University of Southern Denmark (SDU)

Clinical Professor and Head of Research in Rheumatology (combined position)

University of Southern Denmark (SDU)

Odense M, Denmark

A combined position as Clinical Professor and Head of Research (50%) is vacant at the Focused Research Unit of Rheumatology, Danish Hospital for Rheumatic Diseases, Department of Regional Health Research, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Southern Denmark (SDU), and as consultant (50%) at the Department of Rheumatology, Danish Hospital for Rheumatic Diseases, respectively.

The overarching goal of the research unit is to further investigate and refine strategies for recognition and management of patients with inflammatory rheumatic conditions, mainly focusing on rheumatoid arthritis, spondyloarthropathies and psoriatic arthritis. The research unit performs pharmacological as well as non-pharmacological research and involves patients as research partners with the aim of achieving personalized care according to the patients’ physical, psychological and social situation.

The present focus of research is on clinical rheumatology and areas of priority are:

  • Early diagnosis and monitoring by serological and imaging markers
  • Occurrence and impact of inflammatory rheumatic conditions
  • Investigation and management of inflammation and comorbidities
  • Interdisciplinary and cross-sectoral rehabilitation

Other areas of research inside the field of rheumatology focusing on inflammatory peripheral or axial joint diseases are also possible depending on the applicant’s qualifications.

Contact information
Further information concerning the professorship can be obtained from the Head of the Department of Regional Health Research, SDU, Rikke Leth-Larsen (rllarsen@health.sdu.dk / 45 3082 7801).

Further information concerning the professorship and or the position as consultant is available from the Head of the Department of Rheumatology, Danish Hospital for Rheumatic Diseases, Vibeke Ringsdal (vringsdal@gigtforeningen.dk /45 2420 5624).

Read more about the post and apply online for the post at sdu.dk :
https://www.sdu.dk/en/service/ledige_stillinger/1073395

Application deadline
January 12, 2020

Please apply via recruiter’s website.

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