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Professorship for Geriatrics (W3)

Friedrich-Schiller-Universität Jena
07743, Nord (DE)
Closing date
21 Dec 2023

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Health Science
Job Type
Employment - Hours
Full time

The Jena University Hospital (JUH) invites applications for a


Professorship for Geriatrics (W3)


to be filled at the earliest possible date.


The prospective appointee (m/f/d) will take over the directorate of the Department of Geriatrics. This new clinic complex was established in 2023 and was outfitted with an inpatient unit and an outpatient day clinic, especially designed for geriatric needs. The laboratory rooms are in a new building in the immediate vicinity of the department. 


The Person to be appointed should represent the subject within research, teaching and healthcare. We are looking for scientifically and clinically excellent personnel, which can further develop the Department of Geriatrics at the JUH. The Professorship should support and further develop the research topic of “Aging and aging related diseases” at the JUH. There are excellent possibilities to cooperate with other institutes, especially with the “Leibniz Institute on Aging (Fritz Lippmann Institute, Leibniz-FLI)”.


The candidate should have an outstanding track record in publications and extramurally funded research and also possess excellent leadership qualities.


The requirements for appointment are a university degree in medicine, a recognition as a specialist in the field of geriatrics (Facharztanerkennung mit der Zusatzweiterbildung oder Schwerpunktbezeichnung Geriatrie), aptitude for teaching at a university level, as well as the habilitation or equivalent scientific achievements.


We are looking for a person with high social competence, a pronounced understanding of organization, sensitivity to economic concerns, and a willingness to participate in the necessary processes of change at a university hospital. In accordance with the decision of the responsible governmental institution (Kultusministerkonferenz) of 19.11.1999, the responsibility regarding clinical care will be regulated by a separate contract establishing a performance-based pay with constant and variably components.


The JUH and Friedrich Schiller University Jena aim to increase the proportion of women in research and teaching and therefore strongly encourages qualified female academics to apply. Severely disabled persons will be given preferential consideration in the case of equal suitability.


Applications with the usual documents (CV, list of publications, teaching experience, list of third-party funds acquired, copies of certificates and degrees) and additionally with concepts for the development of the clinic, research, staff development and the interlinking of teaching in the clinic and pre-clinic, digitalization and implementation of the new “ÄApprO “should be submitted online at


by 21.12.2023, and addressed to the Dean of the Faculty of Medicine, Prof. Dr. Thomas Kamradt.


For questions about the position and the procedure, please contact .

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