Professor of Public Heath/Head of Department

Erasmus MC

Rotterdam, Netherlands

Job description

The Executive Board of Erasmus MC is looking for or a Professor of Public Health/Head for the Department of Public Health. 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 five-year strategic plan of Erasmus MC. As Professor/Head of Department, you will continue to build a vision of public health 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 Public Health 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 seeking a public health scientist (PhD) with a medical or health science background. You have an excellent (inter)national reputation in this area and you have affinity with the public health practice in the Netherlands and abroad. You have the necessary skills, with relevant stakeholders and partners, to translate research into social impact. You have a broad knowledge in the field, extensive experience in scientific research and education at a top 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.

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