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Tenure Track / Associate Professor level positions (1-2 positions) in food packaging at Aarhus University, Denmark

iFOOD; the Aarhus University Centre for Innovative Food Research, anchored at the Department of Food Science, Aarhus University, Denmark, invites applications at the Tenure Track / Associate Professor level within the area of food packaging. We are looking for successful individuals who prefer to work with highly engaged and motivated staff in an innovative and dynamic working environment.

iFOOD is an interdisciplinary research centre funded by the Faculty of Science and Technology at Aarhus University, but includes collaboration and expertise across Aarhus University, see http://www.ifood.au.dk.

These positions are available from 1. August, 2019 or as soon as possible thereafter.

Positions
We are specifically interested in individuals who can apply their expertise to both plant- and animal-based food products within food packaging. It is expected that the successful candidates will have documented experience on the interaction of food in relation to packaging and how to implement novel sustainable solutions to optimize food quality and deliver food in innovative ways to meet consumer trends whilst minimising food waste.
Knowledge on the influence of modified atmosphere, light and temperature exposure, use of edible films, biodegradable materials, surface materials, smart packaging systems, sensors, but also food quality parameters including sensory, microbiology, oxidation and other molecular changes as affected by packaging is important, within the context of healthy and convenient food solutions.

New research initiatives in food packaging should complement existing Department activities in food quality, food components, ingredients, shelf life, postharvest research, differentiated and biofunctional foods, with a specific focus on delivering new, healthy and convenient foods.

Qualifications

  • PhD degree and minimum of 2-3 years postdoc experience within food science, biochemistry, engineering, including documented research expertise in food packaging
  • Proven publication record in international peer-reviewed journals (minimum 10 publications)
  • Teaching experience at BSc and MSc level
  • Experience in international research collaboration and networking

Science and Technology Tenure Track
Aarhus University offers talented scientists from around the world attractive career perspectives via the Science and Technology Tenure Track Programme. Highly qualified candidates are appointed as [Assistant Professors /or Researcher] for a period of six years with the prospect of performance-based advancement to a tenured [Associate Professorship/position as Senior Researcher].

The aim of the Science and Technology Tenure Track Programme is to:
  • attract outstanding talented individuals that are competitive at an international level
  • to promote the early development of independent research success early in the career of scientists
  • to create transparency in the academic career path

As part of the tenure track position, the candidate is offered:
  • access to research infrastructure
  • capability development, including postgraduate teacher training
  • a mentoring programme
  • support to develop scientific networks and to secure interdisciplinary research at the highest level

As part of the Aarhus University Tenure Track Programme, the University carries out a mid-way evaluation to review the progress of the tenure track candidate after three years, according to the same criteria used in the final tenure review. The final tenure review is conducted after five and a half years. If the review is positive, the candidate will be offered a tenured position as Associate Professor/Senior Researcher at Aarhus University.

Please refer to the tenure track guidelines (http://scitech.medarbejdere.au.dk/fileadmin/site_files/scitech.medarbejdere.au.dk/Karriere_dokumenter/Tenure_Track_final_engelsk.pdf) for the tenure review criteria and for the tenure review process.

Associate Professor Level Position
Qualifications for the Associate Professor level at Aarhus University include a strong academic background, documented successful grant writing and experience with project management, industrial/public sector collaboration, as well as teaching and supervision experience.
Criteria for evaluating applicants at the Associate Professor level can be found here (http://scitech.au.dk/fileadmin/site_files/scitech.medarbejdere.au.dk/Karriere_dokumenter/Kriterier_for_varig_ansaettelse_rev.pdf).

The Department of Food Science
The Department of Food Science is part of the Faculty of Science and Technology, Aarhus University and includes research across the food value chain within the areas of Plant Production Systems, Biofunctional Food, Systems Biology, Food Chemistry and Technology, Food Quality, Food Metabolomics and Sensory Science. The Department currently employs approx. 60 full time scientific staff and 50 PhD students and Postdocs, with approx. 30 visiting staff and students contributing to an international research environment where English is the preferred language in the laboratory, at meetings and at seminars.

The Department works in teams and therefore self-leadership, clear and open communication, success in mentoring, supervising and teaching are important qualities needed to be successful in the Department. In addition, the Department has a strong culture that is based on openness, equality, consultation and inclusion, and contributing to the Department strategy and working environment is viewed as important.

The Department is responsible for a Master’s programme in Molecular Nutrition and Food Technology, taught at AU, Denmark, and a Master’s programme in Food and Health at the Sino-Danish Center in Beijing, China. In addition, Department staff contribute to several other key interdisciplinary educations, including Bachelor’s and Master’s programmes in Agrobiology, and a Bachelor of Chemical Engineering in Food Technology, Aarhus University. Staff also teach on a number of other educations offered at other Universities in Denmark and China.

Please refer to http://food.au.dk/en/ for further information about The Department of Food Science and to http://scitech.au.dk/en/ and http://www.au.dk/en/ for information on Science and Technology and Aarhus University, respectively.

Place of Work and area of Employment
The place of work is Blichers Allé 20, DK-8830 Tjele, and the area of employment is Aarhus University with related departments.

From 1. November, 2019 the place of work will be Agro Food Park 48, 8200 Aarhus North, Denmark, due to the Department of Food Science being relocated to Aarhus in 2019.

For further information contact Head of Department Michelle H. Williams, phone: +45 2517 0049, e-mail: mw@food.au.dk.

Aarhus University offers competitive start-up packages.

Living in Aarhus / Denmark
Please visit the International Centre website (http://www.au.dk/en/internationalcentre/) for information about arriving, working and living in Denmark.

Application procedure
Shortlisting is used. This means that after the deadline for applications – and with the assistance from the assessment committee chairman, and the assessment committee if necessary, – the head of department selects the candidates to be evaluated. The selection is made on the basis of an assessment of who of the candidates are most relevant considering the requirements of the advertisement. All applicants will be notified within 6 weeks whether or not their applications have been sent to an expert assessment committee for evaluation. The selected applicants will be informed about the composition of the committee and will receive his/her assessment. Once the recruitment process is completed a final letter of rejection is sent to the deselected applicants, including the main considerations emphasized during the selection process.

Formalities and salary range
Science and Technology refers to the Ministerial Order on the Appointment of Academic Staff at Danish Universities under the Danish Ministry of Science, Technology and Innovation (http://www.medarbejdere.au.dk/appointment_of_academic_staff_at_universities).

The application must be in English and include a curriculum vitae, degree certificate, a complete list of publications, a statement of future research plans and information about research activities, teaching portfolio and verified information on previous teaching experience (if any). Guidelines for applicants can be found here. (http://scitech.au.dk/en/about-science-and-technology/vacant-positions/application-form-guide/)

Appointment shall be in accordance with the collective labour agreement between the Danish Ministry of Finance and the Danish Confederation of Professional Associations. Further information on qualification requirements and job content may be found in the
Memorandum on Job Structure for Academic Staff at Danish Universities (http://www.medarbejdere.au.dk/job_structure_for_academic_staff_at_Universities_2013).

Salary depends on seniority as agreed between the Danish Ministry of Finance and the Confederation of Professional Associations.

Research activities will be evaluated in relation to actual research time. Thus, we encourage applicants to specify periods of leave without research activities, in order to be able to subtract these periods from the span of the scientific career during the evaluation of scientific productivity.

All interested candidates are encouraged to apply, regardless of their personal background.

Aarhus University offers a broad variety of services for international researchers and accompanying families, including relocation service and career counselling to expat partners. Read more here (http://ias.au.dk/au-relocation-service/). Please find more information about entering and working in Denmark here (http://international.au.dk/research/).

Application deadline
15 June 2019

Aarhus University
Aarhus University is an academically diverse and research-intensive university with a strong commitment to high-quality research and education and the development of society nationally and globally. The university offers an inspiring research and teaching environment to its 39,000 students (FTEs) and 8,000 employees, and has an annual revenues of EUR 884 million. Learn more at http://www.au.dk/en

 


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330013250Phoenix-1bdaba5c12019-04-30T00:00:00Tenure Track / Associate Professor level positions (1-2 positions) in food packaging at Aarhus University, DenmarkiFOOD; the Aarhus University Centre for Innovative Food Research, anchored at the Department of Food Science, Aarhus University, Denmark, invites applications at the Tenure Track / Associate Professor level within the area of food packaging. We are looking for successful individuals who prefer to work with highly engaged and motivated staff in an innovative and dynamic working environment.

iFOOD is an interdisciplinary research centre funded by the Faculty of Science and Technology at Aarhus University, but includes collaboration and expertise across Aarhus University, see http://www.ifood.au.dk.

These positions are available from 1. August, 2019 or as soon as possible thereafter.

Positions
We are specifically interested in individuals who can apply their expertise to both plant- and animal-based food products within food packaging. It is expected that the successful candidates will have documented experience on the interaction of food in relation to packaging and how to implement novel sustainable solutions to optimize food quality and deliver food in innovative ways to meet consumer trends whilst minimising food waste.
Knowledge on the influence of modified atmosphere, light and temperature exposure, use of edible films, biodegradable materials, surface materials, smart packaging systems, sensors, but also food quality parameters including sensory, microbiology, oxidation and other molecular changes as affected by packaging is important, within the context of healthy and convenient food solutions.

New research initiatives in food packaging should complement existing Department activities in food quality, food components, ingredients, shelf life, postharvest research, differentiated and biofunctional foods, with a specific focus on delivering new, healthy and convenient foods.

Qualifications
  • PhD degree and minimum of 2-3 years postdoc experience within food science, biochemistry, engineering, including documented research expertise in food packaging
  • Proven publication record in international peer-reviewed journals (minimum 10 publications)
  • Teaching experience at BSc and MSc level
  • Experience in international research collaboration and networking

Science and Technology Tenure Track
Aarhus University offers talented scientists from around the world attractive career perspectives via the Science and Technology Tenure Track Programme. Highly qualified candidates are appointed as [Assistant Professors /or Researcher] for a period of six years with the prospect of performance-based advancement to a tenured [Associate Professorship/position as Senior Researcher].

The aim of the Science and Technology Tenure Track Programme is to:
  • attract outstanding talented individuals that are competitive at an international level
  • to promote the early development of independent research success early in the career of scientists
  • to create transparency in the academic career path

As part of the tenure track position, the candidate is offered:
  • access to research infrastructure
  • capability development, including postgraduate teacher training
  • a mentoring programme
  • support to develop scientific networks and to secure interdisciplinary research at the highest level

As part of the Aarhus University Tenure Track Programme, the University carries out a mid-way evaluation to review the progress of the tenure track candidate after three years, according to the same criteria used in the final tenure review. The final tenure review is conducted after five and a half years. If the review is positive, the candidate will be offered a tenured position as Associate Professor/Senior Researcher at Aarhus University.

Please refer to the tenure track guidelines (http://scitech.medarbejdere.au.dk/fileadmin/site_files/scitech.medarbejdere.au.dk/Karriere_dokumenter/Tenure_Track_final_engelsk.pdf) for the tenure review criteria and for the tenure review process.

