Chair of Pediatric Cardiac Surgery
Universität Zürich Medizinische Fakultät

Medical school

Chair of Pediatric Cardiac Surgery

At the Medical Faculty of the University of Zurich, a

professorship for Pediatric Cardiac Surgery is

to be filled at the earliest possible date .

The professorship includes the position of Head Physician for Pediatric Cardiac Surgery at the University Children's Hospital Zurich and a structured cooperation with the University Hospital Zurich for the surgical treatment of adults with congenital heart defects. The professorship represents the subject in teaching and research.


As a successful candidate, you will cover the entire surgical spectrum of cardiac surgery for congenital heart defects in childhood and adulthood. They have the expertise to independently carry out very complex interventions in pediatric cardiac surgery. They have many years of experience in the field of mechanical circulatory support, pediatric heart transplantation and heart transplantation of adults with congenital heart disease.


You have a habilitation or habilitation equivalent benefits. Also, a specialist title in cardiac surgery or an equivalent recognized by the Swiss Federal Office of Public Health is required. Their active research activity in the field is internationally recognized and supported by the successful acquisition of competitive third-party funds. They have leadership skills, represent a team-oriented attitude, are committed to interdisciplinary cooperation and bring with them a high level of motivation to promote young talent and to teach students. Good organizational skills and high resilience are required.

In the context of your application, we ask for detailed information on your current surgical activity (surgical catalog in accordance with the guidelines of the SIWF / FMH [Swiss Institute for Continuing Education and Further Education / Swiss Medical Association]; heart - and-thoracale-gefaesschi.cfm ). Please use the following codes to identify who performed the surgery and what kind of supervision took place:
(P) You performed the surgery alone (surgeon)
(S) You have the surgery with the assistance of an experienced colleague / s performed
(A) you have assisted
(T) They have assisted as an instructor (Teaching assistant)


The University of Zurich and the University Children's Hospital Zurich promote equal opportunities as employers. The University of Zurich aims to increase the proportion of women in research and teaching and therefore explicitly asks qualified candidates to submit their application.

Please submit your electronic application for this position by 4 December 2019 at . Applications by post or e-mail can not be considered.


Prof. Dr. med. Rainer Weber
President of the Appointment Committee
Tel. +41 44 634 10 71

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