University of Tübingen (Uni Tübingen)

Full Professor (W3) of Research on Complementary Medicine

University of Tübingen - Faculty of Medicine

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 (Institute for General Practice and Interprofessional Care (IfAV)) and the Robert Bosch Health Campus Stuttgart (Robert Bosch Center for Tumor Diseases (RBCT)) invite applications for a position as

Full Professor (W3) of Research on Complementary Medicine

available immediately as employee.

The successful candidate is expected to develop the field of research on Complementary Medicine with an interdisciplinary approach and to represent it in an internationally visible manner. She/he will be required to focus in particular on potential mechanisms and interactions of Complementary Medicine in common diseases (e. g. chronic pain, oncological diseases, chronic inflammatory diseases). Cooperation with existing research alliances in this field (e. g. AZKIM (Academic Center for Complementary & Integrative Medicine)) and the CCC Tübingen-Stuttgart is expected.

Candidates should be internationally recognized and demonstrate excellence in research and teaching.

Committed and active participation in teaching within the different programs of the Faculty of Medicine is expected.

This appointment is made as an endowed professorship within the framework of a cooperation agreement between the Faculty of Medicine / University Hospital Tübingen with the Robert Bosch Krankenhaus / Robert-Bosch Gesellschaft für medizinische Forschung GmbH.

Required qualifications include a PhD or equivalent international degree and postdoctoral qualifications equivalent to the requirements for tenure. This includes evidence of teaching effectiveness. The call is directed at natural scientists, social scientists as well as physician-scientists with expertise in clinical trials, epidemiology or health services research. The latter may take on duties in patient care.

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.

For further information on the RBCT, please contact Dr. Ingrid Wünning Tschol ( or Professor Mark Dominik Alscher ( For further information on the IfAV, please contact Professor Stefanie Joos (stefanie.joos@med.unituebingen. de).

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 November 5th, 2020.

Enquiries may be directed to the dean.

Dean of the Faculty of Medicine
University of Tübingen
Professor Dr. Bernd Pichler
Geissweg 5/1
72076 Tübingen, Germany

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