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Location: Rotterdam, The Netherlands
Employer: Erasmus University
Position: Professor of Epidemiology / Head of Department
Minimum Requirements:  
Contact Name: Prof.dr J.P. Mackenbach
Contact Phone: (+31) (0)10 703 0047
Contact Email / Web:
Posted: 2/7/2017
EpiMonitor ID: 2017-2279

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Vacancy number: 06.09.17.TK.ENG

Department: Epidemiology

Category: Staf en Management, Wetenschap en O&O\

Engagement: Fulltime

Date published: 8 February 2017

Closing date: 8 March 2017

Job description
The Executive Board of Erasmus MC is looking for or a Professor of Epidemiology/ Head of Department for the Department of Epidemiology at Erasmus MC. As a successful candidate, you will hold the final responsibility for the organizational, financial and research policy of this department. In a stimulating and unifying manner, you will provide integral leadership to this department based on Koers 18, the current fiveyear strategic plan of Erasmus MC, and based on the leadership vision that applies to Erasmus MC. As Professor/ Head of Department, you will continue to build a vision of epidemiology for Erasmus MC. You will seek possibilities to continuously optimize the department and you will be the driving force behind new developments.

Work environment
A healthy population and excellence in healthcare through research and education. This is what Erasmus MC stands for. Conducting groundbreaking work, pushing boundaries and leading the way. In research, education, and healthcare. We are practical people with a high level of expertise, working hard to improve and renew the healthcare of today and the public health of tomorrow.

For Erasmus MC, the Department of Epidemiology has strong partners, not only within the organization, but also nationally and internationally. Erasmus MC attaches great importance to strong connections between fundamental research and clinical departments. Within Erasmus MC, Academic Centers have recently been established that have strong links between fundamental and applied research, clinical care and education.

Qualifications and skills
Erasmus MC is looking for an Epidemiologist (PhD) with an excellent national and international reputation in this field. As a successful candidate you rely on a broad scientific basis, and have extensive experience in research and education at a demonstrably excellent level. Furthermore, you have a good sense of administrative relationships and engange in new developments. In this leadership role, excellent management skills are essential.

You are a unifying leader, both within and outside the department, and are focused on cooperation with affinity for a professional approach. Due to your ability to build bridges and to create the right conditions, you also know how to strengthen and deepen cooperation within and outside Erasmus MC.

Being able to present a certificate of good conduct is a condition for the appointment.

Terms of employment
The gross monthly salary is a maximum of 9.895,- (scale 18), depending on your level of education and relevant experience and based on a full-time workweek. The terms of employment are in accordance with the Collective Bargaining Agreement for University Medical Centers (CAO UMC).

For more information about this position, please contact Prof.dr J.P. Mackenbach, head of the Department of Public Health and Secretary of the appointment committee, phone number: (+31) (0)10 703 0047 or e-mail: For other information please contact Mr. J. Mellegers, junior HR advisor, phone number: (+31) (0)10 703 8666 or e-mail:

Please send your application, including Curriculum Vitae and cover letter, by e-mail to: stating vacancy code 06.09.17.TK.

No agencies please.




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