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The junior professorships will be established in the context of the Einstein Center Digital Future. The initial appointments are for three years; an extension of three more years is possible after successful evaluation.

Charité and BIH seek to fill the positions with outstanding, internationally recognized early-career scientists with an excellent track record
  • Health informatics, in particular semantic interoperability, medical ontologies and vocabularies.
  • Health informatics and genomics, in particular computable automated approaches to establish phenotypic profiles from clinical records.
  • Health informatics, in particular nanoscale diagnostics and modeling approaches.

Working field

In collaboration with other Berlin universities and research institutions, various aspects of the digital transformation will be explored. Within the Einstein Center Digital Future, new professors will strengthen the academic community of Berlin in the field of digitalization.


Successful candidates must fulfill the requirements for appointment in accordance with § 102a of the Berlin Higher Education Act (Berliner Hochschulgesetz, Gem. § 102a BerlHG), including an academic degree as well as a completed doctorate in medicine, natural sciences, bioinformatics, computer science, informatics, or a related discipline.

A publication record demonstrating high-impact research are expected. The successful candidate will be engaged in academic teaching activities at participating institutions of the Einstein Center for Digital Future, supervise Master and Doctoral candidates, and participate in academic self-organized research.

Charité and BIH are committed to increasing the proportion of women among the scientific staff, therefore we strongly encourage women to apply. Women will be given preference over equally qualified men (within the framework of legal possibilities). Candidates with immigrant background who fulfill the necessary requirements are explicitly encouraged to apply. Equally qualified applicants with disabilities will be given preference. Charité is certified by the audit "family-friendly university" and a member of the "Dual Career Network Berlin" (www.dualcareer-berlin.de).

Written applications according to the format specified on https://career.charite.de/am/calls/application_notes.pdf should be submitted by February 23, 2017 at https://career.charite.de.
Please note that the positions are conditional upon financing from the donors and partners. It is intended to extend a number of the temporary professorships at the end of the funding period. Additional professorships for Berlin will be advertised in the co­ming months and will be posted at be-digital.berlin

Reference number

Prof. 479/2017

Salary Group

W1 BBesG, non-tenured


February 23, 2017