Head of the Department of Otolaryngology/ Head & Neck Surgery

Request for applications for Head of the Department of Otolaryngology/ Head & Neck Surgery at the Hadassah University Hospitals,
Ein Kerem and Mount Scopus Campuses

The Hadassah Medical Organization, a more than one thousand bed medical center located on two campuses (Ein Kerem and Mount Scopus), including out-patient and day care services, stands at the forefront of modern medicine and provides the highest standard of medical care. The Hadassah Hospitals also serve as the main teaching centers for the Hebrew University - Hadassah School of Medicine.

The qualifications for applying for this prestigious position are:

  • Specialty Certification in Otolaryngology/ Head & Neck Surgery; 
  •  At least 10 years (from completion of residency) of extensive clinical experience in all aspects of Otolaryngology/ Head & Neck Surgery; 
  •  Extensive experience and proven ability to organize and lead a large staff of physicians, nurses, technicians and other healthcare personnel. Ability to provide clinical and educational leadership in a complex multidisciplinary milieu with responsibility for clinical services, teaching and research. 
  •  An academic rank of at least senior lecturer in a recognized Israeli medical school or a comparable academic appointment in a recognized medical school outside Israel, which will allow the applicant to qualify for a senior academic appointment at the Hebrew University – Hadassah School of Medicine;
  • Extensive experience in educating medical students and residents, both as a lecturer and a bedside teacher;
  •  Extensive experience in organizing and performing research, success in obtaining competitive national and international grant funding; and publications commensurate with academic rank;
  • Responsibilities of the Department Head will be per the job description established by Hadassah.

The position is for 6 years, with the first 2 years being probationary. At the end of the 6 years there is a possibility of a 4 year extension.
After at least 6 years as department head, continued employment will be within the Department of Otolaryngology/ Head & Neck Surgery with conditions of employment corresponding to that of a unit head.

The above is subject to the customary practice and obligations of Hadassah, which may change over time. Hadassah is not obligated to accept any application, and reserves the right to find additional qualified candidates.

Nominations and applications, accompanied by curriculum vitae, bibliography and three letters of recommendation, should be submitted to the Office of the Director General of the Hadassah Medical Organization by E-mail: 

 by August 13, 2021.