Five prominent BIH Chair positions

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With our strategic priorities on personalized medicine and advanced therapies for debilitating progressive diseases, the BIH is now conducting global searches for five inaugural Chairs who will each establish innovative, interactive research centers and programs in digital health, clinical-translational sciences, genomic medicine, disease modelling, and cell and gene therapies, respectively.

BIH Chair for Digital Health and Founding Director of the BIH Digital Health Center

BIH Chair for Disease Modelling and Founding Director of the BIH Stem Cell and Disease Modelling Center

BIH Chair for Clinical-Translational Sciences and Founding Director of the BIH Clinical-Translational Research Center

BIH Chair for Genomic Medicine and Founding Director of the BIH Genomic Medicine Center

BIH Chair for Cell and Gene Therapy and Coordinator of the Advanced Therapies Program

The candidates must qualify for appointment as full professor (W3-level professor) of the Charité – Universitätsmedizin Berlin in fulfillment of the professional conditions of appointment according to § 100 of the Berlin Higher Education Act. The successful candidates will be dynamic individuals with excellent interpersonal and leadership skills, an excellent third-party funding record, administrative expertise, and proven commitment to education and mentorship of students, fellows and faculty. Experience with industry partnerships and regulatory environments is a plus.

The BIH actively promotes equal opportunity and welcomes applications from candidates regardless of their cultural and social background, age, religion, belief, disability or sexual orientation. Applications of women are explicitly encouraged. Applicants with a disability are given preferred consideration if equally qualified.

For further information about BIH and enquiries about the position please visit our website or contact Prof. Dr. Erwin Böttinger (

Interested candidates should send their applications including a cover letter, a curriculum vitae and a brief statement of the envisioned research program (3-5 pages) in a single PDF file (maximum file size 8 MB) to by April 7, 2017. In addition, three independent letters of recommendation should be sent directly to by the same deadline.