Science Team Leader position at Associate Professor level in plant nutrition in protected production at Aarhus University, Denmark

The Department of Food Science, Aarhus University invites to a Science Team Leader position at Associate Professor level in plant nutrition in protected production available from 1 January 2020 or as soon as possible thereafter, to join the Department in their newly build facilities at Agro Food Park, the leading Danish food innovation ecosystem.

The position
This is partly a Science Team Leader position (4 months per year) and a science position to strengthen and complement ongoing research in the effect of climate change on, and protected production of, high value crops in the Department of Food Science. This position is focussed on plant physiological responses related to mineral and organic nutrient supply and their incorporation into organic substances (assimilation). The position is aligned to the Science Team called ‘Plant, Food & Climate’ (PFC) at the Department of Food Science (FOOD), with access to newly-established greenhouse facilities, state-of-the-art climate chambers, multilayer growing facilities and infrastructure supporting analytical chemistry, photosynthesis measurements, non-destructive monitoring etc. The Science Team holds a strong position in photosynthetic and genetic responses of plants to multiple abiotic stress factors, climate control and resource management as well as postharvest, packaging and processing of fruit and vegetables.

The successful candidate
You are expected to have a strong research profile in plant nutrition in relation to protected plant production systems of high value crops. You should have research experience within aspects of plant mineral nutrition on plant/crop physiology, uptake, long and short distance transport and assimilation of nutrients within the plant. Preferable you have worked with both inorganic and organic fertilisers.

An Associate Professor position requires demonstration of independent and novel research initiatives combined with successful postdoc positions and international experience as demonstrated by a significant number of international publications. Your responsibilities will include significant strengthening and adding on to the current research profile of the Science Team. You are expected to take initiatives in interdisciplinary research together with local and international research and industry partners in order to secure external funding.

The candidate is expected to build a small research team within the Science Team and supervise masters and PhD-students as well as postdocs and technical staff. Teaching courses at Master and PhD level is also expected. Currently our Bachelor programs are in Danish.

Collaboration and exchange of knowledge with industry and advisory services is seen as a natural part of the position.

The candidate is expected to be an enthusiastic, strategic, and supportive Science Team Leader and convey information between the Science Team and the Department Leadership Team.

Qualifications

  • Hold a PhD degree in plant science or horticulture and a minimum of 6-8 years of postdoc experience, preferable in protected production
  • Proven publication record in international peer-reviewed journals
  • Documented teaching experience at BSc and MSc level
  • Experience in international research collaboration and networking
  • Write and speak English fluently

Associate Professor Level Position
Qualifications for the Associate Professor level at Aarhus University include a strong academic background, documented successful grant writing and experience with project management, industrial/public sector collaboration, as well as teaching and supervision experience.
Criteria for evaluating applicants at the Associate Professor level can be found here.

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

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

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

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

Place of work and area of employment
The place of work is Agro Food Park 48, 8200 Aarhus North, Denmark, and the area of employment is Aarhus University with related departments.

For further information contact Head of Department Michelle H. Williams, phone: +45 25170049, e-mail: mw@food.au.dk.

Aarhus University offers competitive start-up packages.

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

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

Formalities and salary range 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 38,000 students (FTEs) and 8,000 employees, and has an annual revenues of EUR 885 million. Learn more at www.international.au.dk/

Deadline:
31 August 2019

 


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330049611Phoenix-bfb1efd712019-06-27T00:00:00Science Team Leader position at Associate Professor level in plant nutrition in protected production at Aarhus University, DenmarkThe Department of Food Science, Aarhus University invites to a Science Team Leader position at Associate Professor level in plant nutrition in protected production available from 1 January 2020 or as soon as possible thereafter, to join the Department in their newly build facilities at Agro Food Park, the leading Danish food innovation ecosystem.

The position
This is partly a Science Team Leader position (4 months per year) and a science position to strengthen and complement ongoing research in the effect of climate change on, and protected production of, high value crops in the Department of Food Science. This position is focussed on plant physiological responses related to mineral and organic nutrient supply and their incorporation into organic substances (assimilation). The position is aligned to the Science Team called ‘Plant, Food & Climate’ (PFC) at the Department of Food Science (FOOD), with access to newly-established greenhouse facilities, state-of-the-art climate chambers, multilayer growing facilities and infrastructure supporting analytical chemistry, photosynthesis measurements, non-destructive monitoring etc. The Science Team holds a strong position in photosynthetic and genetic responses of plants to multiple abiotic stress factors, climate control and resource management as well as postharvest, packaging and processing of fruit and vegetables.

The successful candidate
You are expected to have a strong research profile in plant nutrition in relation to protected plant production systems of high value crops. You should have research experience within aspects of plant mineral nutrition on plant/crop physiology, uptake, long and short distance transport and assimilation of nutrients within the plant. Preferable you have worked with both inorganic and organic fertilisers.

An Associate Professor position requires demonstration of independent and novel research initiatives combined with successful postdoc positions and international experience as demonstrated by a significant number of international publications. Your responsibilities will include significant strengthening and adding on to the current research profile of the Science Team. You are expected to take initiatives in interdisciplinary research together with local and international research and industry partners in order to secure external funding.

The candidate is expected to build a small research team within the Science Team and supervise masters and PhD-students as well as postdocs and technical staff. Teaching courses at Master and PhD level is also expected. Currently our Bachelor programs are in Danish.

Collaboration and exchange of knowledge with industry and advisory services is seen as a natural part of the position.

The candidate is expected to be an enthusiastic, strategic, and supportive Science Team Leader and convey information between the Science Team and the Department Leadership Team.

Qualifications
  • Hold a PhD degree in plant science or horticulture and a minimum of 6-8 years of postdoc experience, preferable in protected production
  • Proven publication record in international peer-reviewed journals
  • Documented teaching experience at BSc and MSc level
  • Experience in international research collaboration and networking
  • Write and speak English fluently

Associate Professor Level Position
Qualifications for the Associate Professor level at Aarhus University include a strong academic background, documented successful grant writing and experience with project management, industrial/public sector collaboration, as well as teaching and supervision experience.
Criteria for evaluating applicants at the Associate Professor level can be found here.

