Associate Professor or Full Professor, Head of the Paediatric Intensive Care Unit (PICU)

Lausanne, Canton of Vaud (CH)
19 Jul 2017
20 Aug 2017
Career Level
Contract Type
Full Time

Starting date: 1 August 2018 or as agreed.  Place of work: Switzerland, Lausanne. The SIP Unit, which is part of the Division of Paediatrics and the Woman, Mother, Child Department (DFME) and is part of the future Children’s Hospital (horizon: 2020-21), has 12 beds equipped for all areas of intensive care medicine dedicated to infants and children, with a particular expertise in heart surgery and laryngeal-tracheal surgery.

The unit offers highly specialized resources such as extracorporeal circulatory assistance and paediatric post-cardiac transplant care. Given in addition an excellent, interdisciplinary medical and scientific environment, the unit is recognized as a major reference centre.

Preference will be given to a personality open to communication and cooperation, able to stimulate young colleagues who contemplate an academic career.

Further information can be obtained from Professor Umberto Simeoni or Prof Lucas Liaudet, President of the selection committee.

Applications should include a cover letter, a curriculum vitae, a list of scientific publications with a copy of the five most significant papers, a list of external funding obtained, a brief description of the research program, copies of diplomas.

They must be sent as a single PDF file to September 10th, 2017 at The specifications and description of the activities of the Service are also available on the same link (or QR code).

In order to promote equitable representation of women and men among their staff, the University and the University Hospital Centre encourage female candidates.