The Faculty of Medicine of the University of Zurich invites applications for a
Professorship for Obstetrics
starting on August 1, 2023.
The professorship is associated with the position of Director of the Department of Obstetrics at the University Hospital Zurich.
As Chair you will lead the Department, promote research in the field of obstetrics, particularly at the clinical and translational level, and actively participate in teaching as part of the medical curriculum. Additional responsibilities include leading an in-house research program as well as coordinating junior faculty development, residency training, and continuing education in obstetrics. Compelling skills in and commitment to teaching are essential. The position also includes an active role within the Division of Women's Health and Newborn Care (Departments of Gynecology, Obstetrics, Neonatology and Reproductive Endocrinology) as well as close collaboration with the University Children's Hospital and the Institute of Medical Genetics.
The successful candidate holds a specialist title in gynecology and obstetrics and a title in feto-maternal medicine or equivalent. Excellent expertise in fetal and maternal medicine is expected.
A habilitation (or equivalent qualification) in the field is required. An internationally recognized research record including competitive extramural funding in a promising and innovative area of obstetrics is expected. Willingness to collaborate with other surgical disciplines and a sense of overarching goals are particularly important for this position. As a highly integrative person, you are expected to maintain excellent relationships with external hospitals and referring physicians as well as with local, national and international professional societies.
German language skills (level B2 of the common European framework of reference for languages) are required for this position. If not already present, corresponding language skills must be acquired within a reasonable period of time.
The University of Zurich and the University Hospital Zurich are equal opportunity employers and strive to increase the percentage of women in leading positions. Therefore, qualified female researchers are encouraged to apply.
Please submit your electronic application for this position by August 18th, 2021 via Faculty Recruiting Tool. For more information on how to apply, please visit our website. Applications by mail or e-mail will not be considered.