W2 professorship for health management, especially digital health applications
Offenburg University of Applied Sciences (HSO) is a place of innovation, scientific and artistic work, a bridge builder between science, business and society. With a global view and an innovative, respectful and constructive spirit, we are firmly anchored in our region. We contribute to social and economic transformation through our actions and knowledge - with the aim of shaping the future for sustainable success.
For your appointment to a professorship at a university of applied science, the HSO with more than 4200 students offers excellent conditions through practice-oriented and multiple award-winning teaching, application-oriented research in interdisciplinary institutes at two locations as well as a modern, participative management style. We are guided by the principles of diversity, sustainability and appreciation - of staff and students.
The Faculty of Business (W) and the Faculty of Electrical Engineering, Medical Engineering and Computer Science (EMI) would like to jointly expand the future field of health management. The Faculty of EMI is looking for a professor for health management, especially digital health applications.
Apply now for the
W2 professorship for health management, especially digital health applications (reference number 16)
to be filled for the winter semester 2024/2025 or later - remuneration according to W2
You can look forward to
to use your expertise to shape the teaching in the new Bachelor's degree programme "Health Management and Digital Health", especially for the focus on digital health applications and in basic education, and to implement the courses independently, also in English,
set up and supervise subject-specific laboratories in close cooperation with your colleagues,
work intensively with partners in the university and regional actors from business and society in research and transfer,
participate in the strategic development of the HSO in university committees and the university's self-administration.
You bring with you
relevant full-time practical experience of at least 5 years after your above-average university degree in computer science, business informatics, natural sciences and engineering related to computer science or in the health sector (e.g. medicine, nursing, psychology, public health, therapy) related to IT. You have worked for at least 3 years outside the university sector and ideally have additional qualifications in the field of digital health.
scientific and sound knowledge as well as extensive practical experience in the field of digital health and in the digitalisation of healthcare. You have acquired your proven expertise in particular in the digital transformation in healthcare with a focus on digital health applications such as electronic patient records, patient portals, digital health applications (DiGA), electronic documentation of care and treatment services, health apps or telemedicine.
special aptitude for scientific work. You have achieved this through a very good doctorate or equivalent achievements.
the desire to inspire students with your teaching for digital health applications and to promote the next generation of scientists. In doing so, you will convince with your innovative didactic methods, your pedagogical aptitude and gender- and diversity-sensitive teaching approaches.
the desire to work together with professors from other departments and faculties.
We offer you
a great deal of creative freedom in your professorship and in interdisciplinary and cross-faculty cooperation,
the opportunity to further develop your own field of research and to participate in application-related research and development projects,
attractive continuing education opportunities as well as company health services,
the possibility of the university's own child holiday care.
We are convinced that diversity in research and teaching drives science forward. For this reason, we particularly welcome applications from female scientists. We give priority to applications from people with severe disabilities who are equally qualified. We particularly welcome applications from people with a migration biography.
Appointments are made in accordance with §§ 49, 50 LHG. According to these, initial appointments are always made as probationary civil servants. A fixed-term contract of employment is possible. If the candidate's suitability is proven, he or she is subsequently appointed as a civil servant for life; a new appointment procedure is not required for this.
This is how your application reaches us
We look forward to receiving your application via our online application tool by 8th October 2023. Please send your application with all relevant documents (letter of application, curriculum vitae outlining your practical and teaching experience, references and certificates) to the Rector of Offenburg University of Applied Sciences, Prof. Dr. Stephan Trahasch.