Researcher tenure track position in biodiversity and biological conservation

The Department of Bioscience, Aarhus University, Kalø (Jutland), invites applications for a tenure track position as researcher in our Section of Biodiversity and Conservation. The position is available from October 1, 2019, or as soon as possible here after.

We are looking for an internationally competitive early career researcher with a strong track record covering biodiversity and biological conservation with focus on terrestrial coastal ecosystems, their biodiversity and the natural processes they depend on. We expect experience from field ecology, such as biological surveys, mapping of vegetation and ecosystem properties, as well as design and running of field experiments. Additional relevant experience includes advanced statistical analyses, knowledge of remote sensing, GIS-based spatial analyses and/or the use of metagenomics in biodiversity research. We further emphasize clarity in thinking and writing, and experience with oral and written dissemination of scientific knowledge to peers, decision makers and the general public. Documented capacity for independent project coordination and for team collaboration is considered an important asset. The candidate must have a PhD in biology.

The appointee must participate in research-based advisory work for Danish authorities within the described field and is expected to teach in relevant courses.

We offer
We offer an interesting and challenging position with focus on research and advisory work in a dedicated scientific atmosphere and informal research environment with longstanding traditions for collaboration with international university partners in the absolute elite and with the Danish Ministry of Environment and Food. The working environment at the Department is based on teamwork. English is widely spoken and we welcome applicants from abroad. Read about the Danish work-life balance, special opportunities for junior researchers, and the services available when relocating to Aarhus University at www.au.dk/work.
Department of Bioscience is organized in 17 sections working within the areas of freshwater, marine and terrestrial science, wildlife ecology, biodiversity, physiology and ecotoxicology. The position is in the Section of Biodiversity and Conservation, working within the fields of cost-effective management of terrestrial biological diversity, based on the analysis of data from mapping, monitoring, modelling and experiments and dissemination of results to the scientific community, administrative authorities and the general public.

Information on the Section of Biodiversity and Conservation can be found here:
www.bios.au.dk/en/about-bioscience/organisation/biodiversity-and-conservation/

Place of Work and area of Employment
The place of work is Grenaavej 14, DK-8410 Rønde, Denmark, and the area of employment is Aarhus University with related departments.

Further information
Further information can be obtained from Deputy Head of Department, Flemming Skov, tel. +45 2334 3274, e-mail: fs@bios.au.dk.

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 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.

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

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

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

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

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

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

Aarhus University
Aarhus University is an academically diverse and research-intensive university with a strong commitment to high-quality research and education and the development of society nationally and globally. The university offers an inspiring research and teaching environment to its 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

 


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330027886Phoenix-e5b0198912019-05-21T00:00:00Researcher tenure track position in biodiversity and biological conservationThe Department of Bioscience, Aarhus University, Kalø (Jutland), invites applications for a tenure track position as researcher in our Section of Biodiversity and Conservation. The position is available from October 1, 2019, or as soon as possible here after.

We are looking for an internationally competitive early career researcher with a strong track record covering biodiversity and biological conservation with focus on terrestrial coastal ecosystems, their biodiversity and the natural processes they depend on. We expect experience from field ecology, such as biological surveys, mapping of vegetation and ecosystem properties, as well as design and running of field experiments. Additional relevant experience includes advanced statistical analyses, knowledge of remote sensing, GIS-based spatial analyses and/or the use of metagenomics in biodiversity research. We further emphasize clarity in thinking and writing, and experience with oral and written dissemination of scientific knowledge to peers, decision makers and the general public. Documented capacity for independent project coordination and for team collaboration is considered an important asset. The candidate must have a PhD in biology.

The appointee must participate in research-based advisory work for Danish authorities within the described field and is expected to teach in relevant courses.

We offer
We offer an interesting and challenging position with focus on research and advisory work in a dedicated scientific atmosphere and informal research environment with longstanding traditions for collaboration with international university partners in the absolute elite and with the Danish Ministry of Environment and Food. The working environment at the Department is based on teamwork. English is widely spoken and we welcome applicants from abroad. Read about the Danish work-life balance, special opportunities for junior researchers, and the services available when relocating to Aarhus University at www.au.dk/work.
Department of Bioscience is organized in 17 sections working within the areas of freshwater, marine and terrestrial science, wildlife ecology, biodiversity, physiology and ecotoxicology. The position is in the Section of Biodiversity and Conservation, working within the fields of cost-effective management of terrestrial biological diversity, based on the analysis of data from mapping, monitoring, modelling and experiments and dissemination of results to the scientific community, administrative authorities and the general public.

