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The Heidelberg TLRC Imaging Platform is the framework of chest radiology research at the Heidelberg campus. Our mission is to conduct state-of-the-art chest radiology research for the whole range of preclinical and translational studies as well as clinical trials. TLRC is member of the platform “Imaging” of the German Center of Lung Research (DZL) to ensure scientific exchange and access to cutting-edge imaging technologies in research. More than twenty TLRC-researchers coming from different fields, such as radiology, medical physics (CT, MRI), medical informatics, nuclear medicine, public health, are involved in projects focused on four main areas: airway disease, lung cancer, inflammation/infection and pulmonary vascular disease.
how to apply
To apply for the programme, applicants must send an e-mail to the ESOR Office and provide the following documents in one single PDF file (please indicate whether you are applying for the clinical or research fellowship):
All applicants must provide the following documents as a single PDF file:
Letter of Motivation
including previous experience in the field.
using the ESOR curriculum vitae
Letters of Reccomendation
by the head of department of the current hospital/University
Documentation and Certifications
- Documentation of recent board certification
- Copy of medical diploma and/or EDiR certificate
- PhD, dissertation, diploma thesis if applicable
- Language certificates for English and German
List of Five Most Important/Relevant Publications
in international peer reviewed journals
List of References
to be contacted if necessary
Proof of ESR Membership
To apply for or renew your ESR membership please click here.
Copy of Passport
*Each candidate is required to submit the provided ESOR CV. Any application with another CV will not be considered.
Only complete applications can be considered. To ensure equal opportunities candidates should apply only to institutions outside of their country of residence/work.
The candidate will be asked to provide additional documents to the training centre for administrative purposes. The fellow is further asked to take care of his/her working permit and insurance. Please note that he/she is responsible for his/her visa. The training centre will help the fellow with all organisational details. There is no accommodation available for the fellow, but there is a housing service that can support the fellow in the search of accommodation.
During 2024/2025 one place will be available for a recently board-certified radiologist (not longer than three years ago) residing in Europe who is a full member of ESR.
It is possible to apply for only one ESOR training programme at the same time.
- This exchange programme applies to radiologists within the first three years after certification being younger than age 36.
- The candidate should pursue a subspecialisation in chest radiology.
- The candidate should have excellent knowledge of chest anatomy as well as basic skills in image interpretation of the chest.
- The candidate should have basic skills in medical database handling and an interest or basic skills in scientific presentations and publications.
- Advanced knowledge of the English and basic knowledge of the German language are required.
- If the respective academic requirements are met, the degree “Dr. med.” or “Dr. sc. hum.” can be obtained.
- The successful candidate will have to make himself/herself available for an interview via Skype.
- An active ESR full membership is required.
Duration of Fellowship and Funding
The fellowship will last for 12 months and be held from October 1, 2024 to October 1, 2025. The fellow has to ensure his/her availability for the exact period stated as any postponement is not possible. The fellow will receive a grant (€23.000,-) from the training centre, which will be paid out via ESOR on a monthly basis.