Professor for Internal Medicine with focus on Gastroenterology/Hepatology

Announcement of a Faculty opening for a Professor of Internal Medicine with a focus on Gastroenterology/Hepatology at the Johannes Kepler University Linz

The Faculty of Medicine at the Johannes Kepler University Linz invites applications for a part-time, private law employment position as a Professor for Internal Medicine with focus on Gastroenterology/Hepatology to begin immediately, whereby support will be provided for any additional medical-practice activities. The appointment is in accordance with § 98 of the 2002 Universities Act. A faculty performance review will be conducted after a five-year period.

The successful candidate will represent teaching, research and patient care in the professional field stated above in its full depth and breadth and will continue to further develop the area. The professorship is part of the management of the Department for Internal Medicine 2. The position is for an initial five-year period.

Applicants for the position must hold a post-doctorate (venia docendi) degree (or comparable post-doctorate qualifications) in the field above. Comprehensive information about the position is available online at:  

The appointment committee includes two representatives from the Kepler University Hospital Ltd., each of whom has an advisory role. As part of the appointment procedure, the JKU also reserves to right to assess the prospective applicant’s qualifications (particularly in regards to patient care skills) during an on-site visit of the workplace.

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Prof. Andrea Olschewski
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terms of employment

permanent position
(§ 98 UG)

application deadline

July 10, 2019

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The annual gross salary as stated in the Collective Agreement for Universities (Job Grade A1) applies.   Payment above the amount stated in the Collective Agreement can be negotiated individually in accordance with corresponding qualifications. Talks regarding the legal conditions pertaining to service and salary will be conducted with the management of the “Kepler Universitätsklinikum”.

The Johannes Kepler University wishes to increase the proportion of academic female faculty and, for this reason, especially welcomes applications by qualified women. If applicants are equally qualified, a woman will be given preference for this position. The university welcomes applications from qualified applicants who have physical disabilities. These applications will be given special consideration.

Prospective applicants interested in the position are requested to electronically send a complete application in adherence to the stated criteria in the job profile, together with the requested documentation and current CV to the Rector of the Johannes Kepler University Linz ( by July 10, 2019.

If documents cannot be sent electronically, they are to be sent in quintuplet copy (in the original) and should arrive at the Rector’s office no later than one week after the end of the application deadline. In this case, kindly address the application to: The Rector of the Johannes Kepler University Linz, Altenberger Straße 69, A-4040 Linz, Austria.