Professorship in eHealth; Interpretable and Explainable Learning
Carl Von Ossietzky University of Oldenburg School of Medicine and Health Sciences

The School of Medicine and Health Sciences of the University of Oldenburg is currently inviting applications for a

Professorship (W2) (m/f/d) "eHealth: Interpretable and Explainable Learning"

commencing as soon as possible.

Health Services Research is one of the main research areas of the School of Medicine and Health Sciences. With this professorship, the Department of Health Services Research, whose nine research divisions offer a unique environment for the further academic development of the young field of research, seeks to strengthen its research profile in the area of digital healthcare applications for elderly people with a focus on machine learning and to further connect it with the activities in the area of neuroscience and hearing technologies.

The candidate shall have an internationally recognized track record in research and teaching, including pertinent publications and the successful acquisition of third-party funding. In terms of research, the professorship is to strengthen the department's expertise in digital health applications and should demonstrate for this area relevant work. In addition, the candidate shall have one or more of the following scientific foci: analysis of heterogeneous medical data, context analysis and learning for assistive robotics and analysis of neurophysiological and behavioral data for telemedical applications. A high level of methodological expertise in the field of interpretable and explicable approaches to machine learning is expected, as well as the participation in national and international research networks and active involvement in teaching.

In terms of teaching, the successful candidate will cover the contents and methods of the field of interpretable and explainable learning for all study programmes of the School of Medicine and Health Sciences and contributes its digitization expertise to joint study courses with Jade University. In addition, further development of the School's course offerings in the area of interprofessional training and the future "Health Campus Oldenburg" is desired. Active commitment to the integration of new teaching methods is expected.

Preconditions for employment are specified in ยง 25 NHG.

To increase the proportion of women in science, equally qualified female candidates will be given preference. Equally qualified applicants with disabilities will be considered preferentially. The position is suitable for part-time employment.

Please submit your application as a single PDF file including a cover letter, a completed profile sheet (, your curriculum vitae, a list of publications and of third-party funding, a teaching record and any other verification of your teaching qualification, a teaching concept, a research concept as well as copies of your credentials and of your five most important publications. It should be addressed to the Dean of the School of Medicine and Health Sciences and be submitted via email (be8jkrulylfutxjnngeeen-f99dkv7p9ai@uni-oisldentftburdzp7g.hq0dea9h1 ) as one pdf attachment by 30.07.2020.

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