The University of Cologne, Faculty of Medicine, Institute of Human Genetics (Director: Prof.’ Dr.’ Brunhilde Wirth), posts the position of
Professorship (W2) for Clinical Genetics
as per the requirements outlined in § 36 of the Universities act of North Rhine-Westphalia (HG NRW). The position is to be filled by the earliest possible date.
Candidates should have a strong scholarly record in teaching and research in human genetics and a broad and extensive management experience in human genetic diagnostics and a clinical genetics outpatient clinic.
Formal requirements for the application are the qualification as a specialist in Clinical Genetics, the Habilitation (or equivalent), extensive academic teaching experience and a very good command of the German language.
In addition to outstanding clinical and scientific experience in the field of human genetics and molecular genetic diagnostics, in particular the modern Next Generation Sequencing technologies, the applicant is expected to participate in the further development of the research priorities and clinical centers, for example the Center for Rare Diseases Cologne (ZSEK) and to apply for third-party research funds.
Other prerequisites for applying are extensive experience and a special commitment in the teaching of students as well as the willingness to actively participate in the model medical study program or degree programs and graduate programs in which the Faculty of Medicine participates.
We expect social competence, a team-oriented working style and the ability to successfully provide healthcare.
Pursuant to section 39 (1) HG, professors with responsibilities in health care are generally employed under private law. The tasks assigned to the professorship in health care are regulated in a separate contract with the University Hospital. It is expected that the applicant will participate in the MVZ Human Genetics.
The University of Cologne is committed to equal opportunities and diversity. Women are expressly encouraged to apply and given priority in accordance with the Equal Opportunities Act of North Rhine-Westphalia (Landesgleichstellungsgesetz – LGG NRW). We also expressly welcome applications from people with special needs or of equivalent status.
The University of Cologne is an equal opportunity employer in compliance with the German disabilities laws. Candidates with disabilities are therefore strongly encouraged to apply.
Applications including a letter of interest, a curriculum vitae, including publication list and a list of third-party grants, reprints of the five most important publications, teaching record, teaching concept, concepts of research and clinical activities and credentials und records should be addressed to the Dean of the Faculty of Medicine, University of Cologne, 50924 Cologne, and submitted via our Academic Job Portalt no later 30.09.2019.