Associate Professor Level Position
Qualifications for the Associate Professor level at Aarhus University include a strong academic background, documented successful grant writing and experience with project management, industrial/public sector collaboration, as well as teaching and supervision experience.
Criteria for evaluating applicants at the Associate Professor level can be found here (http://scitech.au.dk/fileadmin/site_files/scitech.medarbejdere.au.dk/Karriere_dokumenter/Kriterier_for_varig_ansaettelse_rev.pdf).

The Department of Food Science
The Department of Food Science is part of the Faculty of Science and Technology, Aarhus University and includes research across the food value chain within the areas of Plant Production Systems, Biofunctional Food, Systems Biology, Food Chemistry and Technology, Food Quality, Food Metabolomics and Sensory Science. The Department currently employs approx. 60 full time scientific staff and 50 PhD students and Postdocs, with approx. 30 visiting staff and students contributing to an international research environment where English is the preferred language in the laboratory, at meetings and at seminars.

The Department works in teams and therefore self-leadership, clear and open communication, success in mentoring, supervising and teaching are important qualities needed to be successful in the Department. In addition, the Department has a strong culture that is based on openness, equality, consultation and inclusion, and contributing to the Department strategy and working environment is viewed as important.

The Department is responsible for a Master’s programme in Molecular Nutrition and Food Technology, taught at AU, Denmark, and a Master’s programme in Food and Health at the Sino-Danish Center in Beijing, China. In addition, Department staff contribute to several other key interdisciplinary educations, including Bachelor’s and Master’s programmes in Agrobiology, and a Bachelor of Chemical Engineering in Food Technology, Aarhus University. Staff also teach on a number of other educations offered at other Universities in Denmark and China.

Please refer to http://food.au.dk/en/ for further information about The Department of Food Science and to http://scitech.au.dk/en/ and http://www.au.dk/en/ for information on Science and Technology and Aarhus University, respectively.

Place of Work and area of Employment
The place of work is Blichers Allé 20, DK-8830 Tjele, and the area of employment is Aarhus University with related departments.

From 1. November, 2019 the place of work will be Agro Food Park 48, 8200 Aarhus North, Denmark, due to the Department of Food Science being relocated to Aarhus in 2019.

For further information contact Head of Department Michelle H. Williams, phone: +45 2517 0049, e-mail: mw@food.au.dk.

Aarhus University offers competitive start-up packages.

Living in Aarhus / Denmark
Please visit the International Centre website (http://www.au.dk/en/internationalcentre/) for information about arriving, working and living in Denmark.

Application procedure
Shortlisting is used. This means that after the deadline for applications – and with the assistance from the assessment committee chairman, and the assessment committee if necessary, – the head of department selects the candidates to be evaluated. The selection is made on the basis of an assessment of who of the candidates are most relevant considering the requirements of the advertisement. All applicants will be notified within 6 weeks whether or not their applications have been sent to an expert assessment committee for evaluation. The selected applicants will be informed about the composition of the committee and will receive his/her assessment. Once the recruitment process is completed a final letter of rejection is sent to the deselected applicants, including the main considerations emphasized during the selection process.

Formalities and salary range
Science and Technology refers to the Ministerial Order on the Appointment of Academic Staff at Danish Universities under the Danish Ministry of Science, Technology and Innovation (http://www.medarbejdere.au.dk/appointment_of_academic_staff_at_universities).

The application must be in English and include a curriculum vitae, degree certificate, a complete list of publications, a statement of future research plans and information about research activities, teaching portfolio and verified information on previous teaching experience (if any). Guidelines for applicants can be found here. (http://scitech.au.dk/en/about-science-and-technology/vacant-positions/application-form-guide/)

Appointment shall be in accordance with the collective labour agreement between the Danish Ministry of Finance and the Danish Confederation of Professional Associations. Further information on qualification requirements and job content may be found in the
Memorandum on Job Structure for Academic Staff at Danish Universities (http://www.medarbejdere.au.dk/job_structure_for_academic_staff_at_Universities_2013).

Salary depends on seniority as agreed between the Danish Ministry of Finance and the Confederation of Professional Associations.

Research activities will be evaluated in relation to actual research time. Thus, we encourage applicants to specify periods of leave without research activities, in order to be able to subtract these periods from the span of the scientific career during the evaluation of scientific productivity.

All interested candidates are encouraged to apply, regardless of their personal background.

Aarhus University offers a broad variety of services for international researchers and accompanying families, including relocation service and career counselling to expat partners. Read more here (http://ias.au.dk/au-relocation-service/). Please find more information about entering and working in Denmark here (http://international.au.dk/research/).

Application deadline
15 June 2019

Aarhus University
Aarhus University is an academically diverse and research-intensive university with a strong commitment to high-quality research and education and the development of society nationally and globally. The university offers an inspiring research and teaching environment to its 39,000 students (FTEs) and 8,000 employees, and has an annual revenues of EUR 884 million. Learn more at http://www.au.dk/en

 

