Jobbet "Consultant Paediatric Surgeon position combined with a clinical professorship in Paediatric Surgery with special focus on translational reconstruction techniques" er udløbet
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A clinical position as Consultant Paediatric Surgeon at the Department of Paediatric Surgery, Surgical Clinic C at Rigshospitalet, Copenhagen is open for appointment from as soon as possible.
The position is combined with a 5-year Novo Nordisk Foundation funded position as clinical professor of Paediatric Surgery at the Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences, University of Copenhagen.
With this new position the Department of Paediatric Surgery, Surgical Clinic C at Rigshospitalet, Copenhagen wishes to strengthen the leadership in clinical and translational 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 clinical position.
ABOUT THE DEPARTMENT
The Department of Paediatric Surgery was founded in 1959 at Rigshospitalet and is now a division of Surgical Clinic C. It is a tertiary paediatric surgical department covering all Denmark, Greenland and Faroe Islands for selected cases and the department has a regional catchment area of approximately 2 million inhabitants. The 7 pediatric surgeons perform a wide variety of surgical procedures, including abdominal and thoracic surgery, minimally invasive surgery including robotics, oncologic surgery, abdominal trauma surgery and urological surgery. Children receive coordinated care tailored to their condition both before and after surgery. There are 1800 operative cases per year whereof half of them as day care surgery. The surgical ward has 15 beds and there are 7000 outpatient visits per year. The primary house on-call is covered by fellows in specialist surgical training and the department has fellowships in Paediatric Surgery and Paediatric Urology. There is a close collaboration with neonatology, paediatric anesthesiology, paediatric sub-specialties and paediatric diagnostic imaging. All academic staff members are involved in clinical research. The research programs are under responsibility of the professor and chair of Paediatric Surgery.
The Department of Paediatric Surgery, Surgical Clinic C, Abdominal Center at Rigshospitalet in the Capital Region has obtained a high international level in highly specialised treatment and research in the field of paediatric urology and paediatric surgery.
With the establishing and construction of a new Childrens Hospital (BørneRiget) with an integrated environment of research, development and education new possibilities emerge to lift advanced surgery to an a new and even higher level by focusing at surgical research in close interaction with medical and laboratory expertise within all specialities.
Its the aim to establish research programme in including the development of tissue engineering” for clinical use in reconstructive paediatric surgery.
The professorship in reconstructive paediatric surgery with its close link to the clinical development of new surgical procedures including techniques in robotic surgery, will together with the development in the research in stemcells at Rigshospitalet create a strong scientific environment in the absolute international elite of paediatric surgery.
With the new position as clinical professor with special focus on translational reconstruction techniques the department wishes to strengthen the laboratory part in translational research and the implementation in clinical Paediatric Surgery.
The successful applicant should be able to:
- Demonstrate a record of original scientific research at a high international level, including considerable contributions to the development of the subject area
- Document ongoing international collaborations
- Document formal pedagogical qualifications through a record of teaching in medicine
- Document general research management experience
- Document experience with leadership of laboratory research
- Document ability to communicate research results to the public
- Document ability to raise funding
The successful candidate should also be enterprising and possess good interpersonal skills.
The applicant must have Danish specialist authorization as a surgeon with documented sub-specialty in Paediatric Surgery
Nordic specialist authorization in Paediatric Surgery is accepted (Scandinavian/Danish speaking).
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In order to be considered, the applicant must send an application to both the Faculty (the professorship) and to the hospital (the position as Consultant Paediatric Surgeon) 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 as Consultant Surgeons at Rigshospitalet.
Salary and conditions of employment as Consultant Surgeon are as agreed between the Danish Regions and the Danish Association of Medical Specialists and between the Capital Region/Region Zealand and University of Copenhagen.
The professor’s duties will primarily consist of:
- Research, including obligations with regard to publication and scientific communication
- Research and clinical leadership as well as educational guidance and supervision of junior doctors. Professionel responsibility for all Paediatric Surgery can be negotiated
- Laboratory evolution
- Research-based teaching
- Communication of research results to the public
- Peer assessment
The application must include the following:
- Curriculum Vitae and a complete list of publications
A description of how the applicant is qualified as
- Clinical expert
- Health advocate
The closing date for applications is 23.59 pm C.E.T, 11th June, 2018.
For further information please contact Jens Hillingsø, Head of Surgical Clinic C Tel. + 45 35458780, or email: email@example.com or
Jorgen Thorup, Professor of Paediatric Surgery. Tel. + 45 40358364, or email: firstname.lastname@example.org
The advertisement for the professorship is available from the Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences, University of Copenhagen HERE