University of Tübingen (Uni Tübingen)

Full Professor (W3) of Neuropaediatrics

University Medical Center Tübingen

Tübingen, Germany

The University Medical Center Tübingen is part of the University of Excellence Tübingen. It provides medical services at the highest level and covers the entire spectrum of modern medicine, research, teaching and clinical care.

The Faculty of Medicine at the University of Tübingen invites applications for a position at the University Children’s Hospital – Department of Paediatrics as a

Full Professor (W3) of Neuropaediatrics

available immediately.

The professorship is linked with the directorship of Paediatrics Department III and Polyclinic (future focus areas: Neuropaediatrics, General Paediatrics, Diabetology, Endocrinology, Social Paediatrics) at the University Children’s Hospital of the University Hospital Tübingen.

The successful candidate is expected to represent the discipline of Neuropaediatrics, working closely with the other representatives of the University Children’s Hospital in research, teaching and patient care, and to be responsible clinically, scientifically and economically for the above-mentioned areas of the Paediatrics Department III.

The nationally and internationally visible scientific profile is intended to provide links to the core research areas at the Faculty of Medicine of Tübingen, particularly in the area of brain development and neurodegeneration. Current developments such as molecular diagnostic classification and genetic treatment of rare neurometabolic and paediatric neurodegenerative diseases will be taken up and continued in cooperation with adjacent departments and research groups of the TübingenNeuroCampus.

Clinically, the successful candidate should cover the full spectrum of Neuropaediatrics, including Developmental Neurology and Social Paediatrics, and be able to represent General Paediatrics and Diabetology/Endocrinology. The department is an important clinical partner in the clinical centers: Epilepsiezentrum, Muskelzentrum, Kinder-Kopf-Zentrum. Involvement in these centers is expected. Extensive management skills are required.

In the field of teaching, comprehensive experience evaluated as outstanding and involvement are expected, as well as active design of lectures and other teaching formats, particularly in view of innovative curricula in the degree programs taught at the Tübingen Faculty of Medicine.

Required qualifications include a specialist medical qualification in paediatrics with a focus on Neuropaediatrics, a PhD or equivalent international degree and postdoctoral qualifications equivalent to the requirements for tenure. This includes evidence of teaching effectiveness.

The University of Tübingen is particularly interested in increasing the number of women in research and teaching and therefore strongly encourages women candidates to apply. In line with its internationalization agenda, the university welcomes applications from researchers outside Germany.

Applications from equally qualified candidates with disabilities will be given preference.

The German-language advertisement is the sole legally binding advertisement of this position.

Please submit your entire application using the web-based application platform The deadline for applications is April 16th, 2020.

Enquiries may be directed to the vice-dean.

Vice-dean of the Faculty of Medicine
University of Tübingen
Professor Dr. med. Diethelm Wallwiener
Geissweg 5
72076 Tübingen

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