Associate professor in English linguistics

The School of Communication and Culture invites applications for the position of associate professor (lektor) in English linguistics with a specialisation in language variation and change, based at the Department of English.

The appointment is tenured and begins on 14 January 2020 or as soon as possible thereafter.

The position
We are looking for a dedicated colleague with research experience in English language variation and change (regional, social and historical), who is qualified to teach the obligatory courses in English linguistics as well as specialised elective courses in English language variation and change at BA and MA level, and who will strengthen the research and teaching profiles of the department nationally and internationally.

The associate professorship includes tasks and responsibilities in all of Aarhus University’s core activities in the areas of research, teaching, talent development and knowledge exchange, and may also include some administrative responsibilities such as participation in committees.

Research
The Department of English prioritises research of the highest international standard and offers numerous opportunities for interdisciplinary research collaboration. The successful applicant will be expected to publish original peer-reviewed research in English linguistics, making internationally recognised scholarly contributions to the field. The successful applicant will be expected to contribute to the research community at the department by participating in new collaborative research projects with internal and external partners, and with a view to securing external research funding.

Teaching and supervision
The position includes teaching courses in English language variation and change as well as obligatory courses in English linguistics, including phonetics/phonology, morphology, semantics, syntax and pragmatics as well as sociolinguistics and the history of the English language at BA and MA level. Responsibilities also include teaching interdisciplinary courses for students at the Department of English and possibly for other students at the School of Communication and Culture.

The successful applicant will be expected to teach and supervise on the department’s BA, MA and PhD programmes, to apply innovative teaching methods and to contribute to the ongoing development of degree programmes and curricula within the field of English linguistics. In this connection, experience of degree programme and curriculum development at universities or similar institutions will be an advantage.

Please indicate in your application which courses you would be able to teach. The current academic regulations for the BA and MA programmes in English are available here:

Bachelor’s Degree Programme in English (https://eddiprod.au.dk/EDDI/webservices/DokOrdningService.cfc?method=visGodkendtOrdning&dokOrdningId=13879&sprog=en)
Master’s Degree Programme in English (https://eddiprod.au.dk/EDDI/webservices/DokOrdningService.cfc?method=visGodkendtOrdning&dokOrdningId=12928&sprog=en)

Talent development
The successful applicant will be expected to supervise students at both BA and MA level as well as supervising and helping to develop the careers of early-career researchers. The successful applicant will also be expected to recruit and supervise PhD students and participate in the development and implementation of PhD courses within the field.

Knowledge exchange
It is expected that the successful applicant will engage in knowledge exchange, for instance in terms of research collaboration with private companies, government consultancy, collaboration with civil society actors and public dissemination of knowledge.
The successful applicant will have excellent opportunities to engage in relevant collaborative initiatives with partners inside and outside Aarhus University.

Qualifications
Applicants must have a PhD degree or must document equivalent qualifications in a relevant field related to English language variation and change as well as teaching and research experience equivalent to that attained through an assistant professorship. Applicants must be able to document, relevant to the position:

  • An internationally oriented research profile documented by a strong international peer-reviewed research publication record within language variation and change
  • Teaching and supervision competences and experience at BA and MA level
  • Experience of knowledge exchange
  • Completion of a teacher training programme for assistant professors especially designed for university teaching or equivalent qualifications
  • Native or near-native command of English

Furthermore, it will be considered an advantage if applicants can document:
  • Time spent abroad working at one or more internationally recognised research institutions
  • Experience of participation in international research projects as well as national and international research networks
  • Experience of degree programme and curriculum development at universities or similar institutions
  • Experience of applying for external research funding

Applicants are asked to provide a research plan for the next three years as well as stating how they see themselves and the department contributing to future research development within the field.

Please note that applications that do not include uploaded publications (maximum eight) will not be considered.

Work environment
If the successful applicant does not speak Danish, he or she will be required to acquire sufficient Danish to participate fully in the activities of the School of Communication and Culture within two years of commencing the appointment.

Active participation in the daily life of the department is a high priority, and we emphasise the importance of good working relationships, both among colleagues and with our students. In order to maintain and develop the department’s excellent teaching and research environment, the successful applicant is expected to be present at the department on a daily basis.

The Department of English, the School of Communication and Culture and Aarhus University respect the balance between work and private life and strive to create a work environment in which that balance can be maintained.

All courses on the BA and MA degree programmes in English are taught in English. Nevertheless, if the successful applicant does not speak Danish, he or she will be required to acquire sufficient Danish to participate fully in the activities of the School of Communication and Culture within two years of commencing the appointment.

The department
For further information, please visit the department’s website (http://cc.au.dk/en/about-the-school/departments/english/).

Contact
Professor and Head of Department Dominic Rainsford: dominic.rainsford@cc.au.dk

School of Communication and Culture
The school belongs to the Faculty of Arts. You will find relevant information about the school and its many activities here on our website.

The School of Communication and Culture offers a broad range of research and degree programmes across a variety of fields: literature(s), information and media studies, linguistics, Scandinavian Studies, Western European languages and cultures as well as the arts and aesthetics. Read more about the school's academics (http://cc.au.dk/en/about-the-school/subjects/).

Qualification requirements
Applicants should hold a PhD or equivalent academic qualifications.

Formalities
Faculty of Arts refers to the Ministerial Order on the Appointment of Academic Staff at Danish Universities (the Appointment Order) (http://www.medarbejdere.au.dk/appointment_of_academic_staff_at_universities).
  • Appointment shall be in accordance with the collective labour agreement between the Danish Ministry of Finance and the Danish Confederation of Professional Associations (http://www.medarbejdere.au.dk/overenskomst_for_akademikere_i_staten).
  • 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) .
  • Further information on the application and supplementary materials may be found in Application Guidelines (http://arts.au.dk/en/about-arts/vacant-positions/application-guidelines-academic-positions-2014/).
The application must outline the applicant's motivation for applying for the position, attaching a curriculum vitae, a teaching portfolio, a complete list of published works, copies of degree certificates and no more than eight examples of academic production (mandatory). Please upload this material electronically along with your application.

If nothing else is noted, applications must be submitted in English. Application deadline is at 11.59 pm Danish time (same as Central European Time) on the deadline day.
All interested candidates are encouraged to apply, regardless of their personal background.

Shortlists may be prepared with the candidates that have been selected for a detailed academic assessment. A committee set up by the head of school is responsible for selecting the most qualified candidates. See this link for further information about shortlisting at the Faculty of Arts: http://medarbejdere.au.dk/fileadmin/user_upload/Proces_for_shortlisting_december_2017.pdf

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

Faculty of Arts
The Faculty of Arts is one of four main academic areas at Aarhus University.
The faculty contributes to Aarhus University's research, talent development, knowledge exchange and degree programmes.
With its 500 academic staff members, 260 PhD students, 10,500 BA and MA students, and 1,500 students following continuing/further education programmes, the faculty constitutes a strong and diverse research and teaching environment.
The Faculty of Arts consists of the School of Communication and Culture, the School of Culture and Society, the Danish School of Education, and the Centre for Teaching Development and Digital Media. Each of these units has strong academic environments and forms the basis for interdisciplinary research and education.
The faculty's academic environments and degree programmes engage in international collaboration and share the common goal of contributing to the development of knowledge, welfare and culture in interaction with society.

Read more at www.international.au.dk/


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 39,000 students (FTEs) and 8,000 employees, and has an annual revenues of EUR 884 million. Learn more at www.au.dk/en

Deadline:
17 June 2019

 


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330027865Phoenix-39b1f77212019-05-21T00:00:00Associate professor in English linguisticsThe School of Communication and Culture invites applications for the position of associate professor (lektor) in English linguistics with a specialisation in language variation and change, based at the Department of English.

The appointment is tenured and begins on 14 January 2020 or as soon as possible thereafter.

The position
We are looking for a dedicated colleague with research experience in English language variation and change (regional, social and historical), who is qualified to teach the obligatory courses in English linguistics as well as specialised elective courses in English language variation and change at BA and MA level, and who will strengthen the research and teaching profiles of the department nationally and internationally.

The associate professorship includes tasks and responsibilities in all of Aarhus University’s core activities in the areas of research, teaching, talent development and knowledge exchange, and may also include some administrative responsibilities such as participation in committees.

Research
The Department of English prioritises research of the highest international standard and offers numerous opportunities for interdisciplinary research collaboration. The successful applicant will be expected to publish original peer-reviewed research in English linguistics, making internationally recognised scholarly contributions to the field. The successful applicant will be expected to contribute to the research community at the department by participating in new collaborative research projects with internal and external partners, and with a view to securing external research funding.

Teaching and supervision
The position includes teaching courses in English language variation and change as well as obligatory courses in English linguistics, including phonetics/phonology, morphology, semantics, syntax and pragmatics as well as sociolinguistics and the history of the English language at BA and MA level. Responsibilities also include teaching interdisciplinary courses for students at the Department of English and possibly for other students at the School of Communication and Culture.

