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  • Position of Full Professor, Head of the Pediatric Service at CHUV, Lausanne, Switzerland

    The Faculty of Biology and Medicine (FBM) and the Lausanne University Hospital (CHUV) are inviting applications for a position of full Professor and Head of the Pediatric Service at CHUV in Lausanne, Switzerland.

    Starting date: Summer 2022

    Application deadline: August 15th 2021 (23:59 GMT+1)

    Main tasks:
    1. Directing, organizing, and ensuring the development of all the typical activities of a ClinicalbService in a teaching hospital
    2. Ensure and strengthen the expertise and security of clinical missions / services while developing inter-institutional collaborations and synergies in line with the CHUV's strategic plan
    3. Conduct and develop high-level clinical and academic research missions, financed by expert external funds and published in quality scientific journals, including own research
    4. Ensure and guarantee the teaching missions of pre-graduate (according to FBM needs), postgraduate (ISFM training center cat. A1) and continuing, in the field of pediatrics by assuming the function of discipline manager and actively participating in it
    5. Consolidate the influence of the clinical and academic field both internally and externally.

    Desired profile:

    • Swiss Federal medical degree (or equivalent Mebeko), MD or MD-PhD
    • ISFM specialist title (or equivalent Mebeko) in pediatrics
    • Extensive clinical experience in the field of tertiary level hospital pediatrics
    • Widely recognized (or certified) managerial skills in leading a large / multi-site team and relevant experience in project management
    • Academic knowledge of faculty rank with proven practice in pre and postgraduate teaching
    • Ability to set up clinical research programs likely to be supported by external expert funds
    • Good knowledge of French (LM or minimum B2, C1 ideal) or ability to acquire it quickly.

    Further information may be obtained from Prof. Tolsa (, Head of the Department.

    Applications, in English, will include a motivation letter, a curriculum vitae, a copy of the five most relevant publications, as well as names and contact information of three referees, a brief statement of research interests and teaching experience and a copy of diplomas. They should be submitted online by August 15th 2021 (23:59 GMT+1) to as a single PDF file.

    To download the job advert, please click here.

    UNIL and CHUV are committed to promoting gender equality and diversity and strongly encourage applications from female candidates.