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Professor in Epidemiology and Household Economy (open rank)

The Swiss Tropical and Public Health Institute (Swiss TPH), an associate institute of the University Basel, is the largest academic public health institute in Switzerland. Its mission is to improve the health of populations internationally, nationally and locally through excellence in research, teaching and training and service provision. Swiss TPH pursues an interdisciplinary research agenda in epidemiology, infection biology and public health, including economy.

The University of Basel, in collaboration with Swiss TPH, offers a position as Professor in Epidemiology and Household Economy (open rank). The successful candidate will be an employee of Swiss TPH as leading scientist in the Department of Epidemiology and Public Health. The ideal candidate has a strong academic track record with several years of independent research and teaching in epidemiology, particularly health systems epidemiology and/or economy with a focus on health status assessment in relation to the micro- and macroeconomic dimensions and public health interventions with the aim of achieving sustainable health and social systems in different settings.

The research interest of the applicant should match with the national, international and global health and health systems problems and challenges and fit into the overall strategy of Swiss TPH, particularly cutting-edge research and translation into policy. Hence, the candidate is expected to also have a strong record in networking with health agencies and policy makers on the local, national and international level.

If you are looking for an exciting and challenging position in a highly motivated, interdisciplinary team, please send your application (including CV, list of publications, letter of motivation, and a statement of research and teaching interests), no later than February 29, 2016 as one pdf-file to Prof. Dr. Jörg Schibler, Dean, Faculty of Science, Klingelbergstrasse 50, 4056 Basel, Switzerland to: Dekanat-philnatanti spam bot@unibasanti spam bot.ch.

For further information feel free to contact Prof. Dr. Jürg Utzinger, Director Swiss TPH at: juerg.utzingeranti spam bot@unibasanti spam bot.ch.

The University of Basel and Swiss TPH are equal opportunity and family friendly employers committed to excellence through diversity. To increase the number of women in leading academic positions we strongly encourage applications from women.

 

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