Faculty of Medicine

Switzerland (CH)
Feb 01, 2018
Feb 28, 2018

Preparing for a Career Break

The Faculty of Medicine of the University of Zurich invites

applications for the following academic position starting

on 1st August 2018:

Professorship for

Vascular Surgery

The Professorship is the Chair of the Division of vascular


The responsibilities include the direction of the Division of Vascular Surgery at the University Hospital of Zurich, the promotion of clinical and translational research in the field of vascular surgery, the management of an own research program, undergraduate and postgraduate teaching in the Curriculum of human medicine, as well as support of young talent and junior researchers. The Chair of Vascular Surgery will closely cooperate with related clinics of the University Hospital of Zurich, including the Heart Center and the newly formed Vascular Center.

The successful candidate is specialized in Vascular Surgery, with extensive and well documented clinical experience, holding a Habilitation degree or having an equivalent academic qualification. A catalog of surgical interventions (endovascular and open vascular surgery) needs to be provided. Expected is an internationally recognized expert with a strong track record of innovative research in the field of vascular surgery. We seek candidates open to integration with neighboring fields, cooperative and committed to overreaching goals. In particular, a strong motivation to foster relationships with external hospitals and referral physicians as well as local, national and international expert associations is expected.

The University of Zurich and the University Hospital of Zurich are equal opportunity employers. The Faculty of Medicine implements specific measures in the selection process to increase the proportion of women with a faculty position.

Please hand in your application for this position at


by 31st January 2018. Applications by mail or e-mail cannot

be considered. For additional information, please contact

the presidents of the search committee, Prof. Dr. med. Frank

Ruschitzka, frank.ruschitzka@usz.ch or Prof. Dr. med. Rainer

Weber, rainer.weber@dekmed.uzh.ch.