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Position as an associate professor at Department of Molecular Biology and Genetics, Aarhus 959996

A temporary position as an associate professor in molecular neurobiology is available, at Department of Molecular Biology and Genetics, Aarhus University. Start date is expected to be March 1 2018 and the positions will run until December 31, 2018.

The applicant has an independent research program which is relevant to basic biology of the nervous system and to human disease. The applicant must hold a PhD degree and relevant training in molecular and cell biology, including experience with the use of primary cell-based model systems and animal models.

The successful candidate has a strong publication record in the relevant research field, and he/she has research leadership experience, including supervision of students at all levels.

The position includes teaching obligations at the Department of Molecular Biology and Genetics, and the applicant must therefore be able to document relevant teaching qualifications.

Arbejdsstedet og ansættelsesområde   
Arbejdsstedet er Gustav Wieds Vej 10, 8000 Aarhus, og ansættelsesområdet er Aarhus Universitet med tilhørende institutioner.

Flere oplysninger om stillingen kan fås ved henvendelse til Institutleder Erik Østergaard Jensen

Application procedure
Shortlisting is used. This means that after the deadline for applications and with the assistance from the assessment committee chairman, and the assessment committee if necessary, the head of department selects the candidates to be evaluated. The selection is made on the basis of an assessment of who of the candidates are most relevant considering the requirements of the advertisement. All applicants will be notified within 6 weeks whether or not their applications have been sent to an expert assessment committee for evaluation. The selected applicants will be informed about the composition of the committee and will receive his/her assessment. Once the recruitment process is completed a final letter of rejection is sent to the deselected applicants, including the main considerations emphasized during the selection process.

Formalities and salary range
Science and Technology refers to the Ministerial Order on the Appointment of Academic Staff at Danish Universities under the Danish Ministry of Science, Technology and Innovation.

The application must be in English and include a curriculum vitae, degree certificate, a complete list of publications, a statement of future research plans and information about research activities, teaching portfolio and verified information on previous teaching experience (if any). Guidelines for applicants can be found here.

Appointment shall be in accordance with the collective labour agreement between the Danish Ministry of Finance and the Danish Confederation of Professional Associations. Further information on qualification requirements and job content may be found in the Memorandum on Job Structure for Academic Staff at Danish Universities. (in Danish).

Salary depends on seniority as agreed between the Danish Ministry of Finance and the Confederation of Professional Associations.

All interested candidates are encouraged to apply, regardless of their personal background. Research activities will be evaluated in relation to actual research time. Thus, we encourage applicants to specify periods of leave without research activities, in order to be able to subtract these periods from the span of the scientific career during the evaluation of scientific productivity.

Aarhus University offers Relocation service to International researchers. You can read more about it here.


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