Full Professor (W3) of Diabetology, Endocrinology, Nephrology

Full Professor (W3) of Diabetology, Endocrinology, Nephrology

Universität Tübingen

Tübingen, Germany

The Faculty of Medicine at the University of Tübingen invites applications for a position
as a

Full Professor (W3) of Diabetology, Endocrinology, Nephrology

connected with the directorship of the Institute for Diabetes Research and Metabolic Diseases of the Helmholtz Zentrum München at Tübingen,

to start work on 1 April 2019.

The professor directs the Division IV (Diabetology, Endocrinology, Nephrology) of the Department of Internal Medicine at the University Hospital Tübingen. The successful candidate is expected to represent the discipline of Internal Medicine, working closely with the other representatives of the Department of Internal Medicine, in research, teaching and patient care, and to be responsible for clinical, scientific and budgetary affairs for the area of Diabetology, Endocrinology, Nephrology.

Prerequisites are:

  • A qualification as a specialist in internal medicine, endocrinology and diabetology
  • A proven international track record in the field of diabetes research
  • Innovative and internationally competitive clinical research (basic, disease- and patient-oriented) with a focus on diabetes and metabolism research
  • Clinical expertise in the care of patients with diabetological, endocrinological or nephrological diseases as well as participation in interdisciplinary care platforms such as the obesity platform
  • Experience in the management of outpatients and inpatients clinical units
  • Extensive teaching experience and involvement particularly in view of innovative curricula in the Medicine and Molecular Medicine degree programs.

The successful candidate will head the Institute of Diabetes Research and Metabolic Diseases of the Helmholtz Zentrum München at Tübingen and take on a leading role in the German Center for Diabetes Research (DZD). This includes further development of and research with patient cohorts at the Tübingen location in cooperation with other DZD partner sites.

Involvement in current and planned research networks (collaborative research centres etc.) as well as active cooperation in programs at the Faculty of Medicine and the University, in particular at the Centre for Personalised Medicine, the M3 (Malignome, Metabolome and Microbiome) research institute, the research biobank including broad consent and the data platform CentraXX, is expected.

Formal requirements for appointment are the habilitation or equivalent postdoctoral qualification, as well as proven teaching aptitude.

The University of Tübingen and the Helmholtz Zentrum München are particularly interested in applications from female candidates for this position and therefore encourage qualified women to apply. In line with its internationalization agenda, the university welcomes applications from researchers outside Germany.

Candidates with disabilities will be given preference if the qualifications of these candidates are equivalent to those of a non-disabled candidate.

Further information on required documentation can be found in our application guidelines at
The German-language advertisement is the sole legally binding advertisement of this position.

Please send your entire application (with application form) as a single, electronic PDF file to: berufungen.dekanat@med.uni-tuebingen.de and simultaneously to the Helmholtz Zentrum München (appointments-hmgu@helmholtz-muenchen.de). The deadline for applications is December 31st, 2018.

Further inquiries may be directed to these addresses.

Dean of the Faculty of Medicine
University of Tübingen
Professor Dr. med. Ingo B. Autenrieth
Geissweg 5
72076 Tübingen, GERMANY

Chief Executive Officer and Scientific Director at Helmholtz Zentrum München
German Research Center for Environmental Health
Professor Dr. med. Dr. h.c. Matthias Tschöp
Ingolstädter Landstraße 1
85764 Neuherberg


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Full Professor (W3) of Diabetology, Endocrinology, Nephrology