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Full Professorship (W3) in Neurosurgery
to be filled by October 1, 2017. The professorship will represent the field of neurosurgery
in research, teaching and patient care.
(Succession of Prof. Dr. Josef Zentner)
The future holder of the position will be the medical director of the Department of Neurosurgery, Neurocenter, at the Medical Center – University of Freiburg. The Division of Stereotactic and Functional Neurosurgery is part of the Department of Neurosurgery.
The candidate must have longstanding clinical experience in the complete field of general neurosurgery. Applicants are expected to be experienced in personnel and clinical management, as well as clinical oeconomics. Excellent, internationally recognized scientific credentials, allocation of third-party research funding and teaching abilities are required for this position.
A close cooperation with the constituting departments and institutes within the Neurocenter as well as with the cooperating partners is expected. Integration into the research projects of the faculty of medicine, especially in oncology, neuroscience and into the excellence cluster BrainLinks/BrainTools is equally expected.
Prerequisites for the employment of Professors are a MD degree, an outstanding dissertation and an excellent publication record. Substantial achievements and experience in academic research and teaching, at the level of a Habilitation according to the German academic system, are expected; and a board certification in neurosurgery.
The position is tenured according to § 50 para 1 Landeshochschulgesetz (LHG).
The University of Freiburg seeks to increase the number of female scientific faculty members and therefore strongly encourages qualified women to apply for the position. The university is committed to providing a family-friendly workplace.
Applicants with disabilities (Schwerbehinderte) will be given preferential consideration in case of equal qualification.
To download the necessary application forms please refer to:
For further information please contact:
Phone +49-761-270-84620/84661; Fax +49-761-270-84670;
Applications with all pertinent documents (incl. teaching experience) should be sent by E-Mail (firstname.lastname@example.org) not later than November, 30th 2016 to the Dean of the Faculty of Medicine, Prof. Dr. K. Krieglstein, University of Freiburg, 79085 Freiburg, Germany.
Further information on the appointment procedure can be found in the Code for Practice for professorial appointments, available under