2019-06-16T00:50:46.613 iFOOD the Aarhus University Centre for Innovative Food Research, anchored at the Department of Food Science, Aarhus University, Denmark, invites applications at the Tenure Track Associate Professor level within the area of food packaging. We are looking for successful individuals who prefer to work with highly engaged and motivated staff in an innovative and dynamic working environment. iFOOD is an interdisciplinary research centre funded by the Faculty of Science and Technology at Aarhus University, but includes collaboration and expertise across Aarhus University, see http: www.ifood.au.dk. These positions are available from 1. August, 2019 or as soon as possible thereafter. Positions We are specifically interested in individuals who can apply their expertise to both plant- and animal-based food products within food packaging. It is expected that the successful candidates will have documented experience on the interaction of food in relation to packaging and how to implement novel sustainable solutions to optimize food quality and deliver food in innovative ways to meet consumer trends whilst minimising food waste. Knowledge on the influence of modified atmosphere, light and temperature exposure, use of edible films, biodegradable materials, surface materials, smart packaging systems, sensors, but also food quality parameters including sensory, microbiology, oxidation and other molecular changes as affected by packaging is important, within the context of healthy and convenient food solutions. New research initiatives in food packaging should complement existing Department activities in food quality, food components, ingredients, shelf life, postharvest research, differentiated and biofunctional foods, with a specific focus on delivering new, healthy and convenient foods. QualificationsPhD degree and minimum of 2-3 years postdoc experience within food science, biochemistry, engineering, including documented research expertise in food packagingProven publication record in international peer-reviewed journals (minimum 10 publications)Teaching experience at BSc and MSc levelExperience in international research collaboration and networking Science and Technology Tenure Track Aarhus University offers talented scientists from around the world attractive career perspectives via the Science and Technology Tenure Track Programme. Highly qualified candidates are appointed as [Assistant Professors or Researcher] for a period of six years with the prospect of performance-based advancement to a tenured [Associate Professorship position as Senior Researcher]. The aim of the Science and Technology Tenure Track Programme is to:attract outstanding talented individuals that are competitive at an international levelto promote the early development of independent research success early in the career of scientiststo create transparency in the academic career path As part of the tenure track position, the candidate is offered:access to research infrastructurecapability development, including postgraduate teacher traininga mentoring programmesupport to develop scientific networks and to secure interdisciplinary research at the highest level As part of the Aarhus University Tenure Track Programme, the University carries out a mid-way evaluation to review the progress of the tenure track candidate after three years, according to the same criteria used in the final tenure review. The final tenure review is conducted after five and a half years. If the review is positive, the candidate will be offered a tenured position as Associate Professor Senior Researcher at Aarhus University. Please refer to the tenure track guidelines (http: scitech.medarbejdere.au.dk fileadmin site_files scitech.medarbejdere.au.dk Karriere_dokumenter Tenure_Track_final_engelsk.pdf) for the tenure review criteria and for the tenure review process. Associate Professor Level Position Qualifications for the Associate Professor level at Aarhus University include a strong academic background, documented successful grant writing and experience with project management, industrial public sector collaboration, as well as teaching and supervision experience. Criteria for evaluating applicants at the Associate Professor level can be found here (http: scitech.au.dk fileadmin site_files scitech.medarbejdere.au.dk Karriere_dokumenter Kriterier_for_varig_ansaettelse_rev.pdf). The Department of Food Science The Department of Food Science is part of the Faculty of Science and Technology, Aarhus University and includes research across the food value chain within the areas of Plant Production Systems, Biofunctional Food, Systems Biology, Food Chemistry and Technology, Food Quality, Food Metabolomics and Sensory Science. The Department currently employs approx. 60 full time scientific staff and 50 PhD students and Postdocs, with approx. 30 visiting staff and students contributing to an international research environment where English is the preferred language in the laboratory, at meetings and at seminars. The Department works in teams and therefore self-leadership, clear and open communication, success in mentoring, supervising and teaching are important qualities needed to be successful in the Department. In addition, the Department has a strong culture that is based on openness, equality, consultation and inclusion, and contributing to the Department strategy and working environment is viewed as important. The Department is responsible for a Master s programme in Molecular Nutrition and Food Technology, taught at AU, Denmark, and a Master s programme in Food and Health at the Sino-Danish Center in Beijing, China. In addition, Department staff contribute to several other key interdisciplinary educations, including Bachelor s and Master s programmes in Agrobiology, and a Bachelor of Chemical Engineering in Food Technology, Aarhus University. Staff also teach on a number of other educations offered at other Universities in Denmark and China. Please refer to http: food.au.dk en for further information about The Department of Food Science and to http: scitech.au.dk en and http: www.au.dk en for information on Science and Technology and Aarhus University, respectively. Place of Work and area of Employment The place of work is Blichers Allé 20, DK-8830 Tjele, and the area of employment is Aarhus University with related departments. From 1. November, 2019 the place of work will be Agro Food Park 48, 8200 Aarhus North, Denmark, due to the Department of Food Science being relocated to Aarhus in 2019. For further information contact Head of Department Michelle H. Williams, phone: 45 2517 0049, e-mail: mw@food.au.dk. Aarhus University offers competitive start-up packages. Living in Aarhus Denmark Please visit the International Centre website (http: www.au.dk en internationalcentre ) for information about arriving, working and living in Denmark. Application procedure Shortlisting is used. This means that after the deadline for applications and with the assistance from the assessment committee chairman, and the assessment committee if necessary, the head of department selects the candidates to be evaluated. The selection is made on the basis of an assessment of who of the candidates are most relevant considering the requirements of the advertisement. All applicants will be notified within 6 weeks whether or not their applications have been sent to an expert assessment committee for evaluation. The selected applicants will be informed about the composition of the committee and will receive his her assessment. Once the recruitment process is completed a final letter of rejection is sent to the deselected applicants, including the main considerations emphasized during the selection process. Formalities and salary range Science and Technology refers to the Ministerial Order on the Appointment of Academic Staff at Danish Universities under the Danish Ministry of Science, Technology and Innovation (http: www.medarbejdere.au.dk appointment_of_academic_staff_at_universities). The application must be in English and include a curriculum vitae, degree certificate, a complete list of publications, a statement of future research plans and information about research activities, teaching portfolio and verified information on previous teaching experience (if any). Guidelines for applicants can be found here. (http: scitech.au.dk en about-science-and-technology vacant-positions application-form-guide ) Appointment shall be in accordance with the collective labour agreement between the Danish Ministry of Finance and the Danish Confederation of Professional Associations. Further information on qualification requirements and job content may be found in the Memorandum on Job Structure for Academic Staff at Danish Universities (http: www.medarbejdere.au.dk job_structure_for_academic_staff_at_Universities_2013). Salary depends on seniority as agreed between the Danish Ministry of Finance and the Confederation of Professional Associations. Research activities will be evaluated in relation to actual research time. Thus, we encourage applicants to specify periods of leave without research activities, in order to be able to subtract these periods from the span of the scientific career during the evaluation of scientific productivity. All interested candidates are encouraged to apply, regardless of their personal background. Aarhus University offers a broad variety of services for international researchers and accompanying families, including relocation service and career counselling to expat partners. Read more here (http: ias.au.dk au-relocation-service ). Please find more information about entering and working in Denmark here (http: international.au.dk research ). Application deadline 15 June 2019 Aarhus University Aarhus University is an academically diverse and research-intensive university with a strong commitment to high-quality research and education and the development of society nationally and globally. The university offers an inspiring research and teaching environment to its 39,000 students (FTEs) and 8,000 employees, and has an annual revenues of EUR 884 million. 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An assistant professorship is a three-year fixed-term position. An associate professorship is a full-time permanent position. The starting date is 1 August 2020 or as agreed upon. Job description BTECH is dedicated to excellence in technology-driven business development as well as core business disciplines and offers study programmes in these fields. We are looking for eminent candidates who can strengthen our research profile in engineering management within fields such as product development (cyber-physical products), quality management, manufacturability, product architectures, mass individualised customisation and technology management. We are also open to candidates with alternative profiles within the area. A significant part of our work involves business partners, and we often perform applied research. Hence, it is paramount that the candidate conducts research on topics that are relevant to modern companies. Candidates with research activities involving industry will be preferred. The successful applicant is expected to teach and supervise students at bachelor s, master s and PhD level. Our study programmes in engineering include an MSc in Technology Based Business Development and a Bachelor of Engineering in Business Development Engineer (BDE), and a Bachelor of Engineering in Global Management and Manufacturing (GMM). Applicants with solid experience within problem-based learning will be preferred. Your qualifications Qualification for an assistant professorship position is a PhD or an equivalent academic qualification. Qualification for an associate professorship is a strong academic background as assistant professor or equivalent. Furthermore, applicants should have the following qualifications:A proven record of strong international research, as evidenced by publications in highly reputed international journals (according to the Danish BFI list).A track record of excellence in teaching on topics relevant for our study programmes.A clear, well-developed and viable strategy for future high-level research.A track record of good citizenship in the wider academic community combined with commitment to contributing to a vibrant work environment in our department.A commitment to sharing insights and knowledge with the broader society and prioritising dialogue with practitioners.A commitment to teaching that provides the students with relevant competences as well as the ability to reflect critically on business problems.An ability and willingness to attract external research funding. Non-Danish speakers are required to acquire a reasonable knowledge of the Danish language within three years. The department will grant time off from teaching to attend Danish courses during the first two years of employment. Applicants are encouraged to describe how their research is related to businesses and society. The description could include concrete collaborations, impact, dissemination activities, etc. Permanent employment as associate professor at Aarhus BSS requires completion of an internally offered supervision course as well as the Go Online course on educational IT provided by the Centre for Teaching and Learning at Aarhus BSS. If you have not completed this course before commencement of employment, continued employment will be conditional on completion of the course within a five-year period. Who we are BTECH is part of Aarhus BSS, Aarhus University a top 100 university. Aarhus BSS and specifically BTECH has achieved the distinguished AASCB, AMBA and EQUIS accreditations. BTECH is located in the business-oriented and entrepreneurial city of Herning. The department excels in business and engineering disciplines and pays particular attention to company collaborations. We have around 1,800 students and close to 100 faculty and staff. Each year, approximately 500 students are involved in company projects in more than 250 companies ranging from SMEs to leading multinationals. Our incubator Business Factory launches around 15 new companies each year. We influence society through business development and technology. For this reason, many research projects are conducted in close collaboration with industry on the basis of new data and new technologies. These projects are generously supported by H2020, the Independent Research Fund Denmark and the Danish Industry Foundation, among others. More information about BTECH is available here. Further information For further information about the position and the department, please contact Head of Department Anders Frederiksen, tel.: 45 6162 0207, email: afr@btech.au.dk. If you need help uploading your application or have any questions about the recruitment process, please contact HR Supporter, Regitze Arnbjerg, tel.: 45 8715 2174, email: rma@au.dk. Place of work The place of work will be Birk Centerpark 15, DK-7400 Herning. International applicant? Aarhus University offers a broad variety of services for international researchers and accompanying families, including relocation service and career counselling to expat partners: http: ias.au.dk au-relocation-service . Please find more information about entering and working in Denmark here: http: international.au.dk research Terms of employment The appointment is made in accordance with the Memorandum on Job Structure for Academic Staff at Danish Universities as well as the circular on the Collective Agreement for Academics Employed by the State (in Danish). The job content and qualification requirements are described in further detail in the Ministerial Order on the Appointment of Academic Staff at Universities. Application procedure for assistant professorship: When you apply for this position it is mandatory to attach the following:ApplicationCurriculum Vitae. You are encouraged to declare any periods of leave without research activity, including, for example, maternity leave, since your research activities are assessed in relation to your actual research timeEducation (diploma for master s, PhD and possibly higher doctoral degree)List of publications (the enclosed publications must be clearly marked on the list of publications)Publications. Up to three publications may be submitted. In the event of several authors the publications must be accompanied by a co-author statement concerning the applicant s share of the collaborative work with the consent of the co-authors. Please use this templateTeaching portfolio. The specific requirements regarding the documentation can be found here Application procedure for associate professorship: When you apply for this position it is mandatory to attach the following:ApplicationCurriculum Vitae. You are encouraged to declare any periods of leave without research activity, including, for example, maternity leave, since your research activities are assessed in relation to your actual research timeEducation (diploma for master s, PhD and possibly higher doctoral degree)List of publications (the enclosed publications must be clearly marked on the list of publications) Publications. Up to five publications can be included in the application. In the event of several authors the publications must be accompanied by a co-author statement concerning the applicant s share of the collaborative work with the consent of the co-authors. Please use this templateTeaching portfolio. The specific requirements regarding the documentation can be found hereMaterials which cannot be uploaded together with the application may be submitted in five copies to Aarhus BSS HR PhD, Aarhus University, Tåsingegade 1, 2nd floor, DK-8000 Aarhus C. Read more about how to apply for an academic post at Aarhus BSS here The evaluation process After the application deadline, an assessment committee is appointed. Please note that the assessment of applicants is based solely on the material received prior to the application deadline. For further information, see Guidelines for Assessment Committee, Aarhus BSS. All interested candidates are encouraged to apply regardless of personal background. The application must be submitted via Aarhus University s recruitment system, which can be accessed under the job advertisement on Aarhus University s website. Aarhus University Aarhus University is an academically diverse and research-intensive university with a strong commitment to high-quality research and education and the development of society nationally and globally. The university offers an inspiring research and teaching environment to its 38,000 students (FTEs) and 8,000 employees, and has an annual revenues of EUR 885 million. Learn more at www.international.au.dk Deadline: 01 April 2020The Department of Business Development and Technology (BTECH) at Aarhus BSS, Aarhus University, invites applications for assistant and associate professor positions in engineering management.

An assistant professorship is a three-year fixed-term position. An associate professorship is a full-time permanent position. The starting date is 1 August 2020 or as agreed upon.

Job description
BTECH is dedicated to excellence in technology-driven business development as well as core business disciplines and offers study programmes in these fields.

We are looking for eminent candidates who can strengthen our research profile in engineering management within fields such as product development (cyber-physical products), quality management, manufacturability, product architectures, mass/individualised customisation and technology management. We are also open to candidates with alternative profiles within the area.

A significant part of our work involves business partners, and we often perform applied research. Hence, it is paramount that the candidate conducts research on topics that are relevant to modern companies. Candidates with research activities involving industry will be preferred.

The successful applicant is expected to teach and supervise students at bachelor’s, master’s and PhD level. Our study programmes in engineering include an MSc in Technology Based Business Development and a Bachelor of Engineering in Business Development Engineer (BDE), and a Bachelor of Engineering in Global Management and Manufacturing (GMM). Applicants with solid experience within problem-based learning will be preferred.

Your qualifications
Qualification for an assistant professorship position is a PhD or an equivalent academic qualification.

Qualification for an associate professorship is a strong academic background as assistant professor or equivalent. Furthermore, applicants should have the following qualifications:
  • A proven record of strong international research, as evidenced by publications in highly reputed international journals (according to the Danish BFI list).
  • A track record of excellence in teaching on topics relevant for our study programmes.
  • A clear, well-developed and viable strategy for future high-level research.
  • A track record of good citizenship in the wider academic community combined with commitment to contributing to a vibrant work environment in our department.
  • A commitment to sharing insights and knowledge with the broader society and prioritising dialogue with practitioners.
  • A commitment to teaching that provides the students with relevant competences as well as the ability to reflect critically on business problems.
  • An ability and willingness to attract external research funding.

Non-Danish speakers are required to acquire a reasonable knowledge of the Danish language within three years. The department will grant time off from teaching to attend Danish courses during the first two years of employment.

Applicants are encouraged to describe how their research is related to businesses and society. The description could include concrete collaborations, impact, dissemination activities, etc.

Permanent employment as associate professor at Aarhus BSS requires completion of an internally offered supervision course as well as the ‘Go Online’ course on educational IT provided by the Centre for Teaching and Learning at Aarhus BSS. If you have not completed this course before commencement of employment, continued employment will be conditional on completion of the course within a five-year period.

Who we are
BTECH is part of Aarhus BSS, Aarhus University – a top 100 university. Aarhus BSS – and specifically BTECH – has achieved the distinguished AASCB, AMBA and EQUIS accreditations.

BTECH is located in the business-oriented and entrepreneurial city of Herning. The department excels in business and engineering disciplines and pays particular attention to company collaborations. We have around 1,800 students and close to 100 faculty and staff. Each year, approximately 500 students are involved in company projects in more than 250 companies ranging from SMEs to leading multinationals. Our incubator Business Factory launches around 15 new companies each year.

We influence society through business development and technology. For this reason, many research projects are conducted in close collaboration with industry on the basis of new data and new technologies. These projects are generously supported by H2020, the Independent Research Fund Denmark and the Danish Industry Foundation, among others.

More information about BTECH is available here.

Further information
For further information about the position and the department, please contact Head of Department Anders Frederiksen, tel.: +45 6162 0207, email: afr@btech.au.dk.

