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Professor of Radiostereometry Research, Department of Clinical Medicine, Aarhus University 1006390

Department of Orthopedics invites applicants for a position as Professor. The vacancy is to be filled as soon as possible.

Research area and qualifications
The Department of Orthopedics seeks a distinguished researcher who specializes in orthopedic radiostereometry (RSA) research with focus on method improvement, validation, and clinical research. Candidates must be associate or full professor with a demonstrated record of excellence in radiostereometry research, supervision, and teaching. Qualifications for the job will be based on a review from an evaluation jury.

The main task will be research (publication and communication) and research supervision. The position is time limited (5 years) and depend on the candidates own financing of salary by research grants. Research activities involve solving problems and keeping up with current research activities in RSA projects including writing and supervising journal articles, GCP monitoring, attending and organizing conferences, networking and collaboration with other international researchers in the RSA field. Focus should be on development and validation of dynamic RSA procedures and implementation into the clinic. Solid experience in supervision at PhD level within RSA research is mandatory, and experience in PhD course organization and teaching is expected.

You will be employed with reference to the Departments Clinical Professor and Chair.

The successful candidate is offered
In return, the Department of Orthopedics offer a job as research manager of RSA in a dynamic work zone close to clinicians in a well-established interdisciplinary RSA research and development team at a newly built hospital. The RSA equipment in the institution is state-of-the art with dynamic capabilities. Continued innovation of RSA hardware and clinical implementation of methods is essential and skills for international collaboration is required.

Further information
For further information please contact Clinical Professor and Chair Kjeld Søballe +45 78467425.

The workplace is situated at Aarhus University Hospital.

Required qualifications

In making the appointment, emphasis will be placed on the extent, quality and originality of the applicants body of international scientific publications, including contributions to further developing the subject area in question. Moreover, an assessment will be made of the applicants research management abilities.

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 - professor must be completed and uploaded under Other information to consider. A maximum of ten 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.


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