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Position: Professor in Health Bioinformatics and Personalized Medicine and Head of Section
Institution: Technical University of Denmark
Location: Kongens Lyngby, Lyngby‐Taarbæk Municipality, Denmark
Duties: You will take leadership in consolidating and expanding the leading position of the section within human genomics and personalized medicine by continued development of novel methods suitable for analysis of complex and heterogeneous clinical and genomic data, and extending collaborations with healthcare stakeholders both outside and within DTU. You are expected to have performed high-profile research and to have in-depth knowledge and experience with methods development and machine learning within health-related genomics analysis
Requirements: Documented experience and quality of teaching and curriculum development; Research impact and experience, funding track record and research vision; International impact and experience; Societal impact; Innovativeness, including commercialization and collaboration with industry; Leadership, collaboration, and interdisciplinary skills; Communication skills; Documented leadership experience
   
Text: Professor in Health Bioinformatics and Personalized Medicine and Head of Section DTU Health Tech Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Share on Linkedin Thursday 09 Dec 21 Apply for this job Apply no later than 15 February 2022 Apply for the job at DTU Health Tech by completing the following form. Apply online The Department of Health Technology (DTU Health Tech) at DTU invites applications for a position as Professor in Health Bioinformatics and Personalized medicine. Bioinformatical analysis of health-related data is a key component in biomedical research today, and plays an important role in personalized medicine and product development with the aim of improving public health. The Bioinformatics section at the Department of Health Technology has a strong position in the field of health-related bioinformatics with a focus on the application of bioinformatics to solve biomedical problems, and on development of data mining and data analysis methods within life science. The section has extensive international and national academic, industrial, and clinical collaborations. Research and teaching activities at the section cover immunoinformatics, cancer systems biology, single-cell omics, metagenomics, phylogenetics, ancient DNA, Bayesian statistical modelling, disease genomics, and machine learning. As Head of Section and Professor in Health Bioinformatics and Personalized Medicine you will have the opportunity to help develop the overall scientific profile and further grow the section. Responsibilities and qualifications You will take leadership in consolidating and expanding the leading position of the section within human genomics and personalized medicine by continued development of novel methods suitable for analysis of complex and heterogeneous clinical and genomic data, and extending collaborations with healthcare stakeholders both outside and within DTU. You are expected to have performed high-profile research and to have in-depth knowledge and experience with methods development and machine learning within health-related genomics analysis. In your position as Head of Section, you will take on a strong leadership role in establishing a shared scientific profile across the section and positioning the section as a the ‘go to’ location when seeking solutions to health-related bioinformatics and data analysis problems. Further, you will lead initiatives with national and international funding agencies seeking to establish dedicated funding opportunities within health informatics. You are expected to take a lead role in teaching at the BEng, BSc, MSc and PhD levels. International candidates are expected to learn Danish and be able to teach in Danish after 3 years. DTU can provide Danish language courses. You will be assessed against the responsibilities and qualifications stated above and the following general criteria: Documented experience and quality of teaching and curriculum development Research impact and experience, funding track record and research vision International impact and experience Societal impact Innovativeness, including commercialization and collaboration with industry Leadership, collaboration, and interdisciplinary skills Communication skills Documented leadership experience Salary and terms of employment The appointment will be based on the collective agreement with the Danish Confederation of Professional Associations. The salary for the position will be determined by the applicant’s qualifications and in agreement with the relevant union. Further information on qualification requirements and job content may be found in the Ministerial Order on Job Structure for Academic Staff at Universities . Further information Further information may be obtained from Interim Head of Department Jan Henrik Ardenkjær-Larsen , tel.: 45 4525 3918. You can read more about DTU Health Tech at www.healthtech.dtu.dk/english . If you are applying from abroad, you may find useful information on working in Denmark and at DTU at DTU - Moving to Denmark . Application procedure Your complete online application must be submitted no later than 15 February 2022 (Danish time) . Applications must be submitted as one PDF file containing all materials to be given consideration. To apply, please open the link ‘Apply online’, fill out the online application form, and attach all your materials in English in one PDF file . The file must include: Application (cover letter) addressed to the President Vision for developing the section and the department Vision for teaching and research CV including employment history, list of publications indicating scientific highlights, H-index and ORCID (see http://orcid.org/ ) Teaching portfolio including documentation of teaching experience Academic Diplomas (MSc/PhD) You can learn more about the recruitment process here . Applications received after the deadline will not be considered. All interested candidates irrespective of age, gender, disability, race, religion or ethnic background are encouraged to apply. DTU Health Tech engages in research, education, and innovation base on technical and natural science for the healthcare sector. The Healthcare sector is a globally expanding market with demands for the most advanced technological solutions. DTU Health Tech creates the foundation for companies to develop new and innovative services and products which benefit people and create value for society. DTU Health Techs expertise spans from imaging and biosensor techniques, across digital health and biological modelling, to biopharma technologies. The department has a scientific staff of about 210 persons, 130 PhD students and a technical/administrative support staff of about 160 persons, of which a large majority contributes to our research infrastructure and related commercial activities. Technology for people DTU develops technology for people. With our international elite research and study programmes, we are helping to create a better world and to solve the global challenges formulated in the UN’s 17 Sustainable Development Goals. Hans Christian Ørsted founded DTU in 1829 with a clear vision to develop and create value using science and engineering to benefit society. That vision lives on today. DTU has 12,900 students and 6,000 employees. We work in an international atmosphere and have an inclusive, evolving, and informal working environment. DTU has campuses in all parts of Denmark and in Greenland, and we collaborate with the best universities around the world.
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