If you need help uploading your application or have any questions about the recruitment process, please contact HR Supporter, Regitze Arnbjerg, tel.: +45 8715 2174, email: rma@au.dk.

Place of work
The place of work will be Birk Centerpark 15, DK-7400 Herning.

International applicant?
Aarhus University offers a broad variety of services for international researchers and accompanying families, including relocation service and career counselling to expat partners: http://ias.au.dk/au-relocation-service/. Please find more information about entering and working in Denmark here: http://international.au.dk/research/

Terms of employment
The appointment is made in accordance with the Memorandum on Job Structure for Academic Staff at Danish Universities as well as the circular on the Collective Agreement for Academics Employed by the State (in Danish).
The job content and qualification requirements are described in further detail in the Ministerial Order on the Appointment of Academic Staff at Universities.

Application procedure for assistant professorship:
When you apply for this position it is mandatory to attach the following:
  • Application
  • Curriculum Vitae. You are encouraged to declare any periods of leave without research activity, including, for example, maternity leave, since your research activities are assessed in relation to your actual research time
  • Education (diploma for master's, PhD and possibly higher doctoral degree)
  • List of publications (the enclosed publications must be clearly marked on the list of publications)
  • Publications. Up to three publications may be submitted. In the event of several authors the publications must be accompanied by a co-author statement concerning the applicant's share of the collaborative work with the consent of the co-authors. Please use this template
  • Teaching portfolio. The specific requirements regarding the documentation can be found here

Application procedure for associate professorship:
When you apply for this position it is mandatory to attach the following:
  • Application
  • Curriculum Vitae. You are encouraged to declare any periods of leave without research activity, including, for example, maternity leave, since your research activities are assessed in relation to your actual research time
  • Education (diploma for master's, PhD and possibly higher doctoral degree)
  • List of publications (the enclosed publications must be clearly marked on the list of publications)
    Publications. Up to five publications can be included in the application. In the event of several authors the publications must be accompanied by a co-author statement concerning the applicant's share of the collaborative work with the consent of the co-authors. Please use this template
  • Teaching portfolio. The specific requirements regarding the documentation can be found here
Materials which cannot be uploaded together with the application may be submitted in five copies to Aarhus BSS HR & PhD, Aarhus University, Tåsingegade 1, 2nd floor, DK-8000 Aarhus C.

Read more about how to apply for an academic post at Aarhus BSS here

The evaluation process
After the application deadline, an assessment committee is appointed. Please note that the assessment of applicants is based solely on the material received prior to the application deadline. For further information, see Guidelines for Assessment Committee, Aarhus BSS.

All interested candidates are encouraged to apply regardless of personal background.

The application must be submitted via Aarhus University’s recruitment system, which can be accessed under the job advertisement on Aarhus University's website.

Aarhus University
Aarhus University is an academically diverse and research-intensive university with a strong commitment to high-quality research and education and the development of society nationally and globally. The university offers an inspiring research and teaching environment to its 38,000 students (FTEs) and 8,000 employees, and has an annual revenues of EUR 885 million. Learn more at www.international.au.dk/

Deadline:
01 April 2020

 

Aarhus UniversitetHerning2020-02-18T00:00:002020-04-01T00:00:00
330181406Postdoc/Assistant professor position within the research project ''A Sense of Belonging: Cultural Copying as a Basis for Group Rights?'' at Department of Political ScienceRobot The Department of Political Science at Aarhus BSS, Aarhus University, invites applications for a 2-year postdoctoral assistant professor position offering applicants an exciting opportunity to join a new research project entitled A Sense of Belonging: Cultural Copying as a Basis for Group Rights? . The starting date is 1 September 2020 or subject to mutual agreement. The research project The project aims to bring together work on social and human kinds with political philosophy of group and minority rights to address questions about the justifications of group rights and about which groups can have a special moral status. For more information about the project see here. Job description We are looking for a highly motivated researcher who will work on the project led by Marion Godman (PI) in collaboration with Kasper Lippert-Rasmussen (Aarhus University) and Nils Holtug (Copenhagen University). The post is funded by 5,7 million DKK grant from the Independent Danish Research Fund (Sapere Aude Research Leader scheme) and hosted at the department of Political Science at Aarhus university. The successful candidate will work closely with Godman, Holtug and Lippert-Rasmussen as well as with colleagues in the newly established Center for the Experimental-Philosophical Study of Discrimination (CEPDISC) that opens in August 2020 (running until 2026). As part of the research, the successful applicant will therefore also have the opportunity to participate in a wide range of activities in CEPDISC and at the Political Science department. The candidate may also undertake a small amount of teaching (equivalent to one course per year). The candidate is expected to conduct independent research and attend all project meetings. There is generous funding for conference presentations and research visits. Your qualifications Eligible candidates must have: * A PhD in philosophy, political science, law or another discipline related to the project (or completion by the beginning of the appointment) * Experience in independent research * Experience with collaborating and working together with others in a team * An excellent command of spoken and written English * A compelling and relevant research proposal It is desirable if candidates have: * Have pursued research directly relevant to the research project (e.g. multiculturalism, group rights, gender, race, or ethnicity as kinds) * Proven experience of publishing high-quality research articles commensurate with career stage Interested candidates should provide a short research proposal (max. 2 pages), outlining potential avenues for research related to the overall project. Please see the section below about application procedure for the further requirements for the application. Further information Applicants are strongly encouraged to contact Assistant Professor Marion Godman per email: m.godman@ps.au.dk prior to submitting their application to learn more about the post. If applicants need help uploading the application or have any questions about the recruitment process, please contact HR-supporter Anne Arnfeldt Ka¨llberg, Tel: 45 8715 3631, email aak@au.dk Who we are The Department of Political Science is one of the six departments at Aarhus BSS, one of the four faculties at Aarhus University. Aarhus BSS unites the business and social science-related research fields and brings them closer together to reflect the close relationship between society and the business community. As part of a Top 100 university, Aarhus BSS and specifically the Department of Political Science has achieved the distinguished AASCB, AMBA and EQUIS accreditations. At the Department of Political Science, we emphasise a dynamic and flexible research and teaching profile characterised by pluralism and openness. With around 90 academic staff members and 40 PhD students, we offer a lively and ambitious research and teaching environment. The research carried out at the department not only covers a variety of political science disciplines, but also represents a variety of methodological approaches. This not only enables us to focus on new problem areas as they appear on the national and international political arenas, but also allows us to contribute actively to the development of the discipline. We also emphasise communicating our research results to the political-administrative system and to the public in general. For more information about the Department of Political Science, please click here. Place of work Department of Political Science, Bartholins Alle´ 7, DK - 8000 Aarhus C International applicant? Aarhus University offers a broad variety of services for international researchers and accompanying families, including relocation service and career counselling to expat partners: http: ias.au.dk au-relocation-service . Please find more information about entering and working in Denmark here: http: international.au.dk research Aarhus University also offers a Junior Researcher Development Programme targeted at career development for postdocs at AU. You can read more about it here: http: talent.au.dk junior-researcher-development-programme Terms of employment The appointment is made in accordance with the Memorandum on Job Structure for Academic Staff at Danish Universities as well as the circular on the Collective Agreement for Academics Employed by the State (in Danish). The job content and qualification requirements are described in further detail in the Ministerial Order on the Appointment of Academic Staff at Universities. Application procedure When you apply for this position it is mandatory to attach the following:ApplicationCurriculum Vitae. You are encouraged to declare any periods of leave without research activity, including, for example, maternity leave, since your research activities are assessed in relation to your actual research timeEducation (diploma for master s, PhD and possibly higher doctoral degree)List of publications (the enclosed publications must be clearly marked on the list of publications)Publications. Up to three publications can be included in the application. In the event of several authors the publications must be accompanied by a co-author statement concerning the applicant s share of the collaborative work with the consent of the co-authors. Please use this templateTeaching portfolio. The specific requirements regarding the documentation can be found here Materials which cannot be uploaded together with the application may be submitted in three copies to Aarhus BSS HR PhD, Aarhus University, Tåsingegade 1, 2nd floor, DK-8000 Aarhus C. Read more about how to apply for an academic post at Aarhus BSS here The evaluation process After the application deadline, an assessment committee is appointed. Please note that the assessment of applicants is based solely on the material received prior to the application deadline. For further information, see Guidelines for Assessment Committee, Aarhus BSS. All interested candidates are encouraged to apply regardless of personal background. The application must be submitted via Aarhus University s recruitment system, which can be accessed under the job advertisement on Aarhus University s website. Aarhus University Aarhus University is an academically diverse and research-intensive university with a strong commitment to high-quality research and education and the development of society nationally and globally. The university offers an inspiring research and teaching environment to its 38,000 students (FTEs) and 8,000 employees, and has an annual revenues of EUR 885 million. Learn more at www.international.au.dk Deadline: 30 April 2020The Department of Political Science at Aarhus BSS, Aarhus University, invites applications for a 2-year postdoctoral/assistant professor position offering applicants an exciting opportunity to join a new research project entitled "A Sense of Belonging: Cultural Copying as a Basis for Group Rights?".

The starting date is 1 September 2020 or subject to mutual agreement.

The research project
The project aims to bring together work on social and human kinds with political philosophy of group and minority rights to address questions about the justifications of group rights and about which groups can have a special moral status. For more information about the project see here.

Job description
We are looking for a highly motivated researcher who will work on the project led by Marion Godman (PI) in collaboration with Kasper Lippert-Rasmussen (Aarhus University) and Nils Holtug (Copenhagen University). The post is funded by 5,7 million DKK grant from the Independent Danish Research Fund (Sapere Aude Research Leader scheme) and hosted at the department of Political Science at Aarhus university.

The successful candidate will work closely with Godman, Holtug and Lippert-Rasmussen as well as with colleagues in the newly established Center for the Experimental-Philosophical Study of Discrimination (CEPDISC) that opens in August 2020 (running until 2026). As part of the research, the successful applicant will therefore also have the opportunity to participate in a wide range of activities in CEPDISC and at the Political Science department. The candidate may also undertake a small amount of teaching (equivalent to one course per year). The candidate is expected to conduct independent research and attend all project meetings. There is generous funding for conference presentations and research visits.

Your qualifications
Eligible candidates must have:
* A PhD in philosophy, political science, law or another discipline related to the project (or completion by the beginning of the appointment)
* Experience in independent research
* Experience with collaborating and working together with others in a team
* An excellent command of spoken and written English
* A compelling and relevant research proposal

It is desirable if candidates have:
* Have pursued research directly relevant to the research project (e.g. multiculturalism, group rights, gender, race, or ethnicity as kinds)
* Proven experience of publishing high-quality research articles commensurate with career stage

Interested candidates should provide a short research proposal (max. 2 pages), outlining potential avenues for research related to the overall project. Please see the section below about application procedure for the further requirements for the application.

Further information
Applicants are strongly encouraged to contact Assistant Professor Marion Godman per email: m.godman@ps.au.dk prior to submitting their application to learn more about the post.

