Region Hovedstaden

Region Hovedstaden

Blegdamsvej 9, 2100 København Ø

A Senior Researcher position combined with a Clinical Professorship in Cardiology with special focus on Research in Clinical Nursing (Fixed-Term, 5 years)

A clinical position as senior researcher in cardiology with special focus on research in clinical nursing at the Heart Centre at Rigshospitalet is open for appointment from as soon as possible.  
The position is combined with a 5-year externally funded position as Clinical Professor in Cardiology with special focus on research in clinical nursing at the Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences, University of Copenhagen.  
With this new position, the Heart Centre, Rigshospitalet, wishes to strengthen the leadership in clinical research and teaching in collaboration with the University of Copenhagen.  
 
It is a requirement that the applicant is accepted for appointment of both the professorship and the position as senior researcher.  
 
About the Heart Centre  
The Heart Centre at Rigshospitalet offers clinical and advanced residency programs for cardiothoracic surgery, cardiology, vascular medicine, anaesthesia and research with a large number and complexity of patients. The complex, specialized care includes: Open heart surgery (bypass procedures and valve surgery), surgery for congenital heart disease, heart and lung transplants, surgery for atrial fibrillation, diagnostic and interventional catheterisation procedures, echocardiography, cardiac magnetic resonance imaging, diagnostic and interventional electrophysiology procedures (ablations), permanent pacemaker insertions (including implantable cardiac defibrillators and biventricular pacemakers), stress tests and ECGs. These numerous procedures used to treat different types of heart disease distinguish the Heart Centre from other institutions in Denmark.  
The Heart Centre is organized with three departments: Department of Cardiology, Department of Cardiothoracic Anaesthesia, and Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery. The Centre has 1,100 skilled and dedicated employees including seven professors, a high level of patient contentment, and manages a very large portfolio of training of all groups of professionals. The Centre is dedicated towards optimizing patient treatment by bridging basic research, clinical research, and translational research and implementation of the results into clinical practice. Employees of the Heart Centre are characterized by a strong focus on creating environments for research and development both on a health professional as well as on an organizational level. The Heart Centre is involved in several strategic efforts and has been chosen as a development center for Value-Based Health Care for the Capital Region of Denmark. 
 
Research and teaching  
The Professor/senior researcher will engage in:  
  • Research  
  • Research based education with accompanying obligations  
  • Publication and communication 
 
The professor/senior researcher is expected to be research leader, develop the area of research, be a supervisor and educator for younger researchers and be involved in university education of students. 
 
The professor/senior researcher will perform research in clinical cardiac nursing with focus on the consequences of heart disease in a patient, -health and societal perspective as well as improving health outcomes and experience of health. 
 
Special focus will be on the field “psycho-cardiology” – the connection between heart and mind: to gain insight into the mechanisms that cause increased mortality among heart patients with anxiety; to conduct studies into the risk factors and health outcomes for cardiac patents and to investigate the extent of children living at home where a parent suffer from heart disease and the impact on these children with a view to establish relevant supportive initiatives. 
 
It is expected that the professor/senior researcher is recognised nationally and internationally and works towards establishing more national collaboration in Danish clinical cardiac nursing. The professor/senior researcher will function as mentor and supervisor for nurses in regards to education –and research activities. The professor/senior researcher is expected to participate in and lead the clinical work in specific areas.  
 
Qualifications  
Applicants must be board certified and registered as a nurse and possess academic qualifications corresponding to the senior researcher/associate professor-level. Further, applicants must be able to demonstrate a scientific production within the professorship subject area as well as document experience in research supervision and teaching activities. 
 
Emphasis will be on research activity, the quality of the conducted research as well as documentation for research management of large scale projects.   
 
The following professional qualities will be evaluated:  
  • Expertise in clinical cardiac nursing  
  • High scientific production 
  • Development within the area 
  • Documented research leadership as PhD supervisor 
  • Teaching experience 
  • National and international network 
 
Conditions 
In order to be considered, the applicant must send an application to both the Faculty (the professorship) and to the hospital (the senior researcher position) cf. the simultaneously advertised position of the professorship. Appointment is conditioned by the fact that the applicant obtains both positions. This also applies to the applicants who are already employed at Rigshospitalet. 
 
Salary and conditions of employment as Senior Researcher are as agreed between the Danish Regions and relevant labour organisation (Dansk Sygeplejeråd) and between the Capital Region/Region Zealand and University of Copenhagen.  
 
As clinical professor, at least 50 % of the working time will be allocated to academic tasks (e.g. research, teaching, evaluation tasks and communication with the public) in agreement with the Head of Department of Department of Clinical Medicine at the University of Copenhagen. The remaining time will be allocated for clinical work, research and research-related activities in agreement with the head of the Heart Centre, Rigshospitalet. The clinical professor will receive secretarial or technical support equivalent to 50 % of a full time secretary position from The Heart Centre. Additional support and details on the working conditions must be negotiated with the management of the Heart Centre.  
 
Application procedure 
The application must include the following:  
  • Application including reasons for applying for this position  
  • Curriculum Vitae  
  • A description of how the applicant is qualified as 
    • Clinical expert 
    • Communicator 
    • Collaborator 
    • Manager/administrator/organizer 
    • Health advocate 
    • Scholar/researcher/teacher, professional 
  • Diplomas – all relevant certificates and authorizations  
  • List of publications  
  • Research plan  
  • Teaching plan  
  • Teaching portfolio  
 
The closing date for applications is January 8, 2018. Only online applications will be accepted.  
 
Interviews for this position will most likely be held on April 26, 2018. 
 
 
Further information 
For further information please contact Marianne Tewes, centerchefsygeplejerske, the Heart Centre, Rigshospitalet, tel. +45 35 45 24 72, e-mail: marianne.tewes@regionh.dk  
The advertisement for the professorship is available from the Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences, University of Copenhagen http://employment.ku.dk/faculty/ 
 
  • Fakta

  • Arbejdssted
    Rigshospitalet
  • Kontaktperson
    Marianne Tewes
    Marianne.Tewes@regionh.dk
  • Adresse
    Blegdamsvej 9, 2100 København Ø
  • Stillingstyper
    Forskningssygeplejerske
  • Ansættelsesform
    Tidsbegrænset periode
  • Ugentlig arbejdstid
    Fuld tid
  • Ansættelsens start
    Snarest muligt
  • Regionens jobnr.
    208776
  • Quick-nr.
    326102
  • Ansøgningsfrist
    08-01-2018


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  • Fakta

  • Arbejdssted
    Rigshospitalet
  • Adresse
    Blegdamsvej 9, 2100 København Ø
  • Kontaktperson
    Marianne Tewes
    Marianne.Tewes@regionh.dk
  • Stillingstyper
    Forskningssygeplejerske
  • Ansættelsesform
    Tidsbegrænset periode
  • Ugentlig arbejdstid
    Fuld tid
  • Ansættelsens start
    Snarest muligt
  • Regionens jobnr.
    208776
  • Quick-nr.
    326102
  • Ansøgningsfrist
    08-01-2018

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