Tenure-Track Professorship (W1) for Psychodynamic Psychosomatics
University of Freiburg
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 University of Freiburg invites applications for the
Tenure-Track Professorship for Psychodynamic Psychosomatics
At the Faculty of Medicine in the Department of Psychosomatic Medicine and Psychotherapy
to be filled as soon as possible.
This is a grade W 1-professorship to which performance payments can be offered. This
professorship is suitable for highly qualified early career researchers at an early stage
in their careers. Conditions governing the appointment in accordance with section 51
(3) LHG apply.
The future holder of this position is expected to set up a section for psychodynamic
psychosomatics, to represent this topic in research and teaching, and also to take on
responsibilities in clinical care at Freiburg University Medical Centre. The clinical activities
are primarily intended to be carried out in the psychodynamic training institute
as part of the department; a leading position is also envisioned given the appropriate
qualifications. Teaching activities will also be mainly located here.
The establishment of a scientific focus in the field of psychodynamic psychosomatics
can integrate one‘s own areas of interest; it is to be preferred to have a potential of
being linked to the field of occupational psychosomatics.
Prerequisites for the employment are a university degree in medicine (ideally with at
least advanced training in „Psychosomatic Medicine and Psychotherapy“ or „Psychiatry
and Psychotherapy“) or in psychology followed by qualified training in psychodynamic
psychotherapy, an outstanding dissertation and an excellent publication record.
This position is a fixed term of four years. After a successful interim evaluation, it will
be extended by two years. Furthermore, the tenure procedure towards Full Professorship
W 3 will be initiated after successful interim evaluation. At this point at the latest, a
specialist qualification (“Facharzt”) or licence to practise as a psychological psychotherapist
is required. The position is filled as an employee.
The tenure procedures are regulated in the Statutes and Quality Assurance Concept
for Junior Professorships and Tenure Track Professorships and agreed upon with the
Ministry of Science (https://uni-freiburg.de/zuv/service/tenure/). As a prerequisite for
granting tenure and the subsequent conversion into a full professorship (W 3) (1) the requirements
defined in the Statutes and Quality Assurance Concept have to be met and
(2) the subject specific criteria determined by the Faculty of Medicine have to be met.
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.