Professor for Implementation Science in Health Care, University of Zurich

Dec 16,2018 | Consortium staff Job Opportunities

The new professor will be responsible for promoting research in Implementation Science in health care by establishing a competitive and highly visible research program in this field and actively contributing to the teaching of medical students and the advancement of young researchers.

In particular, this professorship will establish the Institute of Implementation Science in Health Care of the Faculty of Medicine (planned to start on August 1, 2019), in close collaboration with the other professorships foreseen at this Institute. Strategically this Institute will ensure strong research and effective dissemination of knowledge, with the goal to promote the implementation of technological innovations in medical practice and health care.

Applicants are required to have a Habilitation or equivalent degree, as well as a broad expertise and methodological repertoire in medical research. They are expected to have an outstanding, internationally recognized record of accomplishment in the field of implementation science in health care, supported by extra-mural research grants. Important qualifications for this position are excellent communication skills, positive experiences with interdisciplinary collaborations, a sense for pursuing overreaching goals, and the capacity to establish a wide local, national and international academic network with researchers and clinicians.

Advanced spoken level of the German language would be of advantage to facilitate communication with partners outside of Academia.

For more information and to apply, visit the job posting. For additional information, please contact the president of the search committee and Dean of the Faculty of Medicine, Prof. Dr. med. Rainer Weber, rainer.weber@dekmed.uzh.ch, or the Vice Dean for Interprofessionlism Prof. Dr. med. Claudia Witt, claudia.witt@uzh.ch.