Faculty position (full professor or tenure track assistant professor)

Medizinisches Dekanat Uni Bern
Closing Date
WorkplaceBern, Bern region, Switzerland

The Medical Faculty of the University of Bern invites applications for a

Faculty position (full professor or tenure track assistant professor)

in the field of surgical or interventional technologies. The successful candidate should have a proven track record in biomedical engineering research and clinical translation.

The position will be established at the joint ARTORG / ISTB Center for Biomedical Engineering Research.


Collaboration with other groups within the ARTORG Center of the University of Bern and/or the medical faculty is central to the research activities at the Center. In particular, the future holder of this position is expected to continue the existing joint technical and clinical leadership of the constituent research groups at the ARTORG / ISTB and the underlying close collaboration with the associated clinical departments. In addition the post holder will benefit from associations with the University of Bern interdisciplinary research centers, facilities, and extended Swiss national network partners including the Bern Biomedical Engineering Network as well as with national and international academic and clinical institutions. The appointee will be expected to teach graduate level courses within the Graduate School for Cellular and Biomedical Sciences of the University of Bern and will confer relevant modules of the Master program in Biomedical Engineering.


Candidates should hold a PhD or equivalent in biomedical or mechanical engineering, physics, computer science or other relevant areas and are expected to initiate and establish an internationally competitive research group. Acquiring third-party funding and collaboration with industrial partners is expected as the aim is to build an integrated, multidisciplinary research laboratory committed to developing and translating novel medical applications, products or services into clinical care and the healthcare market place.

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The University of Bern is committed to promoting women’s careers in STEMM subjects (science, technology, engineering, mathematics and medicine) in research and higher education. With a view towards increasing the proportion of female professors, the University of Bern specifically encourages female candidates to apply. Job sharing is possible and supported. Appointment will always be made on merit. For more information, please contact Professor Andreas Raabe, member of the electoral committee, e-mail: andreas.raabe insel.ch


Applications with the usual documents are to be sent until August 25, 2018 electronically to the Dean’s Office: bewerbungenmeddek.unibe.ch

Further information on the required documentation is available on: www.medizin.unibe.ch/services/faculty_rules/professorship/index_eng.html#pane527037

The Dean’s Office, University of Bern, Faculty of Medicine, Murtenstrasse 11, CH-3008 Bern
Web www.medizin.unibe.ch
In your application, please refer to myScience.ch
and reference  JobID 40419.