Full (W3) Professorship for Hygiene and Public Health

Full (W3) Professorship for Hygiene and Public Health

Rheinische Friedrich-Wilhelms-University of Bonn

Bonn, Germany

At the Medical Faculty of the Rheinische Friedrich-Wilhelms-University of Bonn the

Full (W3) Professorship for Hygiene and Public Health

is to be filled by October 2019.

Integral part of the professorship is the directorship of the Institute for Hygiene and Public Health. The faculty is seeking a candidate with a high international reputation. The tasks comprise the full representation of the discipline of hygiene in research and teaching as well as in advice on the national and international level.

The ideal candidate should have outstanding achievements in research in the fields of environmental and hospital hygiene (e.g. focus on water), the dissemination of antibiotic-resistant microorganisms in the environment, disinfection and experimental hygiene as well as public health and public global health policies. He/she will work towards integrating aspects of global health into concepts of “hygiene policies” at the national and international level. On the university hospital level, he/she will closely collaborate with the hospital hygiene team.

A willingness to cooperate with the clinics, centres and institutes of the Medical Faculty and with other faculties of the University of Bonn, the United Nations University (UNU) and other national and international institutions is expected.

A scientific integration into the core areas and joint projects of the Medical Faculty is desired, in particular into the German Centre for Infection Research (DZIF) and the Cluster of Excellence ImmunoSensation. Teaching comprises curricular and extracurricular courses in hygiene and public health for the study courses human medicine and dentistry as well as the master study course programmes in microbiology, immunosciences and infection and the newly established course global health – risk management and hygiene policies.

The conditions of employment are an university degree in medicine as well as a habilitation or equivalent scientific achievements according to § 36 Hochschulgesetz NRW. Formal post-graduate specialization as a fellow (“Facharzt”) for Hygiene and Enviromental Medicine (“Umweltmedizin”) is a bonus.

The University of Bonn is committed to diversity and equal opportunity. It is certified as a family-friendly university and has a dual career service. It aims to increase the proportion of women in areas where women are under-represented and to promote their careers in particular. It therefore urges women with relevant qualifications to apply. Applications will be handled in accordance with the Landesgleichstellungsgesetz (State Equality Act). Applications from suitable individuals with a certified serious disability and those of equal status are particularly welcome.

Qualified candidates should submit documents of application including cover letter, curriculum vitae, certificates, list of publications as well as a completed application form both in German and English by January 15th, 2019 to the Dean of the Medical Faculty of the Rheinische Friedrich-Wilhelms-University of Bonn, Prof. Dr. Nicolas Wernert, Sigmund-Freud-Straße 25, 53127 Bonn.

Please send your application to: dekan@ukbonn.de

You can find the application form and additional information about the application procedure under: www.uniklinik-bonn.de/dekanat/bewerberbogen

Requests for further information regarding this professorship may be directed to Prof. Dr. Achim Hoerauf (Director, Institute for Medical Microbiology, Immunology and Parasitology), e-mail: achim.hoerauf@ukbonn.de

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