Information on the Section of Biodiversity and Conservation can be found here:
www.bios.au.dk/en/about-bioscience/organisation/biodiversity-and-conservation/

Place of Work and area of Employment
The place of work is Grenaavej 14, DK-8410 Rønde, Denmark, and the area of employment is Aarhus University with related departments.

Further information
Further information can be obtained from Deputy Head of Department, Flemming Skov, tel. +45 2334 3274, e-mail: fs@bios.au.dk.

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 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.

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

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

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

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

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

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

Aarhus University
Aarhus University is an academically diverse and research-intensive university with a strong commitment to high-quality research and education and the development of society nationally and globally. The university offers an inspiring research and teaching environment to its 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

 

The Department of Bioscience, Aarhus University, Kalø (Jutland), invites applications for a tenure track position as researcher in our Section of Biodiversity and Conservation. The position is available from October 1, 2019, or as soon as possible here after. We are looking for an internationally competitive early career researcher with a strong track record covering biodiversity and biological conservation with focus on terrestrial coastal ecosystems, their biodiversity and the natural processes they depend on. We expect experience from field ecology, such as biological surveys, mapping of vegetation and ecosystem properties, as well as design and running of field experiments. Additional relevant experience includes advanced statistical analyses, knowledge of remote sensing, GIS-based spatial analyses and or the use of metagenomics in biodiversity research. We further emphasize clarity in thinking and writing, and experience with oral and written dissemination of scientific knowledge to peers, decision makers and the general public. Documented capacity for independent project coordination and for team collaboration is considered an important asset. The candidate must have a PhD in biology. The appointee must participate in research-based advisory work for Danish authorities within the described field and is expected to teach in relevant courses. We offer We offer an interesting and challenging position with focus on research and advisory work in a dedicated scientific atmosphere and informal research environment with longstanding traditions for collaboration with international university partners in the absolute elite and with the Danish Ministry of Environment and Food. The working environment at the Department is based on teamwork. English is widely spoken and we welcome applicants from abroad. Read about the Danish work-life balance, special opportunities for junior researchers, and the services available when relocating to Aarhus University at www.au.dk work. Department of Bioscience is organized in 17 sections working within the areas of freshwater, marine and terrestrial science, wildlife ecology, biodiversity, physiology and ecotoxicology. The position is in the Section of Biodiversity and Conservation, working within the fields of cost-effective management of terrestrial biological diversity, based on the analysis of data from mapping, monitoring, modelling and experiments and dissemination of results to the scientific community, administrative authorities and the general public. Information on the Section of Biodiversity and Conservation can be found here: www.bios.au.dk en about-bioscience organisation biodiversity-and-conservation Place of Work and area of Employment The place of work is Grenaavej 14, DK-8410 Rønde, Denmark, and the area of employment is Aarhus University with related departments. Further information Further information can be obtained from Deputy Head of Department, Flemming Skov, tel. 45 2334 3274, e-mail: fs@bios.au.dk. 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 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. The application must be in English and include a curriculum vitae, degree certificate, a complete list of publications, a statement of future research plans and information about research activities, teaching portfolio and verified information on previous teaching experience (if any). Guidelines for applicants can be found here. Appointment shall be in accordance with the collective labour agreement between the Danish Ministry of Finance and the Danish Confederation of Professional Associations. Further information on qualification requirements and job content may be found in the Memorandum on Job Structure for Academic Staff at Danish Universities. Salary depends on seniority as agreed between the Danish Ministry of Finance and the Confederation of Professional Associations. All interested candidates are encouraged to apply, regardless of their personal background. Research activities will be evaluated in relation to actual research time. Thus, we encourage applicants to specify periods of leave without research activities, in order to be able to subtract these periods from the span of the scientific career during the evaluation of scientific productivity. Aarhus University offers a broad variety of services for international researchers and accompanying families, including relocation service and career counselling to expat partners. Read more here. Please find more information about entering and working in Denmark here. The application must be submitted via Aarhus University s recruitment system, which can be accessed under the job advertisement on Aarhus University s website. Aarhus University Aarhus University is an academically diverse and research-intensive university with a strong commitment to high-quality research and education and the development of society nationally and globally. The university offers an inspiring research and teaching environment to its 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 201911jobnete5b01989100000000000aDK_OFIR_02DKDanmark228DKK2019-07-20T00:00:000000https://au.emply.net/recruitment/vacancyApply.aspx?publishingId=20dc1a0f-0dd7-488a-8ad2-56771177ead40EuropaDanmarkJyllandØstjyllandSyddjurs3530836Aarhus Universitet11Grenåvej 148410RøndeDKDanmark0DKDanmarkDKDanmark8Fuldtid46Permanent764226JobNet4992173499217310021-05-20190https://dispatcher.ofir.dk/statistic/register?context=FeedEntrySearchedCount&feedId=dc2beb84&entryId=e5b01989https://dispatcher.ofir.dk/statistic/register?context=FeedEntryDisplayCount&feedId=dc2beb84&entryId=e5b01989https://dispatcher.ofir.dk/statistic/register?context=JobApplicationInitiatedCount&feedId=dc2beb84&entryId=e5b01989&page=ShowJob&component=SendApplicationButtonhttps://dispatcher.ofir.dk/statistic/register?context=JobApplicationAppliedCount&feedId=dc2beb84&entryId=e5b01989&page=EmailApplyForm&component=SendApplicationButton1Dansk3Læse/ tale341922Researcher4Marketing361844423Flemmingfs@bios.au.dkDKDanmarkDKDanmark330014224Senior Scientist in Applied Mammal EcologyRobot The Department of Bioscience (BIOS), Aarhus University, is seeking a Senior Scientist to undertake research and consultancy within the field of wildlife biology and population ecology. The role of this position is to strengthen the research and consultancy activities within BIOS, particularly with regard to northern European mammals, but also to significantly strengthen the analytical and statistical skills of the department. The position will play a central role in contributing to the department s research and advisory profile in relation to terrestrial mammals and should interact with ongoing departmental simulation modelling initiatives for mammals, embracing the concepts of adaptive management (see the CANwebsite at www.projects.au.dk can . The candidate will also be expected to develop interdisciplinary collaboration within the department, elsewhere in the University and with external partners. Qualifications: The successful candidate must have at least a Ph.D. and an established track-record of publications in high-impact international journals. A broad knowledge of the ecology, factors and processes that affect and determine the distribution, abundance and population dynamics of terrestrial European mammals is essential including invasive species and human wildlife conflicts. A demonstrable understanding of the issues related to the hunting and exploitation of mammals is also expected. It is a requirement of the position that the candidate has a solid theoretical and practical statistical background and proven experience within the analysis and processing of large datasets. The candidate must be prepared to undertake interdisciplinary research teamwork and acquire independent research funding. The Department The Department of Bioscience is engaged in research programmes, teaching curricula and consultancy covering all major biological sub-disciplines, and we conduct world-class research in the areas of aquatic biology and ecology, Arctic environment and ecosystems, biodiversity and conservation biology, genetics and evolution, microbiology and zoophysiology. The Department currently employs approximately 350 academic and technical staff and have around 75 PhD students and 500 BSc and MSc students. The Department has a unique research environment at top international level. Our competencies cover a wide spectrum, from the biology of organisms to modelling water and nutrient cycles from land to sea. Research focus in the above mentioned area include conservation management of specifically northern European birds and mammals including invasive species, human impact on species and human wildlife conflicts. The activities take place at a national and international level with main activities in Denmark and Northern Europe, including the Arctic. The Department plays a leading role in providing advice to the Danish authorities on environmental issues including implementation and assessment of EU directives. We are also deeply involved in the national monitoring programme (NOVANA) and engaged in the management of the large national environmental databases. What we offer The position is open for candidates as a full senior researcher position, depending on qualifications. Please justify your application by outlining how your qualifications meet the criteria. Please note that we have two parallel opening of positions: one as senior researcher and one as professor. Only one of these positions will be filled as we wish to hire the best qualified candidate at the level of either senior researcher or professor. The Department offers a vibrant and informal research environment with longstanding traditions for collaboration with international university partners in the absolute elite and with the Danish Ministry of Environment and Food. The working environment at the Department is based on teamwork and close working relations. English is widely spoken and we welcome applicants from abroad. The Department has a strong work-life balance policy and seeks a good gender and age balance. Read more about the services available when relocating to Aarhus University at www.au.dk work Place of employment: Department of Bioscience - Kalø, Grenåvej 14, 8410 Rønde (Jutland). Further information For further information about the position, please contact Department Head Peter Henriksen, tel.: 87 15 85 57 or Deputy Department Head Flemming Skov, tel.: 45 87 15 88 61. 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. The application must be in English and include a curriculum vitae, degree certificate, a complete list of publications, a statement of future research plans and information about research activities, teaching portfolio and verified information on previous teaching experience (if any). Guidelines for applicants can be found here. Appointment shall be in accordance with the collective labour agreement between the Danish Ministry of Finance and the Danish Confederation of Professional Associations. Further information on qualification requirements and job content may be found in the Memorandum on Job Structure for Academic Staff at Danish Universities. Salary depends on seniority as agreed between the Danish Ministry of Finance and the Confederation of Professional Associations. Research activities will be evaluated in relation to actual research time. Thus, we encourage applicants to specify periods of leave without research activities, in order to be able to subtract these periods from the span of the scientific career during the evaluation of scientific productivity. All interested candidates are encouraged to apply, regardless of their personal background. Aarhus University offers a broad variety of services for international researchers and accompanying families, including relocation service and career counselling to expat partners. Read more here. Please find more information about entering and working in Denmark here. 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 Department of Bioscience (BIOS), Aarhus University, is seeking a Senior Scientist to undertake research and consultancy within the field of wildlife biology and population ecology. The role of this position is to strengthen the research and consultancy activities within BIOS, particularly with regard to northern European mammals, but also to significantly strengthen the analytical and statistical skills of the department. The position will play a central role in contributing to the department’s research and advisory profile in relation to terrestrial mammals and should interact with ongoing departmental simulation modelling initiatives for mammals, embracing the concepts of adaptive management (see the CANwebsite at www.projects.au.dk/can/. The candidate will also be expected to develop interdisciplinary collaboration within the department, elsewhere in the University and with external partners.

