RWTH Aachen University (RWTH Aachen)

Full Professor W3 in Medical Informatics

RWTH Aachen University (RWTH Aachen)

Aachen, Germany

We are seeking qualified applicants for teaching and research in the area of Medical Informatics in the Institute for Medical Informatics (Director Prof. Dr. Rainer Röhrig). The starting date is as early as possible.

It is expected that the applicant shows comprehensive knowledge and longstanding experience in the field of Medical Informatics. The applicant should have outstanding expertise in at least two of the areas data integration of medical data, interoperability and communications standards in medicine and health care, distributed data analysis, decision support systems in medicine, signal processing or digital media in the medical education.A contribution to the SMITH consortium within the BMBF funding initiative Medical Informatics (BMBF-MI-I) and a participation in the further development of the research data infrastructure in the entire area of the Medical Faculty in close coordination within the Institute of Medical Informatics is expected.

Teaching assignments include courses characterized by QB1 “Querschnittsbereich Epidemiologie, Medizinische Biometrie und Medizinische Informatik“ according to § 27 Abs. 1 ÄAppO equivalent topics of the “Modellstudiengang Medizin Aachen”, the master program “Biomedical Engineering”, and the application subject “Medicine” of the bachelor/master programs mathematics and informatics. The involvement in the development of innovative didactical methods is expected.

Interdisciplinary scientific co-operation with other departments and clinics of the Medical School, with the research areas of the RWTH Aachen University including SMITH, SFB TRR 57, IRTG 2150, IZKF AACHEN, SFB/TRR219, JARA, with the Institute of Biomedical Technologies (IBMT) and with other technical disciplines are encouraged.

A Ph.D. degree is required; additionally, Habilitation (post-doctoral lecturing qualification), an exemplary record of research achievement as an assistant / an associate / a junior professor or university researcher and/or an outstanding career outside academia are highly desirable. The applicant should have the Certificate „Medical Informatics“ of GI and GDMS or equivalent expertise. Ability in and commitment to teaching are essential as well as commitment to develop innovative teaching methods. The application should include supporting documents regarding success in teaching and a teaching portfolio. German is not necessary to begin but will be expected as a teaching language within the first 5 years.

Please send a cover letter stating research aims and a CV to:
Dekan der Medizinischen Fakultät der RWTH Aachen, Univ.-Prof. Dr. S. Uhlig, Pauwelsstraße 30, 52074 Aachen.

In addition, please complete the applicant’s questionnaire and the teaching portfolio that can be found under stellenmarkt/

You can also send your application via email to Please note, however, that communication via unencrypted e-mail poses a threat to confidentiality as it is potentially vulnerable to unauthorized access by third parties.

This position is also available as part-time employment per request.
RWTH Aachen University is certified as a family-friendly university and offers a dual career program for partner hiring. We particularly welcome and encourage applications from women, disabled people and ethnic minority groups, recognizing they are underrepresented across RWTH Aachen University. The principles of fair and open competition apply and appointments will be made on merit.


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Full Professor W3 in Medical Informatics