22.01.2021 Professorship (W2) for Dermatology with a focus on autoimmune dermatoses/pemphigus research

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At Phillips-University Marburg, Department of Medicine, and University Hospital Gießen and Marburg GmbH (UKGM), in the Department of Dermatology and Allergology, the

Professorship (W2) for Dermatology

with a focus on autoimmune dermatoses/pemphigus research

is to be filled. 

The job holder (f/m/d) represents the subject in research, teaching and health care and is expected to represent the general subject dermatology in all courses of study in the Department of Medicine. One of the tasks of the appointee is to participate in the national DFG Research Group 2497 (Pegasus). The applicant is to strengthen the cooperation of the Department of Dermatology and Allergology in the research areas of inflammation and cell biology of the department of Medicine, including participating in collaborative research projects (www.uni-marburg.de/fb20/forschung).

Also associated with the professorship is the position of senior physician in the department of Dermatology and Allergology as well as the clinical management of the functional area of immunodermatoses.

We are looking for an internationally renowned scientist with a focus on the research of inflammatory skin diseases. The applicant should have in-depth, scientifically visible experience in preclinical and clinical translational research of inflammatory skin diseases, autoimmune dermatoses and clinical expertise in the treatment of autoimmune dermatoses in general as well as in the conduct of autoimmune diagnostics. In addition, the applicant should have qualified experience in the management of a scientific working group and in raising competitive third-party funds. 

The universities of Gießen and Marburg have established a research alliance with the Technical University Mittelhessen (Research Campus Mittelhessen), in which the medical departments practice a structured cooperation on the basis of coordinated priorities. Applicants are expected to be willing to cooperate across universities and disciplines. In particular, cross-departmental, patient-oriented clinical research and participation in joint clinical trials are required.

The recruitment requirements of Articles 61 and 62 HHG (Higher Education Act of the State of Hesse) apply. Other recruitment requirements are the completed training to become a specialist in dermatology as well as habilitation or an equivalent scientific achievement.

The compensation of health services will be regulated by a separate contract of service with the hospital (UKGM). 

The Philipps-University attaches great importance to intensive supervision of students and doctoral students and expects the applicant to be strongly present at the university and be highly committed in the field of academic teaching and to intensively participate in the planned further development of medical education. 

We support women and strongly encourage them to apply. In areas where women are underrepresented, female applicants will be preferred in case of equal qualifications. Applicants with children are welcome – Philipps-University is certified as a family-friendly university. Applicants with a disability as described in SGB IX (§2, Abs. 2, 3) will be preferred in case of equal qualifications.

Application documents (copies) and the use of the evaluation form (www.uni-marburg.de/de/fb20/fachbereich/services/formulare) provided on the internet including the office and home address must be sent to the Dean of the Medical Department, Prof. Dr. Denise Hilfiker-Kleiner, Baldingerstraße, 35032 Marburg and by e-mail to kirchham@uni-marburg.de no later than 10. February 2021.