Region Hovedstaden

Region Hovedstaden

Kettegård Allé 30, 2650 Hvidovre

Consultancy in Clinical Microbiology combined with a clinical professorship in Clinical Microbiology

 

A clinical position as consultant of Clinical Microbiology at the Department of Clinical Microbiology at Amager-Hvidovre Hospital is open for appointment from as soon as possible.

The position is combined with a 10-year position as clinical professor of Clinical Microbiology at the Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences, University of Copenhagen.

With this new position the Department of Clinical Microbiology, Amager-Hvidovre Hospital 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 consultancy.

The advertisement for the professorship is available from the Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences, University of Copenhagen (http://employment.ku.dk/faculty/)

 

ABOUT THE DEPARTMENT

Department of Clinical Microbiology, Amager-Hvidovre Hospital is one of the largest departments of clinical microbiology in Denmark analysing more than 1.5 mio. samples per year. It provides microbiological and infection control services for 6 hospitals and 700 General Practitioners/specialist situated in the Capital Region of Denmark and hosts The Regional Centre for MRSA and the Copenhagen Centre for Clinical Microbiome Studies. The staff of the department comprises of 22 Medical Doctors (13 specialists in clinical microbiology and 1 specialist in medical gastroenterology), 9 molecular biologists/bioinformatics, 5 infection control nurses, 90 laboratory technicians, and 9 secretaries. The department has regional function in monitoring HIV, HBV, HCV for viral load, subtyping and resistance. Important clinical focus areas of the department have for years been laboratory automation, antibiotic resistance, development of in-house molecular diagnostic tests and Next Generation Sequencing (NGS), however, the department covers all major areas in clinical microbiology.  

All groups of employees participate in the research of the department and cooperate with partners in Denmark and abroad. The department hosts at present 1 professor, 2 associated professors and 7 PhD students and has a yearly production of more 60 scientific publications. The research topics reflect widely the clinical focus area of the department including NGS (subtyping and resistance of MRSA, VRE and MDE; microbiome), bacteremia and urinary tract infections, viral infections including HCV, and sexual transmitted infections.

 

Research and teaching

With the new position as consultant in the Department of Clinical Microbiology, Amager-Hvidovre Hospital and clinical professor of Clinical Microbiology, the Department of Clinical Microbiology, Amager-Hvidovre Hospital wishes to strengthen leadership in clinical research and teaching.

 

Qualifications

Applicants must be board-certified specialist in Clinical Microbiology.

 

Conditions

In order to be considered, the applicant must send an application to both the Faculty (the professorship) and to the hospital (the consultancy) 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 consultants at Hvivo Hospital.

Salary and conditions of employment as consultant 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.

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 Clinical Medicine at the University of Copenhagen. The remaining time will be allocated for clinical work in agreement with the head of the Department of Clinical Microbiology, Amager-Hvidovre. The clinical professor will receive secretarial or technical support equivalent to 50 % of a full-time secretary position from the Department of Clinical Microbiology, Amager-Hvidovre. Additional support and details on the working conditions must be negotiated with the head of the department at the Department of Clinical Microbiology, Amager-Hvidovre.

 

Application procedure

The application must include the following:

  • Curriculum Vitae and a complete list of publications
  • Copy of the authorization certificate for specialist in Clinical Microbiology
  • A description of how the applicant is qualified as
    • Clinical expert
    • Communicator
    • Collaborator
    • Manager/administrator/organizer
    • Health advocate
    • Scholar/researcher/teacher
    • Professional

 

For more information please refer to Sundhedsstyrelsen: The Seven Roles of Physicians.

The closing date for applications is 2nd of January 2023.

Further information: Christian Østergaard Andersen, Head of Department,  tel. + 45 38622945, or email: Christian.oestergaard.andersen@regionh.dk.

Information on Terms of employment for the Capital Region: https://www.regionh.dk/english/job/Pages/default.aspx

 

Apply for this position online here: https://jobportal.ku.dk/videnskabelige-stillinger/?show=157825

 

  • Fakta

  • Arbejdssted
    Hvidovre Hospital
  • Kontaktperson
    Christian Østergaard Andersen
    christian.oestergaard.andersen@regionh.dk
    20512701
  • Adresse
    Kettegård Allé 30, 2650 Hvidovre
  • Stillingstype
    Overlæge
  • Speciale
    Klinisk mikrobiologi
  • Ansættelsesform
    Fast ansættelse
  • Ugentlig arbejdstid
    Fuld tid
  • Ansættelsens start
    Snarest muligt
  • Regionens jobnr.
    245269
  • Quick-nr.
    439783
  • Indrykningsdato
    08-11-2022
  • Ansøgningsfrist
    02-01-2023 (udløbet)


  • Fakta

  • Arbejdssted
    Hvidovre Hospital
  • Adresse
    Kettegård Allé 30, 2650 Hvidovre
  • Kontaktperson
    Christian Østergaard Andersen
    christian.oestergaard.andersen@regionh.dk
    20512701
  • Stillingstype
    Overlæge
  • Speciale
    Klinisk mikrobiologi
  • Ansættelsesform
    Fast ansættelse
  • Ugentlig arbejdstid
    Fuld tid
  • Ansættelsens start
    Snarest muligt
  • Regionens jobnr.
    245269
  • Quick-nr.
    439783
  • Indrykningsdato
    08-11-2022
  • Ansøgningsfrist
    02-01-2023 (udløbet)

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