Faculty of Medicine

Assistant Professorship with Tenure Track for Systems Pathology
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The Faculty of Medicine of the University of Zurich invites applications for the following academic position, starting on February 1, 2020:

Assistant Professorship with tenure track for Systems Pathology

The Position is affiliated with the Institute of Pathology and Molecular Pathology of the University of Zurich and the University Hospital Zurich. It offers major opportunities for establishing a first-class translational research program in the field of functional tumor pathology in collaboration with numerous partners and institutions in Zurich, in particular within the Comprehensive Cancer Center Zurich.
The Professorship is designed for a "Clinician Scientist" with board certification in Pathology (if possible with subspecialization Molecular Pathology) and several years of postdoctoral experience. The research should focus on a specific organ pathology of high clinical relevance. Familiarity with and a deep understanding of high-throughput methods in an "-omics" field, as well as with collection/analysis of patient data is essential. Expertise in the morphological characterization of tumor tissue would be of advantage. The Professorship shall establish an independent research group with international profile supported by competitive third party funding. It should have a genuine interest for establishing and actively contributing to interdisciplinary research collaborations on the local, national and international level.

The Professorship will contribute to teaching in the curriculum of human medicine and in postgraduate specialization programs. Accordingly, teaching experience, acquisition of didactic skills and successful supervision of PhD and MSc students will be among the criteria for Tenure evaluation.
The University of Zurich is an equal opportunities employer and in particular strives to increase the percentage of women in leading positions. Therefore, qualified female researchers are encouraged to apply.

Applications should be submitted by May 31st-2019. Applications by mail or e-mail will not be considered.

Prof. Dr. Jean-Marc Fritschy
Co-president of the search committee
Phone +41 44 634 10 71

Prof. Dr. med. Holger Moch
Director of the Institute of Pathology and Molecular Pathology