Qualifications:
The successful candidate must have at least a Ph.D. and an established track-record of publications in high-impact international journals. A broad knowledge of the ecology, factors and processes that affect and determine the distribution, abundance and population dynamics of terrestrial European mammals is essential including invasive species and human/wildlife conflicts. A demonstrable understanding of the issues related to the hunting and exploitation of mammals is also expected. It is a requirement of the position that the candidate has a solid theoretical and practical statistical background and proven experience within the analysis and processing of large datasets. The candidate must be prepared to undertake interdisciplinary research teamwork and acquire independent research funding.

The Department
The Department of Bioscience is engaged in research programmes, teaching curricula and consultancy covering all major biological sub-disciplines, and we conduct world-class research in the areas of aquatic biology and ecology, Arctic environment and ecosystems, biodiversity and conservation biology, genetics and evolution, microbiology and zoophysiology. The Department currently employs approximately 350 academic and technical staff and have around 75 PhD students and 500 BSc and MSc students.

The Department has a unique research environment at top international level. Our competencies cover a wide spectrum, from the biology of organisms to modelling water and nutrient cycles from land to sea. Research focus in the above mentioned area include conservation management of specifically northern European birds and mammals including invasive species, human impact on species and human/wildlife conflicts. The activities take place at a national and international level with main activities in Denmark and Northern Europe, including the Arctic.

The Department plays a leading role in providing advice to the Danish authorities on environmental issues including implementation and assessment of EU directives. We are also deeply involved in the national monitoring programme (NOVANA) and engaged in the management of the large national environmental databases.

What we offer
The position is open for candidates as a full senior researcher position, depending on qualifications. Please justify your application by outlining how your qualifications meet the criteria. Please note that we have two parallel opening of positions: one as senior researcher and one as professor. Only one of these positions will be filled as we wish to hire the best qualified candidate at the level of either senior researcher or professor.

The Department offers a vibrant and informal research environment with longstanding traditions for collaboration with international university partners in the absolute elite and with the Danish Ministry of Environment and Food.

The working environment at the Department is based on teamwork and close working relations. English is widely spoken and we welcome applicants from abroad. The Department has a strong work-life balance policy and seeks a good gender and age balance. Read more about the services available when relocating to Aarhus University at www.au.dk/work

Place of employment:
Department of Bioscience - Kalø, Grenåvej 14, 8410 Rønde (Jutland).

Further information
For further information about the position, please contact Department Head Peter Henriksen, tel.: + 87 15 85 57 or Deputy Department Head Flemming Skov, tel.: + 45 87 15 88 61.