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

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

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

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

Place of work and area of employment
The place of work is Agro Food Park 48, 8200 Aarhus North, Denmark, and the area of employment is Aarhus University with related departments.

For further information contact Head of Department Michelle H. Williams, phone: +45 25170049, e-mail: mw@food.au.dk.

Aarhus University offers competitive start-up packages.

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

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

Formalities and salary range 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 38,000 students (FTEs) and 8,000 employees, and has an annual revenues of EUR 885 million. Learn more at www.international.au.dk/

Deadline:
31 August 2019

 

The Department of Food Science, Aarhus University invites to a Science Team Leader position at Associate Professor level in plant nutrition in protected production available from 1 January 2020 or as soon as possible thereafter, to join the Department in their newly build facilities at Agro Food Park, the leading Danish food innovation ecosystem. The position This is partly a Science Team Leader position (4 months per year) and a science position to strengthen and complement ongoing research in the effect of climate change on, and protected production of, high value crops in the Department of Food Science. This position is focussed on plant physiological responses related to mineral and organic nutrient supply and their incorporation into organic substances (assimilation). The position is aligned to the Science Team called Plant, Food Climate (PFC) at the Department of Food Science (FOOD), with access to newly-established greenhouse facilities, state-of-the-art climate chambers, multilayer growing facilities and infrastructure supporting analytical chemistry, photosynthesis measurements, non-destructive monitoring etc. The Science Team holds a strong position in photosynthetic and genetic responses of plants to multiple abiotic stress factors, climate control and resource management as well as postharvest, packaging and processing of fruit and vegetables. The successful candidate You are expected to have a strong research profile in plant nutrition in relation to protected plant production systems of high value crops. You should have research experience within aspects of plant mineral nutrition on plant crop physiology, uptake, long and short distance transport and assimilation of nutrients within the plant. Preferable you have worked with both inorganic and organic fertilisers. An Associate Professor position requires demonstration of independent and novel research initiatives combined with successful postdoc positions and international experience as demonstrated by a significant number of international publications. Your responsibilities will include significant strengthening and adding on to the current research profile of the Science Team. You are expected to take initiatives in interdisciplinary research together with local and international research and industry partners in order to secure external funding. The candidate is expected to build a small research team within the Science Team and supervise masters and PhD-students as well as postdocs and technical staff. Teaching courses at Master and PhD level is also expected. Currently our Bachelor programs are in Danish. Collaboration and exchange of knowledge with industry and advisory services is seen as a natural part of the position. The candidate is expected to be an enthusiastic, strategic, and supportive Science Team Leader and convey information between the Science Team and the Department Leadership Team. QualificationsHold a PhD degree in plant science or horticulture and a minimum of 6-8 years of postdoc experience, preferable in protected productionProven publication record in international peer-reviewed journalsDocumented teaching experience at BSc and MSc levelExperience in international research collaboration and networkingWrite and speak English fluently Associate Professor Level Position Qualifications for the Associate Professor level at Aarhus University include a strong academic background, documented successful grant writing and experience with project management, industrial public sector collaboration, as well as teaching and supervision experience. Criteria for evaluating applicants at the Associate Professor level can be found here. The Department of Food Science The Department of Food Science is part of the Faculty of Science and Technology, Aarhus University and includes research across the food value chain within the areas of Plant Production Systems, Biofunctional Food, Systems Biology, Food Chemistry and Technology, Food Quality, Food Metabolomics and Sensory Science. The Department currently employs approx. 60 full time scientific staff and 50 PhD students and Postdocs, with approx. 30 visiting staff and students contributing to an international research environment where English is the preferred language in the laboratory, at meetings and at seminars. The Department works in teams and therefore self-leadership, clear and open communication, success in mentoring, supervising and teaching are important qualities needed to be successful in the Department. In addition, the Department has a strong culture that is based on openness, equality, consultation and inclusion, and contributing to the Department strategy and working environment is viewed as important. The Department is responsible for a Master s programme in Molecular Nutrition and Food Technology, taught at AU, Denmark, and a Master s programme in Food and Health at the Sino-Danish Center in Beijing, China. In addition, Department staff contribute to several other key interdisciplinary educations, including Bachelor s and Master s programmes in Agrobiology, and a Bachelor of Chemical Engineering in Food Technology, Aarhus University. Staff also teach on a number of other educations offered at other Universities in Denmark and China. Please refer to http: food.au.dk en for further information about The Department of Food Science and to http: scitech.au.dk en and http: www.au.dk en for information on Science and Technology and Aarhus University, respectively. Place of work and area of employment The place of work is Agro Food Park 48, 8200 Aarhus North, Denmark, and the area of employment is Aarhus University with related departments. For further information contact Head of Department Michelle H. Williams, phone: 45 25170049, e-mail: mw@food.au.dk. Aarhus University offers competitive start-up packages. Living in Aarhus Denmark Please visit the International Centre website (http: www.au.dk en internationalcentre ) for information about arriving, working and living in Denmark. Application procedure Shortlisting is used. This means that after the deadline for applications and with the assistance from the assessment committee chairman, and the assessment committee if necessary, the head of department selects the candidates to be evaluated. The selection is made on the basis of an assessment of who of the candidates are most relevant considering the requirements of the advertisement. All applicants will be notified within 6 weeks whether or not their applications have been sent to an expert assessment committee for evaluation. The selected applicants will be informed about the composition of the committee and will receive his her assessment. Once the recruitment process is completed a final letter of rejection is sent to the deselected applicants, including the main considerations emphasized during the selection process. Formalities and salary range 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 38,000 students (FTEs) and 8,000 employees, and has an annual revenues of EUR 885 million. 