Hannover Medical School (MHH)

Professorship W2 in Biological Therapies of the Inner Ear

Hannover Medical School (MHH)

Hannover, Germany

The Cluster of Excellence ‘Hearing4All’ and the Clinic of Otorhinolaryngology of Hannover MedicalSchool (Director Prof. Dr. Th. Lenarz) invites applications for a

Professorship W2 (5 years / tenure track) in Biological Therapies of the Inner Ear (salaryscale W2)

The professorship is initially limited to 5 years, but will then be tenured following a successful
evaluation of the scientific merits. The professorship shall strengthen the existing research area ofinner ear therapies and involves the following subjects:

  • Investigation of biological mechanisms, especially inflammatory processes, on cellular level
  • Manipulation of regulatory processes on cellular level
  • Use of different types of stem cells or components to induce desired biological effects
  • Development of procedures for stem cell transplantation
  • Gene therapy of sensorineural hearing loss.

The successful candidate shall be able to perform experiments in cell culture and animals as well as clinical studies.

The research field is highly interdisciplinary and links medicine to biology, genetics and physics. The candidate must be a board-certified otolaryngologist with special expertise in the field of inner ear surgery and cochlear implantation. He/she must be fluent in German. The candidate must have proven research expertise in the field of biological therapies, especially cell therapy of the inner ear, and must be highly experienced in research involving cell cultures and animal models.
With an excellent record in research and teaching to date, prospective candidates will have demonstrated the potential for an outstanding academic career. He/she shall contribute to teaching and academic education for graduates and postgraduate students and mentor them within the frame of existing Master and PhD study programs of Hannover Medical School and the Cluster of Excellence.The successful candidate shall be qualified in leadership, team orientated and practice a communication oriented management style. Hannover Medical School is an equal opportunities employer, aims to increase the number of women on its faculty and therefore encourages women to apply for this position. Furthermore, disabled candidates with essentially equal qualifications will begiven preference.
Applicants have to meet the conditions stipulated by university legislation in Lower Saxony, details of which are available upon request.

Your application should include a short summary CV, a detailed description of your training, research and clinical career, a list of publications (separate listing of original research papers, reviews, book chapters) and research grants, reprints of 5 selected publications, as well as a summary of your teaching experience, a short exposé on your planned research, your proposed teaching activities and your ideas on managing a research group, including gender balance aspects. Please submit your application by 28 April 2020 to:

The President, Hannover Medical School, Carl-Neuberg-Str.1, 30625 Hannover, email:barlach.sabine@mh-hannover.de

The Hannover Medical School (MHH),with about 10.000 employees the biggest company of Lower Saxony, is auniversity institution for research andteaching in the human and dental medicine and a university hospital ofsupra-maximum medical care. Research, teaching, medical care andadministration work hand in hand inthe integration model at the MHH-campus.

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Ms. Dr. Sabine Barlach will gladly answer them for you:

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Professorship W2 in Biological Therapies of the Inner Ear