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.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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 UniversitetRønde2019-04-30T00:00:002019-06-29T00:00:00
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330014250Center for Basic Research in Program Verification (CPV) is looking for Post DocsRobot Supported by a generous Villum Investigator Grant (http: cs.au.dk news-events news show-news artikel new-villum-investigator-at-the-department ) from VILLUM FONDEN we will start a new Center for Basic Research in Program Verification (CPV) in September 2019 at Aarhus University, Denmark. We are looking for several postdocs and PhD students to work in the Center for Basic Research in Program Verification. Research topics include: extensions of higher-order concurrent separation logics (such as our Iris logic, see iris-project.org (http: iris-project.org )), e.g., to reason about distributed systems probabilistic program logics logical relations for relational reasoning about safety and security properties formal modeling of low-level capability machines and secure compilation guarded cubical type theory and Coq formalizations. Postdoc positions are for two years initially (can be extended upon mutual agreement). Interested candidates are welcome to contact Professor Lars Birkedal via birkedal@cs.au.dk For more information about Lars Birkedal s work, see www.cs.au.dk ~birke Application procedure Shortlisting is used. This means that after the deadline for applications and with the assistance from the assessment committee chairman, and the appointment committee if necessary, the head of department selects the candidates to be evaluated. All applicants will be notified 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 each applicant is given the opportunity to comment on the part of the assessment that concerns him her self. Once the recruitment process is completed a final letter of rejection is sent to the deselected applicants, including the main considerations emphasized during the selection process. Formalities and salary range Science and Technology refers to the Ministerial Order on the Appointment of Academic Staff at Danish Universities under the Danish Ministry of Science, Technology and Innovation (http: www.medarbejdere.au.dk appointment_of_academic_staff_at_universities). The application must be in English and include a curriculum vitae, degree certificate, a complete list of publications, a statement of future research plans and information about research activities, teaching portfolio and verified information on previous teaching experience (if any). Guidelines for applicants can be found here. (http: scitech.au.dk en about-science-and-technology vacant-positions application-form-guide ) Appointment shall be in accordance with the collective labour agreement between the Danish Ministry of Finance and the Danish Confederation of Professional Associations. Further information on qualification requirements and job content may be found in the Memorandum on Job Structure for Academic Staff at Danish Universities (http: www.medarbejdere.au.dk job_structure_for_academic_staff_at_Universities_2013). Salary depends on seniority as agreed between the Danish Ministry of Finance and the Confederation of Professional Associations. 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 ). Aarhus University also offers a Junior Researcher Development Programme targeted at career development for postdocs at AU. You can read more about it here (http: talent.au.dk junior-researcher-development-programme ). 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: 01 July 2019Supported by a generous Villum Investigator Grant (http://cs.au.dk/news-events/news/show-news/artikel/new-villum-investigator-at-the-department/) from VILLUM FONDEN we will start a new Center for Basic Research in Program Verification (CPV) in September 2019 at Aarhus University, Denmark.

We are looking for several postdocs and PhD students to work in the Center for Basic Research in Program Verification. Research topics include: extensions of higher-order concurrent separation logics (such as our Iris logic, see iris-project.org (http://iris-project.org/)), e.g., to reason about distributed systems; probabilistic program logics; logical relations for relational reasoning about safety and security properties; formal modeling of low-level capability machines and secure compilation; guarded cubical type theory; and Coq formalizations.

Postdoc positions are for two years initially (can be extended upon mutual agreement).

Interested candidates are welcome to contact Professor Lars Birkedal via birkedal@cs.au.dk
For more information about Lars Birkedal’s work, see www.cs.au.dk/~birke/

Application procedure
Shortlisting is used. This means that after the deadline for applications – and with the assistance from the assessment committee chairman, and the appointment committee if necessary, – the head of department selects the candidates to be evaluated. All applicants will be notified 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 each applicant is given the opportunity to comment on the part of the assessment that concerns him/her self. Once the recruitment process is completed a final letter of rejection is sent to the deselected applicants, including the main considerations emphasized during the selection process.

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

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

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

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

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/).