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Hvis du er interesseret, er jobbet som Professor lige noget for dig.12007991Dansk3Læse/ tale231006Professor13Forskning og udvikling362141364noreply@ofir.comDKDanmarkDKDanmark330056648Tenure Track in Sensory and Consumer Science at Aarhus University, DenmarkRobot The Department of Food Science, Aarhus University invites applications to a Tenure Track position in Sensory and Consumer Science to begin December, 2019 The position This tenure track position will strengthen and complement ongoing research in sensory and consumer science, in the area of multisensory human perception in food quality and health at the Department of Food Science. This position is focused on the human senses and their pivotal role in multisensory future food design, linked to sustainable high quality food and beverage applications. The position is aligned to the Science Team Food Quality Perception and Society (FQS) at the Department of Food Science http: food.au.dk en foodresearch science-teams food-quality-perception-society . The Science Team has access to state of the art well-established sensory and analytical facilities, and advanced infrastructure, with a professional trained and tested sensory panel and an ISO-approved sensory laboratory. Core to the team s research approach is the synergy of human sensory measurements with instrumental techniques utilizing advanced facilities available in house e.g. GC-MS, LC-MS and NMR. There is also potential to access complementary research infrastructure via our close collaborators in psychology, physiological and neuro-imaging fields. The candidate The successful candidate must have a strong research profile in sensory and consumer science, and human multisensory perception linked to studying food qualities for positive health impacts and applications. In addition, the candidate must be able to demonstrate promise of outstanding capabilities in independent research, dissemination, and funding. A tenure track appointment requires demonstration of independent and novel research initiatives combined with successful postdoc positions including international experience as demonstrated by a significant number of international publications. Successful candidates will be expected to:deliver innovative research of the highest international standard establish and develop their own research area within the existing FQS science team publish research outcomes through a significant number of international peer-reviewed publications deliver teaching at the Department (graduate-level teaching in English) supervise Masters and PhD students complete postgraduate teacher training for Assistant Professors at Aarhus Universitybe granted competitive research funding from external funding bodieswrite and speak English fluently QualificationsA relevant PhD and a minimum of 2-3 years postdoc experience in Food Science, Sensory Science, Consumer science, Multisensory Perception, Human Nutrition or equivalent.Competences in sensory and consumer analysis, multisensory human perception, eating behaviour, diets and eating behavior, health and nutrition, cross-cultural perspectives and eating, and multivariate data analysis will be an advantageUtilizing univariate and multivariate analysis in sensory and consumer analysis linked to multidisciplinary data sets in instrumental and health contexts will also be an advantageProven publication record in international peer-reviewed journals (minimum 10 publications)Teaching experience at MSc and PhD levelExperience in international research collaboration and networking The Department of Food Science The Department of Food Science is part of the Faculty of Science and Technology, Aarhus University and includes research within the areas Sensory and Consumer Science, Biofunctional Food, Systems Biology, Food Chemistry and Technology, Food Quality, Food Metabolomics and Plant Production. The Department currently employs 60 full time scientific staff, approx. 50 PhD students and Postdocs, plus approx. 30 visiting students and staff who together contribute to an international research environment where English is the preferred language in the laboratory, at meetings and at seminars. The Department works in teams and therefore self-leadership, clear and open communication, success in mentoring, supervising and teaching are important qualities needed to be successful in the Department. In addition the Department has a strong culture that is based on openness, equality, consultation, inclusion and contributing to the Department strategy and working environment are viewed as important. The Department is responsible for a Master s programme in Molecular Nutrition and Food Technology, taught at Aarhus University, Denmark, and a coming Master s programme in International Food Quality and Health at the Sino-Danish Center in Beijing, China. In addition, Department staff contribute to several other key interdisciplinary educations, including Bachelor s and Master s programmes in Agrobiology, and a Bachelor of Chemical Engineering in Food Technology at Aarhus University. Staff also teach on a number of other educations offered at other Universities in Denmark and China. Please refer to http: food.au.dk en for further information about The Department of Food Science and to http: scitech.au.dk en and http: www.au.dk en for information on Science and Technology and Aarhus University, respectively. Employment and place of work The place of work is Agro Food Park 48, 8200 Aarhus, Denmark, and the area of employment is Aarhus University with related departments. For further information contact Head of Department Michelle Williams, phone: 45 25170049, e-mail: mw@food.au.dk. Living in Denmark Please visit the International Centre website (http: www.au.dk en internationalcentre ) for information about arriving and living in Denmark. 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 for a period of six years with the prospect of performance- based advancement to a tenured Associate Professorship. 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 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 38,000 students (FTEs) and 8,000 employees, and has an annual revenues of EUR 885 million. Learn more at www.international.au.dk Deadline: 31 August 2019The Department of Food Science, Aarhus University invites applications to a Tenure Track position in Sensory and Consumer Science to begin December, 2019

