Tenured Digital Health Professorships at Newly Founded Digital Health Center, Berlin

Published on: 4th December 2017

The Digital Engineering Faculty at the University of Potsdam (located in the Berlin-Brandenburg region of Germany) has announced two joint professorships with the Hasso Plattner Institute.

The two professors, focusing on Big Data and Connected Healthcare, will establish the English-language Masters degree program in “Digital Health” at the newly founded Digital Health Center in the Faculty of Digital Engineering. They will be responsible for developing a centre of excellence in the field of digital health with a clear profile and high visibility in research and teaching on an international scale.

The professorship focusing on multi-modal Big Data will explore and develop new testing, diagnostic, prognostic, and healing methods for medicine and healthcare using large-scale data comparisons with approaches based on artificial intelligence and deep learning. Prerequisites for the position are in-depth experience and outstanding achievements in data analytics, machine learning, and predictive modelling in the field of health research.

The professorship focusing on Connected Healthcare will explore and utilize the possibilities of digital transformation in all sectors of healthcare, including chronic healthcare coordination and home monitoring. Extensive expertise in healthcare systems, epidemiological analyses, and healthcare research data are prerequisites for the position.

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