Hannover Medical School (MHH)

Assistant/Associate Professor in Control of Respiratory Tract Infections

Hannover Medical School (MHH)

Hannover, Germany

The Cluster of Excellence ‘RESIST’ (Resolving Infection Susceptibility) and the Department of Pediatric Pneumology, Allergology and Neonatology of Hannover Medical School (Director Prof. Dr. Gesine Hansen) seek to recruit an

Assistant/Associate Professor in Control of Respiratory Tract Infections (salary scale W1/W2)

Associate professors (W2) will be offered an initial contract for five years, with the possibility of extension following a successful external evaluation. Assistant professors (W1) will be offered an initial contract for 3 years which can be extended for another 3 years following a successful external evaluation.

We invite applications from both medical and science graduates. Emphasis should be laid on host pathogen interactions within polymicrobial communities and on the interplay of environmental and inherited susceptibility factors to lung infections. Translational aspects of the research are expected.

We are looking for an individual with a proven research track record in diseases of the respiratory tract who will complement the research programme of the Department of Pediatric Pneumology, Allergology and Neonatology and participate in the research program of the Cluster of Excellence RESIST. The successful candidate should participate in one or several of the collaborative research centres (CRC; “Sonderforschungsbereiche”), directed by Hannover Medical School (MHH) and the research programes of the German Centre of Lung Research (DZL) and the German Centre of Infection Research (DZIF) pursued at MHH.

Applicants are expected to have a very good publication record, to have been successful in winning competitive research grants and to have experience in teaching at the undergraduate or postgraduate level. The successful applicant should become involved in the MHH undergraduate course in medicine (HannibaL), as well as in MSc courses and structured doctoral programes. Applicants should also have proven team-oriented management and communication skills. Enquiries regarding details of this post can be directed to Gesine Hansen, Department of Pediatrics, Hansen.Gesine@mh-hannover.de.

Candidates qualified as Medical Doctors are also strongly encouraged to apply.

MHH is an equal opportunities employer, aims to increase the number of women on its faculty and therefore encourages women to apply for this position. Applicants have to meet the conditions laid down by the university legislation in Lower Saxony, details of which are available upon request.

Your application should include a short summary CV, a detailed description of your training and research career, a list of publications (separate listing of original research papers, reviews, book chapters) and research grants, as well as a summary of your teaching experience, a short exposé on your plans for teaching at the undergraduate or postgraduate level as well as on your planned research and reprints of 5 selected publications. You should submit your application both in electronic and paper format by 28 August 2019 to:

The President
Hannover Medical School
Carl-Neuberg-Str. 1, D-30625 Hannover, Germany
email: barlach.sabine@mh-hannover.de

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Assistant/Associate Professor in Control of Respiratory Tract Infections