Ulm University is a young research university with a focus on natural sciences, medicine and technology. Located in an economically strong region, the University with its more than 10,000 students offers a dynamic work environment with attractive networking and development prospects.

The Medical Faculty of Ulm University (Ulm, Germany) is seeking to fill the position, starting as early as possible, of a

Junior Professorship (W1) for Prevention and Safeguarding in Child and Adolescent Psy-chiatry / Psychotherapy in the Clinic Child and Adolescent Psychiatry/Psychotherapy (Medical Director, Prof. Dr. Jörg M. Fegert) (without Tenure Track)  (m/f/d)


The University is seeking to increase the proportion of women in research and teaching and particularly encourages qualified female scientists to apply for this position.

Severely disabled applicants with equal aptitude will be given preferential consideration.

The position holder is expected to represent the entire range of prevention and early intervention issues, but especially the area of safeguarding in child and adolescent psychiatric research and teaching. Furthermore, support for the design of new teaching formats, for example, in the context of the numerous e-learning programs of the department and their evaluation is expected. One focus of the clinic is research on psychological trauma. In this respect, close interdisciplinary cooperation is expected with the Center for Trauma Research, the Competence Center Child Abuse and Neglect, the Competence Area Mental Health Prevention in the Competence Network Preventive Medicine Baden-Württemberg and with other university working groups active in this topic area. Within the framework of the planned German Centers for Health Research, the clinic will take on focal points in the area of prevention and intervention, in connection with adverse child-hood experience, coping in everyday life with chronic illnesses, and dealing with multiple forms of child maltreatment. Therefore, the research focus of the professorship will be especially on pre-vention options for adverse childhood experiences and/or in the conception of safeguarding measures in institutions. An already existing network of the position holder with international colleagues in trauma research is desirable and should be expanded within the framework of the professorship.

Research experience in the above-mentioned subject areas, including in various general as well as high-risk samples, is also central. Prior work in the area of biological trauma research is desirable.

Employment requirements are completed university studies in in human medicine, psychology, other relevant social science disciplines well as teaching aptitude, a doctoral degree and further pertinent scientific achievements (§ 51 Abs. 2 LHG).

The position is available for 6 years.

Seize the opportunity and join us in shaping the future of the University!

Your contact for further information:
Prof. Dr. Joerg Fegert, phone +49 731 500-61600

The following additional information is required as part of the application: complete list of publications including the five most important publications, third-party funded projects, teaching concept, teaching activities specifying type, scope and evaluation and research concept.

We look forward to your application via our online application portal

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