The position
This tenure track position will strengthen and complement ongoing research in sensory and consumer science, in the area of multisensory human perception in food quality and health at the Department of Food Science. This position is focused on the human senses and their pivotal role in multisensory future food design, linked to sustainable high quality food and beverage applications.

The position is aligned to the Science Team ‘Food Quality Perception and Society’ (FQS) at the Department of Food Science http://food.au.dk/en/foodresearch/science-teams/food-quality-perception-society/. The Science Team has access to state of the art well-established sensory and analytical facilities, and advanced infrastructure, with a professional; trained and tested sensory panel and an ISO-approved sensory laboratory. Core to the team’s research approach is the synergy of human sensory measurements with instrumental techniques utilizing advanced facilities available in house e.g. GC-MS, LC-MS and NMR. There is also potential to access complementary research infrastructure via our close collaborators in psychology, physiological and neuro-imaging fields.

The candidate
The successful candidate must have a strong research profile in sensory and consumer science, and human multisensory perception linked to studying food qualities for positive health impacts and applications.

In addition, the candidate must be able to demonstrate promise of outstanding capabilities in independent research, dissemination, and funding. A tenure track appointment requires demonstration of independent and novel research initiatives combined with successful postdoc positions including international experience as demonstrated by a significant number of international publications.

Successful candidates will be expected to:
  • deliver innovative research of the highest international standard;
  • establish and develop their own research area within the existing FQS science team;
  • publish research outcomes through a significant number of international peer-reviewed publications;
  • deliver teaching at the Department (graduate-level teaching in English);
  • supervise Masters and PhD students;
  • complete postgraduate teacher training for Assistant Professors at Aarhus University
  • be granted competitive research funding from external funding bodies
  • write and speak English fluently

Qualifications
  • A relevant PhD and a minimum of 2-3 years postdoc experience in Food Science, Sensory Science, Consumer science, Multisensory Perception, Human Nutrition or equivalent.
  • Competences in sensory and consumer analysis, multisensory human perception, eating behaviour, diets and eating behavior, health and nutrition, cross-cultural perspectives and eating, and multivariate data analysis will be an advantage
  • Utilizing univariate and multivariate analysis in sensory and consumer analysis linked to multidisciplinary data sets in instrumental and health contexts will also be an advantage
  • Proven publication record in international peer-reviewed journals (minimum 10 publications)
  • Teaching experience at MSc and PhD level
  • Experience in international research collaboration and networking

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

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

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

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

Employment and place of work
The place of work is Agro Food Park 48, 8200 Aarhus, Denmark, and the area of employment is Aarhus University with related departments.

For further information contact Head of Department Michelle Williams, phone: +45 25170049, e-mail: mw@food.au.dk.

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

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 for a period of six years with the prospect of performance- based advancement to a tenured Associate Professorship.

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 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 38,000 students (FTEs) and 8,000 employees, and has an annual revenues of EUR 885 million. Learn more at www.international.au.dk/

Deadline:
31 August 2019

 

Aarhus UniversitetÅrslev2019-07-08T00:00:002019-08-31T00:00:00
330056683Tenure Track / Associate Professor level position in crop physiology and sustainable fruit production at Aarhus University, DenmarkRobot The Department of Food Science, Aarhus University, Denmark, invites applications at the Tenure Track Associate Professor level within crop physiology and sustainable production of fruit and berries. We are looking for a successful candidate with a strong research profile within plant responses to agro-environmental conditions who will like to work with a highly engaged and motivated staff in an innovative and dynamic working environment. The position is available from 1. January, 2020 or as soon as possible thereafter. The position We are specifically interested in a candidate who has expertise within crop physiology and sustainable production of fruit and or berries. Development of the research area, including establishment of a research team is a focal point and the candidates personal competences are expected to make a key contribution to future research activities. Research activities underpin both knowledge exchange and education activities. Therefore collaboration and exchange of knowledge with industry, advisory services and the public sector, and teaching and supervision are seen as essential parts of the position. The research will be primarily aligned to the Science Team of Plant, Food Sustainability, which currently includes research focused on apple, pear and berry production and the physiological impact of preharvest environment on postharvest and food quality. The Science Team activities also include plant nutrition, irrigation and cropping systems of field-grown vegetables. New research initiatives in crop physiology and sustainable production of fruit and berries should complement existing Department activities in vegetables, protected production, postharvest technology, and food quality. It is expected that the successful candidate will have documented experience within plant physiology and production of fruit crops (pip fruit or berries), and master new experimental and analytical methods in plant physiology and applied field based research. You are expected to have postdoc experience within one or more of the following research areas:Physiology aspects (including yield and quality) of pruning and training systemsPhysiological aspects of fertilization and irrigation strategiesSustainable and or organic production systemsAutomated and precision fruticultureGenotype x environment responses QualificationsPhD degree in Plant Science or Horticulture and minimum of 2-3 years postdoc experience for Tenure Track or minimum 6-8 years for Associate ProfessorProven publication record in international peer-reviewed journals (minimum 10 publications for Tenure Track)Teaching experience at BSc and MSc levelExperience in international research collaboration and networkingDocumented ability to attract research fundingWrite and speak English fluently 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 successes early in the career as 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. Associate Professor Level Position Qualifications for the Associate Professor level at Aarhus University include a strong academic background, documented successful grant writing and experience with project management, industrial public sector collaboration, as well as teaching and supervision experience. Criteria for evaluating applicants at the Associate Professor level can be found here. The Department of Food Science The Department of Food Science is part of the Faculty of Science and Technology, Aarhus University and includes research across the food value chain within the areas of Plant Production Systems, Biofunctional Food, Systems Biology, Food Chemistry and Technology, Food Quality, Food Metabolomics and Sensory Science. The Department currently employs approx. 60 full time scientific staff and 50 PhD students and Postdocs, with approx. 30 visiting staff and students contributing to an international research environment where English is the preferred language in the laboratory, at meetings and at seminars. The Department works in teams and therefore self-leadership, clear and open communication, success in mentoring, supervising and teaching are important qualities needed to be successful in the Department. In addition, the Department has a strong culture that is based on openness, equality, consultation and inclusion, and contributing to the Department strategy and working environment is viewed as important. The Department is responsible for a Master s programme in Molecular Nutrition and Food Technology, taught at AU, Denmark, and a Master s programme in Food and Health at the Sino-Danish Center in Beijing, China. In addition, Department staff contribute to several other key interdisciplinary educations, including Bachelor s and Master s programmes in Agrobiology, and a Bachelor of Chemical Engineering in Food Technology, Aarhus University. Staff also teach on a number of other educations offered at other Universities in Denmark and China. The Department conducts research based advice of the Danish Government in the areas of horticulture and food quality. Please refer to http: food.au.dk en for further information about The Department of Food Science and to http: scitech.au.dk en and http: www.au.dk en for information on Science and Technology and Aarhus University, respectively. Place of Work and area of Employment The place of work is Agro Food Park 48, 8200 Aarhus, Denmark, and the area of employment is Aarhus University with related departments. For further information contact Head of Department Michelle H. Williams, phone: 45 25170049, e-mail: mw@food.au.dk. Aarhus University offers competitive start-up packages. 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 38,000 students (FTEs) and 8,000 employees, and has an annual revenues of EUR 885 million. Learn more at www.international.au.dk Deadline: 10 September 2019The Department of Food Science, Aarhus University, Denmark, invites applications at the Tenure Track / Associate Professor level within crop physiology and sustainable production of fruit and berries.
We are looking for a successful candidate with a strong research profile within plant responses to agro-environmental conditions who will like to work with a highly engaged and motivated staff in an innovative and dynamic working environment. The position is available from 1. January, 2020 or as soon as possible thereafter.

