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Two associate professorships, Department of Dentistry and Oral Health, Aarhus University 1005219

We invite applications for two permanent positions as Associate Professor with research and teaching responsibilities in Department of Dentistry and Oral Health, Aarhus University, Denmark.
The positions, which are full-time positions with 37 hours per week, are expected to be filled on 1 March 2019 or as soon as possible thereafter.

The workplace address is Vennelyst Boulevard 9, 8000 Aarhus C, Denmark.

Responsibilities/duties
Conduct innovative research of the highest international standard
Disseminate research findings in international peer reviewed journals
Organize and conduct teaching in inflammation, periodontology and related disciplines
Attract significant competitive research funding from national and international funding bodies

Selection Criteria
Higher university dental degree
Relevant PhD degree
A strong interest in oral inflammation and periodontology
An excellent record of research accomplishment
Experience in data collection and data analyses
Documented university teaching experience and pedagogical skills
Experience from a postdoc position including international experience is desired
Excellent oral and written English communication skills are required
Good oral and written Danish communication skills are required within two years from employment

We offer the successful candidate
The positions provide a unique opportunity to be part of a strong and dynamic research team with a long tradition for high-impact research and a comprehensive international profile. The research team has access to up-to-date and strong research facilities, including new research laboratories, new dental clinics, and a complete modern surgical unit.
We encourage a research climate of lively, open and critical academic discussion.

Further information
For further information about the position, please contact: Head of Department Siri Beier Jensen, phone +45 93 50 85 25, email: siri@dent.au.dk or professor in Periodontology Rodrigo López, phone +45 87 16 81 12, email rlopez@dent.au.dk.

About Department of Dentistry and Oral Health
The Department of Dentistry and Oral Health, Faculty of Health, Aarhus University, has ten under- and postgraduate education programs grouped around four overarching professions: dentists, dental hygienists, dental technicians (clinical and laboratory), and dental assistants, thus covering the entire orofacial team.
We offer an active research environment, interdisciplinary collaboration and the possibility to work with clinical, translational and epidemiological research. We collaborate with international research groups worldwide. Research activities cover aspects of diagnostics, etiology, and treatment of oral inflammatory diseases. Current research projects include clinical intervention studies on periodontal therapy, and research on inflammation and healing of periodontal tissues.

The department's mission is to promote dental, oral and maxillofacial public health through research, education and talent development on a high international level, as well as to communicate and interact with society in general within this field.

Required qualifications

Appointment as an associate professor requires research and teaching qualifications at such level as can be attained following a satisfactory period of appointment as an assistant professor, but which could also be achieved otherwise. It is assumed that applicants have received supervision and training in university education and have received a positive written assessment of their teaching qualifications.

Formalities and references

  • Further information on the appointment procedure can be found in the Ministerial Order on the Appointment of Academic Staff at Universities.
  • The appointment is in accordance with the Danish Confederation of Professional Associations (Akademikerne).
  • Remuneration is in accordance with the above, and the Salary agreement catalogue for staff at Health.
  • Further information on qualification requirements and job description can be found in the Memorandum on Job Structure for Academic Staff at Danish Universities (in Danish).
  • Application

    Applications must be accompanied by a CV, diploma, a list of publications as well as a teaching portfolio. Template for applicant - associate professor must be completed and uploaded under Other information to consider. A maximum of five of the publications of greatest relevance to the job must be submitted.

    Further information on the application and supplementary materials may be found in the facultys Guidelines for applicants and Aarhus Universitys Guidelines on the use of teaching portfolios.

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

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

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

    Deadline

    All applications must be made online and received by:

    15.10.2018
    Please apply online here

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