The successful applicant will be expected to teach and supervise on the department’s BA, MA and PhD programmes, to apply innovative teaching methods and to contribute to the ongoing development of degree programmes and curricula within the field of English linguistics. In this connection, experience of degree programme and curriculum development at universities or similar institutions will be an advantage.

Please indicate in your application which courses you would be able to teach. The current academic regulations for the BA and MA programmes in English are available here:

Bachelor’s Degree Programme in English (https://eddiprod.au.dk/EDDI/webservices/DokOrdningService.cfc?method=visGodkendtOrdning&dokOrdningId=13879&sprog=en)
Master’s Degree Programme in English (https://eddiprod.au.dk/EDDI/webservices/DokOrdningService.cfc?method=visGodkendtOrdning&dokOrdningId=12928&sprog=en)

Talent development
The successful applicant will be expected to supervise students at both BA and MA level as well as supervising and helping to develop the careers of early-career researchers. The successful applicant will also be expected to recruit and supervise PhD students and participate in the development and implementation of PhD courses within the field.

Knowledge exchange
It is expected that the successful applicant will engage in knowledge exchange, for instance in terms of research collaboration with private companies, government consultancy, collaboration with civil society actors and public dissemination of knowledge.
The successful applicant will have excellent opportunities to engage in relevant collaborative initiatives with partners inside and outside Aarhus University.

Qualifications
Applicants must have a PhD degree or must document equivalent qualifications in a relevant field related to English language variation and change as well as teaching and research experience equivalent to that attained through an assistant professorship. Applicants must be able to document, relevant to the position:
  • An internationally oriented research profile documented by a strong international peer-reviewed research publication record within language variation and change
  • Teaching and supervision competences and experience at BA and MA level
  • Experience of knowledge exchange
  • Completion of a teacher training programme for assistant professors especially designed for university teaching or equivalent qualifications
  • Native or near-native command of English

Furthermore, it will be considered an advantage if applicants can document:
  • Time spent abroad working at one or more internationally recognised research institutions
  • Experience of participation in international research projects as well as national and international research networks
  • Experience of degree programme and curriculum development at universities or similar institutions
  • Experience of applying for external research funding

Applicants are asked to provide a research plan for the next three years as well as stating how they see themselves and the department contributing to future research development within the field.

Please note that applications that do not include uploaded publications (maximum eight) will not be considered.

Work environment
If the successful applicant does not speak Danish, he or she will be required to acquire sufficient Danish to participate fully in the activities of the School of Communication and Culture within two years of commencing the appointment.

Active participation in the daily life of the department is a high priority, and we emphasise the importance of good working relationships, both among colleagues and with our students. In order to maintain and develop the department’s excellent teaching and research environment, the successful applicant is expected to be present at the department on a daily basis.

The Department of English, the School of Communication and Culture and Aarhus University respect the balance between work and private life and strive to create a work environment in which that balance can be maintained.

All courses on the BA and MA degree programmes in English are taught in English. Nevertheless, if the successful applicant does not speak Danish, he or she will be required to acquire sufficient Danish to participate fully in the activities of the School of Communication and Culture within two years of commencing the appointment.

The department
For further information, please visit the department’s website (http://cc.au.dk/en/about-the-school/departments/english/).

Contact
Professor and Head of Department Dominic Rainsford: dominic.rainsford@cc.au.dk

School of Communication and Culture
The school belongs to the Faculty of Arts. You will find relevant information about the school and its many activities here on our website.

The School of Communication and Culture offers a broad range of research and degree programmes across a variety of fields: literature(s), information and media studies, linguistics, Scandinavian Studies, Western European languages and cultures as well as the arts and aesthetics. Read more about the school's academics (http://cc.au.dk/en/about-the-school/subjects/).

Qualification requirements
Applicants should hold a PhD or equivalent academic qualifications.

Formalities
Faculty of Arts refers to the Ministerial Order on the Appointment of Academic Staff at Danish Universities (the Appointment Order) (http://www.medarbejdere.au.dk/appointment_of_academic_staff_at_universities).
  • Appointment shall be in accordance with the collective labour agreement between the Danish Ministry of Finance and the Danish Confederation of Professional Associations (http://www.medarbejdere.au.dk/overenskomst_for_akademikere_i_staten).
  • 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) .
  • Further information on the application and supplementary materials may be found in Application Guidelines (http://arts.au.dk/en/about-arts/vacant-positions/application-guidelines-academic-positions-2014/).
The application must outline the applicant's motivation for applying for the position, attaching a curriculum vitae, a teaching portfolio, a complete list of published works, copies of degree certificates and no more than eight examples of academic production (mandatory). Please upload this material electronically along with your application.

If nothing else is noted, applications must be submitted in English. Application deadline is at 11.59 pm Danish time (same as Central European Time) on the deadline day.
All interested candidates are encouraged to apply, regardless of their personal background.

Shortlists may be prepared with the candidates that have been selected for a detailed academic assessment. A committee set up by the head of school is responsible for selecting the most qualified candidates. See this link for further information about shortlisting at the Faculty of Arts: http://medarbejdere.au.dk/fileadmin/user_upload/Proces_for_shortlisting_december_2017.pdf

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

Faculty of Arts
The Faculty of Arts is one of four main academic areas at Aarhus University.
The faculty contributes to Aarhus University's research, talent development, knowledge exchange and degree programmes.
With its 500 academic staff members, 260 PhD students, 10,500 BA and MA students, and 1,500 students following continuing/further education programmes, the faculty constitutes a strong and diverse research and teaching environment.
The Faculty of Arts consists of the School of Communication and Culture, the School of Culture and Society, the Danish School of Education, and the Centre for Teaching Development and Digital Media. Each of these units has strong academic environments and forms the basis for interdisciplinary research and education.
The faculty's academic environments and degree programmes engage in international collaboration and share the common goal of contributing to the development of knowledge, welfare and culture in interaction with society.

Read more at www.international.au.dk/


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 39,000 students (FTEs) and 8,000 employees, and has an annual revenues of EUR 884 million. Learn more at www.au.dk/en

Deadline:
17 June 2019

 

