A clinical position as consultant in Foetal Medicine at the Juliane Marie Centre at Rigshospitalet 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 Foetal Therapy and Surgery at the Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences, University of Copenhagen.
With this new position, the Juliane Marie Centre at 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 consultancy.
About the department:
The Center of Foetal Medicine at Rigshospitalet is the national center for all intrauterine invasive procedures, such as laser treatment of twin-to-twin transfusion syndrome, blood transfusions, drainage and cord occlusion. Further the Center offers prenatal screening and diagnosis to the local catchment area. The Center of Foetal Medicine works in close collaboration with other departments at Rigshospitalet.
Clinical functions and focus areas of the Center of Foetal Medicine
The Center of Foetal Medicine at Rigshospitalet performs about 22,000 ultrasound scans in pregnancy yearly, about 500 chorionic villus samplings and amniocenteses, and approximately 100 other invasive procedures.
Research and teaching:
The department of obstetrics considers research an area of priority and has over the years been able to obtain significant international recognition for its research which among other areas includes screening for foetal chromosomal anomalies and congenital malformations, as well as prediction and prevention of preterm delivery. The Center of Foetal Medicine has been instrumental in performing randomized clinical trials of invasive procedures, as well as developing and assessing the safety and quality of foetal medicine treatments. Research in teaching and training ultrasound scanning has also been an integral part of the center’s work over the past years. On this background it is expected that the Consultant will actively contribute to the Center of Foetal Medicine’s research focus areas and prioritize integration of research activities into the daily clinical work.
With the new position as consultant in Foetal Medicine and clinical professor of Foetal Therapy and Surgery, the Juliane Marie Centre wishes to strengthen leadership in clinical research and teaching.
Applicants must be board-certified specialist in Obstetrics and Gynecology , and have significant and documented clinical experience within foetal medicine. Further, documented research experience in the area of foetal medicine is a requirement.
The Consultant is expected to participate in the Center of Foetal Medicine’s clinical work – including the highly specialized treatment areas.
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 Rigshospitalet.
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 Juliane Marie Centre. The clinical professor will receive secretarial or technical support equivalent to 50 % of a full time secretary position from the Juliane Marie Centre. Additional support and details on the working conditions must be negotiated with the head of the Juliane Marie Centre at Rigshospitalet.
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
For more information please refer to https://sundhedsstyrelsen.dk/en/news/2013/the-seven-roles-of-physicians.
For applicants with a foreign license also a copy of the authorization certificate as specialist in Obstetrics and Gynecology .
The closing date for applications is 23.59pm, Monday June 11, 2018.
For further information please contact Head of the department of Obstetrics Heidi Sharif, professor Ann Tabor or consultant Karin Sundberg. Tel. + 45 35451309, +45 35450610 or +45 3545 8107, or email: Heidi.firstname.lastname@example.org, email@example.com or firstname.lastname@example.org .
The advertisement for the professorship is available from the Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences, University of Copenhagen HERE