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Clinical professor in internal medicine and hepatology 959480

A position as clinical professor in internal medicine and hepatology at the Institute of Clinical Medicine, Faculty of Health, Aarhus University and the Department of Hepato-Gastroenterology V, Aarhus University Hopsital, is vacant. Half of the working time is dedicated to research and other academic functions, and half to clinical service. The position is a tenure.

Aarhus University Hospital has attained a lead position in the development of hepatology by establishment and validation of new treatment modalities, by clinical patho-physiology experiments and by animal studies. The university and the hospital wish to continue and consolidate this development by establishing the professorship in hepatology. The department and its clinical functions are described in the parallel call for a position as consultant. The departments’ hepatology research programmes comprise metabolism, inflammation, liver cancer, functional imaging, clinical drug trials, and clinical epidemiology. The department has its own research laboratory and project nurse staff. There is close local, national, and international collaboration with numerous other institutions. The department’s research programmes are anchored in its clinical obligations, as coined in its mission: Research based efforts against disease.

The professor refers in university affairs to the department’s chair professor.

The applicant should be professionally qualified for the department’s clinical specialties and be scientifically qualified within the department’s research in hepatology, and should have teaching qualifications at professor level. 

The professor position can be applied for by applicants for the vacant position as consultant at the department, and by consultants already affiliated with the department. The call for consultant is seen at

For further information please contact professor and chair Hendrik Vilstrup at +45 2172 2520.

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).


    Applications must be accompanied by a CV, diploma, a list of publications, a research plan as well as a teaching portfolio. A maximum of ten of the publications of greatest relevance to the job must be submitted. If you have an assessment within the same job title (completed after March 1, 2016 at AU, Health), then this can be attached to the application.

    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:

    Please apply online here

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