Clinical Professor in Orthopaedic Surgery (combined position) (BB-D59B0)
Found in: Neuvoo DK
A combined position as clinical professor (40 - 50%) and as consultant (40 - 50%) is vacant at the Department of Regional Health Research, The position is for a 5-year period with the possibility of extension.
The academic position
The clinical professor will be appointed at the Department of Regional Health Research, Faculty of Health Sciences, SDU. The position will be within orthopaedic surgery and focus areas could include, yet are not limited to, upper extremity and sports. Trans-sectional research and collaboration is expected.
Areas of responsibility
The clinical professor will be responsible for developing a new research unit and will be Head of Research of this unit. Additionally, the clinical professor will be responsible for providing the best diagnostic practice and treatment for patients with upper extremity disease. The clinical professor will also be responsible for developing new strategies for collaboration with other key stakeholders in the areas of translational research.
The clinical professor will be expected to teach and mentor postdocs, PhD students, and undergraduate students, as well as to maintain and develop national and international contacts and secure funding. Participation in assessment work will be part of the position. Moreover, profiling this research area in the public eye will be an important task.
Research activity, network and collaboration
The clinical professor will be expected to increase research activity and to expand collaboration with other researchers at hospitals in the Region of Southern Denmark, at SDU, in the rest of Denmark and abroad.
The clinical position
The clinician will be appointed as consultant at the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Hospital of Southern Jutland. The consultant must fulfil the requirements and responsibilities of a consultant in a department of orthopaedic surgery. The position involves a function in the outpatient clinic and planned operations at specialist level within one of the department’s main areas which are alloplasty, foot, hand, shoulder and exercise/ sports injuries.
The successful applicant has a PhD or equivalent post-graduate research qualification and must be qualified as a consultant in orthopaedic surgery. Additionally, the applicant must have substantial skills in both clinical aspects and research within the field of orthopaedic surgery. The preferred candidate has demonstrated skills and scientific achievements within this area, is able to motivate, supervise and has proven research management skills and good collaborations abilities . Danish is not required initially, but must be mastered at
SDU and the Hospital of Southern Jutland offer a modern, inclusive, international and interdisciplinary working environment with state-of-the-art facilities as well as a strong tradition of close collaboration between SDU and the hospitals in the Region of Southern Denmark, including the Hospital of Southern Jutland.
The Hospital of Southern Jutland consists of three hospitals in the Southern part of Jutland. The hospital has international staff representing many different nationalities. Currently, the scientific staff comprises approximately 40 employees and is expanding in the coming years. The hospital has obligations in teaching and educating medical students, master students, specialist training and PhD students.
Acknowledged as a high-quality research and education institution, the Hospital of Southern Jutland is now a University Hospital in the Region of Southern Denmark. From 2022 the scientific personnel will contribute to the teaching and training of medical students at the
The Department of Regional Health Research supports research in relation to the person as a whole, the good life and the more common diseases, makes out a platform for scientists and educators and builds a bridge between the University of Southern Denmark, the
The clinical professor will refer to the Head of the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery at the Hospital of Southern Jutland in matters concerning the clinical part of the job, and to the Head of the Department of Regional Health Research in matters regarding the professorship.
Further information concerning the professorship can be obtained by e-mail to the Coordinative Head of Research at the Hospital of Southern Jutland, Clinical Professor Christian Backer Mogensen,
Further information concerning the position as consultant is available from the Head of the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Hospital of Southern Jutland Jens Eggers, />
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