If applicants need help uploading the application or have any questions about the recruitment process, please contact HR-supporter Anne Arnfeldt Ka¨llberg, Tel: +45 8715 3631, email aak@au.dk

Who we are
The Department of Political Science is one of the six departments at Aarhus BSS, one of the four faculties at Aarhus University. Aarhus BSS unites the business and social science-related research fields and brings them closer together to reflect the close relationship between society and the business community. As part of a Top 100 university, Aarhus BSS – and specifically the Department of Political Science – has achieved the distinguished AASCB, AMBA and EQUIS accreditations.

At the Department of Political Science, we emphasise a dynamic and flexible research and teaching profile characterised by pluralism and openness. With around 90 academic staff members and 40 PhD students, we offer a lively and ambitious research and teaching environment. The research carried out at the department not only covers a variety of political science disciplines, but also represents a variety of methodological approaches. This not only enables us to focus on new problem areas as they appear on the national and international political arenas, but also allows us to contribute actively to the development of the discipline. We also emphasise communicating our research results to the political-administrative system and to the public in general.

For more information about the Department of Political Science, please click here.

Place of work
Department of Political Science, Bartholins Alle´ 7, DK - 8000 Aarhus C

International applicant?
Aarhus University offers a broad variety of services for international researchers and accompanying families, including relocation service and career counselling to expat partners: http://ias.au.dk/au-relocation-service/. Please find more information about entering and working in Denmark here: http://international.au.dk/research/

Aarhus University also offers a Junior Researcher Development Programme targeted at career development for postdocs at AU. You can read more about it here:
http://talent.au.dk/junior-researcher-development-programme/

Terms of employment
The appointment is made in accordance with the Memorandum on Job Structure for Academic Staff at Danish Universities as well as the circular on the Collective Agreement for Academics Employed by the State (in Danish).
The job content and qualification requirements are described in further detail in the Ministerial Order on the Appointment of Academic Staff at Universities.

Application procedure
When you apply for this position it is mandatory to attach the following:
  • Application
  • Curriculum Vitae. You are encouraged to declare any periods of leave without research activity, including, for example, maternity leave, since your research activities are assessed in relation to your actual research time
  • Education (diploma for master's, PhD and possibly higher doctoral degree)
  • List of publications (the enclosed publications must be clearly marked on the list of publications)
  • Publications. Up to three publications can be included in the application. In the event of several authors the publications must be accompanied by a co-author statement concerning the applicant's share of the collaborative work with the consent of the co-authors. Please use this template
  • Teaching portfolio. The specific requirements regarding the documentation can be found here

Materials which cannot be uploaded together with the application may be submitted in three copies to Aarhus BSS HR & PhD, Aarhus University, Tåsingegade 1, 2nd floor, DK-8000 Aarhus C.

Read more about how to apply for an academic post at Aarhus BSS here

The evaluation process
After the application deadline, an assessment committee is appointed. Please note that the assessment of applicants is based solely on the material received prior to the application deadline. For further information, see Guidelines for Assessment Committee, Aarhus BSS.

All interested candidates are encouraged to apply regardless of personal background.

The application must be submitted via Aarhus University’s recruitment system, which can be accessed under the job advertisement on Aarhus University's website.

Aarhus University
Aarhus University is an academically diverse and research-intensive university with a strong commitment to high-quality research and education and the development of society nationally and globally. The university offers an inspiring research and teaching environment to its 38,000 students (FTEs) and 8,000 employees, and has an annual revenues of EUR 885 million. Learn more at www.international.au.dk/

Deadline:
30 April 2020

 

Aarhus UniversitetAarhus C2020-02-18T00:00:002020-04-01T00:00:00
330181386Associate or Assistant Professorship (tenure track) in Environmental Sensor Technology at Aarhus UniversityRobot The Department of Biology at Aarhus University, Denmark, invites applications for a position as associate or tenure track assistant professor (depending on seniority) in environmental sensor technology. The position is to be filled by 1 August 2020, or as soon as possible thereafter, subject to negotiation. The position The position will strengthen the work on development and application of environmental sensor technology at the Sensor Laboratory at Department of Biology. The Sensor Laboratory, headed by Professor Niels Peter Revsbech, has for four decades developed sensors, primarily microsensors, for studying biologically mediated chemical transformations in aquatic environments. The appointed person should strengthen this research by (i) introducing new sensor-based methodologies enabling detection of more chemical species or improved detection monitoring of important analytes, trace contaminants, microbes or virus, and or (ii) applying sensors in aquatic systems to study chemical biological transformations. The appointee will be affiliated with Aarhus University Centre for Water Technology (WATEC, https: watec.au.dk ). WATEC is an interdisciplinary centre encompassing research in natural and man-made aquatic environments such as rivers lakes and wastewater treatments plants. The member departments include Department of Engineering, Department of Geosciences, Department of Agrobiology, Department of Biology and the Interdisciplinary Nanoscience Center at Aarhus University. All departments are very well-equipped with basic and sophisticated analytical equipment. The appointee is expected to collaborate with other staff members in the department and WATEC as well as across the university. Furthermore, the appointee must participate in the teaching at all levels and in the supervision of graduate students. There is a strong emphasis on group performance, and work will take place in shared laboratories and with shared technical staff. The working language at the department is English, but the appointee should be able to teach in Danish after 4 years of employment. Participation in and development of public outreach and or community engagement programs, and performance of departmental and university services is an expected and integral part of all positions in the department. The position is funded by the Poul Due Jensen Foundation and Aarhus University. The Foundation also offers funding for a 4-year postdoc associated with the position, as well as support for travel, consumables, etc. The candidate We seek an internationally competitive researcher with an excellent academic track-record in sensor-development and or sensor applications in aquatic systems to study chemical biological transformations. Applicants must present their work plan and strategy for a research program on basic and applied perspectives. Moreover, the applicant must document good capabilities in dissemination and fundraising and excellent collaborative skills as demonstrated through a significant number of international publications. We also expect the candidate to have enthusiasm for teaching and supervising bachelor and graduate students. In your application you are expected to:present plans for relevant high-impact research on environmental sensors and their applicationpresent plans for interaction with other WATEC researchersindicate that you have a strong interest in application of sensors in diverse aquatic systemsdocument that you have conducted research at the highest international levelDuring your employment at AU you are expected to:Develop new sensors for research and applied use in the water sector and or conduct research on biological transformations in aquatic environments using sensorsSuccessfully attract external research grants from industry, national and international sourcesDevelop and contribute to relevant educational courses at the PhD, Master s and Bachelor s levelParticipate in supervision of Bachelor, Master s, and PhD students, and postdocsEstablish synergies between your own research and other related research activities to secure the needed interdisciplinary approachesDevelop a strong national and international network of contacts with leading research groups, as well as pursuing industrial contactsContribute to the Department of Biology s strategy and working environmentQualifications The following professional and personal qualifications are required:PhD degree or equivalent qualificationsDocumented research qualifications at a high levelProven publication record in international peer-reviewed journalsExperience in teaching and supervisionExperience in communication of research to broader audiences Experience in international research collaboration and networkingAbility to write and speak English fluentlyApplicants should present their future research avenues and visions for building an independent research group, as well as how they plan to obtain funding. Qualifications in teaching will be evaluated, and the applicants are encouraged to describe which courses they would like to contribute to and develop in the future. Working place The place of employment is Aarhus University, Department of Biology, Section for Microbiology, Building 1540, Ny Munkegade 114, DK-8000 Aarhus C, Denmark. The Department of Biology hosts research programs and teaching curricula that cover all major biological sub-disciplines. The Department conducts world-class research in the areas of Aquatic Biology and Ecology, Arctic Environment and Ecosystems, Biodiversity and Conservation Biology, Genetics and Evolution, Microbiology, and Zoophysiology. The Department currently employs approximately 140 academic and technical staff and 40 PhD students. The Department hosts BSc and MSc study programs in Biology with close to 500 students enrolled as well as a PhD program. The appointed person will work in the Sensor Laboratory at the Section for Microbiology. The present staff in this laboratory include 1 professor, 1 assistant professor, 2 technicians, 2 postdocs, and 2 PhD students. The Section of Microbiology has 12 full-time full-, associate and assistant professors, 8 technicians, and a variable number of postdocs, Ph.D. and Master s students. The daily working language in the section is English in a setting of about 10 nationalities and frequent seminars and social activities. The Department offers a vibrant and informal research environment with longstanding traditions for collaboration with international university partners in the absolute elite. The department value diversity among the staff, and we welcome applications from men and women of all backgrounds. Read about the Danish work-life balance, special opportunities for junior researchers, and the services available when relocating to Aarhus University at https: international.au.dk research . The campus of Aarhus University is located in a beautiful park close to the city centre (population 300.000). Life quality and time allocation to family life in Denmark is high, and international investigations usually report that no other nationality score higher in terms of life satisfaction. Further information Further information may be obtained by contacting Professor Niels Peter Revsbech (head of WATEC): phone: 45 23382187, e-mail: revsbech@bios.au.dk. Information about the Department of Biology can be found at http: bios.au.dk en . For further information about WATEC visit http: watec.au.dk, and for information about Aarhus University in general visit https: international.au.dk Natural Sciences Tenure Track Aarhus University offers talented scientists from around the world attractive career perspectives via the Natural Sciences Tenure Track Programme. Highly qualified candidates are appointed as Assistant Professors for a period of six years with the prospect of performance- based advancement to a tenured Associate Professorship position. The aim of the Natural Sciences Tenure Track Programme is to:attract outstanding talented individuals that are competitive at an international levelto promote the early development of independent research success early in the career of scientiststo create transparency in the academic career pathAs part of the tenure track position, the candidate is offered:access to research infrastructurecapability development, including postgraduate teacher traininga mentoring programmesupport to develop scientific networks and to secure interdisciplinary research at the highest levelAs part of the Aarhus University Tenure Track Programme, the University carries out a mid-way evaluation to review the progress of the tenure track candidate after three years, according to the same criteria used in the final tenure review. The final tenure review is conducted after five and a half years. If the review is positive, the candidate will be offered a tenured position as Associate Professor at Aarhus University. Please refer to the tenure track guidelines for the tenure review criteria and for the tenure review process. Application procedure Shortlisting is used. This means that after the deadline for applications and with the assistance from the assessment committee chairman, and the assessment committee if necessary, the head of department selects the candidates to be evaluated. The selection is made on the basis of an assessment of who of the candidates are most relevant considering the requirements of the advertisement. All applicants will be notified within 6 weeks whether or not their applications have been sent to an expert assessment committee for evaluation. The selected applicants will be informed about the composition of the committee and will receive his her assessment. Once the recruitment process is completed a final letter of rejection is sent to the deselected applicants, including the main considerations emphasized during the selection process. Formalities and salary range Natural Sciences refers to the Ministerial Order on the Appointment of Academic Staff at Danish Universities under the Danish Ministry of Science, Technology and Innovation. The application must be in English and include a curriculum vitae, degree certificate, a complete list of publications, a statement of future research plans and information about research activities, teaching portfolio and verified information on previous teaching experience (if any). Guidelines for applicants can be found here. Appointment shall be in accordance with the collective labour agreement between the Danish Ministry of Finance and the Danish Confederation of Professional Associations. Further information on qualification requirements and job content may be found in the Memorandum on Job Structure for Academic Staff at Danish Universities. Salary depends on seniority as agreed between the Danish Ministry of Finance and the Confederation of Professional Associations. All interested candidates are encouraged to apply, regardless of their personal background. Research activities will be evaluated in relation to actual research time. Thus, we encourage applicants to specify periods of leave without research activities, in order to be able to subtract these periods from the span of the scientific career during the evaluation of scientific productivity. Aarhus University offers a broad variety of services for international researchers and accompanying families, including relocation service and career counselling to expat partners. Read more here. Please find more information about entering and working in Denmark here. The application must be submitted via Aarhus University s recruitment system, which can be accessed under the job advertisement on Aarhus University s website. Aarhus University Aarhus University is an academically diverse and research-intensive university with a strong commitment to high-quality research and education and the development of society nationally and globally. The university offers an inspiring research and teaching environment to its 38,000 students (FTEs) and 8,000 employees, and has an annual revenues of EUR 885 million. Learn more at www.international.au.dk Deadline: 15 April 2020The Department of Biology at Aarhus University, Denmark, invites applications for a position as associate or tenure track assistant professor (depending on seniority) in environmental sensor technology. The position is to be filled by 1 August 2020, or as soon as possible thereafter, subject to negotiation.

