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Clinical professor at the Department of Clinical Immunology, Aarhus University Hospital 912497

Requirements and Expectations
The professorship is a 5 year position with an expected start date of October 1st, 2017 or as soon as possible thereafter. 

Research conducted at the Aarhus University Hospital is at a high international level and includes clinical and basic research within e.g. epidemiology and genetics. The Department of Clinical Immunology is a co-initiator of The Danish Blood Donor Study with a focus on blood donor health research. The study was initiated in 2010 and now comprises 110,000 participants. Relevant for the position is also projects on HIV epidemiology and immunology.

The professor should have a strong research profile within blood donor health. The professor is expected to continue the development of The Danish Blood Donor Study, which is expected be used for blood donor health and for the study of general health-related research questions. The professor and the management of the Department are responsible for the scientific development and future strategy of research in the department.

The professor refers to the head of the Department of Clinical Medicine, Aarhus University, concerning university related matters and to the management of the Department of Clinical Immunology regarding clinical matters.

The professor is – in collaboration with the clinical associate professors in the department -responsible for the pre-graduate curriculum for medical students at Aarhus University.

The applicant must be clinically qualified as a consultant in clinical immunology. In addition, the applicant should document scientific qualifications within blood donor health. We welcome a specialist in clinical immunology with a high level of professional skills within his or her area of interest and with a documented research portfolio at an international level and solid teaching skills. Experience in research leadership and teaching is valued.

Applicants must apply for a parallel position as consultant at the Department of Clinical Immunology or already hold a position as consultant at the Department. Reference is made to the position as consultant here. 

After the expiry of the application deadline, an assessment committee will be appointed. You will be informed about the composition of the assessment committee. Once the committee's work is finished, you will receive your assessment.
Qualified applicants will be invited for an interview at the Department of Clinical Immunology, Aarhus University Hospital.

The conditions for the post are further described in the agreement between Aarhus University and Central Denmark Region: “Aftale om professorer ved hospitalerne, Aarhus Universitetshospital – ansættelsesforhold, ansvar og opgaver”. These conditions are an integrated and mutually binding collaboration between the University Hospital and the Faculty at every corresponding level of management.

Further Information

For further details regarding the professorship please contact professor, centre chair Peter Hokland at +45 7846 7582.

For further information concerning the position as clinical consultant please contact Head of the Department, Senior Consultant Bjarne Kuno Møller, Aarhus University Hospital, e-mail:

Required qualifications

In making the appointment, emphasis will be placed on the extent, quality and originality of the applicant's body of international scientific publications, including contributions to further developing the subject area in question. Moreover, an assessment will be made of the applicant's 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 faculty's Guidelines for applicants and Aarhus University's 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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