Ruhr-Universität Bochum

University professorship (W2-analog) with the option of "Tenure Track")

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Ruhr-Universität Bochum is one of the leading international research universities in Germany and a reform-oriented Campus university that uniquely displays the entire range of major fields of science in one place. The dynamic interaction of disciplines and professional cultures offers researchers and students exceptional opportunities for interdisciplinary collaboration.

The Ruhr-Universität Bochum Hospital (UK-RUB) consists of highly qualified clinics and specialized medical facilities in the area of Bochum, Herne and Ostwestfalen-Lippe, which cooperate with the Ruhr Universität. The UK-RUB is committed to top-quality medical care and excellent research and teaching.

The Institute for Prevention and Occupational Medicine of the German Social Accident Insurance (DGUV) is an Institute of the Ruhr-Universität Bochum (IPA) and faculty at IPA is responsible for research and teaching of Occupational Medicine at the Medical Faculty.

At IPA (Head: Prof. Dr. T. Brüning) a temporary

University professorship (W2-analog) with the option of "Tenure Track" (perpetual) for

Occupational Medicine and Corporate Health Management

is announced.


The professorship is associated with the working group Corporate Health Management at the IPA.

Job applicants are approved specialists in occupational medicine and, beyond that, skilled by a further clinical specialist qualification. They have an outstanding international scientific profile in Occupational Medicine, Corporate Health Management, Health Protection, Workplace Health Promotion and Occupational Integration Management. Integration into the main research areas of the faculty of medicine is expected, in particular neurosciences and oncology, developing the field of Health Services Research, and cooperation with the clinical competence centers. Teaching includes the participation in the integrated medical reform program (iRM). Moreover, participation in the iRM general trainee program, part of a modular teaching schedule, is expected.

A positively evaluated junior professorship, habilitation or equivalent scientific qualification, excellent pedagogical aptitude, and the willingness to participate in academic self-administration is mandatory.

Additional required competencies:

• experience and skills in leadership and management,

• willingness for interdisciplinary scientific work,

• skills in teaching at a university,

• proofs of outstanding aptitude for academic teaching

• ability to acquire third-party funded research projects.

At the Ruhr-Universität Bochum we promote the academic career of women in the areas in which they are underrepresented. Therefore we are looking forward to receive applications of appropriate female candidates. Job applications of qualified handicapped persons and persons with equated disabilities are also highly welcome.

The recruitment is initially limited to 5 years. The option for tenure track provides the possibility for a transition from temporary to permanent professorship without referring to a specific job opening. Prerequisite is the achievement of the objectives agreed on in the target-setting meeting.

Applicants must submit the usual required documents (i.e., curriculum vitae, academic career and concept, certificates, previous job references, an extract from the list of publications with up to five selected publications, third-party funding, and a catalogue of lectures including a teaching program) as well as the application form ( by 17 September 2018 at the latest to

Dean of the Medical Faculty, Ruhr-Universität, 44780 Bochum, Germany


Executive Board of the Statutory Health Insurances of Raw Materials and Chemical Industry

(BG RCI) (in person),Hunscheidtstraße 18, 44789 Bochum, Germany

Art der Beschäftigung



Frau Claudia Pahlow
Hunscheidtstr. 18
44789 Bochum
+49 2343 3226210

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Institut / Einrichtung
Institut für Prävention und Arbeitsmedizin der Deutschen Gesetzlichen Unfallversicherung
Zeitraum der Beschäftigung
nach Vereinbarung
Montag, 17. September 2018 - 23:59