Applications are invited for positions as Assistant Professor (tenure track) or Associate Professor at the Department of Chemistry, Aarhus University, Denmark (www.chem.au.dk). The intended start date for this appointment is September 1st, 2017.
The Department of Chemistry at Aarhus University is one of the leading European chemistry departments with research programs that range from medicinal chemistry to theoretical chemistry. It has a permanent staff of ~30 full and associate professors, a support-staff of ~30 people, ~150 PhD-students and postdocs and more than 500 students.
The positions are in the field of experimental organic chemistry with special emphasis on chemical biology and/or medicinal chemistry. The ideal candidates possess a track record of scientific research within these fields at a high international level documented through articles in peer reviewed international journals. The candidate’s research plan must outline research visions and topics, and it must complement other activities at the Department of Chemistry.
The successful candidates must have a track record of relevant excellent scientific research documented through articles in peer-reviewed international journals. Clear evidence of independent research activities and success in obtaining research funding are essential. The candidates are expected to build an independent research group and conduct an active program of internationally recognized research. The ability to engage in cross‐disciplinary research projects to neighboring fields (e.g. molecular biology, medical sciences and engineering) as well as collaboration with colleagues at the Department of Chemistry, the Faculty of Science and Technology, other institutions and industry will also be considered positively.
The successful candidates must be able to teach introductory chemistry courses as well as undergraduate- and graduate-level courses in the general field of organic chemistry including medicinal chemistry, and chemical biology. A non-Danish candidate is expected to be able to teach in Danish on undergraduate courses within a 3-5 year timeframe.
Further expectations for the two levels of appointment are:
Assistant Professor: Candidates must demonstrate potential for excellent research and teaching. Extensive postdoctoral training or similar is expected (see below for tenure-track program)
Associate Professor: Candidates must have an excellent record of independent research accomplishments, scholarly achievement, teaching experience, an established record of external funding is essential, as well as concomitant strong evidence of emerging leadership in their field.
The place of work is Langelandsgade 140, 8000 Aarhus C, and the area of employment is Aarhus University with related departments.
For further information on the position please contact Head of the Search Committee Prof. Kurt V. Gothelf (email@example.com or tel +45 60 20 27 25) or Head of Department, Prof. Birgit Schiøtt (firstname.lastname@example.org or tel +45 87 15 59 75).Application procedure
Alle ansøgninger skal være lavet online og modtaget senest:01.03.2017
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