The School of Communication and Culture invites applications for the position of associate professor (lektor) in English linguistics with a specialisation in language variation and change, based at the Department of English. The appointment is tenured and begins on 14 January 2020 or as soon as possible thereafter. The position We are looking for a dedicated colleague with research experience in English language variation and change (regional, social and historical), who is qualified to teach the obligatory courses in English linguistics as well as specialised elective courses in English language variation and change at BA and MA level, and who will strengthen the research and teaching profiles of the department nationally and internationally. The associate professorship includes tasks and responsibilities in all of Aarhus University s core activities in the areas of research, teaching, talent development and knowledge exchange, and may also include some administrative responsibilities such as participation in committees. Research The Department of English prioritises research of the highest international standard and offers numerous opportunities for interdisciplinary research collaboration. The successful applicant will be expected to publish original peer-reviewed research in English linguistics, making internationally recognised scholarly contributions to the field. The successful applicant will be expected to contribute to the research community at the department by participating in new collaborative research projects with internal and external partners, and with a view to securing external research funding. Teaching and supervision The position includes teaching courses in English language variation and change as well as obligatory courses in English linguistics, including phonetics phonology, morphology, semantics, syntax and pragmatics as well as sociolinguistics and the history of the English language at BA and MA level. Responsibilities also include teaching interdisciplinary courses for students at the Department of English and possibly for other students at the School of Communication and Culture. The successful applicant will be expected to teach and supervise on the department s BA, MA and PhD programmes, to apply innovative teaching methods and to contribute to the ongoing development of degree programmes and curricula within the field of English linguistics. In this connection, experience of degree programme and curriculum development at universities or similar institutions will be an advantage. Please indicate in your application which courses you would be able to teach. The current academic regulations for the BA and MA programmes in English are available here: Bachelor s Degree Programme in English (https: eddiprod.au.dk EDDI webservices DokOrdningService.cfc?method visGodkendtOrdning dokOrdningId 13879 sprog en) Master s Degree Programme in English (https: eddiprod.au.dk EDDI webservices DokOrdningService.cfc?method visGodkendtOrdning dokOrdningId 12928 sprog en) Talent development The successful applicant will be expected to supervise students at both BA and MA level as well as supervising and helping to develop the careers of early-career researchers. The successful applicant will also be expected to recruit and supervise PhD students and participate in the development and implementation of PhD courses within the field. Knowledge exchange It is expected that the successful applicant will engage in knowledge exchange, for instance in terms of research collaboration with private companies, government consultancy, collaboration with civil society actors and public dissemination of knowledge. The successful applicant will have excellent opportunities to engage in relevant collaborative initiatives with partners inside and outside Aarhus University. Qualifications Applicants must have a PhD degree or must document equivalent qualifications in a relevant field related to English language variation and change as well as teaching and research experience equivalent to that attained through an assistant professorship. Applicants must be able to document, relevant to the position:An internationally oriented research profile documented by a strong international peer-reviewed research publication record within language variation and changeTeaching and supervision competences and experience at BA and MA levelExperience of knowledge exchangeCompletion of a teacher training programme for assistant professors especially designed for university teaching or equivalent qualificationsNative or near-native command of English Furthermore, it will be considered an advantage if applicants can document:Time spent abroad working at one or more internationally recognised research institutionsExperience of participation in international research projects as well as national and international research networksExperience of degree programme and curriculum development at universities or similar institutionsExperience of applying for external research funding Applicants are asked to provide a research plan for the next three years as well as stating how they see themselves and the department contributing to future research development within the field. Please note that applications that do not include uploaded publications (maximum eight) will not be considered. Work environment If the successful applicant does not speak Danish, he or she will be required to acquire sufficient Danish to participate fully in the activities of the School of Communication and Culture within two years of commencing the appointment. Active participation in the daily life of the department is a high priority, and we emphasise the importance of good working relationships, both among colleagues and with our students. In order to maintain and develop the department s excellent teaching and research environment, the successful applicant is expected to be present at the department on a daily basis. The Department of English, the School of Communication and Culture and Aarhus University respect the balance between work and private life and strive to create a work environment in which that balance can be maintained. All courses on the BA and MA degree programmes in English are taught in English. Nevertheless, if the successful applicant does not speak Danish, he or she will be required to acquire sufficient Danish to participate fully in the activities of the School of Communication and Culture within two years of commencing the appointment. The department For further information, please visit the department s website (http: cc.au.dk en about-the-school departments english ). Contact Professor and Head of Department Dominic Rainsford: dominic.rainsford@cc.au.dk School of Communication and Culture The school belongs to the Faculty of Arts. You will find relevant information about the school and its many activities here on our website. The School of Communication and Culture offers a broad range of research and degree programmes across a variety of fields: literature(s), information and media studies, linguistics, Scandinavian Studies, Western European languages and cultures as well as the arts and aesthetics. Read more about the school s academics (http: cc.au.dk en about-the-school subjects ). Qualification requirements Applicants should hold a PhD or equivalent academic qualifications. Formalities Faculty of Arts refers to the Ministerial Order on the Appointment of Academic Staff at Danish Universities (the Appointment Order) (http: www.medarbejdere.au.dk appointment_of_academic_staff_at_universities).Appointment shall be in accordance with the collective labour agreement between the Danish Ministry of Finance and the Danish Confederation of Professional Associations (http: www.medarbejdere.au.dk overenskomst_for_akademikere_i_staten).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) .Further information on the application and supplementary materials may be found in Application Guidelines (http: arts.au.dk en about-arts vacant-positions application-guidelines-academic-positions-2014 ).The application must outline the applicant s motivation for applying for the position, attaching a curriculum vitae, a teaching portfolio, a complete list of published works, copies of degree certificates and no more than eight examples of academic production (mandatory). Please upload this material electronically along with your application. If nothing else is noted, applications must be submitted in English. Application deadline is at 11.59 pm Danish time (same as Central European Time) on the deadline day. All interested candidates are encouraged to apply, regardless of their personal background. Shortlists may be prepared with the candidates that have been selected for a detailed academic assessment. A committee set up by the head of school is responsible for selecting the most qualified candidates. See this link for further information about shortlisting at the Faculty of Arts: http: medarbejdere.au.dk fileadmin user_upload Proces_for_shortlisting_december_2017.pdf Aarhus University offers a broad variety of services for international researchers and accompanying families, including relocation service and career counselling to expat partners: www.ias.au.dk au-relocation-service . Please find more information about entering and working in Denmark here: www.international.au.dk research Faculty of Arts The Faculty of Arts is one of four main academic areas at Aarhus University. The faculty contributes to Aarhus University s research, talent development, knowledge exchange and degree programmes. With its 500 academic staff members, 260 PhD students, 10,500 BA and MA students, and 1,500 students following continuing further education programmes, the faculty constitutes a strong and diverse research and teaching environment. The Faculty of Arts consists of the School of Communication and Culture, the School of Culture and Society, the Danish School of Education, and the Centre for Teaching Development and Digital Media. Each of these units has strong academic environments and forms the basis for interdisciplinary research and education. The faculty s academic environments and degree programmes engage in international collaboration and share the common goal of contributing to the development of knowledge, welfare and culture in interaction with society. Read more at www.international.au.dk 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 39,000 students (FTEs) and 8,000 employees, and has an annual revenues of EUR 884 million. 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Skous Vej 48000Aarhus CDKDanmark0DKDanmarkDKDanmark8Fuldtid46Permanent764267JobNet4992192499219210021-05-20190https://dispatcher.ofir.dk/statistic/register?context=FeedEntrySearchedCount&feedId=dc2beb84&entryId=39b1f772https://dispatcher.ofir.dk/statistic/register?context=FeedEntryDisplayCount&feedId=dc2beb84&entryId=39b1f772https://dispatcher.ofir.dk/statistic/register?context=JobApplicationInitiatedCount&feedId=dc2beb84&entryId=39b1f772&page=ShowJob&component=SendApplicationButtonhttps://dispatcher.ofir.dk/statistic/register?context=JobApplicationAppliedCount&feedId=dc2beb84&entryId=39b1f772&page=EmailApplyForm&component=SendApplicationButton1Dansk3Læse/ tale231006Professor13Forskning og udvikling361844402Dominicdominic.rainsford@cc.au.dkDKDanmarkDKDanmark330032688Assistant Professor (tenure track) in Holistic Building DesignRobot The Department of Engineering (ENG) of Aarhus University (AU) is looking for an innovative and visionary (tenure track) Assistant Professor in the group of Tectonic Design. This international top-100 University has made an ambitious strategic investment in a 5-year recruitment plan to place the University in direct competition with the global engineering elite. Therefore, the University is seeking researchers driven with vision, innovations, and technologies for the future, to join and expand our existing research environment in Civil and Architectural Engineering. The position is available from 1st October 2019 or as soon as possible hereafter. The successful candidate is required to have a strong background in holistic building design methodologies, bridging architecture topics into engineering and vice versa. The candidate must demonstrate the ability to conduct both fundamental and applied interdisciplinary research. Experiences in developing integrated design through Building Information Modeling (BIM) and development of BIM-based plug-ins, add-ons and extensions are absolute requirements the candidate must fulfil. Moreover, competencies related to topics like tectonics, sustainability, sustainable building design, as the backbone of holistic design, are preferred. The candidate is also expected to promote interdisciplinary research through external projects. A demonstrated track record of teaching and supervision are qualifications that will be emphasized during the process of evaluation. Moreover, we are looking for an applicant to teach research-based courses and projects in our Danish undergraduate programme hence Danish speaking skills are given weight in the assessment. Our graduate program is fully international and all teaching is in English. Likewise, English is the official language of the department and faculty. The position will be anchored in the Department s CAE section. A successful candidate is expected to work closely with other researchers groups within the section and Department as well as with external stakeholders. The ability to work in a multidisciplinary team is essential. A successful candidate must also have a PhD in Civil or Architectural Engineering or a related cross-disciplinary field. The candidate must have excellent written and verbal communication skills. The position is a research position where it is expected that the candidate is capable in competing for external funding. Further expectations are: Assistant Professor (tenure track): The candidate must demonstrate potential for outstanding research and teaching. Some years of post-graduate research and publication experience is required. Experience from successful external research collaborations with industry and academia, project management skills, and experience in attraction of external funding is preferred. Commitment to excellence in teaching at both undergraduate and graduate levels, including existing courses and development of new courses, is expected. About us The engineering field in Aarhus University is changing with a rapid growth in student population, major research initiatives as well as through the establishment of a number of new physical facilities in the city center of Aarhus. We have ambitious plans for increased activities in research and education, as well as public and industrial cooperation. Engineering at Aarhus University is well established with extensive research activities, approximately 650 Civil and Architectural engineering students, and a long tradition of industrial cooperation. We offer an international environment with space to grow your research disciplines and to build new curriculum. The Civil and Architectural Engineering section is based in Navitas Aarhus new centre for innovation, education and energy. Navitas is an open and vivid house with more than 2,000 students, staff teachers and researchers and about 400-600 company employees associated with INCUBA Science Park. This will create great opportunities for synergies between businesses and academia as well as research and development with a key focus on energy. Aarhus, Denmark s second largest city (European Capital of Culture for 2017) is a university city, and Aarhus University being a top-100 university, with a large central campus is the largest university in Denmark with a long tradition of excellent interdisciplinary research with close industry collaboration. Aarhus regularly features in the list of top-10 happiest cities in the world. Read more about the great opportunities when relocating to Denmark and the top reasons for choosing Aarhus University here (http: ias.au.dk why-relocate-to-denmark). Application Your application must contain a visionary research statement with concrete research proposals, a teaching statement, a CV including current research activities, R D experience, a complete publication list as well as your teaching, fundraising and leadership experience. Both research and teaching statements should not be longer than 2-3 pages in length each. Please provide your ResearcherID, Google Scholar profile link, and or a unique search query in Google Scholar and or Web of Science to retrieve your publication and citation track record. Also, please provide names of references (minimum 3) whom the search committee may contact directly. Place of employment and place of work Place of employment is Aarhus University, and place of work is Science and Technology, Inge Lehmanns Gade 10, 8000 Aarhus C, Denmark. Further information For more information, please contact Head of Civil and Architectural Engineering, Søren Wandahl (swa@eng.au.dk 45 4189 3216) or Head of Department of Engineering, Thomas Skjødeberg Toftegaard (tst@eng.au.dk 45 2137 9470). 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.au.dk om-science-and-technology stillinger vejledninger-til-ansoeger ) 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 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 job_structure_for_academic_staff_at_Universities_2013) 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. 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 (http: ias.au.dk au-relocation-service ). Please find more information about entering and working in Denmark here (http: international.au.dk research ). Deadline 24 June 2019 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 39,000 students (FTEs) and 8,000 employees, and has an annual revenues of EUR 884 million. Learn more at http: www.au.dk enThe Department of Engineering (ENG) of Aarhus University (AU) is looking for an innovative and visionary (tenure track) Assistant Professor in the group of Tectonic Design. This international top-100 University has made an ambitious strategic investment in a 5-year recruitment plan to place the University in direct competition with the global engineering elite. Therefore, the University is seeking researchers driven with vision, innovations, and technologies for the future, to join and expand our existing research environment in Civil and Architectural Engineering.