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

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:
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Aarhus UniversitetAarhus N2019-04-30T00:00:002019-06-29T00:00:00
330038051Postdoc position in XFEL CrystallographyRobot The VILLUM Investigator group on Dynamic Crystallography at the Department of Chemistry, Aarhus University, is seeking candidates for a two year post-doctoral position. In case further external funding is secured within the academic area which the candidate is assessed obviously qualified for, an extension is possible for up to a total maximum of 4 years of employment as a postdoc. The candidate is required to have a strong background in single crystal X-ray crystallography including structure solution and refinement, construction of X-ray instrumentation and crystallographic software development. The starting date is January 1st, 2020 or as soon as possible. Place of work is Langelandsgade 140, 8000 Aarhus C. The successful candidates will be involved in materials research in collaboration with other members of the Villum Investigator Group on Dynamic Crystallography. The candidates must have a PhD in chemistry or crystallography. The Department of Chemistry at Aarhus University (www.chem.au.dk) is one of the leading European chemistry departments with a broad research program. It has a permanent staff of ~30 full and associate professors, a support staff of ~30 people, ~150 PhD-students and postdocs and around 500 students. The VILLUM Investigator group is affiliated with the Interdisciplinary Nanoscience Center (iNANO) (www.inano.au.dk) as well as the Aarhus Center for Integrated Materials Research (iMAT) (www.imat.au.dk). iMAT integrates a diverse range of basic and applied materials research areas across departments and centers and thereby strongly contribute to solving some of the Grand Challenges of modern society. For further information, please contact Professor, Dr. Scient. et Techn. Bo Brummerstedt Iversen (bo@chem.au.dk). Applications including CV, full publication list, references and a description of qualifications must be uploaded before July 1st, 2019. Application procedure Shortlisting is used. This means that after the deadline for applications and with the assistance from the assessment committee chairman, and the appointment committee if necessary, the head of department selects the candidates to be evaluated. All applicants will be notified 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 each applicant is given the opportunity to comment on the part of the assessment that concerns him her self. Once the recruitment process is completed a final letter of rejection is sent to the deselected applicants, including the main considerations emphasized during the selection process. Formalities and salary range Science and Technology refers to the Ministerial Order on the Appointment of Academic Staff at Danish Universities under the Danish Ministry of Science, Technology and Innovation (http: www.medarbejdere.au.dk appointment_of_academic_staff_at_universities). The application must be in English and include a curriculum vitae, degree certificate, a complete list of publications, a statement of future research plans and information about research activities, teaching portfolio and verified information on previous teaching experience (if any). Guidelines for applicants can be found here. (http: scitech.au.dk en about-science-and-technology vacant-positions application-form-guide ) Appointment shall be in accordance with the collective labour agreement between the Danish Ministry of Finance and the Danish Confederation of Professional Associations. 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Please find more information about entering and working in Denmark here (http: international.au.dk research ). Aarhus University also offers a Junior Researcher Development Programme targeted at career development for postdocs at AU. You can read more about it here (http: talent.au.dk junior-researcher-development-programme ). 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: 01 July 2019The VILLUM Investigator group on Dynamic Crystallography at the Department of Chemistry, Aarhus University, is seeking candidates for a two year post-doctoral position. In case further external funding is secured within the academic area which the candidate is assessed obviously qualified for, an extension is possible for up to a total maximum of 4 years of employment as a postdoc.

The candidate is required to have a strong background in single crystal X-ray crystallography including structure solution and refinement, construction of X-ray instrumentation and crystallographic software development. The starting date is January 1st, 2020 or as soon as possible. Place of work is Langelandsgade 140, 8000 Aarhus C.

The successful candidates will be involved in materials research in collaboration with other members of the Villum Investigator Group on Dynamic Crystallography. The candidates must have a PhD in chemistry or crystallography. The Department of Chemistry at Aarhus University (www.chem.au.dk) is one of the leading European chemistry departments with a broad research program. It has a permanent staff of ~30 full and associate professors, a support staff of ~30 people, ~150 PhD-students and postdocs and around 500 students.

The VILLUM Investigator group is affiliated with the Interdisciplinary Nanoscience Center (iNANO) (www.inano.au.dk) as well as the Aarhus Center for Integrated Materials Research (iMAT) (www.imat.au.dk). iMAT integrates a diverse range of basic and applied materials research areas across departments and centers and thereby strongly contribute to solving some of the Grand Challenges of modern society.

For further information, please contact Professor, Dr. Scient. et Techn. Bo Brummerstedt Iversen (bo@chem.au.dk). Applications including CV, full publication list, references and a description of qualifications must be uploaded before July 1st, 2019.