The position
We are specifically interested in a candidate who has expertise within crop physiology and sustainable production of fruit and/or berries. Development of the research area, including establishment of a research team is a focal point and the candidates’ personal competences are expected to make a key contribution to future research activities.
Research activities underpin both knowledge exchange and education activities. Therefore collaboration and exchange of knowledge with industry, advisory services and the public sector, and teaching and supervision are seen as essential parts of the position.

The research will be primarily aligned to the Science Team of Plant, Food & Sustainability, which currently includes research focused on apple, pear and berry production and the physiological impact of preharvest environment on postharvest and food quality. The Science Team activities also include plant nutrition, irrigation and cropping systems of field-grown vegetables.

New research initiatives in crop physiology and sustainable production of fruit and berries should complement existing Department activities in vegetables, protected production, postharvest technology, and food quality. It is expected that the successful candidate will have documented experience within plant physiology and production of fruit crops (pip fruit or berries), and master new experimental and analytical methods in plant physiology and applied field based research.

You are expected to have postdoc experience within one or more of the following research areas:
  • Physiology aspects (including yield and quality) of pruning and training systems
  • Physiological aspects of fertilization and irrigation strategies
  • Sustainable and/or organic production systems
  • Automated and precision fruticulture
  • Genotype x environment responses

Qualifications
  • PhD degree in Plant Science or Horticulture and minimum of 2-3 years postdoc experience for Tenure Track or minimum 6-8 years for Associate Professor
  • Proven publication record in international peer-reviewed journals (minimum 10 publications for Tenure Track)
  • Teaching experience at BSc and MSc level
  • Experience in international research collaboration and networking
  • Documented ability to attract research funding
  • Write and speak English fluently

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 successes early in the career as 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.

Associate Professor Level Position
Qualifications for the Associate Professor level at Aarhus University include a strong academic background, documented successful grant writing and experience with project management, industrial/public sector collaboration, as well as teaching and supervision experience.

Criteria for evaluating applicants at the Associate Professor level can be found here.

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

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

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

The Department conducts research based advice of the Danish Government in the areas of horticulture and food quality.

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

Place of Work and area of Employment
The place of work is Agro Food Park 48, 8200 Aarhus, Denmark, and the area of employment is Aarhus University with related departments.

For further information contact Head of Department Michelle H. Williams, phone: +45 25170049, e-mail: mw@food.au.dk.

Aarhus University offers competitive start-up packages.

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 38,000 students (FTEs) and 8,000 employees, and has an annual revenues of EUR 885 million. Learn more at www.international.au.dk/

Deadline:
10 September 2019

 

Aarhus UniversitetÅrslev2019-07-08T00:00:002019-09-06T00:00:00
330047118Professor with specific responsibilities in vulnerability (combined position)Basic Please note that this post can only be applied for via SDU - see below. The Research Unit of Infectious Diseases and the Research Unit of Geriatrics, Department of Clinical Research, SDU, and the respective departments at Odense University Hospital invite applications for a position as professor with specific responsibilities in vulnerability (50 ) combined with a position as senior nurse in vulnerability (50 ) to be filled as soon as possible and for a period of 5 years with possibility of prolongation for additionally 3 years. The Department of Infectious Diseases, OUH, is a highly specialized department within the region of Southern Denmark, providing care to a population of 1,2 million citizens. The Migrant Health Clinic is an outpatient clinic and part of the Department of Infectious Diseases Q, OUH, and carries out diagnostic evaluation and treatment of primarily ethnic minority patients with a focus on refugee health. The Department of Geriatric Medicine, OUH, is specialized in the treatment of geriatric and older medical patients. The consultants are specialists in internal medicine and in geriatric medicine. In both specialties a large proportion of the treated patients are characterized as being vulnerable e.g. frail older geriatric patients as well as patients with an ethnic minority background. There is an understanding and willingness to embrace these vulnerable patients and approach them holistically. However, focused research aimed at these patients is needed in order to optimize their current situation in life. Therefore, a joined position within these two specialties makes an ideal setting to access vulnerable patients clinically and research wise. Research tasks: The professor will be expected to increase the research activity within vulnerability with special focus on older geriatric patients as well as patients with ethnic minority background. Furthermore, to expand collaboration with other researchers at OUH, at SDU, and abroad. Teaching tasks: The professor may engage in teaching at the Faculty of Health Sciences, but the extent of this teaching will be negotiated. Expectations of qualifications: It will be expected that the applicant is a certified nurse. The applicant must have substantial skills in both clinical aspects and research within the field of vulnerability. An academic degree (PhD or equivalent) Results within research addressing vulnerability documented by a list of publications Dynamic performance as documented by peer-reviewed publications Track record in obtaining research funding International research collaboration and collaborations with researchers in other disciplines and sectors Effective oral and written communication and interpersonal skills Danish is not required initially, however, should be mastered within 2 years. Further information can be obtained from the Head of the Research Unit, professor Isik Johansen, e-mail Isik.Somuncu.Johansen@rsyd.dk, from Associate professor Jesper Ryg, email Jesper.Ryg@rsyd.dk, or from the Head of the Department of Clinical Research, professor Kirsten Ohm Kyvik KKyvik@health.sdu.dk. The full job description can be obtained by e-mail to recruitment coordinator Elisabeth Lohmann Andersen at elohmann@health.sdu.dk. Read more about the post and apply online for the post at sdu.dk : https: www.sdu.dk en service ledige_stillinger 1048903 Application deadline: August 11, 2019

Please note that this post can only be applied for via SDU - see below.

 

The Research Unit of Infectious Diseases and the Research Unit of Geriatrics, Department of Clinical Research, SDU, and the respective departments at Odense University Hospital invite applications for a position as professor with specific responsibilities in vulnerability (50%) combined with a position as senior nurse in vulnerability (50%) to be filled as soon as possible and for a period of 5 years with possibility of prolongation for additionally 3 years.