The position
The position will strengthen the work on development and application of environmental sensor technology at the Sensor Laboratory at Department of Biology. The Sensor Laboratory, headed by Professor Niels Peter Revsbech, has for four decades developed sensors, primarily microsensors, for studying biologically mediated chemical transformations in aquatic environments. The appointed person should strengthen this research by (i) introducing new sensor-based methodologies enabling detection of more chemical species or improved detection/monitoring of important analytes, trace contaminants, microbes or virus, and/or (ii) applying sensors in aquatic systems to study chemical/biological transformations.

The appointee will be affiliated with Aarhus University Centre for Water Technology (WATEC, https://watec.au.dk/). WATEC is an interdisciplinary centre encompassing research in natural and man-made aquatic environments such as rivers/lakes and wastewater treatments plants. The member departments include Department of Engineering, Department of Geosciences, Department of Agrobiology, Department of Biology and the Interdisciplinary Nanoscience Center at Aarhus University. All departments are very well-equipped with basic and sophisticated analytical equipment.

The appointee is expected to collaborate with other staff members in the department and WATEC as well as across the university. Furthermore, the appointee must participate in the teaching at all levels and in the supervision of graduate students. There is a strong emphasis on group performance, and work will take place in shared laboratories and with shared technical staff. The working language at the department is English, but the appointee should be able to teach in Danish after 4 years of employment. Participation in and development of public outreach and/or community engagement programs, and performance of departmental and university services is an expected and integral part of all positions in the department.

The position is funded by the Poul Due Jensen Foundation and Aarhus University. The Foundation also offers funding for a 4-year postdoc associated with the position, as well as support for travel, consumables, etc.

The candidate
We seek an internationally competitive researcher with an excellent academic track-record in sensor-development and/or sensor applications in aquatic systems to study chemical/biological transformations. Applicants must present their work plan and strategy for a research program on basic and applied perspectives. Moreover, the applicant must document good capabilities in dissemination and fundraising and excellent collaborative skills as demonstrated through a significant number of international publications. We also expect the candidate to have enthusiasm for teaching and supervising bachelor and graduate students.

In your application you are expected to:
  • present plans for relevant high-impact research on environmental sensors and their application
  • present plans for interaction with other WATEC researchers
  • indicate that you have a strong interest in application of sensors in diverse aquatic systems
  • document that you have conducted research at the highest international level
During your employment at AU you are expected to:
  • Develop new sensors for research and applied use in the water sector and/or conduct research on biological transformations in aquatic environments using sensors
  • Successfully attract external research grants from industry, national and international sources
  • Develop and contribute to relevant educational courses at the PhD, Master’s and Bachelor’s level
  • Participate in supervision of Bachelor, Master’s, and PhD students, and postdocs
  • Establish synergies between your own research and other related research activities to secure the needed interdisciplinary approaches
  • Develop a strong national and international network of contacts with leading research groups, as well as pursuing industrial contacts
  • Contribute to the Department of Biology’s strategy and working environment
Qualifications
The following professional and personal qualifications are required:
  • PhD degree or equivalent qualifications
  • Documented research qualifications at a high level
  • Proven publication record in international peer-reviewed journals
  • Experience in teaching and supervision
  • Experience in communication of research to broader audiences;
  • Experience in international research collaboration and networking
  • Ability to write and speak English fluently
Applicants should present their future research avenues and visions for building an independent research group, as well as how they plan to obtain funding. Qualifications in teaching will be evaluated, and the applicants are encouraged to describe which courses they would like to contribute to and develop in the future.

Working place
The place of employment is Aarhus University, Department of Biology, Section for Microbiology, Building 1540, Ny Munkegade 114, DK-8000 Aarhus C, Denmark.
The Department of Biology hosts research programs and teaching curricula that cover all major biological sub-disciplines. The Department conducts world-class research in the areas of Aquatic Biology and Ecology, Arctic Environment and Ecosystems, Biodiversity and Conservation Biology, Genetics and Evolution, Microbiology, and Zoophysiology. The Department currently employs approximately 140 academic and technical staff and 40 PhD students. The Department hosts BSc and MSc study programs in Biology with close to 500 students enrolled as well as a PhD program.
The appointed person will work in the Sensor Laboratory at the Section for Microbiology. The present staff in this laboratory include 1 professor, 1 assistant professor, 2 technicians, 2 postdocs, and 2 PhD students. The Section of Microbiology has 12 full-time full-, associate and assistant professors, 8 technicians, and a variable number of postdocs, Ph.D. and Master’s students. The daily working language in the section is English in a setting of about 10 nationalities and frequent seminars and social activities.
The Department offers a vibrant and informal research environment with longstanding traditions for collaboration with international university partners in the absolute elite. The department value diversity among the staff, and we welcome applications from men and women of all backgrounds. Read about the Danish work-life balance, special opportunities for junior researchers, and the services available when relocating to Aarhus University at https://international.au.dk/research/. The campus of Aarhus University is located in a beautiful park close to the city centre (population 300.000). Life quality and time allocation to family life in Denmark is high, and international investigations usually report that no other nationality score higher in terms of life satisfaction.

Further information
Further information may be obtained by contacting Professor Niels Peter Revsbech (head of WATEC): phone: +45 23382187, e-mail: revsbech@bios.au.dk.
Information about the Department of Biology can be found at http://bios.au.dk/en/. For further information about WATEC visit http://watec.au.dk, and for information about Aarhus University in general visit https://international.au.dk/

Natural Sciences Tenure Track
Aarhus University offers talented scientists from around the world attractive career perspectives via the Natural Sciences Tenure Track Programme. Highly qualified candidates are appointed as Assistant Professors for a period of six years with the prospect of performance- based advancement to a tenured Associate Professorship position.

The aim of the Natural Sciences Tenure Track Programme is to:
  • attract outstanding talented individuals that are competitive at an international level
  • to promote the early development of independent research success early in the career of scientists
  • to create transparency in the academic career path
As part of the tenure track position, the candidate is offered:
  • access to research infrastructure
  • capability development, including postgraduate teacher training
  • a mentoring programme
  • support to develop scientific networks and to secure interdisciplinary research at the highest level
As part of the Aarhus University Tenure Track Programme, the University carries out a mid-way evaluation to review the progress of the tenure track candidate after three years, according to the same criteria used in the final tenure review. The final tenure review is conducted after five and a half years. If the review is positive, the candidate will be offered a tenured position as Associate Professor at Aarhus University.

Please refer to the tenure track guidelines for the tenure review criteria and for the tenure review process.

Application procedure
Shortlisting is used. This means that after the deadline for applications – and with the assistance from the assessment committee chairman, and the assessment committee if necessary, – the head of department selects the candidates to be evaluated. The selection is made on the basis of an assessment of who of the candidates are most relevant considering the requirements of the advertisement. All applicants will be notified within 6 weeks whether or not their applications have been sent to an expert assessment committee for evaluation. The selected applicants will be informed about the composition of the committee and will receive his/her assessment. Once the recruitment process is completed a final letter of rejection is sent to the deselected applicants, including the main considerations emphasized during the selection process.

Formalities and salary range
Natural Sciences refers to the Ministerial Order on the Appointment of Academic Staff at Danish Universities under the Danish Ministry of Science, Technology and Innovation.

The application must be in English and include a curriculum vitae, degree certificate, a complete list of publications, a statement of future research plans and information about research activities, teaching portfolio and verified information on previous teaching experience (if any). Guidelines for applicants can be found here.

Appointment shall be in accordance with the collective labour agreement between the Danish Ministry of Finance and the Danish Confederation of Professional Associations. Further information on qualification requirements and job content may be found in the Memorandum on Job Structure for Academic Staff at Danish Universities.

Salary depends on seniority as agreed between the Danish Ministry of Finance and the Confederation of Professional Associations.

All interested candidates are encouraged to apply, regardless of their personal background. Research activities will be evaluated in relation to actual research time. Thus, we encourage applicants to specify periods of leave without research activities, in order to be able to subtract these periods from the span of the scientific career during the evaluation of scientific productivity.

Aarhus University offers a broad variety of services for international researchers and accompanying families, including relocation service and career counselling to expat partners. Read more here. Please find more information about entering and working in Denmark here.

The application must be submitted via Aarhus University’s recruitment system, which can be accessed under the job advertisement on Aarhus University's website.

