Faculty Position (Open Rank)
Swiss School in Translational
Medicine and Entrepreneurship
The Medical Faculty of the University of Bern invites applications for a
faculty position in the field of translational medicine and entrepreneurship.
The position will be established at the Swiss Institute for Translation and
Entrepreneurial Medicine (www.sitem-insel.ch
) and will be associated with
the medical faculty. The professorship will be leading a to be established
group Swiss School with the goal to professionalize the indispensable
interaction between basic scientists, industry, clinicians, regulators and
investors through research and advanced education and training.
The successful candidate should have a scientific background in one of the
following areas: medicine, economy, engineering or natural sciences.
Complementary expertise in translational medicine and entrepreneurship is
expected. Additional experience with basic and continuing education and
training, active technology transfer, innovation promotion or coaching
programs would be of significant advantage.
Within the Swiss School key focus will be on basic and advanced training
centered on translation products to promote young talents for research and
industry, executives as well as future entrepreneurs. The candidate is
further expected to expand and strengthen application-oriented research in
the area of translation and entrepreneurship in medicine and together with
the participating clinics of the University hospital Bern and institutes
University of Bern and beyond, nationally and internationally.
Candidates should demonstrate a successful track record in the acquisition
of third party funding for programs in research, education, technology
transfer or coaching. Experience in professional leadership, budgeting and
administration of at least a medium-sized group is essential also to become
a successful member of the sitem-insel AG management.
Collaboration with other university research groups active in translational
medicine and/or entrepreneurship as well as with other academic
institutions, nationally and internationally are expected. In addition,
the group Swiss School needs to become a vital part and a competitive
player within the Swiss innovation ecosystem and beyond.
Remuneration is based on the pay and grade regulations of the Canton of
Bern. The position is externally funded by sitem-insel AG. With a view
towards increasing the proportion of female professors, the University of
Bern specifically encourages female candidates to apply.
For more information, please contact Prof. Dr.-Ing. Lutz-P. Nolte,
president of the electoral committee, e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
Applications are to be sent electronically until April 30, 2017 to the Dean’s
). Information on the required
documents can be found under:
The Dean’s Office, Faculty of Medicine, University of Bern, Murtenstrasse
11, CH-3010 Bern