The Berlin Institute of Health (BIH) is a new health research institution forming a translational research commons for
over 4,000 clinicians and scientists of Charité - Universitätsmedizin Berlin, one of Europe’s largest academic
health systems, and Max Delbrück Center for Molecular Medicine in the Helmholtz Association (MDC), a global leader
in molecular biology and genetics research. With its 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
The BIH invites applications for the position of
BIH Chair for Digital Health. The Chair will serve
as Founding Director of the BIH Digital Health
Center. The Chair will possess appropriate stature
as an international leader with outstanding track
record of high-impact research and demonstrated
expertise in one or more domains of modelling
and simulation of health data, artificial intelligence
in medicine, mobile health and / or health application
development. Knowledge of health data
security and privacy protection is desirable.
The Chair will provide vision and leadership to
establish the BIH Digital Health Center by
recruiting outstanding scientists and staff, and by
promoting collaborations among investigators to
develop and disseminate innovative informatics
and computational solutions for digital medicine.
As Director of the BIH Digital Health Center, the
Chair will work with leading researchers and
clinicians to foster translational collaboration of
the BIH research commons and interact with
complementary structures of Charité and MDC.
The position is affiliated with the Charité.
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
www.bihealth.org 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 firstname.lastname@example.org
by April 7, 2017
. In addition, three independent letters of recommendation should be sent directly
by the same deadline.