W 3 Professorship for Surgery (Successor Prof. Dr. med. Stefan Post)
is to be appointed again as soon as possible.
The successful candidate will be able to represent fully the field of surgery, especially general and abdominal in research, teaching and healthcare. The University Clinic for Surgery Mannheim is expected to continue to offer a broad range of diagnostics and therapy for surgical diseases. The candidate's main area of expertise should be in abdominal oncological surgery including minimally-invasive techniques. The candidate's research interests should lie within the areas of surgical oncology and/or medical technology, as active involvement in the faculties' core research themes (oncology, vascular biology and medicine, medical technology, translational neuroscience) is anticipated. Intensive participation in the design and implementation of teaching in the field of surgery is expected within the MaReCuMplus medical degree program.
Applicants should have acquired a university degree, a doctoral degree, and additional academic achievements that in accordance with § 47 para 2 of the Landeshochschulgesetz should be demonstrated by a Habilitation, a successfully evaluated Junior professorship or comparable qualifications. Licensing as a medical specialist for surgery, an international reputation in clinical and basic research, as well as didactic competence is expected, together with cooperation and leadership abilities, commitment to the further development of the MaReCuMplus study program, and engagement in academic self-governance.
The candidate will participate in patient care at the University Hospital Mannheim. The professorship is linked to the directorship of the Department of Surgery of the University Hospital Mannheim. A separate contract will be concluded with the Klinikum Mannheim GmbH - University Hospital.
The position is available indefinitely. If general civil servant eligibility and budgetary conditions are fulfilled, then direct appointment to permanent civil servant status is usually made.
The University of Heidelberg is striving to increase the proportion of female professors and therefore strongly encourages qualified female scientists to apply. People with disabilities will be preferred if they have equivalent qualifications and suitability.
Applications containing the documents prescribed in the application guide, together with the application form for W 3 professorships (see www.umm.uni-heidelberg.de/karriere/berufung) should be submitted within 4 weeks of publication of this announcement to Prof. Dr. med. Sergij Goerdt, Dean of the Medical Faculty Mannheim, University of Heidelberg, Universitätsmedizin Mannheim, 68135 Mannheim.