The position is available from 1st October 2019 or as soon as possible hereafter.

The successful candidate is required to have a strong background in holistic building design methodologies, bridging architecture topics into engineering and vice versa. The candidate must demonstrate the ability to conduct both fundamental and applied interdisciplinary research. Experiences in developing integrated design through Building Information Modeling (BIM) and development of BIM-based plug-ins, add-ons and extensions are absolute requirements the candidate must fulfil. Moreover, competencies related to topics like tectonics, sustainability, sustainable building design, as the backbone of holistic design, are preferred.

The candidate is also expected to promote interdisciplinary research through external projects. A demonstrated track record of teaching and supervision are qualifications that will be emphasized during the process of evaluation. Moreover, we are looking for an applicant to teach research-based courses and projects in our Danish undergraduate programme; hence Danish speaking skills are given weight in the assessment. Our graduate program is fully international and all teaching is in English. Likewise, English is the official language of the department and faculty. The position will be anchored in the Department’s CAE section.

A successful candidate is expected to work closely with other researchers/groups within the section and Department as well as with external stakeholders. The ability to work in a multidisciplinary team is essential. A successful candidate must also have a PhD in Civil or Architectural Engineering or a related cross-disciplinary field. The candidate must have excellent written and verbal communication skills. The position is a research position where it is expected that the candidate is capable in competing for external funding. Further expectations are:

Assistant Professor (tenure track): The candidate must demonstrate potential for outstanding research and teaching. Some years of post-graduate research and publication experience is required. Experience from successful external research collaborations with industry and academia, project management skills, and experience in attraction of external funding is preferred. Commitment to excellence in teaching at both undergraduate and graduate levels, including existing courses and development of new courses, is expected.

About us
The engineering field in Aarhus University is changing with a rapid growth in student population, major research initiatives as well as through the establishment of a number of new physical facilities in the city center of Aarhus. We have ambitious plans for increased activities in research and education, as well as public and industrial cooperation. Engineering at Aarhus University is well established with extensive research activities, approximately 650 Civil and Architectural engineering students, and a long tradition of industrial cooperation. We offer an international environment with space to grow your research disciplines and to build new curriculum.

The Civil and Architectural Engineering section is based in “Navitas” – Aarhus’ new centre for innovation, education and energy. Navitas is an open and vivid house with more than 2,000 students, staff teachers and researchers and about 400-600 company employees associated with INCUBA Science Park. This will create great opportunities for synergies between businesses and academia as well as research and development with a key focus on energy.
Aarhus, Denmark’s second largest city (European Capital of Culture for 2017) is a university city, and Aarhus University being a top-100 university, with a large central campus is the largest university in Denmark with a long tradition of excellent interdisciplinary research with close industry collaboration. Aarhus regularly features in the list of top-10 happiest cities in the world.

Read more about the great opportunities when relocating to Denmark and the top reasons for choosing Aarhus University here (http://ias.au.dk/why-relocate-to-denmark).

Application
Your application must contain a visionary research statement with concrete research proposals, a teaching statement, a CV including current research activities, R&D experience, a complete publication list as well as your teaching, fundraising and leadership experience. Both research and teaching statements should not be longer than 2-3 pages in length each. Please provide your ResearcherID, Google Scholar profile link, and/or a unique search query in Google Scholar and/or Web of Science to retrieve your publication and citation track record. Also, please provide names of references (minimum 3) whom the search committee may contact directly.

Place of employment and place of work
Place of employment is Aarhus University, and place of work is Science and Technology, Inge Lehmanns Gade 10, 8000 Aarhus C, Denmark.

Further information
For more information, please contact Head of Civil and Architectural Engineering, Søren Wandahl (swa@eng.au.dk / +45 4189 3216) or Head of Department of Engineering, Thomas Skjødeberg Toftegaard (tst@eng.au.dk / +45 2137 9470).

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.au.dk/om-science-and-technology/stillinger/vejledninger-til-ansoeger/) 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
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/job_structure_for_academic_staff_at_Universities_2013)

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.

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 (http://ias.au.dk/au-relocation-service/). Please find more information about entering and working in Denmark here (http://international.au.dk/research/).

Deadline
24 June 2019

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 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

 

Aarhus UniversitetAarhus C2019-05-27T00:00:002019-06-24T00:00:00
330029285Assistant professorship in European Union LawRobot An assistant professorship is vacant within the research project In times of crisis: Access to justice in the European Union at the Department of Law, Aarhus University. The starting date is 1 November 2019 or subject to mutual agreement. Research Project Access to justice and judicial remedies for individuals and other legal entities invoking European Union law is increasingly coming under greater scrutiny. Both the widening and deepening of Union law has meant differentiated standards of judicial review. With the EU being the only supranational system of providing access to justice for individuals through judicial remedy at the time of its creation, the Union has had to self-explore the concept of access to justice, and construe locus standi as being narrow, broad, or somewhere in between. By exploring access to justice issues in the widened and deepened field of EU law, this research project, under the direction of the Principal Investigator (PI), Graham Butler, will assess, analyse, and critique the most pressing issues on access to justice in the EU legal order. Job description The assistant professorship position involves research, teaching, and administration obligations. Principally, the position is aimed at candidates who will be able to contribute to the research and teaching environment of the department, with emphasis on research-based teaching in European law. For the research project, some of the tasks will include preparing, undertaking, and supporting the project s programme, including, coordinating the research project s activities, and contributing to the dissemination of the project, and other associated roles. At the Department of Law at Aarhus University, we offer the opportunity to be part of a research team that has a significant emphasis on publishing its research in international peer-reviewed journals. The position is fixed-term, and is three-years of duration from the date the successful candidate takes up the position. Qualification requirements Applicants should hold a PhD in law, or be able to demonstrate proof of being about to complete it. Records of published research prior to the application may be regarded as an advantage, and experience outside of legal research may be considered relevant for candidates applications. However, the combined portfolio, enthusiasm, and determination of the candidate will be taken into consideration in order to find the best match for the position team. No teaching experience is necessary for the position, but given that the position does involve teaching on the Bachelor s and Master s degree that the university offers, the successful candidate shall participate in a pedagogical programme for Assistant Professors run by the university to complement their teaching at the Department of Law. The university actively encourages academic staff with little or no knowledge of written and oral Danish language proficiency the chance to learn the language and supports efforts to acquire Danish linguistic skills, although Danish language skills are not a prerequisite for applying for the position. All applications should be addressed to the PI. Department of Law The Department of Law 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 Law has achieved the distinguished AASCB, AMBA and EQUIS accreditations. With more than 60 academic staff members, we have a dynamic, ambitious and academically diverse research and teaching environment. In addition, we focus specifically on attracting international researchers to the department. We teach and carry out high-level research within key fields of national, European Union, and international law from a European context. In our research, we focus continuously on increasing the department s international impact, particularly in terms of publications. We strive to extend upon and develop our core research fields, but we also aim for our research to be at the vanguard of new challenges in society. Further information For further information regaring the position, please contact PI, Graham Butler, Associate Professor, Department of Law, Aarhus BSS, Aarhus University, gb@law.au.dk If you need help uploading your application or have any questions to the recruitment process, please contact HR Supporter Marie Louise Lund Pedersen, mllp@au.dk 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 www.ias.au.dk au-relocation-service . Please find more information about entering and working in Denmark here: www.international.au.dk research Place of work The work address will be the Department of Law, Aarhus BSS, Aarhus University, Bartholins Allé 16, 8000 Aarhus C, Denmark. 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, etc.)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. If the candidate has already obtained a PhD, one of submitted publications should be a copy of the candidate s PhD dissertation.Teaching portfolio. The specific requirements regarding the documentation can be found here Materials that 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 position 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 Committees, 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 39,000 students (FTEs) and 8,000 employees, and has an annual revenues of EUR 884 million. Learn more at www.au.dk en Deadline: 31 July 2019An assistant professorship is vacant within the research project ‘In times of crisis: Access to justice in the European Union’ at the Department of Law, Aarhus University.