The Department of Infectious Diseases, OUH, is a highly specialized department within the region of Southern Denmark, providing care to a population of 1,2 million citizens. The Migrant Health Clinic is an outpatient clinic and part of the Department of Infectious Diseases Q, OUH, and carries out diagnostic evaluation and treatment of primarily ethnic minority patients with a focus on refugee health.

The Department of Geriatric Medicine, OUH, is specialized in the treatment of geriatric and older medical patients. The consultants are specialists in internal medicine and in geriatric medicine.  

In both specialties a large proportion of the treated patients are characterized as being vulnerable e.g. frail older geriatric patients as well as patients with an ethnic minority background. There is an understanding and willingness to embrace these vulnerable patients and approach them holistically. 

 

However, focused research aimed at these patients is needed in order to optimize their current situation in life. Therefore, a joined position within these two specialties makes an ideal setting to access vulnerable patients clinically and research wise.

Research tasks

The professor will be expected to increase the research activity within vulnerability with special focus on older geriatric patients as well as patients with ethnic minority background. Furthermore, to expand collaboration with other researchers at OUH, at SDU, and abroad.

Teaching tasks

The professor may engage in teaching at the Faculty of Health Sciences, but the extent of this teaching will be negotiated.

Expectations of qualifications:

  • It will be expected that the applicant is a certified nurse.
  • The applicant must have substantial skills in both clinical aspects and research within the field of vulnerability.
  • An academic degree (PhD or equivalent)
  • Results within research addressing vulnerability documented by a list of publications
  • Dynamic performance as documented by peer-reviewed publications
  • Track record in obtaining research funding
  • International research collaboration and collaborations with researchers in other disciplines and sectors
  • Effective oral and written communication and interpersonal skills
  • Danish is not required initially, however, should be mastered within 2 years.

Further information can be obtained from the Head of the Research Unit, professor Isik Johansen, e-mail Isik.Somuncu.Johansen@rsyd.dk, from Associate professor Jesper Ryg, email Jesper.Ryg@rsyd.dk, or from the Head of the Department of Clinical Research, professor Kirsten Ohm Kyvik KKyvik@health.sdu.dk.

 

The full job description can be obtained by e-mail to recruitment coordinator Elisabeth Lohmann Andersen at elohmann@health.sdu.dk.  

Read more about the post and apply online for the post at sdu.dk :

https://www.sdu.dk/en/service/ledige_stillinger/1048903

Application deadline: August 11, 2019

ORS/Small/b43ed217_logo.pngDirektionenOdense C2019-06-20T16:03:45.1702019-07-25T00:00:00
330048565Professors at SDU Mechanical EngineeringRobot SDU Mechanical Engineering (SDU ME) invites applications for vacant positions as professor(s) in Mechanical Engineering. SDU ME is part of Department of Technology and Innovation at the Faculty of Engineering, University of Southern Denmark, located at the main campus in Odense. SDU ME embraces a wide range of expertise within mechanical design and construction, structural dynamics and optimization, structural health monitoring, vibration analysis, robot mechanics, materials science and fluid mechanics. We offer educational programs at both bachelor and master levels. We are engaged in research and development projects in collaboration with research institutions as well as industry. At SDU ME, we have decided to strengthen the research competences of the section and we are therefore looking for one or two candidates with strong competences in all areas of solid mechanics however, preference will be given to applicants with expertise in the areas of structural dynamics and robot mechanics. The primary task of the successful candidate will be to build up a research group in collaboration with other research groups at the unit and the faculty. We also expect the candidate to be able to compete for national and international research grants, and to establish new projects together with colleagues and industrial partners. In addition, the candidate shall contribute with competence and dedication to teaching of existing and new courses at bachelor and master level and supervise bachelor, master, and PhD students. The candidate must have a PhD degree or equivalent in mechanical engineering or a related field and certificate of academic teaching. Commensurate with the seniority of the position applied for, we also expect: An outstanding research and publication track record Experience within teaching and supervision at all academic levels Visions within the research and innovation area Research leadership and ability to define and manage research projects Extensive experience with industrial collaborationParticipation in national and international academic networks of researchers A strong track record of attracting external research funding Team-working skills in addition to self-motivation and the ability to work independently Good communication skills The position is open now and the start date is as soon as possible but negotiable and preferably not later than March 1, 2020. Further information about the position is available from Associate professor Dorte Smedegaard Schmidt, tel. 45 6550 7432, email: dss@iti.sdu.dk. Application, salary, and condition of employment etc.The candidate should have a Ph.D. degree within the mentioned research area and will be expected to teach and instruct students who participate in bachelor and master courses.Owing to the increasingly international focus of the degree programs, applicants must demonstrate ability to teach in English. The professorship is a permanent position and we expect non-speaking Danish candidates to learn to speak Danish within some years.All non-Danish documents must be translated into English.Applications will be assessed by an expert committee. Applicants will be informed of their assessment by the Faculty. Shortlisting may be used. Shortlisted applicants will be assessed by an assessment panel. As part of the overall assessment of the applicant s qualifications, the applicant may be called for interview. Employment shall be on the terms specified in the labour market agreement with the opportunity for individual negotiation. Applications must be submitted online using the link Apply online . Attached files must be in Adobe PDF or Word format. Each box can only contain a single file of max. 10 Mb. Read the guideline for applicants. An application must include: Curriculum vitae Certificates Diplomas (MSc, PhD) - Danish or English transcripts Teaching portfolio (please see below) Documentation for research management List of publications indicating the publications attached Examples of the most relevant publications. Please attach one pdf-file for each publication, a possible co-author statement must be part of this pdf-file Applicants for a professorship at the Faculty of Engineering are requested to submit a teaching portfolio with the application as documentation for teaching experience as well as supervision qualifications. Please read more here.Since not all members of the appointment committee are Danish-speaking, it is recommended that all your documents are submitted in English.Further information for international applicants about entering and working in Denmark.The University wishes our staff to reflect the diversity of society and thus welcomes applications from all qualified candidates regardless of personal background.

SDU Mechanical Engineering (SDU ME) invites applications for vacant positions as professor(s) in Mechanical Engineering. SDU ME is part of Department of Technology and Innovation at the Faculty of Engineering, University of Southern Denmark, located at the main campus in Odense.

