Ludwig Maximilians University of Munich (LMU)

Professorship (W2) (6 years/tenure track) of Digital Health in Pediatric Surgery

Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München, Faculty of Medicine

Munich, Germany

As one of Europe’s leading research universities, Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität (LMU) in Munich is committed to the highest interna-tional standards of excellence in research and teaching. Building on its more than 500-year-long tradition, it offers a broad spectrum that covers all areas of knowledge within its 18 Faculties, ranging from the humanities, law, economics and social sciences, to medicine and the natural sciences.

The Faculty of Medicine invites applications for a

Professorship (W2) (6 years/tenure track) of Digital Health in Pediatric Surgery

commencing on July 1st, 2021.

The professorship will be located at the Department of Pediatric Surgery at the Dr. von Hauner Children‘s Hospital, University Hospital of LMU Munich. The applicant is expected to represent the field of digital health in pediatric surgery within the Department of Pediatric Surgery in clinical care, research and teaching.

We are looking for a nationally and internationally scientifically and clinically recognized person who will further develop the clinical and scientific activities in the field of pediatric surgery with a focus on digital health, telemedicine, artificial intelligence, robotic and virtual assistance systems.

The position combines senior responsibilities for pediatric surgical patient care within a clinically and scientifically active, interdisciplinary team. In addition, the candidate is expected to possess expertise in other innovative fields, including telemedicine, real-time microscopy, and the application of artificial intelligence. Knowledge in the field of health economics and providing efficient pediatric surgical care using information technology are also desirable.

LMU Munich seeks to appoint a highly qualified junior clinician-scientist to this professorship and, therefore, especially encourages early-career scholars to apply. Prerequisites for this position are a university degree, a doctoral degree or a comparable specific qualification and a board certification in pediatric surgery. With an excellent record in research and teaching to date, prospective candidates will have demonstrated the potential for an outstanding academic career.

The initial appointment will be for six years. After a minimum of three years, it can be converted into a permanent position pending a positive evaluation of the candidate’s performance in research and teaching as well as his or her personal aptitude and if all legal conditions are met.

LMU Munich makes a point of providing newly appointed professors with various types of support, such as welcoming services and assis-tance for dual career couples.

LMU Munich is an equal opportunity employer. The University continues to be very successful in increasing the number of female faculty members and strongly encourages applications from female candidates. LMU Munich intends to enhance the diversity of its faculty members. Furthermore, disabled candidates with essentially equal qualifications will be given preference.

Applications with the usual documents (curriculum vitae, academic career progression, certificates, list of documents, operative log, third-party funding) and a short application form (see must be received by October 29th, 2020, addressed to the Dean of the Faculty of Medicine, Ludwig-Maxi-milians-Universität München, Bavariaring 19, 80336 Munich, Germany.

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