The starting date is 1 November 2019 or subject to mutual agreement.

Research Project
Access to justice and judicial remedies for individuals and other legal entities invoking European Union law is increasingly coming under greater scrutiny. Both the widening and deepening of Union law has meant differentiated standards of judicial review. With the EU being the only supranational system of providing access to justice for individuals through judicial remedy at the time of its creation, the Union has had to self-explore the concept of access to justice, and construe locus standi as being narrow, broad, or somewhere in between. By exploring access to justice issues in the widened and deepened field of EU law, this research project, under the direction of the Principal Investigator (PI), Graham Butler, will assess, analyse, and critique the most pressing issues on access to justice in the EU legal order.

Job description
The assistant professorship position involves research, teaching, and administration obligations. Principally, the position is aimed at candidates who will be able to contribute to the research and teaching environment of the department, with emphasis on research-based teaching in European law.

For the research project, some of the tasks will include preparing, undertaking, and supporting the project’s programme, including, coordinating the research project’s activities, and contributing to the dissemination of the project, and other associated roles. At the Department of Law at Aarhus University, we offer the opportunity to be part of a research team that has a significant emphasis on publishing its research in international peer-reviewed journals.

The position is fixed-term, and is three-years of duration from the date the successful candidate takes up the position.

Qualification requirements
Applicants should hold a PhD in law, or be able to demonstrate proof of being about to complete it. Records of published research prior to the application may be regarded as an advantage, and experience outside of legal research may be considered relevant for candidates applications. However, the combined portfolio, enthusiasm, and determination of the candidate will be taken into consideration in order to find the best match for the position/team.

No teaching experience is necessary for the position, but given that the position does involve teaching on the Bachelor’s and Master’s degree that the university offers, the successful candidate shall participate in a pedagogical programme for Assistant Professors run by the university to complement their teaching at the Department of Law.

The university actively encourages academic staff with little or no knowledge of written and oral Danish language proficiency the chance to learn the language and supports efforts to acquire Danish linguistic skills, although Danish language skills are not a prerequisite for applying for the position.

All applications should be addressed to the PI.

Department of Law
The Department of Law 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 Law – has achieved the distinguished AASCB, AMBA and EQUIS accreditations.

With more than 60 academic staff members, we have a dynamic, ambitious and academically diverse research and teaching environment. In addition, we focus specifically on attracting international researchers to the department. We teach and carry out high-level research within key fields of national, European Union, and international law from a European context. In our research, we focus continuously on increasing the department’s international impact, particularly in terms of publications. We strive to extend upon and develop our core research fields, but we also aim for our research to be at the vanguard of new challenges in society.

Further information
For further information regaring the position, please contact PI, Graham Butler, Associate Professor, Department of Law, Aarhus BSS, Aarhus University, gb@law.au.dk

If you need help uploading your application or have any questions to the recruitment process, please contact HR Supporter Marie Louise Lund Pedersen, mllp@au.dk

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 www.ias.au.dk/au-relocation-service/.
Please find more information about entering and working in Denmark here: www.international.au.dk/research/

Place of work
The work address will be the Department of Law, Aarhus BSS, Aarhus University, Bartholins Allé 16, 8000 Aarhus C, Denmark.
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, etc.)
  • 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. If the candidate has already obtained a PhD, one of submitted publications should be a copy of the candidate’s PhD dissertation.
  • Teaching portfolio. The specific requirements regarding the documentation can be found here

Materials that 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 position 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 Committees, 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 39,000 students (FTEs) and 8,000 employees, and has an annual revenues of EUR 884 million. Learn more at www.au.dk/en

Deadline:
31 July 2019

 

Aarhus UniversitetAarhus C2019-05-22T00:00:002019-07-21T00:00:00
330026081Associate Professor in Translational PsychiatryRobot Translational Neuropsychiatry Unit (TNU), Department of Clinical Medicine, Aarhus University invites applications for a position as Associate Professor in Translational Psychiatry as per 1 October 2019. The position is a permanent full-time position. Department of Clinical Medicine As an associate professor at the Department of Clinical Medicine, you will be part of what is probably the largest health science research department in Denmark. Our clinical research covers all the medical specialities and takes place in close collaboration with the university hospital and the regional hospitals in the Central Denmark Region. We have approx. 30,000 square metres of modern research facilities for experimental surgery and medicine, animal facilities and also advanced scanners at our disposal. The department has overall responsibility for the Master s degree programs in medicine and in molecular medicine. At the department we are approx. 425 academic employees and the same number of PhD students cooperating across disciplines. As an associate professor, you will be working on Aarhus University Hospital or another hospital in the Central Denmark Region. You can read more about the department here (http: clin.au.dk en ) and about the faculty here (http: health.au.dk en ). Translational Neuropsychiatry Unit TNU carries out translational neuropsychiatric research, particularly focusing on animal experimental studies with translation to human disease. The overall goal is to understand brain neurobiology, and to facilitate development of new therapeutics, particularly targeting mood and anxiety disorders. Read more here (http: tnu.au.dk ). Your job responsibilities As an associate professor in Translational Psychiatry, you will join a supportive environment designed to allow starting faculty to develop robust research programs. Here you will add to, extend and complement the research environment in TNU. You ensure that your teaching maintains a high academic and didactic standard. You possess excellent collaborative skills and a broad academic network, which you are able to bring into play in your contribution to the academic development of Aarhus University and its profile both nationally and internationally. Your main tasks will consist of:Research of high international quality, including publication in top international journals and communicating your research in national and international academic networks.Supervise graduate students and participate in daily teaching activities.Develop independent innovative externally funded research programs.Collaborate with Danish and international researchers.Supervision of PhD students and contributing to the development of the faculty s PhD courses.Involvement in assessment and committee work at Aarhus University.We offer an attractive start package. You will report to the Head of TNU, Professor Gregers Wegener. Your competences You have an independent profile, experience in performing translational neuroscience research, and fit into the overall research profile of TNU. It is an advantage if you have hands-on experience with the technical platforms available in TNU, including advanced behavioural animal phenotyping, neurochemical, molecular, genetic epigenetic, systems biology approaches, immunostaining and imaging techniques. You possess solid scientific qualifications corresponding to minimum a PhD degree within a relevant field, 6-8 years of postdoctoral experience, a track record of independent front-line state-of-the-art research, solid post-graduate student supervision, preferably as main supervisor, and high-level teaching qualifications. You naturally involve yourself in interdisciplinary collaboration at departmental, faculty and university level as well as nationally and internationally. We expect you to be fluent in oral and written English. International applicants are expected to learn Danish, and Aarhus University arranges Danish teaching. In order to be assessed as qualified for an Associate Professor position, you must meet these academic criteria (http: health.au.dk en about-health vacant-positions recruitment-procedures-at-health Criteria_for_appointment_-_associate_professor). Questions about the position If you have any questions about the position, please contact Professor Gregers Wegener tel.: ( 45) 51717403. Your place of work will be the Department of Clinical Medicine, Skovagervej 2, 8240 Risskov, Denmark. Terms of employment Appointment as an associate professor requires research and teaching qualifications at such level as can be attained following a satisfactory period of appointment as an assistant professor, but which could also be achieved otherwise.It is assumed that applicants have received supervision and training in university education and have received a positive written assessment of their teaching qualifications.Further information on the appointment procedure can be found in the Ministerial Order on the Appointment of Academic Staff at Universities (http: www.medarbejdere.au.dk appointment_of_academic_staff_at_universities).The appointment is in accordance with the Danish Confederation of Professional Associations (http: www.ac.dk english.aspx) (Akademikerne).Remuneration is in accordance with the above, and the Salary agreement catalogue for staff at Health (http: health.au.dk fileadmin www.health.au.dk Aktuelt ledigestillinger loenkatalog-engelsk.pdf).Further information on qualification requirements and job description can 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). Application Your application must include the following:Motivated applicationCurriculum VitaeDiplomaA list of publicationsA teaching portfolio. We refer to Guideline on the use of teaching portfolios (https: medarbejdere.au.dk en administration hr recruitmentandonboarding employment academic-staff teaching-portfolios )The five publications stated as the most important in the template for applicant must be submittedReferences recommendations can be uploaded separately in the e-recruitment systemTemplate for applicant - associate professor (http: health.au.dk en about-health vacant-positions recruitment-procedures-at-health Template_for_applicant_-_associate_professor) must be completed and uploaded under Extra documents We refer to the faculty s Guidelines for applicants (http: health.au.dk en about-health vacant-positions recruitment-procedures-at-health guidelines-for-applicants-for-academic-staff-positions). The assessment committee may decide to include non-submitted material in its statement. In such cases, you will be informed and obliged to submit material, unless your application is withdrawn. Applications submitted through channels other than the online application form or applications which are not received by the application deadline will not be considered. Deadline 5 July 2019 All interested candidates are encouraged to apply, regardless of their personal background. 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. Please find more information about entering and working in Denmark here (https: international.au.dk life researcherscomingtoau ). 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 39,000 students (FTEs) and 8,000 employees, and has an annual revenues of EUR 884 million. Learn more at http: www.au.dk enTranslational Neuropsychiatry Unit (TNU), Department of Clinical Medicine, Aarhus University invites applications for a position as Associate Professor in Translational Psychiatry as per 1 October 2019. The position is a permanent full-time position.

