Professor for Implementation Science in Health Care

University of Zurich Faculty of Medicine


Faculty of Medicine

Professor for Implementation Science in Health Care
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The Faculty of Medicine of the University of Zurich invites applications for the following academic position Professor for Implementation Science in Health Care.
The new professor will be responsible for promoting research in Implementation Science in health care by establishing a competitive and highly visible research program in this field and actively contributing to the teaching of students and the advancement of young researchers.


In particular, this professorship will co-design the Institute of Implementation Science in Health Care of the Faculty of Medicine, in close collaboration with the other professorships foreseen at this Institute. Strategically this Institute will ensure strong research and effective dissemination of knowledge, with the goal to promote the implementation of technological innovations in medical practice and health care.


Applicants are required to have a Habilitation or equivalent degree, as well as a broad expertise and methodological repertoire in medical research. They are expected to have an outstanding, internationally recognized record of accomplishment, supported by extra-mural research grants. Important qualifications for this position are excellent communication skills, positive experiences with interdisciplinary collaborations, a sense for pursuing overreaching goals, and the capacity to establish a wide local, national and international academic network with researchers and clinicians.

Advanced spoken level of the German language would be of advantage to facilitate communication with partners outside of Academia.


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.
Please submit your application for this position at January 30, 2020. Applications by mail or e-mail cannot be considered.


Prof. Dr. med. Rainer Weber
President of the search committee

Prof. Dr. med. Claudia Witt
Vice Dean for Interprofessionalism

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