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Assistant Professor (teaching in Medical Physiology) 979706

Applications are invited for a 2 year Assistant Professor position at the Department of Biomedicine, Aarhus University with teaching in Medical Physiology.

We are looking for a scientist who sees opportunities in collaboration with the existing strong research groups at Aarhus University and Aarhus University Hospital as well as abroad.

The successful candidate is offered:

• Access to a well-developed research infrastructure
• Laboratory space, shared equipment, access to core facilities, and modern core facilities
• A research climate of lively, open and critical academic discussion within and across different fields of research
• Network activities among young scientists

Furthermore, an attractive start-up package can be negotiated.

The position includes teaching in Physiology for medical students and therefore teaching experience within this field will be considered an advantage. Experience from a postdoc position including substantial, international experience is essential.

The qualified applicant is expected to:

• be able to deliver innovative research of the highest international standard
• attract significant competitive research funding from national and international funding bodies
• have documented teaching experience, pedagogical skills and be able to teach in Medical Physiology and participate in teaching development
• Within an agreed timeframe be sufficient in Danish to participate in teaching in Danish 

Further information about the position can be obtained from Head of Department, Professor Thomas G. Jensen by e-mail: thomas@biomed.au.dk 

Aarhus University is among the top-100 universities in the world (no. 65 by Shanghai ranking 2017) with focus on basic and translational research, interdisciplinarity and a strong link between research and education. The Department of Biomedicine is part of the Faculty of Health, Aarhus University, and covers a range of research areas. The Department contributes to the bachelor’s degree programs in medicine, molecular medicine, odontology and the master's degree programs in biomedical engineering and medical chemistry. The Department has an international vibrant research environment where English is the preferred language in the laboratory, at meetings and at seminars. Please refer to http://biomed.au.dk/en/ for further information about the department.
Required qualifications

Appointment as an assistant professor requires academic qualifications at PhD level.

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, 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.

    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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