SDU ME embraces a wide range of expertise within mechanical design and construction, structural dynamics and optimization, structural health monitoring, vibration analysis, robot mechanics, materials science and fluid mechanics. We offer educational programs at both bachelor and master levels. We are engaged in research and development projects in collaboration with research institutions as well as industry.

At SDU ME, we have decided to strengthen the research competences of the section and we are therefore looking for one or two candidates with strong competences in all areas of solid mechanics; however, preference will be given to applicants with expertise in the areas of structural dynamics and robot mechanics.

The primary task of the successful candidate will be to build up a research group in collaboration with other research groups at the unit and the faculty. We also expect the candidate to be able to compete for national and international research grants, and to establish new projects together with colleagues and industrial partners. In addition, the candidate shall contribute with competence and dedication to teaching of existing and new courses at bachelor and master level and supervise bachelor, master, and PhD students.

The candidate must have a PhD degree or equivalent in mechanical engineering or a related field and certificate of academic teaching. Commensurate with the seniority of the position applied for, we also expect:

  • An outstanding research and publication track record
  • Experience within teaching and supervision at all academic levels
  • Visions within the research and innovation area
  • Research leadership and ability to define and manage research projects
  • Extensive experience with industrial collaborationParticipation in national and international academic networks of researchers
  • A strong track record of attracting external research funding
  • Team-working skills in addition to self-motivation and the ability to work independently
  • Good communication skills

The position is open now and the start date is as soon as possible but negotiable and preferably not later than March 1, 2020.

Further information about the position is available from Associate professor Dorte Smedegaard Schmidt, tel. +45 6550 7432, email: dss@iti.sdu.dk.

Application, salary, and condition of employment etc.The candidate should have a Ph.D. degree within the mentioned research area and will be expected to teach and instruct students who participate in bachelor and master courses.Owing to the increasingly international focus of the degree programs, applicants must demonstrate ability to teach in English. The professorship is a permanent position and we expect non-speaking Danish candidates to learn to speak Danish within some years.All non-Danish documents must be translated into English.Applications will be assessed by an expert committee. Applicants will be informed of their assessment by the Faculty.

Shortlisting may be used. Shortlisted applicants will be assessed by an assessment panel.

As part of the overall assessment of the applicant’s qualifications, the applicant may be called for interview.

Employment shall be on the terms specified in the labour market agreement with the opportunity for individual negotiation.

Applications must be submitted online using the link "Apply online". Attached files must be in Adobe PDF or Word format. Each box can only contain a single file of max. 10 Mb.

Read the guideline for applicants.

An application must include:

  • Curriculum vitae
  • Certificates/Diplomas (MSc, PhD) - Danish or English transcripts
  • Teaching portfolio (please see below)
  • Documentation for research management
  • List of publications indicating the publications attached
  • Examples of the most relevant publications. Please attach one pdf-file for each publication, a possible co-author statement must be part of this pdf-file

Applicants for a professorship at the Faculty of Engineering are requested to submit a teaching portfolio with the application as documentation for teaching experience as well as supervision qualifications. Please read more here.Since not all members of the appointment committee are Danish-speaking, it is recommended that all your documents are submitted in English.Further information for international applicants about entering and working in Denmark.The University wishes our staff to reflect the diversity of society and thus welcomes applications from all qualified candidates regardless of personal background.

Syddansk UniversitetOdense M2019-06-24T00:00:002019-08-20T00:00:00
330048420Research Fellow in Urban ResilienceRobot The Department of Technology and Innovation (ITI) at the University of Southern Denmark (SDU) in Odense, invites applications for a vacant position as Research Fellow in urban resilience within SDU Civil and Architectural Engineering unit. The appointment as Research Fellow is for a three-year period, with possibility of extension. We are recruiting word-class researchers to expand our urban resilience group s capacities and strengthen international collaborations. The specific position is for a high priority knowledge area with significant career development potential. The post-holder will join the urban resilience group which develops transdisciplinary research, education and knowledge transfer activities on urban resilient transition, addressing both causes and effects of climate change in cities. The group s activities are aimed at informing policy making at international and national level, as well as at supporting science-based urban planning and design at local level, both in the global north and the global south. The urban resilience group actively contributes to the implementation of the Sustainable Development Goals, the Paris Agreement, the New Urban Agenda and the Sendai Action Framework for Risk Reduction. Tasks The post-holder will contribute to further develop and expand research, education and knowledge transfer activities across the urban resilience group knowledge areas: Climate adaptation risk reduction, loss and damages, cost of non-action, maladaptation Climate Mitigation carbon budgets, generation of co-benefits, low-carbon transition Multi-level governance vertical and horizontal integration of national policies and local actions Process design co-design and co-creation, stakeholders participation, evaluation and monitoring Circular urban metabolism circular economy, design for system transition, waste, water and air quality. The specific duties of the research fellow in urban resilience include (but are not limited to): Play a significant role in initiating and delivering research projects of high quality and high international impact. Collaborate in the publication of research outcomes in high quality scientific journals and books. Actively participate in attracting external funding for research, innovation and education activities from private and public donors. Contribute to the development, management and delivery of educational and capacity building programmes. Supervise young researchers and support the professional development of junior staff. Work collaboratively with peers across the faculty and strengthen expand the collaboration with private and public sector nationally and internationally. Skills and qualifications The post-holder shall have a PhD, or equivalent qualifications, in urban planning, climate change, architecture, engineering or related areas. The post-holder shall demonstrate: Outstanding research and publication record in the knowledge areas relevant to the position Strong record in leading or participating in applications for funding at national and international level. Experience of working in transdisciplinary and multi-cultural teams, establishing collaborative working practice and relations. Ability to work independently or with minimal supervision with a high degree of responsibility, and with the ability of managing multiple tasks. Experience in networking at international level, developing maintaining good professional relationships with individuals, organizations and businesses. Knowledge and working experience with international organizations and or within international policies processes (e.g. UNFCCC) is an asset. Experience in the implementation of resilience-related projects at local level, particularly internationally, is an asset. Scientific and work experience in the global south, particularly in a developing context, is highly desirable. Experience in developing and delivering capacity building and training courses for researchers and practitioners, is an asset. Working knowledge of other languages, particularly Spanish, is desirable. The position is open now and the start date is as soon as possible but negotiable and preferably no later than 1. September 2019. Further information about the position is available from Nicola Tollin, Professor WSR in Urban Resilience, tel. 45 93 50 74 70, email: nto@iti.sdu.dk. Requirements for the position The required qualification is graduate level. Applications will be assessed by an expert. Applicants will be informed of their assessment by the Faculty. Shortlisting may be used. Shortlisted applicants will be assessed by an assessment panel. An interview might be part of the assessment process. Conditions of employment Employment as a research assistant is temporary. The employment will cease without further notice at the end of the period. Employment is governed by the agreement between the Ministry of Finance and the Danish Confederation of Professional Associations. Application Your application must be uploaded through the link Apply Online . Attached files must be in Adobe PDF or Word format. Please read guidelines for applicants. All pdf-files must be unlocked and allow binding and may not be password protected. In case you have more than one file per field you need to combine the pdf-files into a single file, as each field handles only one file. Each box can only contain a single file of max. 10 Mb. An application must include: Curriculum vitae Research vision and strategy Diplomas Certificates (Master and PhD degree) Documentation of research management or grant experience List of publications indicating the publications attached Examples of the three most relevant publications. Please attach one pdf-file for each publication. The University wishes our staff to reflect the diversity of society and thus welcomes applications from all qualified candidates regardless of personal background. The application must be in English.