Aarhus University
Aarhus University is an academically diverse and research-intensive university with a strong commitment to high-quality research and education and the development of society nationally and globally. The university offers an inspiring research and teaching environment to its 38,000 students (FTEs) and 8,000 employees, and has an annual revenues of EUR 885 million. Learn more at www.international.au.dk/

Deadline:
15 April 2020

 

Aarhus UniversitetAarhus C2020-02-18T00:00:002020-04-01T00:00:00
330181364Research assistant for game-based creativity studiesRobot The Department of Physics and Astronomy, Aarhus University, invites applications for a 12 months research assistant position offering applicants to join the interdisciplinary research unit ScienceAtHome lead by Prof. Jacob F. Sherson at Aarhus University (https: www.scienceathome.org ) where the applicant will be involved in the further development of our Citizen Science initiative. The position is available from 1st of March 2020 or as soon as possible hereafter Job description In our center we have a game development unit dedicated to creating citizen science games that both fulfill the stringent requirements of dictated by the scientific challenges while at the same time being sufficiently engaging for many user to want to play the game. As a research assistant, your job will be to ensure that the coordination between the experienced researchers and the development unit happens smoothly and without miscommunications. You will be expected to take active part in the concrete game development in order to have a detailed insight into those aspects. You will be expected to be able to engage with researchers in disciplines from both natural, social and health science. Concretely, some of the tasks will be:Work with the researchers, in particular the digital creativity team, to translate the scientific concepts into digital products.In the initial phases of the project, you will be responsible for creating game prototypes that allow for the iterative refinement of scientific hypotheses and the final development plan.Design a research based testing protocol of the tools gamesWork with the developers at ScienceAtHome around the concrete development of the digital productsWork with the education and research team to create game-based educational modules around the core scientific activities. Your profile We are looking for a candidate with experience in game development, human-computer interaction, user experience optimization, citizen science and game-based education and not the least good communication skills. In particular, previous research experience within the field of creativity research will be highly valued. Place of work and area of Employment The place of work is Ny Munkegade 120, 8000 Aarhus C, and the area of employment is Aarhus University with related departments. Contact information For further information please contact: Professor MSO Jacob Sherson Phone number: 28775765 Email: sherson@phys.au.dk Application procedure Short-listing is used. This means that after the deadline for applications and with the assistance from the assessment committee chairman, and the assessment committee if necessary, the head of department selects the candidates to be evaluated. The selection is made on the basis of an assessment of who of the candidates are most relevant considering the requirements of the advertisement. All applicants will be notified within 6 weeks whether or not their applications have been sent to an expert assessment committee for evaluation. The selected applicants will be informed about the composition of the committee and will receive his her assessment. Once the recruitment process is completed a final letter of rejection is sent to the deselected applicants, including the main considerations emphasized during the selection process. Formalities and salary range Natural Sciences refers to the Ministerial Order on the Appointment of Academic Staff at Danish Universities under the Danish Ministry of Science, Technology and Innovation. The application must be in English and include a curriculum vitae, degree certificate, a complete list of publications, a statement of future research plans and information about research activities, teaching portfolio and verified information on previous teaching experience (if any). Guidelines for applicants can be found here. Appointment shall be in accordance with the collective labour agreement between the Danish Ministry of Finance and the Danish Confederation of Professional Associations. Further information on qualification requirements and job content may be found in the Memorandum on Job Structure for Academic Staff at Danish Universities. Salary depends on seniority as agreed between the Danish Ministry of Finance and the Confederation of Professional Associations. All interested candidates are encouraged to apply, regardless of their personal background. The application must be submitted via Aarhus University s recruitment system, which can be accessed under the job advertisement on Aarhus University s website. Aarhus University Aarhus University is an academically diverse and research-intensive university with a strong commitment to high-quality research and education and the development of society nationally and globally. The university offers an inspiring research and teaching environment to its 38,000 students (FTEs) and 8,000 employees, and has an annual revenues of EUR 885 million. Learn more at www.international.au.dk Deadline: 26 February 2020The Department of Physics and Astronomy, Aarhus University, invites applications for a 12 months research assistant position offering applicants to join the interdisciplinary research unit ScienceAtHome lead by Prof. Jacob F. Sherson at Aarhus University (https://www.scienceathome.org/) where the applicant will be involved in the further development of our Citizen Science initiative.

The position is available from 1st of March 2020 or as soon as possible hereafter

Job description
In our center we have a game development unit dedicated to creating citizen science games that both fulfill the stringent requirements of dictated by the scientific challenges while at the same time being sufficiently engaging for many user to want to play the game. As a research assistant, your job will be to ensure that the coordination between the experienced researchers and the development unit happens smoothly and without miscommunications. You will be expected to take active part in the concrete game development in order to have a detailed insight into those aspects. You will be expected to be able to engage with researchers in disciplines from both natural, social and health science.

Concretely, some of the tasks will be:
  • Work with the researchers, in particular the digital creativity team, to translate the scientific concepts into digital products.
  • In the initial phases of the project, you will be responsible for creating game prototypes that allow for the iterative refinement of scientific hypotheses and the final development plan.
  • Design a research based testing protocol of the tools/games
  • Work with the developers at ScienceAtHome around the concrete development of the digital products
  • Work with the education and research team to create game-based educational modules around the core scientific activities.

Your profile
We are looking for a candidate with experience in game development, human-computer interaction, user experience optimization, citizen science and game-based education and not the least good communication skills. In particular, previous research experience within the field of creativity research will be highly valued.

Place of work and area of Employment
The place of work is Ny Munkegade 120, 8000 Aarhus C, and the area of employment is Aarhus University with related departments.

Contact information
For further information please contact:
Professor MSO Jacob Sherson
Phone number: 28775765
Email: sherson@phys.au.dk

Application procedure
Short-listing is used. This means that after the deadline for applications – and with the assistance from the assessment committee chairman, and the assessment committee if necessary, – the head of department selects the candidates to be evaluated. The selection is made on the basis of an assessment of who of the candidates are most relevant considering the requirements of the advertisement. All applicants will be notified within 6 weeks whether or not their applications have been sent to an expert assessment committee for evaluation. The selected applicants will be informed about the composition of the committee and will receive his/her assessment. Once the recruitment process is completed a final letter of rejection is sent to the deselected applicants, including the main considerations emphasized during the selection process.

Formalities and salary range
Natural Sciences refers to the Ministerial Order on the Appointment of Academic Staff at Danish Universities under the Danish Ministry of Science, Technology and Innovation.

The application must be in English and include a curriculum vitae, degree certificate, a complete list of publications, a statement of future research plans and information about research activities, teaching portfolio and verified information on previous teaching experience (if any). Guidelines for applicants can be found here.

Appointment shall be in accordance with the collective labour agreement between the Danish Ministry of Finance and the Danish Confederation of Professional Associations. Further information on qualification requirements and job content may be found in the Memorandum on Job Structure for Academic Staff at Danish Universities.

Salary depends on seniority as agreed between the Danish Ministry of Finance and the Confederation of Professional Associations.

All interested candidates are encouraged to apply, regardless of their personal background.

The application must be submitted via Aarhus University’s recruitment system, which can be accessed under the job advertisement on Aarhus University's website.

Aarhus University
Aarhus University is an academically diverse and research-intensive university with a strong commitment to high-quality research and education and the development of society nationally and globally. The university offers an inspiring research and teaching environment to its 38,000 students (FTEs) and 8,000 employees, and has an annual revenues of EUR 885 million. Learn more at www.international.au.dk/

Deadline:
26 February 2020

 

Aarhus UniversitetAarhus C2020-02-18T00:00:002020-02-26T00:00:00
330181343Tenure-track Assistant Professor in Megafauna Ecology & RestorationRobot The Department of Biology at Aarhus University, Denmark, invites applications for a tenure-track position as assistant professor in Section for Ecoinformatics and Biodiversity. The position is to be filled by 1 August 2020, or as soon as possible thereafter, subject to negotiation. The position This tenure track position will contribute to the establishment of a strong research and teaching program on basic and applied megafauna ecology. The appointee will be affiliated with the Section for Ecoinformatics and Biodiversity (ECOINF) and Center for Biodiversity Dynamics in a Changing World (BIOCHANGE). During the first three years, the appointee s research will be part of Professor Jens-Christian Svenning s VILLUM Investigator project, a core part of BIOCHANGE. Under his mentorship the appointee is expected to develop a strong research program covering both basic and applied perspectives on the role of large-bodied mammals in terrestrial ecosystems, bridging wildlife biology, ecosystem science, and restoration ecology. Ideally, this research programme should cover temperate and tropical ecosystems and contribute to the development of trophic rewilding science. We expect the appointee to engage extensively in collaborations with other staff members in ECOINF and BIOCHANGE building on their expertise and network in biodiversity and ecology studies as well as across the Department of Biology and the university, and to participate in the teaching at all levels and in the supervision of graduate students. Our working language at ECOINF and BIOCHANGE is English, but the appointee should be able to teach in Danish after 4 years of employment. Participation in and development of public outreach and or community engagement programs, and performance of departmental and university services is an expected and integral part of all positions in the department. Applicants should present their future research avenues and visions for building an independent research group, as well as how they plan to obtain funding. Qualifications in teaching will be evaluated, and the applicants are encouraged to describe which courses they would like to contribute to and develop in the future. The candidate We seek an internationally competitive early-career researcher with an excellent academic track-record in wildlife biology, animal ecology, fauna-linked ecosystem ecology, or related areas, with a strong background and interest in large-bodied mammals in terrestrial ecosystems. Applicants must present their work plan and strategy for a research program on basic and applied perspectives. Moreover, the applicant must document good capabilities in dissemination and fundraising. A tenure track appointment will require ability to conduct independent and novel research as well as excellent collaborative skills as demonstrated through a significant number of international publications. We also expect the candidate to have enthusiasm for teaching and supervising bachelor and graduate students. We expect the successful applicants to:Conduct research at the highest international standard Establish and develop their own research group within the Ecoinformatics and Biodiversity Section Establish synergies between their own research and other related activities Contribute to relevant teaching and supervision at the Department of Biology Be able to communicate and teach in Danish within four years after employment Supervise bachelor, masters and PhD students Be able to raise research fundingContribute to the Department of Biology s strategy and working environmentDepending on the qualifications of the appointee, she or he will have the opportunity to apply for a start-up grant from Aarhus University to help build her or his own research group. Qualifications The following professional and personal qualifications are required:PhD degree in biology or related fieldDocumented high-level research qualificationsProven publication record in international peer-reviewed journalsExperience in teaching and supervisionExperience in communication of research to broader audiences Experience in international research collaboration and networkingAbility to write and speak English fluentlyWorking place The place of employment is Aarhus University, Department of Biology, Section for Ecoinformatics and Biodiversity, Building 1540, Ny Munkegade 114, DK-8000 Aarhus C, Denmark. The Department of Biology hosts research programs and teaching curricula that cover all major biological sub-disciplines. The Department conducts world-class research in the areas of Aquatic Biology and Ecology, Arctic Environment and Ecosystems, Biodiversity and Conservation Biology, Genetics and Evolution, Microbiology, and Zoophysiology. The Department currently employs approximately 140 academic and technical staff and 40 PhD students. The Department hosts BSc and MSc study programs in Biology with close to 500 students enrolled as well as a PhD program. The Department offer a vibrant and informal research environment with long-standing traditions for collaboration with international university partners in the absolute elite. The working language is English, and we welcome applications from men and women of all backgrounds. Read about the Danish work-life balance, special opportunities for junior researchers, and the services available when relocating to Aarhus University at https: international.au.dk research . The campus of Aarhus University is located in a beautiful park close to the city centre (population 300.000). Life quality and time allocation to family life in Denmark is high, and international investigations usually report that no other nationality score higher in terms of life satisfaction. Further information Further information may be obtained by contacting Professor Jens-Christian Svenning, e-mail svenning@bios.au.dk, tel 45 2899-2304. Information about the Department of Biology can be found at http: bios.au.dk en . Further information about Section for Ecoinformatics and Biodiversity can be found at http: bios.au.dk en about-bioscience organisation ecoinformatics-and-biodiversity . Information about Center for Biodiversity Dynamics in a Changing World (BIOCHANGE) can be found at http: biochange.au.dk . Natural Sciences Tenure Track Aarhus University offers talented scientists from around the world attractive career perspectives via the Natural Sciences Tenure Track Programme. Highly qualified candidates are appointed as Assistant Professors for a period of six years with the prospect of performance- based advancement to a tenured Associate Professorship position. The aim of the Natural Sciences Tenure Track Programme is to:attract outstanding talented individuals that are competitive at an international levelto promote the early development of independent research success early in the career of scientiststo create transparency in the academic career pathAs part of the tenure track position, the candidate is offered:access to research infrastructurecapability development, including postgraduate teacher traininga mentoring programmesupport to develop scientific networks and to secure interdisciplinary research at the highest levelAs part of the Aarhus University Tenure Track Programme, the University carries out a mid-way evaluation to review the progress of the tenure track candidate after three years, according to the same criteria used in the final tenure review. The final tenure review is conducted after five and a half years. If the review is positive, the candidate will be offered a tenured position as Associate Professor at Aarhus University. Please refer to the tenure track guidelines for the tenure review criteria and for the tenure review process. Application procedure Shortlisting is used. This means that after the deadline for applications and with the assistance from the assessment committee chairman, and the assessment committee if necessary, the head of department selects the candidates to be evaluated. The selection is made on the basis of an assessment of who of the candidates are most relevant considering the requirements of the advertisement. All applicants will be notified within 6 weeks whether or not their applications have been sent to an expert assessment committee for evaluation. The selected applicants will be informed about the composition of the committee and will receive his her assessment. Once the recruitment process is completed a final letter of rejection is sent to the deselected applicants, including the main considerations emphasized during the selection process. Formalities and salary range Natural Sciences refers to the Ministerial Order on the Appointment of Academic Staff at Danish Universities under the Danish Ministry of Science, Technology and Innovation. The application must be in English and include a curriculum vitae, degree certificate, a complete list of publications, a statement of future research plans and information about research activities, teaching portfolio and verified information on previous teaching experience (if any). Guidelines for applicants can be found here. Appointment shall be in accordance with the collective labour agreement between the Danish Ministry of Finance and the Danish Confederation of Professional Associations. Further information on qualification requirements and job content may be found in the Memorandum on Job Structure for Academic Staff at Danish Universities. Salary depends on seniority as agreed between the Danish Ministry of Finance and the Confederation of Professional Associations. All interested candidates are encouraged to apply, regardless of their personal background. Research activities will be evaluated in relation to actual research time. Thus, we encourage applicants to specify periods of leave without research activities, in order to be able to subtract these periods from the span of the scientific career during the evaluation of scientific productivity. Aarhus University offers a broad variety of services for international researchers and accompanying families, including relocation service and career counselling to expat partners. Read more here. Please find more information about entering and working in Denmark here. The application must be submitted via Aarhus University s recruitment system, which can be accessed under the job advertisement on Aarhus University s website. Aarhus University Aarhus University is an academically diverse and research-intensive university with a strong commitment to high-quality research and education and the development of society nationally and globally. The university offers an inspiring research and teaching environment to its 38,000 students (FTEs) and 8,000 employees, and has an annual revenues of EUR 885 million. Learn more at www.international.au.dk Deadline: 01 April 2020The Department of Biology at Aarhus University, Denmark, invites applications for a tenure-track position as assistant professor in Section for Ecoinformatics and Biodiversity. The position is to be filled by 1 August 2020, or as soon as possible thereafter, subject to negotiation.

