Professorship for Urology

University of Zurich
Zurich, Switzerland
April 09 2019
Position Type
Full Time
Organization Type
Job Type

The Faculty of Medicine of the University of Zurich invites applications for the following academic position

Professorship for Urology

The professorship encompasses the Direction (Chair) of the Department of Urology at the University Hospital Zurich and starts on August 1, 2021. Additional responsibilities include the promotion of clinical and translational research in urology, the development of an independent research program,  teaching in the curriculum of human medicine, as well as coordination of the promotion of young scientists, specialist’s training and continuous education.
The Department of Urology belongs to the medical sector “Abdomen/Metabolism” of the University Hospital Zurich.

Applicants are required to have a board certification, a habilitation (or equivalent academic qualification), extensive clinical experience with a well-documented catalogue of operations in the field of urology. The successful candidate has an outstanding, internationally recognized record of accomplishment in the field of urology, supported by extra-mural research grants. Important qualifications for this position are an integrative personality, willingness to collaborate across disciplines, and  a sense for pursuing overreaching goals. A flair for cultivating excellent relationships with external hospitals and referring physicians, as well as with local, national and international specialist  associations is essential for this function.

Advanced spoken level of the German language is expected or should be acquired after taking this position to ensure optimal communication with patients.

Please provide details of your operation catalogue in accordance with the FMH guidelines

Please use the following codes to indicate who performed the surgery and its supervision:
    (P) You performed the surgery alone (surgeon)
    (S) You performed the operation with the support of an experienced clinician
    (A) You have assisted the operation
    (T) You have assisted as an instructor (teaching assistant)

The University of Zurich is an equal opportunities employer and in particular strives to increase the percentage of women in leading positions. Therefore, qualified female researchers are encouraged to apply.

Please hand in your application for this position at by 28th May 2019. Applications by mail or e-mail cannot be considered. For additional information, please contact the vice-president of the search committee, Prof. Dr. med. Daniel Fink, phone  +41 44 255 52 00, e-mail: