As a University hospital, the Heart and Diabetes Center NRW has clinics, in-house institutes and research laboratories at its disposal for the conducting of autonomous and needs-based scientific research.

Scientific researcher at the HDZ NRW

Thanks to its scientific researchers working within the framework of a University hospital, the HDZ NRW is always at the cutting edge of research.


  • research, development and scientific studies with a focus on cardiac insufficiency
  • supervision of students, as well as Bachelors, Masters and doctorate theses
  • conducting of seminars and lectures

Special benefits for scientific researchers at the HDZ NRW:

  • opportunity to conduct experiments in different biochemical laboratories
  • very good in-house and university networking, as well as close proximity to clinical objectives
  • excellent technical equipment
  • doctorate work possible

IT specialist at the HDZ NRW


  • internal adaptation of hospital information system ORBIS
  • Oracle database administration as part of hospital information system
  • maintenance of hospital information system (updates)
  • introduction and project planning of new modules
  • first- and second-level support for end users
  • supervision and monitoring of interfaces
  • development of applications for special problems/requirements
  • communication with manufacturers

Administration and maintenance of high availability system using:

  • VMware ESX/vSphere
  • Exchange 2010
  • Active Directory 2008 R2 domain
  • HP LeftHand P4000 Storage (virtualization)
  • IBM System P5 570 with HP EVA 6400
  • EMC Centera
  • SQL server 2008 R2
  • Cisco ASA
  • Enterasys LAN and WLAN switching