Department of Clinical Medicine
As an associate professor at the Department of Clinical Medicine, you will be part of what is probably the largest health science research department in Denmark. Our clinical research covers all the medical specialities and takes place in close collaboration with the university hospital and the regional hospitals in the Central Denmark Region. We have approx. 30,000 square metres of modern research facilities for experimental surgery and medicine, animal facilities and also advanced scanners at our disposal. The department has overall responsibility for the Master's degree programs in medicine and in molecular medicine. At the department we are approx. 425 academic employees and the same number of PhD students cooperating across disciplines. As an associate professor, you will be working on Aarhus University Hospital or another hospital in the Central Denmark Region. You can read more about the department here (http://clin.au.dk/en/) and about the faculty here (http://health.au.dk/en/).

Translational Neuropsychiatry Unit
TNU carries out translational neuropsychiatric research, particularly focusing on animal experimental studies with translation to human disease. The overall goal is to understand brain neurobiology, and to facilitate development of new therapeutics, particularly targeting mood and anxiety disorders. Read more here (http://tnu.au.dk/).

Your job responsibilities
As an associate professor in Translational Psychiatry, you will join a supportive environment designed to allow starting faculty to develop robust research programs. Here you will add to, extend and complement the research environment in TNU. You ensure that your teaching maintains a high academic and didactic standard. You possess excellent collaborative skills and a broad academic network, which you are able to bring into play in your contribution to the academic development of Aarhus University and its profile both nationally and internationally.

Your main tasks will consist of:
  • Research of high international quality, including publication in top international journals and communicating your research in national and international academic networks.
  • Supervise graduate students and participate in daily teaching activities.
  • Develop independent innovative externally funded research programs.
  • Collaborate with Danish and international researchers.
  • Supervision of PhD students and contributing to the development of the faculty's PhD courses.
  • Involvement in assessment and committee work at Aarhus University.
We offer an attractive start package.

You will report to the Head of TNU, Professor Gregers Wegener.

Your competences
You have an independent profile, experience in performing translational neuroscience research, and fit into the overall research profile of TNU. It is an advantage if you have hands-on experience with the technical platforms available in TNU, including advanced behavioural animal phenotyping, neurochemical, molecular, genetic/epigenetic, systems biology approaches, immunostaining and imaging techniques.

You possess solid scientific qualifications corresponding to minimum a PhD degree within a relevant field, 6-8 years of postdoctoral experience, a track record of independent front-line state-of-the-art research, solid post-graduate student supervision, preferably as main supervisor, and high-level teaching qualifications. You naturally involve yourself in interdisciplinary collaboration at departmental, faculty and university level as well as nationally and internationally.

We expect you to be fluent in oral and written English. International applicants are expected to learn Danish, and Aarhus University arranges Danish teaching.

In order to be assessed as qualified for an Associate Professor position, you must meet these academic criteria (http://health.au.dk/en/about-health/vacant-positions/recruitment-procedures-at-health/Criteria_for_appointment_-_associate_professor).

Questions about the position
If you have any questions about the position, please contact Professor Gregers Wegener tel.: (+45) 51717403.

Your place of work will be the Department of Clinical Medicine, Skovagervej 2, 8240 Risskov, Denmark.

Terms of employment
Appointment as an associate professor requires research and teaching qualifications at such level as can be attained following a satisfactory period of appointment as an assistant professor, but which could also be achieved otherwise.
  • It is assumed that applicants have received supervision and training in university education and have received a positive written assessment of their teaching qualifications.
  • Further information on the appointment procedure can be found in the Ministerial Order on the Appointment of Academic Staff at Universities (http://www.medarbejdere.au.dk/appointment_of_academic_staff_at_universities).
  • The appointment is in accordance with the Danish Confederation of Professional Associations (http://www.ac.dk/english.aspx) (Akademikerne).
  • Remuneration is in accordance with the above, and the Salary agreement catalogue for staff at Health (http://health.au.dk/fileadmin/www.health.au.dk/Aktuelt/ledigestillinger/loenkatalog-engelsk.pdf).
  • Further information on qualification requirements and job description can 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).

Application
Your application must include the following:
  • Motivated application
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Diploma
  • A list of publications
  • A teaching portfolio. We refer to Guideline on the use of teaching portfolios (https://medarbejdere.au.dk/en/administration/hr/recruitmentandonboarding/employment/academic-staff/teaching-portfolios/)
  • The five publications stated as the most important in the template for applicant must be submitted
  • References/recommendations can be uploaded separately in the e-recruitment system
  • Template for applicant - associate professor (http://health.au.dk/en/about-health/vacant-positions/recruitment-procedures-at-health/Template_for_applicant_-_associate_professor) must be completed and uploaded under ‘Extra documents’

We refer to the faculty’s Guidelines for applicants (http://health.au.dk/en/about-health/vacant-positions/recruitment-procedures-at-health/guidelines-for-applicants-for-academic-staff-positions).

The assessment committee may decide to include non-submitted material in its statement. In such cases, you will be informed and obliged to submit material, unless your application is withdrawn.

Applications submitted through channels other than the online application form or applications which are not received by the application deadline will not be considered.

Deadline
5 July 2019

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

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. Please find more information about entering and working in Denmark here (https://international.au.dk/life/researcherscomingtoau/).

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 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

 

