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Epidemiology Infectious Disease Professor Position @ Basel University Switzerland

Epidemiology Infectious Disease Professor Position @ Basel University Switzerland

Epidemiology Infectious Disease Professor Position @ Basel University Switzerland: The University of Basel is a university of international renown, which provides excellence in research and teaching. Founded in 1460, the oldest university in Switzerland has a history of over 550 years. As a full university with a broad, high-quality educational offer, it attracts students from Switzerland and around the world and offers them excellent study conditions at the bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral level. Today, the University of Basel counts around 13,000 students from over a hundred nations, including some 2700 doctoral students.Professor of Epidemiology of Infectious Diseases. Epidemiology Infectious Disease Professor Position @ Basel University Switzerland

Epidemiology Infectious Disease Professor Position @ Basel University Switzerland

Tenure track position; “Endowed Chair”
The Faculty of Medicine of the University of Basel and the University Hospital Basel, Switzerland, invite applications for this new Position.

The “Infectiology Cluster” in Basel includes several internationally renowned research groups at the University Hospital, the Department of Clinical Research, the Biozentrum of the University, the University Children’s Hospital and the Swiss Tropical and Public Health Institute. This setting is ideal for internationally competitive research.
The position provides an excellent opportunity for an internationally recognized scientist to pursue innovative, cutting edge research in infection transmission, with a focus on epidemiology of infectious diseases.

Epidemiology Infectious Disease Professor Position @ Basel University Switzerland

The candidates should fulfil the following requirements:

  • MD degree.
  • Excellent and internationally competitive research on relevant aspects of infection transmission caused by bacteria and/or viruses including nosocomial infections and/or transmissions at a larger scale.
  • Competence and initiative in teaching at Bachelor’s, Master’s and postgraduate level. The teaching language is German.
  • Excellent management skills and social competence.
  • Solid clinical experience, e.g. in Infectious Diseases, Transmission Control or Microbiology.

The candidate will be expected to do clinical work (20-40%) associated with the Clinic for Infectious Diseases and Hospital Epidemiology and/or Clinical Microbiology and should have experience in teaching bachelor students in medicine and post-graduates in the area of transmission of infectious diseases.

The following research topics are of particular importance:

  • Antibiotic resistance
  • Prevention of nosocomial infections
  • Patient management towards a personalized health concept to prevent nosocomial infections and to interrupt transmission chains.

The University of Basel is an equal opportunity and family friendly employer committed to excellence through diversity. To increase the number of women in leading academic positions the university strongly encourages applications from women

For additional information: Prof. U. Heininger, chair of the search committee, University of Basel, Ulrich.Heininger@unibas.ch.
Application deadline is April 23, 2017.

To Apply:

Information about how to submit your application is available at https://medizin.unibas.ch/dekanat/bewerbungen.html. Please send your application only as a PDF file to bewerbungen-medizin@unibas.ch.
www.unibas.ch

 

Epidemiology Infectious Disease Professor Position @ Basel University Switzerland

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