Full Professor for Quantitative Methods in Public Health and Health Services Research
UMIT - University for Health Sciences, Medical Informatics and Technology in Tirol, Austria
Deadline: January 31, 2018
UMIT - University for Health Sciences, Medical Informatics and Technology is an accredited private university owned by the Federal State of
Tyrol and the University of Innsbruck with its headquarters in Hall in Tirol / Austria. UMIT is an internationally renowned university focusing
on Health Sciences, Life Sciences and Health Care Technologies.
As part of the further development of the Institute for Public Health, Medical Decision Making and Health Technology Assessment (IPH) and
the installation of a Division for „Quantitative Methods in Public Health and Health Services Research“, UMIT seeks to fill the following full-time
position (100%) at the earliest time possible with a relationship of employment initially limited to a term of five years:
UNIVERSITY PROFESSOR FOR QUANTITATIVE METHODS IN PUBLIC HEALTH AND HEALTH SERVICES RESEARCH
This university professorship is located at the IPH. The IPH offers research, teaching and science transfer in the fields of Public Health,
Health Services Research, Epidemiology, Health Decision Science and Health Technology Assessment and cooperates with research
institutes associated with the university network Campus Tirol and with international institutions (e. g. Medical University of Innsbruck,
ONCOTYROL – Center for Personalised Cancer Medicine, Erasmus University, Harvard University, University of Utah, Fred Hutchinson
Cancer Research Centre Seattle), as well as national and international healthcare authorities (e.g. HVB, GÖG, DIMDI, IQWiG, EUnetHTA,
WHO). This professorship is linked to the position of Head of the Division for „Quantitative Methods in Public Health and Health Services
Research” at the IPH.
The holder of this position shall represent the areas Quantitative Methods in Public Health and Health Services Research with a focus on
Epidemiology and/or Health Economic Evaluation with particular regard to health-promoting and preventive measures in healthcare in research
and teaching and shall enhance the research profile in Public Health and Health Services Research. Furthermore, she/ he shall participate in
teaching activities in Health Science Bachelor, Master and Doctoral study programmes of the subject area and to contribute to the new and
further development of study programmes.
_ Relevant studies and doctorate
_ Preferably with additional qualifications in the fields of Public Health and/or Epidemiology and/or Health Economics
_ Relevant habilitation (venia docendi) or an internationally recognised equivalent qualification
_ Very good knowledge of quantitative methods
_ Outstanding achievements in research and teaching with international publications in the fields of Public Health, Health Services Research and/or Epidemiology and/or Health Technology Assessment/Health-economic Evaluation
_ Experience in multi-disciplinary and multi-professional cooperation
_ Experience in competitive external funding and supervision of larger research projects
_ Experience in academic teaching and willingness to supervise theses and to support students and future scientists
_ In addition, international experience in research is desirable
UMIT is committed to the funding of women in science and therefore urgently appeals to female scientists to apply for this position.
Appointments are made in accordance with the relevant rules and procedures set forth by UMIT. Salary is based on the remuneration scheme
of public universities in Austria. The minimum gross annual salary for this professorship is 84,000.- EUR. Overpayment and corresponding
benefits are possible according to qualification and experience.
Interested candidates are politely requested to electronically send their applications, along with the usual documents, to UMIT’s Rectorate,
Email: firstname.lastname@example.org; code word: Quantitative Methods PH+VF, until January 31, 2018 at the latest.
UMIT-University for Health Sciences, Medical Informatics and Technology,
Eduard-Wallnöfer-Zentrum 1, 6060 Hall in Tirol, Austria, T +(0)43 50 8648-3000
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