Junior Professorship of Medical Informatics; Clinical Decision Support

University Medical Center Göttingen


Within the scope of its strategic planning, the University Medical Center Göttingen (UMG) aims to consistently advance its core research focuses neurosciences, cardiovascular medicine, and oncology by integrating approaches from both translational and systems medicine. On the Göttingen Campus, the UMG is tightly networked with the scientific institutes of natural, information, and data sciences of the university, as well as with the non-university institutions.


The UMG calls for applications for a


Junior professorship

Medical Informatics – Clinical Decision Support

(Pay grade W1 tenure track W2)



At the Department of Medical Informatics (Head of Department: Professor Dagmar Krefting), commencing as soon as possible. The position will be initially appointed for three years. If the interim evaluation is successful, the contract will be extended by another three years. The transition to a tenured position (W2) without further application calls will take place following a successful evaluation.


This tenure track position offers a reliable career opportunity with numerous options for cooperation and networking within the faculty and on the Göttingen campus. After a successful start, the successful candidate will lead a scientific working group within the Department of Medical Informatics.


The candidate should be able to show initial research experience in supporting clinical decision processes with logical, statistical or computer science methods, and should have experience with various clinical decision making situations. The candidate is aware of the new challenges in systems medicine and precision medicine with regard to rare diseases and long-term developments.


This call addresses early career scientists who completed their PhD with excellence and who are currently developing an independent scientific profile. Experience in teaching and the competitive acquisition of third party funding are desirable, as is an international network.


Further requirements for the appointment as junior professors are laid out in Article 30 of the Higher Education Act of the State of Lower Saxony, current version. The UMG has the right of appointment.


Foreign applicants should feel especially encouraged to apply.


Part time work can be offered depending on individual circumstances.


The UMG strives to increase the number of women on its scientific staff and therefore particularly encourages qualified women to apply. In case of applicants of equal qualification, severely disabled individuals will be given preference.


Please submit your application until 06.02.2020 using the following link:




If you have any questions, please feel free to contact us at Berufungen@med.uni-goettingen.de

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