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Katholisches Klinikum Bochum gGmbH
The Paediatric Department at the St. Josef Hospital Bochum - a teaching hospital for the Ruhr University Bochum - (Acting Director: Prof. Dr. T. Lücke) is looking for an

Endowed Chair (W2-analog)
for Paediatric Endocrinology
and Diabetology.

The Chair is supported by the Stifterverband and is initially for a 5-year term. During the first 5 years the Chair will be financed by a grant from the pharmaceuticals company Ferring Arzneimittel GmbH. Given a positive evaluation, the position can become permanent. The successful candidate will take up the position at the beginning of the summer semester 2017.
The university paediatric clinic has over 90 beds at the St. Josef Hospital site, including a neonatal intensive care unit with 15 beds at the St. Elisabeth Hospital and treats around 4,200 children as inpatients. In addition, approximately 35,000 children are treated annually in the Accident and Emergency and the Special outpatient departments. The clinic has its own outpatient department to carry out GCP-ICH based clinical studies and is involved in the "Allergy Center Ruhr" (ACR) and the "Centre for Rare Diseases" (CeSER).
Within the area of paediatric medicine, the main focus of the incumbent will be on paediatric endocrinology and diabetology in hospital work, research, and teaching. He/she will be expected to work very closely with the working groups here and with the current research and development work of the faculty of medicine, in particular in the areas neuroendocrinology, rare diseases and metabolic medicine.
Within the paediatric clinic, the professor appointed will take charge of the research area paediatric endocrinology and diabetology. The aim is to strengthen research in the area of paediatric endocrinology, in particular concerning the variations in sexual development (intersexuality/gender dysphoria).
We are looking for a highly-qualified specialist with a comprehensive knowledge of and experience in the diagnostics and treatment of children with endocrinal and growth disorders. The candidate will be a specialist paediatrician with the additional professional title of Specialist in Paediatric Endocrinology and Diabetology and should be distinguished on account of recognised scientific activity and clinical experience in addition to having established experience in teaching.
A positively evaluated junior lectureship, a post-doctoral project or equivalent scientific work, proven teaching skills, and a readiness to assume some responsibility for the internal administration of the university are requirements for the post. In addition to an excellent scientific background you will have the following core competences:
  • a willingness to carry out interdisciplinary work and apply networking
  • didactic skills at university level and a high level of commitment to teaching.
The interview and vetting process will be carried out by the Ruhr University Bochum in conjunction with Bochum Catholic Hospital. The salary will be based on the "Marburger Bund" tariff for university hospitals. Secondary employment and the right to charge for his/her services privately are possible by special agreement. The incumbent is part of the university in accordance with §9 (2) HG NRW.
Bochum Catholic Hospital and the Ruhr University Bochum wish to promote women’s careers in particular and therefore look forward to receiving applications from female candidates. We also welcome applications from eligible severely handicapped and those similarly situated, both male and female. Please send your written application with the conventional documentation regarding your qualification for research (with five selected special offprints) and on your teaching experience together with the application form available on
within 4 weeks of publication of this tender to the:
Ruhr-Universität Bochum
Medizinische Fakultät
Herrn Dekan Prof. Dr. A. Bufe
Universitätsstr. 150, 44801 Bochum
and also to the:
Geschäftsführung der Katholisches Klinikum Bochum gGmbH
Herren Geschäftsführer
Priv.-Doz. C. Hanefeld und Dipl.-Ök. F.-R. Kellerhoff
Gudrunstr. 56, 44791 Bochum

Published on academics.com on date 16 December 2016
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