Aarhus UniversitetRisskov2019-05-16T00:00:002019-07-05T00:00:00
330024436Professor of China Studies in a Global PerspectiveRobot The School of Culture and Society, Department of Global Studies, at Aarhus University invites applications for a permanent position as a full professor of China studies in a global perspective with a focus on modern or contemporary China. The position is available to start as soon as possible after 1 January 2020. The University wishes our staff to reflect the diversity of society and thus welcomes applications from all qualified candidates regardless of personal background. Position The professorship is being offered with a view to attracting talented applicants with an extensive and documented track record in innovative and internationally recognised research in the area of China studies, combined with specialist expertise in the humanities or social sciences as well as fluency in Chinese. The successful applicant will be expected to contribute to core activities at the School of Culture and Society and Aarhus University in general, and to strengthen the research activities and output of the Department of Global Studies in particular. Apart from research, the successful applicant will also be expected to contribute to the following areas: education, talent development and knowledge exchange within modern or contemporary China studies at Aarhus University located within the field of global studies. The professor will be expected to undertake responsibility for and leadership of the academic evolution and profile of China studies at Aarhus University both nationally and internationally. Research The successful applicant will also be expected to provide academic leadership in the development of research programmes in the field of China studies, to develop new research projects with internal and external partners, to raise external research funding, and to take part in the daily activities of the department. Moreover, it will be expected that s he has a strong engagement with interdisciplinary research cooperation within the Department of Global Studies and its global studies research programme, in the School of Culture and Society, at the Faculty of Arts and beyond. 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. Education The successful applicant will be required to teach and supervise in China studies at all levels of the department s degree programmes (BA, MA and PhD), and will be expected to have extensive teaching experience at university level. Furthermore, s he will be expected to take a leading role in the teaching and further development of multidisciplinary area studies programmes, especially in a recently launched global and area studies programme and in collaboration with representatives of other existing area study programmes. Talent development and knowledge exchange The successful applicant will be expected to be able to identify the development potential of junior researchers, to contribute to mentoring, talent development and supervision of PhD students, and to design and teach PhD courses. Moreover, it will be expected that the successful applicant will engage in knowledge exchange as mentioned in the strategy for the Faculty of Arts, for instance in research cooperation with private companies, government consultancy, cooperation with civil society actors or the public dissemination of knowledge. Qualifications Applicants must be able to documentAn original and relevant academic production at the highest international levelSignificant scholarly contributions to theoretical and thematic developments within the study of modern or contemporary China.A solid track record in research leadership as well as in international research funding and international research cooperation including service to the professionFluency in ChineseExperience in teaching, supervision competences as well as an active involvement in the education and study environmentCompetences with regard to mentoring and a commitment to researcher talent development as well as the development and teaching of PhD courses Applicants will be asked to present their vision for future developments in this field and in research on China in a global context. Only submitted publications will be assessed a list of publications is not sufficient. As a result, applications without submitted publications will not be assessed. Professional references or recommendations should not be included in applications. Applicants who are selected for a job interview may be asked to state professional references. Non-Danish-speaking applicants should be aware that the acquisition of sufficient Danish to participate in the daily administrative and academic business of the department within two years of taking up the position is a condition for their employment. The application must be submitted in English. For further information about the position and the department, please contact Head of School Bjarke Paarup, tel. 45 8716 2158 (head.cas@au.dk). For more information about the application, please contact HR Supporter Marianne Birn, e-mail mbb@au.dk. Global studies at Aarhus University As an area studies programme, China studies at Aarhus University constitutes an integral part of the Department of Global Studies, which consists of language-based, regional study programmes, comprising China, Japan, India South Asia, Russia, Brazil, and European and international studies. The department focuses on a broad spectrum of research into and the teaching of history, culture and society all based on sources in the original regional language. The approaches used have roots in the humanities as well as the social sciences, and aim to introduce creative teaching methods based firmly on research. For a more detailed description of the programme and department, please refer to this website: www.cas.au.dk en about-the-school departments global-studies The Department of Global Studies belongs to the School of Culture and Society, where the object of research and teaching is the interplay between culture and society in time and space:From the traditional disciplines of the humanities and theology to applied social researchFrom antiquity to the issues facing contemporary societiesFrom familiar Danish cultural forms to other and very different life worlds and world viewsFrom local questions to global challenges. Qualification requirements Applicants should hold a PhD or equivalent academic qualifications. FormalitiesFaculty of Arts refers to the Ministerial Order on the Appointment of Academic Staff at Danish Universities (the Appointment Order) (http: www.medarbejdere.au.dk appointment_of_academic_staff_at_universities).Appointment shall be in accordance with the collective labour agreement between the Danish Ministry of Finance and the Danish Confederation of Professional Associations (http: www.medarbejdere.au.dk overenskomst_for_akademikere_i_staten).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) .Further information on the application and supplementary materials may be found in Application Guidelines (http: arts.au.dk en about-arts vacant-positions application-guidelines-academic-positions-2014 ).The application must outline the applicant s motivation for applying for the position, attaching a curriculum vitae, a teaching portfolio, a complete list of published works, copies of degree certificates and no more than eight examples of academic production (mandatory). Please upload this material electronically along with your application. If nothing else is noted, applications must be submitted in English. Application deadline is at 11.59 pm Danish time (same as Central European Time) on the deadline day. All interested candidates are encouraged to apply, regardless of their personal background. Shortlists may be prepared with the candidates that have been selected for a detailed academic assessment. A committee set up by the head of school is responsible for selecting the most qualified candidates. See this link for further information about shortlisting at the Faculty of Arts: http: medarbejdere.au.dk fileadmin user_upload Proces_for_shortlisting_december_2017.pdf Aarhus University offers a broad variety of services for international researchers and accompanying families, including relocation service and career counselling to expat partners: www.ias.au.dk au-relocation-service . Please find more information about entering and working in Denmark here: www.international.au.dk research Faculty of Arts The Faculty of Arts is one of four main academic areas at Aarhus University. The faculty contributes to Aarhus University s research, talent development, knowledge exchange and degree programmes. With its 500 academic staff members, 260 PhD students, 10,500 BA and MA students, and 1,500 students following continuing further education programmes, the faculty constitutes a strong and diverse research and teaching environment. The Faculty of Arts consists of the School of Communication and Culture, the School of Culture and Society, the Danish School of Education, and the Centre for Teaching Development and Digital Media. Each of these units has strong academic environments and forms the basis for interdisciplinary research and education. The faculty s academic environments and degree programmes engage in international collaboration and share the common goal of contributing to the development of knowledge, welfare and culture in interaction with society. Read more at www.arts.au.dk en 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 www.au.dk en Deadline: 15 August 2019The School of Culture and Society, Department of Global Studies, at Aarhus University invites applications for a permanent position as a full professor of China studies in a global perspective with a focus on modern or contemporary China. The position is available to start as soon as possible after 1 January 2020.

The University wishes our staff to reflect the diversity of society and thus welcomes applications from all qualified candidates regardless of personal background.

Position
The professorship is being offered with a view to attracting talented applicants with an extensive and documented track record in innovative and internationally recognised research in the area of China studies, combined with specialist expertise in the humanities or social sciences as well as fluency in Chinese. The successful applicant will be expected to contribute to core activities at the School of Culture and Society and Aarhus University in general, and to strengthen the research activities and output of the Department of Global Studies in particular.

Apart from research, the successful applicant will also be expected to contribute to the following areas: education, talent development and knowledge exchange within modern or contemporary China studies at Aarhus University located within the field of global studies. The professor will be expected to undertake responsibility for and leadership of the academic evolution and profile of China studies at Aarhus University both nationally and internationally.

Research
The successful applicant will also be expected to provide academic leadership in the development of research programmes in the field of China studies, to develop new research projects with internal and external partners, to raise external research funding, and to take part in the daily activities of the department. Moreover, it will be expected that s/he has a strong engagement with interdisciplinary research cooperation within the Department of Global Studies and its global studies research programme, in the School of Culture and Society, at the Faculty of Arts and beyond.

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.

Education
The successful applicant will be required to teach and supervise in China studies at all levels of the department’s degree programmes (BA, MA and PhD), and will be expected to have extensive teaching experience at university level. Furthermore, s/he will be expected to take a leading role in the teaching and further development of multidisciplinary area studies programmes, especially in a recently launched global and area studies programme and in collaboration with representatives of other existing area study programmes.

Talent development and knowledge exchange
The successful applicant will be expected to be able to identify the development potential of junior researchers, to contribute to mentoring, talent development and supervision of PhD students, and to design and teach PhD courses. Moreover, it will be expected that the successful applicant will engage in knowledge exchange as mentioned in the strategy for the Faculty of Arts, for instance in research cooperation with private companies, government consultancy, cooperation with civil society actors or the public dissemination of knowledge.

Qualifications
Applicants must be able to document
  • An original and relevant academic production at the highest international level
  • Significant scholarly contributions to theoretical and thematic developments within the study of modern or contemporary China.
  • A solid track record in research leadership as well as in international research funding and international research cooperation including service to the profession
  • Fluency in Chinese
  • Experience in teaching, supervision competences as well as an active involvement in the education and study environment
  • Competences with regard to mentoring and a commitment to researcher talent development as well as the development and teaching of PhD courses

Applicants will be asked to present their vision for future developments in this field and in research on China in a global context.

Only submitted publications will be assessed; a list of publications is not sufficient. As a result, applications without submitted publications will not be assessed.

Professional references or recommendations should not be included in applications. Applicants who are selected for a job interview may be asked to state professional references.

Non-Danish-speaking applicants should be aware that the acquisition of sufficient Danish to participate in the daily administrative and academic business of the department within two years of taking up the position is a condition for their employment.

The application must be submitted in English.

For further information about the position and the department, please contact Head of School Bjarke Paarup, tel. +45 8716 2158 (head.cas@au.dk).

For more information about the application, please contact HR Supporter Marianne Birn, e-mail mbb@au.dk.

Global studies at Aarhus University
As an area studies programme, China studies at Aarhus University constitutes an integral part of the Department of Global Studies, which consists of language-based, regional study programmes, comprising China, Japan, India/South Asia, Russia, Brazil, and European and international studies. The department focuses on a broad spectrum of research into and the teaching of history, culture and society – all based on sources in the original/regional language. The approaches used have roots in the humanities as well as the social sciences, and aim to introduce creative teaching methods based firmly on research.

For a more detailed description of the programme and department, please refer to this website: www.cas.au.dk/en/about-the-school/departments/global-studies/

The Department of Global Studies belongs to the School of Culture and Society, where the object of research and teaching is the interplay between culture and society in time and space:
  • From the traditional disciplines of the humanities and theology to applied social research
  • From antiquity to the issues facing contemporary societies
  • From familiar Danish cultural forms to other – and very different – life worlds and world views
  • From local questions to global challenges.

Qualification requirements
Applicants should hold a PhD or equivalent academic qualifications.

Formalities
  • Faculty of Arts refers to the Ministerial Order on the Appointment of Academic Staff at Danish Universities (the Appointment Order) (http://www.medarbejdere.au.dk/appointment_of_academic_staff_at_universities).
  • Appointment shall be in accordance with the collective labour agreement between the Danish Ministry of Finance and the Danish Confederation of Professional Associations (http://www.medarbejdere.au.dk/overenskomst_for_akademikere_i_staten).
  • 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) .
  • Further information on the application and supplementary materials may be found in Application Guidelines (http://arts.au.dk/en/about-arts/vacant-positions/application-guidelines-academic-positions-2014/).
  • The application must outline the applicant's motivation for applying for the position, attaching a curriculum vitae, a teaching portfolio, a complete list of published works, copies of degree certificates and no more than eight examples of academic production (mandatory). Please upload this material electronically along with your application.

If nothing else is noted, applications must be submitted in English. Application deadline is at 11.59 pm Danish time (same as Central European Time) on the deadline day.