Application procedure
Shortlisting is used. This means that after the deadline for applications – and with the assistance from the assessment committee chairman, and the appointment committee if necessary, – the head of department selects the candidates to be evaluated. All applicants will be notified 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 each applicant is given the opportunity to comment on the part of the assessment that concerns him/her self. Once the recruitment process is completed a final letter of rejection is sent to the deselected applicants, including the main considerations emphasized during the selection process.

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

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

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

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

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/).

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

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Aarhus University
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Aarhus UniversitetAarhus C2019-06-05T00:00:002019-07-01T00:00:00
3300314833-year postdoctoral position with focus on social media and political hostilityRobot Department of Political Science at Aarhus BSS, Aarhus University invites applicants for a 3-year postdoctoral position offering applicants an exciting opportunity to join a research project with a focus on political hostility on social media. The starting date is January 1, 2020 or as soon as possible thereafter. The research project The position is related to a research project led by Professor Michael Bang Petersen and is housed at the Department of Political Science, Aarhus University. It is part of the ROPH project (Research on Online Political Hostility), funded by 15.7 million DKK by the Carlsberg Foundation. The ROPH project seeks to identify the causes, consequences and potential counter-strategies related to online political hostility and gathers researchers from the fields of political psychology, evolutionary psychology, radicalization research, media science and physics. Job description The advertised position involves:(a) combining and analyzing survey data and Twitter data to understand the effects of exposure to hostile news and comments and(b) designing and implementing interventions against hostility on the Twitter platform.Research will primarily be carried out collaboratively with other project members but there will also to some extent be opportunities for pursuing independent work within the focus of the project. The project includes funding for research assistants, data collection, traveling and workshops. In addition to the outlined research tasks, the position entails teaching equivalent to one course per year. Depending on the applicant s prior teaching experience and the need for the applicant s teaching capacity in the relevant years, a one-year extension in return for additional teaching is negotiable. This extension will be decided by the Department Chair no later than one year after employment. Your qualifications Applicants are expected to hold or be close to completing a PhD in relevant areas within political science, communication, psychology or cognitive science. In addition to an interest in conducting collaborative research within the focus area of the project, applicants must demonstrate knowledge of social media research, the ability to collect and conduct automated analyses of social media data, have an excellent command of spoken and written English, and preferably have experience with publishing in international, peer-reviewed journals. Interested candidates should provide a short research proposal (max. 3 pages), outlining potential avenues for research related to the focus of the position. Please see the section below about Application procedure for the further requirements for the application. Who we are The Department of Political Science is one of the six departments at Aarhus BSS, one of the four faculties at Aarhus University. Aarhus BSS unites the business and social science-related research fields and brings them closer together to reflect the close relationship between society and the business community. As part of a Top 100 university, Aarhus BSS and specifically the Department of Political Science has achieved the distinguished AASCB, AMBA and EQUIS accreditations. At the Department of Political Science, we emphasise a dynamic and flexible research and teaching profile characterised by pluralism and openness. With around 90 academic staff members and 40 PhD students, we offer a lively and ambitious research and teaching environment. The research carried out at the department not only covers a variety of political science disciplines, but also represents a variety of methodological approaches. This not only enables us to focus on new problem areas as they appear on the national and international political arenas, but also allows us to contribute actively to the development of the discipline. We also emphasise communicating our research results to the political-administrative system and to the public in general. For more information about the Department of Political Science, please click here. Further information Applicants are strongly encouraged to contact Professor Michael Bang Petersen, Email: michael@ps.au.dk prior to submitting their application to learn more about the tasks. If applicants need help uploading the application or have any questions about the recruitment process, please contact HR supporter Anne Arnfeldt Källberg, Tel: 45 8715 3631, E-mail aak@au.dk Place of work Department of Political Science, Bartholins Allé 7, 8000 Aarhus C International applicant? Aarhus University offers a broad variety of services for international researchers and accompanying families, including relocation service and career counselling to expat partners: www.ias.au.dk au-relocation-service . Please find more information about entering and working in Denmark here: www.international.au.dk research Aarhus University also offers a Junior Researcher Development Programme targeted at career development for postdocs at AU. You can read more about it here: www.talent.au.dk junior-researcher-development-programme Terms of employment The appointment is made in accordance with the Memorandum on Job Structure for Academic Staff at Danish Universities as well as the circular on the Collective Agreement for Academics Employed by the State (in Danish). The job content and qualification requirements are described in further detail in the Ministerial Order on the Appointment of Academic Staff at Universities. Application procedure When you apply for this position it is mandatory to attach the following:ApplicationCurriculum Vitae. You are encouraged to declare any periods of leave without research activity, including, for example, maternity leave, since your research activities are assessed in relation to your actual research timeEducation (diploma for master s, PhD and possibly higher doctoral degree)List of publications (the enclosed publications must be clearly marked on the list of publications)Publications. Up to three publications can be included in the application. In the event of several authors the publications must be accompanied by a co-author statement concerning the applicant s share of the collaborative work with the consent of the co-authors. Please use this templateTeaching portfolio. The specific requirements regarding the documentation can be found here Materials which cannot be uploaded together with the application may be submitted in three copies to Aarhus BSS HR PhD, Aarhus University, Tåsingegade 1, 2nd floor, DK-8000 Aarhus C. Read more about how to apply for an academic post at Aarhus BSS here The evaluation process After the application deadline, an assessment committee is appointed. Please note that the assessment of applicants is based solely on the material received prior to the application deadline. For further information, see Guidelines for Assessment Committee, Aarhus BSS. All interested candidates are encouraged to apply regardless of personal background. The application must be submitted via Aarhus University s recruitment system, which can be accessed under the job advertisement on Aarhus University s website. Aarhus University Aarhus University is an academically diverse and research-intensive university with a strong commitment to high-quality research and education and the development of society nationally and globally. The university offers an inspiring research and teaching environment to its 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 September 2019Department of Political Science at Aarhus BSS, Aarhus University invites applicants for a 3-year postdoctoral position offering applicants an exciting opportunity to join a research project with a focus on political hostility on social media.

