Recruitment at BIH

People are at the heart of BIH’s work, and we aim to attract, develop and retain the brightest minds of trans ­lational research and management. We already have dedicated researchers and staff, but to meet our Strategy 2026 goals, we plan to recruit more by applying proven best­practice approaches and embracing gender equality and internationalization.We aim to have filled dozens of key posts for the translational research commons by 2026, from BIH chairs to BIH professorships and junior group leaders.

BIH Chairs

The BIH Chairs will scientists with excellent academic careers. They will build up our research programmes and platforms, and they will be pioneers for the innovative new research centres, as well as promoting recruitment.

BIH Chairs


BIH Professorhips

BIH professorships will conduct independent research at the highest level and distinguish themselves through internationally recognized achievements. They will also enhance and strengthen our impact.

BIH Professorhips


BIH Johanna Quandt Professorships

With the BIH Johanna Quandt Professorships, the Stiftung Charité supports the establishment of three W2 professorships at the BIH, specifically for women.

BIH Johanna Quandt Professorships


“Digital Head” Sylvia Thun comes to Berlin

Since February 2018, the IT specialist for medicine, Professor Sylvia Thun, is the new Director for eHealth and Interoperability at BIH.

Press release


Junior group leaders

Junior group leaders will be promising scientists in an early stage of their careers who can be expected to earn an international reputation.

Junior group leaders

Core Facilites

In addition to the BIH chairs, BIH professorships and BIH junior research groups, further working group and core facility leaders have been appointed since the BIH was founded.