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Join us in shaping the new Medical School OWL at Bielefeld University:
Future-oriented, interprofessional, and strong in research and teaching

The Medical School EWL at Bielefeld University and the Klinikum Bielefeld intend to fill a

Professorship for Dermatology and Venerology (W3)

at the earliest possible date.

At Bielefeld University, an innovative Medical School with an interdisciplinary individual and population medicine orientation and the University Medical Center East Westphalia Lippe, with the Klinikum Bielefeld, Evangelisches Klinikum Bethel (EvKB), and Klinikum Lippe as holders, are established. We are looking for personalities who want to seize the development situation and its challenges as a chance and actively participate in research, teaching, patient care, and organization. We offer an exciting environment that opens up a wide range of opportunities. You will be significantly involved in the further planning and implementation of the model study program in human medicine (according to ÄApprO), as well as in implementing the "clinician" and "advanced clinician scientist" programs, and you will have the opportunity to apply innovative concepts in teaching. At the same time, you will take on a significant role in developing an interconnected, inter/nationally competitive research profile "Medicine for people with disabilities and chronic diseases". For more information, please visit

The call aims at personalities with an already established national and international profile who can represent the field of expertise in research, teaching, and patient care in its entirety.

The prerequisites are:

  • specialist qualification for dermatology and venerology and additional designation in allergology
  • relevant doctorate, and additionally scientific achievements according to § 36 paras. 1; no. 4 HG NRW
  • high-ranking scientific achievements reflected in corresponding publications and third-party funding
  • extensive clinical experience in the field of expertise with a focus on clinical immunology/ allergology, as well as leadership experience
  • extensive experience as a principal investigator in multicenter research projects and clinical trials
  • connectivity to the research profile of the Medical School EWL
  • extensive and innovative teaching experience for the subject to be represented
  • experience and active involvement in the equality-oriented promotion of young scientists

Desirable are:

  • proven experience in dermatooncology and/ or dermatosurgery

As the holder of this position, you will be responsible for the further development and scientific anchoring of the existing focus areas of clinical dermatological care – inflammatory skin diseases, infectious skin diseases, autoimmune diseases and allergies of the skin and mucous membranes, dermatooncology and dermatosurgery – at Klinikum Bielefeld
( A focus is on developing a certified skin tumor center according to DKG (German Cancer Society) criteria, which is to be integrated into the oncology center of the Klinikum Bielefeld. In addition, establishing an interdisciplinary allergy center is planned.

The scientific focus of the professorship is in the field of clinical immunology/ allergology. The existing dermatological study center is to be expanded to include clinical-translational research. Projects concerning the regulation of the immune response in drug allergies, inflammatory dermatoses, and the skin microbiome are of particular interest. In addition, you will promote and support the development of a dermatooncological research focus at Klinikum Bielefeld.

We expect networking with other clinics of the University Medical Center East Westphalia Lippe, other faculties of Bielefeld University, and the medical community in private practice in the region. Accordingly, we are looking for a personality with leadership experience and expertise in the entire field and excellent communication and coordination skills.

The Klinikum Bielefeld aims to increase the proportion of women in management positions and therefore strongly encourages women to apply. The Klinikum Bielefeld stands for a family-friendly working environment tailored to your wishes and requirements. We offer an in-house daycare center with the option of bilingual education.

For the appeal applies:

A private-law employment contract with the University is envisaged for the performance of the duties of the professorship. The requirements for employment follow § 36 HG. The tasks within patient care, including the right to liquidation, will be regulated via a contract for chief physicians with the Klinikum Bielefeld.

Applications from suitable persons with severe disabilities and persons with disabilities of equal status are expressly encouraged.

Bielefeld University has received several awards for its successes within equality and is certified as a family-friendly university. The university pursues a committed equal opportunities policy concerning the appointment of professorships, among other things, and would expressly like to invite qualified female applicants to apply. Applications are treated in concert with the State Equality Act. Family times will be considered in the context of the selection decision.

The Medical School OWL and the Klinikum Lippe consider equality between women and men to be one main task, and the future jobholder will be involved in its implementation.

Bielefeld University promotes dual-career couples and supports them in creating a common place of work and life.

Please submit your application by 09/03/2023 via the online appointment portal of Bielefeld University:

In addition to the usual application documents and information, we ask you to submit each a 2-page teaching and research concept paper and a concept concerning patient care. These concept papers should integrate gender- and diversity-specific content relevant to the advertised professorship. We expect a brief description of your previous and planned gender equality activities, besides, particularly for the promotion of young female scientists and the compatibility of career and family.


Bielefeld University
Medical School OWL
The Dean Prof. Dr. med. Claudia Hornberg, Dipl.-Biol., Dipl.-Ökol.
PO Box 10 01 31
33501 Bielefeld
Phone +49 (0) 521 / 106-67467 (secretariat Stephanie Heuer)

and additionally

PD Dr. med. Dorothea Stahl, MBA
Director of University Medicine at Campus Klinikum Bielefeld
Phone: +49 (0) 521 / 581 2040

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