The starting date is January 1, 2020 or as soon as possible thereafter.

The research project
The position is related to a research project led by Professor Michael Bang Petersen and is housed at the Department of Political Science, Aarhus University. It is part of the ROPH project (Research on Online Political Hostility), funded by 15.7 million DKK by the Carlsberg Foundation. The ROPH project seeks to identify the causes, consequences and potential counter-strategies related to online political hostility and gathers researchers from the fields of political psychology, evolutionary psychology, radicalization research, media science and physics.

Job description
The advertised position involves:
  • (a) combining and analyzing survey data and Twitter data to understand the effects of exposure to hostile news and comments and
  • (b) designing and implementing interventions against hostility on the Twitter platform.
Research will primarily be carried out collaboratively with other project members but there will also to some extent be opportunities for pursuing independent work within the focus of the project. The project includes funding for research assistants, data collection, traveling and workshops. In addition to the outlined research tasks, the position entails teaching equivalent to one course per year. Depending on the applicant’s prior teaching experience and the need for the applicant’s teaching capacity in the relevant years, a one-year extension in return for additional teaching is negotiable. This extension will be decided by the Department Chair no later than one year after employment.

Your qualifications
Applicants are expected to hold – or be close to completing – a PhD in relevant areas within political science, communication, psychology or cognitive science. In addition to an interest in conducting collaborative research within the focus area of the project, applicants must demonstrate knowledge of social media research, the ability to collect and conduct automated analyses of social media data, have an excellent command of spoken and written English, and preferably have experience with publishing in international, peer-reviewed journals.

Interested candidates should provide a short research proposal (max. 3 pages), outlining potential avenues for research related to the focus of the position. Please see the section below about Application procedure for the further requirements for the application.

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

At the Department of Political Science, we emphasise a dynamic and flexible research and teaching profile characterised by pluralism and openness. With around 90 academic staff members and 40 PhD students, we offer a lively and ambitious research and teaching environment.

The research carried out at the department not only covers a variety of political science disciplines, but also represents a variety of methodological approaches. This not only enables us to focus on new problem areas as they appear on the national and international political arenas, but also allows us to contribute actively to the development of the discipline. We also emphasise communicating our research results to the political-administrative system and to the public in general.

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

Further information
Applicants are strongly encouraged to contact Professor Michael Bang Petersen, Email: michael@ps.au.dk prior to submitting their application to learn more about the tasks.

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

Place of work
Department of Political Science, Bartholins Allé 7, 8000 Aarhus C

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Aarhus University
Aarhus University is an academically diverse and research-intensive university with a strong commitment to high-quality research and education and the development of society nationally and globally. The university offers an inspiring research and teaching environment to its 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 September 2019

 

Aarhus UniversitetAarhus C2019-05-24T00:00:002019-07-23T00:00:00
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