Full Professor (W2) in Healthy Living Spaces

Full Professor (W2) in Healthy Living Spaces

Medical Faculty RWTH Aachen University

Aachen, Germany

Full Professor
„Healthy Living Spaces“

Faculty of Medicine/Uniklinik RWTH Aachen

We are seeking qualified applicants for research and teaching in the area of Healthy Living Spaces at the Institute of Occupational, Social and Environmental Medicine. The starting date is at the earliest possible date. The position with an attractive equipment is limited initially to a fixed 5-year term due to the funding period of the foundation (Villum foundation, Denmark).

The endowed professor shall establish and strengthen an inter- and transdisciplinary research network and competence center “Healthy Living Spaces” together with the Faculties of Civil Engineering, Architecture, Natural and Social Sciences and the Faculty of Electrical Engineering and Information Technology. Recognized expertise in at least one of the following fields is expected: prevention of building-related health disorders, innovative strategies for the design of healthy living spaces esp. sustainable healthy buildings, assessment of adverse influences of indoor environment and development and implementation of preventive measures

Interdisciplinary scientific co-operation with other departments and clinics of the Medical School, with the research areas of the RWTH Aachen University including IZKF AACHEN, JARA, with the Institute of Biomedical Technologies (IBMT) and with other technical and social disciplines are encouraged. In addition, an active commitment in the new medical student’s curriculum of the Medical Faculty (“Modellstudiengang Medizin Aachen”), is expected.

A Ph.D. or M.D. degree is required; additionally, Habilitation (post-doctoral lecturing qualification), an exemplary record of research achievement as an assistant / an associate / a junior professor or university researcher and/or an outstanding career outside academia are highly desirable. Ability in and commitment to teaching are essential. The application should include supporting documents regarding success in teaching and a teaching portfolio. German is not necessary to begin but will be expected as a teaching language within the first 5 years.

Please send a cover letter stating research aims and a CV to:
der Medizinischen Fakultät der RWTH Aachen, Univ.-Prof. Dr. S. Uhlig,
Pauwelsstraße 30, 52074 Aachen.

In addition, please complete the applicant’s questionnaire and the teaching portfolio that can be found under https://www.ukaachen.de/fuer-bewerber/stellenmarkt.html

You can also send your application via email to
dekanat@ukaachen.de. Please note, however, that communication via unencrypted e-mail poses a threat to confidentiality as it is potentially vulnerable to unauthorized access by third parties.

The deadline for applications is 09.12.2018.
This position is also available as part-time employment per request.

RWTH Aachen University is certified as a family-friendly university and offers a dual career program for partner hiring. We particularly welcome and encourage applications from women, disabled people and ethnic minority groups, recognizing they are underrepresented across RWTH Aachen University. The principles of fair and open competition apply and appointments will be made on merit.


Please apply via recruiter’s website.

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