeburg campus. The post holder will be expected
to make scholarly and practical scientific contributions to the interdisciplinary
development of theories and methods of prevention and health promotion on
the basis of the WHO concept. With regard to teaching, the post holder will be
required to convey the principles of occupational medicine, especially in terms
of the prevention of work-related diseases with particular emphasis on the ageappropriate
structuring of work and the promotion of health equity. The teaching
role also comprises environmental health contributions in the field of environment
and health, in particular from the point of view of environmental justice. He or
she shall be responsible for organising and coordinating teaching in the modules
assigned to the chair.
The role includes active involvement in the development of the subject, in the
internationalisation of the department, and involvement in academic selfgovernance
at the university. Over and above this, a commitment to the acquisition
and supervision of third-party funded projects is expected.
A university degree in medicine and further training/an additional qualification
in occupational and/or environmental medicine or further/complementary studies
in the field of public health are required. A corresponding doctorate and relevant
practical and teaching experience in the fields of occupational and environmental
medicine are also expected. The applicant should be able to demonstrate academic
work in the field of occupational and environmental medicine and have experience
in cooperation projects in these disciplines. The international orientation of the
course requires candidates to be able to demonstrate excellent English language
General Conditions of Employment:
The conditions of employment for professors are contained in § 35 of the Higher
Education Act of Saxony-Anhalt (HSG LSA) dated 05.05.2004 and most recently
amended by the Act Amending the Provisions of Higher Education Law dated
26.07.2010 (official gazette 19/2010).
The ability to conduct scientific work must have been demonstrated by the conferral
of a doctorate. In particular, for professors in universities of applied sciences, it is the
case that in accordance with § 35 para. 2 no. 4b (HSG LSA), specific achievements
in the application or development of scientific knowledge and methods must have
been demonstrated in professional practice of several years’ duration, of which at
least three years must have been outside the higher education sphere. Remuneration
is in accordance with W2 of Remuneration Order W from the Act Reforming
Remuneration Law in the State of Saxony-Anhalt (BesNeuRG LSA, official gazette
04/2011) as amended.
A further requirement is that professors should be prepared to take on teaching
responsibilities in their subject area on other courses at the university. A
commitment to technology and knowledge transfer and university self-governance
is also expected. Professors should be prepared to reside within the university’s
Subject to fulfilment of the requirements, the successful candidate would be
appointed to the rank of civil servant with unlimited tenure or alternatively to an
unlimited employment relationship under private law, in accordance with § 38 para.
1 line 9 HSG LSA.
Magdeburg-Stendal University of Applied Sciences is seeking to increase the
proportion of women among its scientific personnel and therefore expressly
encourages qualified women to apply. In the event of equal professional suitability
and achievements, severely disabled persons take precedence over applicants who
are not granted preferential status by law.
Should you have any questions regarding the post, please contact Professor Dr. Dieter
Masberg (tel.: +49 (0)391 886 4316 or e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org).
Please send your application quoting the reference number, and including your
curriculum vitae and a description of your professional and academic development
including teaching activities and list of publications by no later than 05.07.2018 to:
Magdeburg-Stendal University of Applied Sciences
39011 Magdeburg, Germany
Or by email to: email@example.com
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