The position
This tenure track position will contribute to the establishment of a strong research and teaching program on basic and applied megafauna ecology. The appointee will be affiliated with the Section for Ecoinformatics and Biodiversity (ECOINF) and Center for Biodiversity Dynamics in a Changing World (BIOCHANGE). During the first three years, the appointee’s research will be part of Professor Jens-Christian Svenning’s VILLUM Investigator project, a core part of BIOCHANGE. Under his mentorship the appointee is expected to develop a strong research program covering both basic and applied perspectives on the role of large-bodied mammals in terrestrial ecosystems, bridging wildlife biology, ecosystem science, and restoration ecology. Ideally, this research programme should cover temperate and tropical ecosystems and contribute to the development of trophic rewilding science.

We expect the appointee to engage extensively in collaborations with other staff members in ECOINF and BIOCHANGE – building on their expertise and network in biodiversity and ecology studies – as well as across the Department of Biology and the university, and to participate in the teaching at all levels and in the supervision of graduate students.

Our working language at ECOINF and BIOCHANGE is English, but the appointee should be able to teach in Danish after 4 years of employment.

Participation in and development of public outreach and/or community engagement programs, and performance of departmental and university services is an expected and integral part of all positions in the department.

Applicants should present their future research avenues and visions for building an independent research group, as well as how they plan to obtain funding. Qualifications in teaching will be evaluated, and the applicants are encouraged to describe which courses they would like to contribute to and develop in the future.

The candidate
We seek an internationally competitive early-career researcher with an excellent academic track-record in wildlife biology, animal ecology, fauna-linked ecosystem ecology, or related areas, with a strong background and interest in large-bodied mammals in terrestrial ecosystems. Applicants must present their work plan and strategy for a research program on basic and applied perspectives. Moreover, the applicant must document good capabilities in dissemination and fundraising. A tenure track appointment will require ability to conduct independent and novel research as well as excellent collaborative skills as demonstrated through a significant number of international publications. We also expect the candidate to have enthusiasm for teaching and supervising bachelor and graduate students.

We expect the successful applicants to:
  • Conduct research at the highest international standard;
  • Establish and develop their own research group within the Ecoinformatics and Biodiversity Section;
  • Establish synergies between their own research and other related activities;
  • Contribute to relevant teaching and supervision at the Department of Biology;
  • Be able to communicate and teach in Danish within four years after employment;
  • Supervise bachelor, masters and PhD students;
  • Be able to raise research funding
  • Contribute to the Department of Biology’s strategy and working environment
Depending on the qualifications of the appointee, she or he will have the opportunity to apply for a start-up grant from Aarhus University to help build her or his own research group.

Qualifications
The following professional and personal qualifications are required:
  • PhD degree in biology or related field
  • Documented high-level research qualifications
  • Proven publication record in international peer-reviewed journals
  • Experience in teaching and supervision
  • Experience in communication of research to broader audiences;
  • Experience in international research collaboration and networking
  • Ability to write and speak English fluently
Working place
The place of employment is Aarhus University, Department of Biology, Section for Ecoinformatics and Biodiversity, Building 1540, Ny Munkegade 114, DK-8000 Aarhus C, Denmark.

The Department of Biology hosts research programs and teaching curricula that cover all major biological sub-disciplines. The Department conducts world-class research in the areas of Aquatic Biology and Ecology, Arctic Environment and Ecosystems, Biodiversity and Conservation Biology, Genetics and Evolution, Microbiology, and Zoophysiology. The Department currently employs approximately 140 academic and technical staff and 40 PhD students. The Department hosts BSc and MSc study programs in Biology with close to 500 students enrolled as well as a PhD program.

The Department offer a vibrant and informal research environment with long-standing traditions for collaboration with international university partners in the absolute elite. The working language is English, and we welcome applications from men and women of all backgrounds. Read about the Danish work-life balance, special opportunities for junior researchers, and the services available when relocating to Aarhus University at https://international.au.dk/research/. The campus of Aarhus University is located in a beautiful park close to the city centre (population 300.000). Life quality and time allocation to family life in Denmark is high, and international investigations usually report that no other nationality score higher in terms of life satisfaction.

Further information
Further information may be obtained by contacting Professor Jens-Christian Svenning, e-mail svenning@bios.au.dk, tel +45 2899-2304.
Information about the Department of Biology can be found at http://bios.au.dk/en/.
Further information about Section for Ecoinformatics and Biodiversity can be found at http://bios.au.dk/en/about-bioscience/organisation/ecoinformatics-and-biodiversity/.
Information about Center for Biodiversity Dynamics in a Changing World (BIOCHANGE) can be found at http://biochange.au.dk/.

Natural Sciences Tenure Track
Aarhus University offers talented scientists from around the world attractive career perspectives via the Natural Sciences Tenure Track Programme. Highly qualified candidates are appointed as Assistant Professors for a period of six years with the prospect of performance- based advancement to a tenured Associate Professorship position.

The aim of the Natural Sciences Tenure Track Programme is to:
  • attract outstanding talented individuals that are competitive at an international level
  • to promote the early development of independent research success early in the career of scientists
  • to create transparency in the academic career path
As part of the tenure track position, the candidate is offered:
  • access to research infrastructure
  • capability development, including postgraduate teacher training
  • a mentoring programme
  • support to develop scientific networks and to secure interdisciplinary research at the highest level
As part of the Aarhus University Tenure Track Programme, the University carries out a mid-way evaluation to review the progress of the tenure track candidate after three years, according to the same criteria used in the final tenure review. The final tenure review is conducted after five and a half years. If the review is positive, the candidate will be offered a tenured position as Associate Professor at Aarhus University.

Please refer to the tenure track guidelines for the tenure review criteria and for the tenure review process.

Application procedure
Shortlisting is used. This means that after the deadline for applications – and with the assistance from the assessment committee chairman, and the assessment committee if necessary, – the head of department selects the candidates to be evaluated. The selection is made on the basis of an assessment of who of the candidates are most relevant considering the requirements of the advertisement. All applicants will be notified within 6 weeks whether or not their applications have been sent to an expert assessment committee for evaluation. The selected applicants will be informed about the composition of the committee and will receive his/her assessment. Once the recruitment process is completed a final letter of rejection is sent to the deselected applicants, including the main considerations emphasized during the selection process.

Formalities and salary range
Natural Sciences refers to the Ministerial Order on the Appointment of Academic Staff at Danish Universities under the Danish Ministry of Science, Technology and Innovation.

The application must be in English and include a curriculum vitae, degree certificate, a complete list of publications, a statement of future research plans and information about research activities, teaching portfolio and verified information on previous teaching experience (if any). Guidelines for applicants can be found here.

Appointment shall be in accordance with the collective labour agreement between the Danish Ministry of Finance and the Danish Confederation of Professional Associations. Further information on qualification requirements and job content may be found in the Memorandum on Job Structure for Academic Staff at Danish Universities.

Salary depends on seniority as agreed between the Danish Ministry of Finance and the Confederation of Professional Associations.

All interested candidates are encouraged to apply, regardless of their personal background. Research activities will be evaluated in relation to actual research time. Thus, we encourage applicants to specify periods of leave without research activities, in order to be able to subtract these periods from the span of the scientific career during the evaluation of scientific productivity.

Aarhus University offers a broad variety of services for international researchers and accompanying families, including relocation service and career counselling to expat partners. Read more here. Please find more information about entering and working in Denmark here.

The application must be submitted via Aarhus University’s recruitment system, which can be accessed under the job advertisement on Aarhus University's website.

Aarhus University
Aarhus University is an academically diverse and research-intensive university with a strong commitment to high-quality research and education and the development of society nationally and globally. The university offers an inspiring research and teaching environment to its 38,000 students (FTEs) and 8,000 employees, and has an annual revenues of EUR 885 million. Learn more at www.international.au.dk/

Deadline:
01 April 2020

 

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