Professor for Implementation Science in Health Care 

Switzerland (CH)
15 Dec 2018
12 Jan 2019
Career Level
Contract Type
Full Time

Faculty of Medicine 

The Faculty of Medicine of the University of Zurich invites applications for the following academic position (starting August 1, 2019)

Professor for Implementation Science in Health Care 

The new professor will be responsible for promoting research in Implementation Science in health care by establishing a competitive and highly visible research program in this field and actively contributing to the teaching of medical students and the advancement of young researchers. 

In particular, this professorship will establish the Institute of Implementation Science in Health Care of the Faculty of Medicine (planned to start on August 1, 2019), in close collaboration with the other professorships foreseen at this Institute. Strategically this Institute will ensure strong research and effective dissemination of knowledge, with the goal to promote the implementation of technological innovations in medical practice and health care. 

Applicants are required to have a Habilitation or equivalent degree, as well as a broad expertise and methodological repertoire in medical research. They are expected to have an outstanding, internationally recognized record of accomplishment in the field of implementation science in health care, supported by extra-mural research grants. Important qualifications for this position are excellent communication skills, positive experiences with interdisciplinary collaborations, a sense for pursuing overreaching goals, and the capacity to establish a wide local, national and international academic network with researchers and clinicians. 

Advanced spoken level of the German language would be of advantage to facilitate communication with partners outside of Academia. 

The University of Zurich and the University Hospital 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 submit your application for this position by clicking the apply button by 13.02.2019. Applications by mail or e-mail cannot be considered. For additional information, please contact the president of the search committee and Dean of the Faculty of Medicine, Prof. Dr. med. Rainer Weber, e-mail:, or the Vice Dean for Interprofessionlism Prof. Dr. med. Claudia Witt, e-mail: