27 October 2011
Medical engineering / diagnostic imagining
Pforzheim University of Applied Sciences, Germany
Apply by December 2, 2012
The School of Engineering at Pforzheim University of Applied Sciences is creating a new study program in Medical Engineering commencing winter semester 2012. The focus of this new course of studies will be on the fields of diagnostic imaging, monitoring, point of care and laboratory diagnostics. Close collaboration with the Mechatronics study program has been planned.
The Medical Engineering study program is looking for applicants for the following professorship:
MEDICAL ENGINEERING /
DIAGNOSTIC IMAGING (W3)
We are seeking applicants with proven academic experience, good teaching skills and a wide range of knowledge in the following fields:
- Imaging methods in medicine
- Medical physics
- Medical instrument engineering
The successful candidate holds a degree in engineering or physics and has acquired practical experience in the development of imaging equipment for medicine, for example in the field of MR.
Applicants are required to have an outstanding well-established network within the medical engineering research community which is to be supported further through corresponding publications. In addition a research focus in the field of diagnostic imaging should be established. Furthermore, the successful candidate is expected to acquire third-party funding as well as participate in publication activities in peer-reviewed journals on a regular basis.
Alongside the three major fields mentioned above the successful applicant will also teach the principles of physics such as engineering mechanics, thermodynamics and vibration theory. Moreover, he/she will be expected to conduct lectures within the School of Engineering as well as to contribute to the self-administration of the University.
Prerequisites of appointment are an undergraduate degree, a further academic qualification, generally a doctorate and at least five years work experience - of which at least three years must have been gained outside the university sector. Further information (§ 47 university state law Baden-Württemberg) can be found on a fact sheet which can be downloaded from the university homepage. Pforzheim University seeks to increase the percentage of women employed at its establishment and therefore encourages eligible candidates to apply. Eligible candidates with a disability will be preferred. Please send your application to the Rector of Pforzheim University, Tiefenbronner Str. 65, 75175 Pforzheim quoting the reference number CL112311 by 02.12.2011.