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Open Rank Assistant Professor with Tenure Track or Extraordinary Professor for Medical Oncology (focus on "Gastrointestinal Oncology")

Closing Date
WorkplaceBern, Bern region, Switzerland
Job Startsummer 2021 or upon agreement

The University of Bern in collaboration with the Inselspital (Bern University Hospital) is seeking an

Open Rank Assistant Professor with Tenure Track or Extraordinary Professor for Medical Oncology with a special focus on "Gastrointestinal Oncology"

The position is available as of summer 2021 or upon agreement.

Within the framework of the strategy of the Inselspital, Bern University Hospital, Medical Oncology is a key discipline for the University Cancer Center Inselspital (UCI). In this context, the position of an open rank assistant professorship with tenure track or extraordinary professorship with a special focus on "Gastrointestinal Oncology" is to be filled.

The Department of Medical Oncology and Radiation Oncology is part of the University Cancer Center Inselspital (UCI) and offers a comprehensive range of diagnostic and therapeutic medical services for all the Departments of the Inselspital as well as external institutions. The position carries the responsibility for both the academic program and the clinical services.


The candidate should hold the FMH title of Medical Oncology or an equivalent foreign specialist title and have a broad education with in-depth knowledge of the topic. Furthermore, the person should have a habilitation and be active in clinical and/or basic research. In the context of the Clinic for Medical Oncology and Radio-Oncology, the candidate should be a team player, should be flexible and is used working interdisciplinarilyy. Expertise in "Precision Medicine" and experience with
academic cancer centres is desired. The position also requires interest and experience in management and leadership. The candidates must have a strong record in acquiring external funding for research.

Didactic teaching skills are expected and a major commitment to develop young academics, including experience in the training of fellows. Candidates with a mother tongue other than German may master the German or French language (spoken and written language) at a high level of accomplishment at a later stage.

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The University is committed to increase the proportion of women on Faculty and therefore especially encourages women to apply. An application for the position in Jobsharing is possible but requires the submission of an organisational and leadership concept is mandatory.

Contact and Address

The President of the Committee, Prof. George N. Thalmann MD, Director of the University Department of Urology at the Inselspital (E-Mail: George.thalmanninsel.ch), will provide further information regarding this position.

Applications must be submitted electronically no later than February 12, 2021 to the Office of the Dean of the Faculty of Medicine at the University of Bern at bewerbungenmeddek.unibe.ch.

Further information regarding required documentation can be found under www.medizin.unibe.ch/services/faculty_rules/professorship/index_eng.html#pane527037 or under https://we.tl/t-Q3BUU5q4ZV

The Dean’s Office, University of Bern, Faculty of Medicine, Murtenstrasse 11, CH-3008 Bern



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