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Physician Required: The Department of Transfusion Medicine and Hemostasis, Germany

The Department of Transfusion Medicine and Hemostasis at the University medicine Greifswald offers the position for a clinical fellow/Specialist Registrar level physician with interest in transfusion medicine and hemostasis. 

The department offers full board to qualification training in transfusion medicine (stand alone qualification in Germany) and speciality training in hemostasis. The Department is internationally renowned as one of the reference laboratories for Platelet Immunology and serves a population of more than 40 million. 

Previous Experience in Haematology and MRCP is desirable but not mandatory. We are happy to review individual training requirement of suitable candidate to help obtain the German Medicine MRCP equivalent where possible in cooperation with the department of Medicine.

German language is required for interaction with patients and non-academic staff, but language can be learned during the first year. The position is initially restricted for 3 years with a tenure track option. 

Salary is defined by the “Tarif für Krankenhausärzte” the national payment scheme ranging between €55,000 per year to €75,000 per year (before tax) depending on qualification. 

The department is running a university-based transfusion service, including the blood donation clinic, a GCP processing laboratory for producing blood products, the thrombosis and hemostasis outpatient clinic as well as the thrombosis and hemostasis consult of the hospital, and the stem cell laboratory. The immunhaematology section of the department covers red blood cell serology, the HLA laboratory and has a special focus on platelet immunology as well as on platelet function analysis. There will be on call commitment, which can be done from home after working hours.

The Department has a strong focus on research on thrombosis and hemostasis as well as in transfusion medicine. Applicants are expected to have a substantial interest in clinical research as well as laboratory research.

The city of Greifswald is in the Northeast of Germany in one of the most favourite vacation areas of the country at the Baltic Sea. It is a small University City with more than 10,000 students and a vibrant social and academic life. The academic tradition of the university and medical school, both founded in 1456 are an excellent environment for interdisciplinary research. Berlin and Hamburg can be reached within 2.5 hours by regular train service.

For further information please contact:

Prof. Dr. med. Andreas Greinacher
Universitätsmedizin Greifswald
Sauerbruchstraße 17475 Greifswald,

Sekr: +49-3834-865479
Office: +49-3834-865482
Fax: +49-3834-865489


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25 Jan 2020
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