The Department of Technology and Innovation (ITI) at the University of Southern Denmark (SDU) in Odense, invites applications for a vacant position as Research Fellow in urban resilience within SDU Civil and Architectural Engineering unit. The appointment as Research Fellow is for a three-year period, with possibility of extension.

We are recruiting word-class researchers to expand our urban resilience group’s capacities and strengthen international collaborations. The specific position is for a high priority knowledge area with significant career development potential.
The post-holder will join the urban resilience group which develops transdisciplinary research, education and knowledge transfer activities on urban resilient transition, addressing both causes and effects of climate change in cities. The group’s activities are aimed at informing policy making at international and national level, as well as at supporting science-based urban planning and design at local level, both in the global north and the global south.
The urban resilience group actively contributes to the implementation of the Sustainable Development Goals, the Paris Agreement, the New Urban Agenda and the Sendai Action Framework for Risk Reduction.

Tasks
The post-holder will contribute to further develop and expand research, education and knowledge transfer activities across the urban resilience group knowledge areas:
Climate adaptation – risk reduction, loss and damages, cost of non-action, maladaptation;
Climate Mitigation – carbon budgets, generation of co-benefits, low-carbon transition;
Multi-level governance – vertical and horizontal integration of national policies and local actions;
Process design – co-design and co-creation, stakeholders’ participation, evaluation and monitoring;
Circular urban metabolism – circular economy, design for system transition, waste, water and air quality.

The specific duties of the research fellow in urban resilience include (but are not limited to):

  • Play a significant role in initiating and delivering research projects of high quality and high international impact.
  • Collaborate in the publication of research outcomes in high quality scientific journals and books.
  • Actively participate in attracting external funding for research, innovation and education activities from private and public donors.
  • Contribute to the development, management and delivery of educational and capacity building programmes.
  • Supervise young researchers and support the professional development of junior staff.
  • Work collaboratively with peers across the faculty and strengthen/expand the collaboration with private and public sector nationally and internationally.

Skills and qualifications
The post-holder shall have a PhD, or equivalent qualifications, in urban planning, climate change, architecture, engineering or related areas.

The post-holder shall demonstrate:

  • Outstanding research and publication record in the knowledge areas relevant to the position;
  • Strong record in leading or participating in applications for funding at national and international level.
  • Experience of working in transdisciplinary and multi-cultural teams, establishing collaborative working practice and relations.
  • Ability to work independently or with minimal supervision with a high degree of responsibility, and with the ability of managing multiple tasks.
  • Experience in networking at international level, developing / maintaining good professional relationships with individuals, organizations and businesses.
  • Knowledge and working experience with international organizations and/or within international policies processes (e.g. UNFCCC) is an asset.
  • Experience in the implementation of resilience-related projects at local level, particularly internationally, is an asset.
  • Scientific and work experience in the global south, particularly in a developing context, is highly desirable.
  • Experience in developing and delivering capacity building and training courses for researchers and practitioners, is an asset.
  • Working knowledge of other languages, particularly Spanish, is desirable.

The position is open now and the start date is as soon as possible but negotiable and preferably no later than 1. September 2019.
Further information about the position is available from Nicola Tollin, Professor WSR in Urban Resilience, tel. +45 93 50 74 70, email: nto@iti.sdu.dk.

Requirements for the position
The required qualification is graduate level.
Applications will be assessed by an expert. Applicants will be informed of their assessment by the Faculty.

Shortlisting may be used. Shortlisted applicants will be assessed by an assessment panel.

An interview might be part of the assessment process.

Conditions of employment
Employment as a research assistant is temporary. The employment will cease without further notice at the end of the period.
Employment is governed by the agreement between the Ministry of Finance and the Danish Confederation of Professional Associations.

Application
Your application must be uploaded through the link “Apply Online”. Attached files must be in Adobe PDF or Word format. Please read guidelines for applicants.

All pdf-files must be unlocked and allow binding and may not be password protected.
In case you have more than one file per field you need to combine the pdf-files into a single file, as each field handles only one file.
Each box can only contain a single file of max. 10 Mb.

An application must include:

  • Curriculum vitae;
  • Research vision and strategy;
  • Diplomas/Certificates (Master and PhD degree);
  • Documentation of research management or grant experience;
  • List of publications indicating the publications attached;
    Examples of the three most relevant publications. Please attach one pdf-file for each publication.

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

Syddansk UniversitetOdense M2019-06-24T00:00:002019-07-30T00:00:00
da-DK

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