Universitätsklinikum Aachen – UKA
Faculty of Medicine/Uniklinik RWTH Aachen
RWTH Aachen University is one of Germany’s pre-eminent Universities of Excellence, which entails the highest quality in teaching and world-class research. RWTH addresses bold, scientific questions; it also assumes a profound responsibility toward society and transfers its knowledge into meaningful applications. RWTH strives for the convergence of knowledge, methods, and findings from its research fields and integrates in-depth disciplinary knowledge into interdisciplinary research consortia represented as profile areas. The university’s dynamic, creative, and international environment encompasses efficient research networks, institutionalized cooperations, and, most of all, the innovative RWTH Campus-Project which harbors one of the most extensive technology-oriented research landscapes in Europe.
Junior Professor (W1, tenure track W2) in Digital Pathology
This is a junior professorship appointment with a tenure track career path towards a permanent W2 professorship. The position is funded by the Tenure Track Program of the German federal and state governments. This call for applications is therefore particularly targeted at early career researchers. For further information about the tenure track process, please visit www.rwth-aachen.de/tenuretrack.
We are seeking qualified applicants for teaching and research and medical care in the area of Digital Pathology. The starting date is as soon as possible. Applicants should work on issues related to the digitization of pathology in research and diagnostics. A particular focus is on the development, testing and validation of AI-based approaches and their sustainable implementation for use in preclinical and clinical research and diagnostics in pathology. They have a methodological and clinical background in pathology and biomedical research, as well as a methodological background in the application and development of machine and deep learning approaches. They are distinguished by high-level publications in both pathology and biomedical and medical informatics journals.
The future position holder is expected to be highly engaged in initiatives of the Medical Faculty of RWTH Aachen University, as well as to attract external third-party funding. In addition to working in clinical care in pathology, the candidate is also expected to teach courses in pathology in the new medical student’s curriculum of the Medical Faculty (“Modellstudiengang Medizin Aachen”), as well as in interdisciplinary study courses, such as “Biomedical Engineering” or “Medical Data Science”.
Interdisciplinary scientific co-operation with other departments and clinics of the Medical School, with the research areas of the RWTH Aachen University including SFB TRR 219, SFB 1382, KFO 344, KFO 5011, IRTG 2150, GRK 2375, GRK 2415, GRK 2610, PAK 961, CIOABCD, JARA, IZKF AACHEN, with the Institute of Biomedical Technologies (IBMT) and with other technical disciplines are encouraged.
You should have a completed university degree and a special aptitude for scientific work. Ability in and commitment to teaching are essential. The application should include supporting documents regarding success in teaching and a teaching portfolio. Fluent German is necessary. Due to the clinical work in pathology, a license to practice medicine in Germany is required. An ongoing medical training in pathology and experience in the field of nephropathology are expected.
Please send a cover letter stating research aims and a CV to:
Dekan der Medizinischen Fakultät der RWTH Aachen University, Univ.-Prof. Dr. S. Uhlig, Pauwelsstraße 30, 52074 Aachen.
You can also send your application via email to: firstname.lastname@example.org.
The deadline for applications is 17.06.2022.
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. For information on the collection of personal data pursuant to Articles 13 and 14 of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), please visit https://www.rwth-aachen.de/gdpr-information.
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
This position is also available as part-time employment per request.
We welcome applications from all suitably qualified candidates regardless of gender. 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.
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