All interested candidates are encouraged to apply, regardless of their personal background.
Shortlists may be prepared with the candidates that have been selected for a detailed academic assessment. A committee set up by the head of school is responsible for selecting the most qualified candidates. See this link for further information about shortlisting at the Faculty of Arts: http://medarbejdere.au.dk/fileadmin/user_upload/Proces_for_shortlisting_december_2017.pdf

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

Faculty of Arts
The Faculty of Arts is one of four main academic areas at Aarhus University.
The faculty contributes to Aarhus University's research, talent development, knowledge exchange and degree programmes.
With its 500 academic staff members, 260 PhD students, 10,500 BA and MA students, and 1,500 students following continuing/further education programmes, the faculty constitutes a strong and diverse research and teaching environment.
The Faculty of Arts consists of the School of Communication and Culture, the School of Culture and Society, the Danish School of Education, and the Centre for Teaching Development and Digital Media. Each of these units has strong academic environments and forms the basis for interdisciplinary research and education.
The faculty's academic environments and degree programmes engage in international collaboration and share the common goal of contributing to the development of knowledge, welfare and culture in interaction with society.

Read more at www.arts.au.dk/en


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 www.au.dk/en

Deadline:
15 August 2019

 

Aarhus UniversitetAarhus C2019-05-14T00:00:002019-07-01T00:00:00
3300233712-3 assistant professorships at the Department of Political ScienceRobot 2-3 assistant professorships are open within the ERC Consolidator project Pledges and Democracy (PLEDGEDEM) at the Department of Political Science, Aarhus University. The starting date is January 1st 2020 or subject to mutual agreement. The PLEDGEDEM project PLEDGEDEM asks fundamental questions about relation between politicians and voters in representative democracy, election campaigns, and the political role of media. More exactly, the aim of PLEDGEDEM is to explore the role of election pledges in politics. The project is interested in all aspects of the politics of pledges, including among other questions: How do pledges matter for voters democratic behavior and beliefs? How do elite actors strategically use pledges? Does the media affect the content of pledges and the likelihood they are kept? PLEDGEDEM is relevant for applicants with an expertise in political behavior, political communication, public policy, and or comparative politics. Job description PLEDGEDEM is financed by the European Research Council for the period 2019-2024. The research group is led by Professor Carsten Jensen. The assistant professors will be employed as part of the research group and is expected to devote their research time to the project and engage in collaborative research within the focus of the project. The position will imply approximately 35 teaching in the BA and MA programs of the department. Through the research group, the assistant professors will have access to significant funding for conferences, data collection, etc. Your qualifications Applicants are expected to hold (or be close to completing) a PhD in political science or a related social science field. In addition to interest in conducting collaborative research within the focus of the project, applicants must demonstrate the ability to conduct state-of-the-art research within the field, possess strong methodological skills, extensive experience with empirical research, and an excellent command of spoken and written English. Each assistant professorship is expected to last 3-4 years starting January 1, 2020 but both duration and starting date can be negotiated. In addition to a CV, proof of PhD degree (or the near completion of a PhD degree), publications or papers, interested applicants should submit an application letter (2-3 pages) motivating why the applicant is interested in being part of PLEDGEDEM and how the applicant can contribute to the success of the project, outlining potential avenues for research relevant to the focus of the project. Who we are The Department of Political Science at Aarhus University is among the leading European political science departments. With about 100 faculty members, a diverse and international group of PhD students and postdocs, and 1,700 students, the department offers a lively and ambitious research and teaching environment with many international visitors and workshops and a strong international orientation. The city of Aarhus is a lively student city with about 300,000 inhabitants. Further information Applicants are welcome to contact Professor Carsten Jensen (carstenj@ps.au.dk) prior to submitting their application. If you need help uploading your application or have any questions about the recruitment process, please contact HR supporter Rikke Horsted Bundgaard, tel.: 45 8715 3551, email: rhb@au.dk Place of work Place of work is Aarhus BSS, Aarhus University, Bartholins Allé 7, 8000 Aarhus 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. Please find more information about entering and working in Denmark here (http: international.au.dk research ) and here (http: ias.au.dk au-relocation-service ) Terms of employment The appointment is made in accordance with the Memorandum on Job Structure for Academic Staff at Danish Universities (http: www.medarbejdere.au.dk job_structure_for_academic_staff_at_Universities_2013) as well as the circular on the Collective Agreement for Academics Employed by the State (http: www.medarbejdere.au.dk overenskomst_for_akademikere_i_staten) (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 (https: www.medarbejdere.au.dk 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 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 (https: medarbejdere.au.dk fileadmin www.medarbejdere.au.dk hovedomraader Business_and_Social_Sciences HR_paa_BS Medforfattererklaering_eng_skrivbar.pdf)Teaching portfolio. The specific requirements regarding the documentation can be found here (https: medarbejdere.au.dk en administration hr recruitmentandonboarding employment academic-staff teaching-portfolios ) Materials that 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 position at Aarhus BSS here (https: medarbejdere.au.dk en faculties business-and-social-sciences employment-and-career guidelines-for-applicants-for-academic-positions-vip how-to-apply-for-an-academic-position-at-aarhus-bss ). 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 (https: medarbejdere.au.dk en faculties business-and-social-sciences employment-and-career assessment-of-job-applicants ). Deadline 10 August 2019 All interested candidates are encouraged to apply regardless of personal background. 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.2-3 assistant professorships are open within the ERC Consolidator project Pledges and Democracy (PLEDGEDEM) at the Department of Political Science, Aarhus University.

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

The PLEDGEDEM project
PLEDGEDEM asks fundamental questions about relation between politicians and voters in representative democracy, election campaigns, and the political role of media. More exactly, the aim of PLEDGEDEM is to explore the role of election pledges in politics. The project is interested in all aspects of the politics of pledges, including among other questions: How do pledges matter for voters’ democratic behavior and beliefs? How do elite actors strategically use pledges? Does the media affect the content of pledges and the likelihood they are kept? PLEDGEDEM is relevant for applicants with an expertise in political behavior, political communication, public policy, and/or comparative politics.

Job description
PLEDGEDEM is financed by the European Research Council for the period 2019-2024. The research group is led by Professor Carsten Jensen. The assistant professors will be employed as part of the research group and is expected to devote their research time to the project and engage in collaborative research within the focus of the project. The position will imply approximately 35% teaching in the BA and MA programs of the department. Through the research group, the assistant professors will have access to significant funding for conferences, data collection, etc.

Your qualifications
Applicants are expected to hold (or be close to completing) a PhD in political science or a related social science field. In addition to interest in conducting collaborative research within the focus of the project, applicants must demonstrate the ability to conduct state-of-the-art research within the field, possess strong methodological skills, extensive experience with empirical research, and an excellent command of spoken and written English. Each assistant professorship is expected to last 3-4 years starting January 1, 2020 but both duration and starting date can be negotiated.

In addition to a CV, proof of PhD degree (or the near completion of a PhD degree), publications or papers, interested applicants should submit an application letter (2-3 pages) motivating why the applicant is interested in being part of PLEDGEDEM and how the applicant can contribute to the success of the project, outlining potential avenues for research relevant to the focus of the project.

Who we are
The Department of Political Science at Aarhus University is among the leading European political science departments. With about 100 faculty members, a diverse and international group of PhD students and postdocs, and 1,700 students, the department offers a lively and ambitious research and teaching environment with many international visitors and workshops and a strong international orientation. The city of Aarhus is a lively student city with about 300,000 inhabitants.

Further information
Applicants are welcome to contact Professor Carsten Jensen (carstenj@ps.au.dk) prior to submitting their application.
If you need help uploading your application or have any questions about the recruitment process, please contact HR supporter Rikke Horsted Bundgaard, tel.: +45 8715 3551, email: rhb@au.dk

Place of work
Place of work is Aarhus BSS, Aarhus University, Bartholins Allé 7, 8000 Aarhus

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. Please find more information about entering and working in Denmark here (http://international.au.dk/research/) and here (http://ias.au.dk/au-relocation-service/)

Terms of employment
The appointment is made in accordance with the Memorandum on Job Structure for Academic Staff at Danish Universities (http://www.medarbejdere.au.dk/job_structure_for_academic_staff_at_Universities_2013) as well as the circular on the Collective Agreement for Academics Employed by the State (http://www.medarbejdere.au.dk/overenskomst_for_akademikere_i_staten) (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 (https://www.medarbejdere.au.dk/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 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 (https://medarbejdere.au.dk/fileadmin/www.medarbejdere.au.dk/hovedomraader/Business_and_Social_Sciences/HR_paa_BS/Medforfattererklaering_eng_skrivbar.pdf)
  • Teaching portfolio. The specific requirements regarding the documentation can be found here (https://medarbejdere.au.dk/en/administration/hr/recruitmentandonboarding/employment/academic-staff/teaching-portfolios/)

Materials that 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 position at Aarhus BSS here (https://medarbejdere.au.dk/en/faculties/business-and-social-sciences/employment-and-career/guidelines-for-applicants-for-academic-positions-vip/how-to-apply-for-an-academic-position-at-aarhus-bss/).

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 (https://medarbejdere.au.dk/en/faculties/business-and-social-sciences/employment-and-career/assessment-of-job-applicants/).

Deadline
10 August 2019

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

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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