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iDfellows - Hamburg Clinician Scientist Programme in Infectious Diseases


iDfellows- Hamburg Clinician Scientist Programme in Infectious Diseases

Location: Hamburg-Eppendorf | Center for Internal Medicine

At the UKE, we are convinced that successful and fulfilling work should be harmonised with the personal needs and individual life plans of all employees. Together we can make this possible.

Every day a little more. Every day a little better.

What to expect

iDfellows is a DFG-funded career programme of the University Medical Centre Hamburg-Eppendorf (UKE) developed together with its close partners in infection research such as the Bernhard Nocht Institute for Tropical Medicine (BNITM), Leibniz Institute of Virology (LIV) and the Research Center Borstel. It is designed as a training and research programme to support excellent clinician scientists interested in aspects of infectious diseases, and allows to successfully combine a career in clinical medicine with innovative research. The programme will start at the beginning of 2023.

What we look forward to

The call is open to scientifically and clinically highly-motivated clinicians,

  • who have at least two years of clinical experience,
  • who want to develop a research focus on aspects of infectious diseases,
  • who have been able to demonstrate both clinical skills and research accomplishments

Please submit all documents in one PDF file in English:

  • A CV (no more than 3 pages) including a list of major publications;
  • a motivational letter (max. 2 pages)
  • a reference letter by a clinical mentor and a research mentor (present or past)
  • usual documents such as exam results and certificates (Approbation)

What we can offer

  • One year of full-time research funding followed by two years with 50 % protected research time
  • Participation in a structured and individualized clinical iDfellows training programme (in collaboration with the Ärztekammer Hamburg) allowing to qualify as infectious diseases specialist
  • Scientific Advancement: Top research projects addressing the most pressing questions in infectious diseases research of the present and the future, including emerging infections with global relevance
  • Mentorship and peer-group training will guide the fellows into independent and innovative clinician scientist careers
  • International Networks: Strengthening international exchange and encouraging training and research periods abroad
  • Integration into the Hamburg Center for Translational Immunology (HCTI) as well as the research campus II, which is primarily dedicated to infectious diseases research. This will offer unique research networks, shared databases and biobanks, as well as disease modeling and translational platforms.

The UKE

We are the UKE - and we stand for excellent competence in the areas of research, teaching and comprehensive health care in our clinics. Every day our 14.100 employees strive to make the world a little healthier by their contribution.

It is our aim to be one of the leading University Medical Centers and, at the same time, the best employer in our industry. At the UKE, we are convinced that successful and fulfilling work should be harmonised with the personal needs and individual life plans of all employees. And as different as these are, as diverse is our range of individual solutions.

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We offer a work environment providing equal opportunities regardless of age, gender, sexual identity, disability, origin or religion. This is affirmed by our accession to the Charter of Diversity.

We explicitly strive to increase the proportion of women in management positions, especially among scientific staff in research and teaching.

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Your Perspective

Hamburg and its UKE. As one of the largest employers in the Hanseatic city, we stand for excellent competence in the areas of research, teaching and comprehensive health care in our clinics. Every day our 14.100 employees strive to make the world a little healthier by their contribution.

With more than 140 different job profiles – in nursing, the various healthcare professions, in medical and medical-technical services or therapeutic and educational professions as well as in research and teaching up to a career in administration or in the technology and service area – we are the ideal place for everyone who wants to keep getting better with us.

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Contact

Please contact the iDfellows leadership team, Prof. Dr. A. W. Lohse, Prof. Dr. M. M. Addo, Prof. Dr. M. Aepfelbacher, Prof. Dr. M. Altfeld, Dr. Dr. A. Hölzemer and Prof. Dr. B. Schwappach-Pignataro, via iDfellows@uke.de.

Universitätsklinikum Hamburg-Eppendorf

Martinistraße 52, 20246 Hamburg

Applications must be submitted by email to bewerbung@uke.de until the 14th of October 2022. The review process will take place within 2-4 months.

Please note that your application can only be considered if you are fully immunised against the SARS-CoV-2 virus (at the latest at the start of engagement), supported by valid official vaccination certificate(s). Please submit these with your application.

We look forward to receiving your complete application by 14.10.2022 stating reference code AZ22748_engl.

Please apply via BEWERBUNG@UKE.DE

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