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Professor of Immunomodulation

Aarhus Universitet

Aarhus, Østjylland

Indrykket
15-09-2021
Aarhus Universitet
Palle Juul-Jensens Boulevard 45
8200
Aarhus N
Tlf
87150000
Praktisk information
Oprettet
15-09-2021
Udløber
27-09-2021
Kviknummer
330828452
Jobtype
Fuldtid
Arbejdsområde
Forskning og undervisning
Stillingsbetegnelse
Professor
Erfaringer - I højere grad
Ikke angivet (Undervisning og pædagogik), Ikke angivet (Forskning og udvikling)
Sprog
Dansk Læse/ tale

The Department of Clinical Medicine at Faculty of Health at Aarhus University invites applications for a position as Professor in the field of Immunomodulation as per 1 December 2021 or as soon as possible thereafter. The position is a permanent full-time position.

As a professor at the Department of Clinical Medicine, you will be part of what is probably the largest health science research department in Denmark. Our clinical research covers all the medical specialities and takes place in close collaboration with the university hospital and the regional hospitals in the Central Denmark Region. We have approx. 30,000 square metres of modern research facilities for experimental surgery and medicine, animal facilities and also advanced scanners at our disposal. The department has overall responsibility for the Master's degree programs in medicine and in molecular medicine. At the department we are approx. 425 academic employees and the same number of PhD students cooperating across disciplines. As a professor, you will be working on Aarhus University Hospital or another hospital in the Central Denmark Region. You can read more about the department here and about the faculty here.

Your job responsibilities
As Professor of Immunomodulation, you will have joint responsibility for the development of the department's research and teaching environment, and you will contribute to the implementation of the faculty's overall research strategy. You are expected to contribute both independently and in collaboration with others to the development of the department by leading research of high international quality and contributing to ensuring a high academic and didactic standard in teaching. Qua your excellent collaborative skills and a broad academic network, you contribute to the academic development at Aarhus University and to the universitys profile both nationally and internationally.

Your main tasks will consist of:

  • Research of high international quality, including publication in top international journals and communicating your research in national and international academic networks.
  • Teaching, supervision and examination of Bachelors and Master's degree students.
  • To contribute to the funding of your own research group with the help of external research funding.
  • Supervision of PhD students and contributing to the development of the faculty's PhD courses.
  • Assessment and committee work at Aarhus University.
  • Research-based collaboration with private and public-sector stakeholders as well as research-based consultancy.
  • Dissemination of your research to the outside world.
  • Investigate the molecular mechanisms of helminth induced immune modulation to identify, and develop novel treatment options for inflammatory diseases
  • Develop novel diagnostics for infectious diseases

You will report to the Professor and chair at Department of Infectious Diseases.

Your competences
You have an excellent track record in helminth research, and you have established yourself as a prominent researcher. You possess solid research and teaching qualifications at a high international level. You have broad international cooperative partnerships and great experience of research partnerships with private and public-sector stakeholders. You have also a documented ability to attract significant competitive research funding from national and international funding bodies. It is expected that you have extensive knowledge of helminth biology and extracellular vesicles and that you have experience with design and delivery of courses and teaching within these areas.

As s person, you are a helpful and motivational leader who inspires other researchers and builds trusting relationships with students, colleagues and partners. As a lecturer you communicate the newest and relevant knowledge in a committed, clear and comprehensible manner. As a supervisor you are competent, inspiring, supportive and responsible.

You are ready to take co-responsibility for the development of the department's research and education at the highest international level and for ensuring that we maintain a good work environment. You naturally involve yourself in interdisciplinary collaboration at departmental, faculty and university level as well as nationally and internationally.
We expect you to be fluent in oral and written English. International applicants are expected to learn Danish, and Aarhus University arranges Danish teaching.

In order to be assessed as qualified for a Professor position, you must meet these academic criteria.

Questions about the position
If you have any questions about the position, please contact Professor and chair at Department of Infectious Diseases, Aarhus University Hospital, Lars Østergaard tel.: (+45) 7845 2800.

Your place of work will be the Department of Clinical Medicine, but you will have office at Department of Infectious Diseases, Aarhus University Hospital, Palle Juul-Jensens Boulevard 99 - 8200 Aarhus N.

We expect to conduct interviews in October.

Terms of employment
  • In making the appointment, emphasis will be placed on a high degree of original production at an internal level and experience from teaching at different levels as well as contributions to the development of teaching activities and teaching material, hereby documenting that the applicant has developed the academic discipline from a research and teaching perspective.
  • Moreover, there will be an assessment of the applicants ability to perform research and teaching management tasks.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.
  • The yearly base salary for a fulltime professor is DKK 758,977.64 (including a position related supplement, a pre-agreed professor supplement and pension (17.1%)). Additional supplement(s) can be negotiated dependent on experience, special qualifications and performance of special functions. Professors have the authority to negotiate pay on their own behalf.
  • Researchers recruited from abroad are offered a special researcher tax scheme with a lower tax rate.
  • Travel and moving expenses may be covered according to the employee in question and, to a limited extent, the accompanying family.
  • Further information on qualification requirements and job description can be found in the Ministerial Order on Job Structure for Academic Staff at Universities.

Application
Your application must include the following:
  • Motivated application
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Diploma
  • A list of publications
  • A teaching portfolio. We refer to Guideline on the use of teaching portfolios
  • The ten publications stated as the most important in the 'Template for applicant - professor' must be submitted
  • Template for applicant - professor must be completed and uploaded under Extra documents
  • Strategic research plan, which is part of the 'Template to applicant - professor' can be uploaded separately
  • Coauthor statement(s) can be uploaded
  • References/recommendations can be uploaded separately in the e-recruitment system

We refer to the facultys Guidelines for applicants.

The assessment committee may decide to include non-submitted material in its statement. In such cases, you will be informed and obliged to submit material, unless your application is withdrawn.

Aarhus Universitys ambition is to be an attractive and inspiring workplace for all and to foster a culture in which each individual has opportunities to thrive, achieve and develop. We view equality and diversity as assets, and we welcome all applicants.

Letter of reference
If you want a referee to upload a letter of reference on your behalf, please state the referees contact information when you submit your application. We strongly recommend that you make an agreement with the person in question before you enter the referees contact information, and that you ensure that the referee has enough time to write the letter of reference before the application deadline.
Unfortunately, it is not possible to ensure that letters of reference received after the application deadline will be taken into consideration.

International applicant?
Aarhus University offers a broad variety of services for international researchers and accompanying families, including relocation service and career counselling to expat partners. Please find more information about entering and working in Denmark here.

The application must be submitted via Aarhus Universitys recruitment system, which can be accessed under the job advertisement on Aarhus University's website.

Aarhus University
Aarhus University is an academically diverse and research-intensive university with a strong commitment to high-quality research and education and the development of society nationally and globally. The university offers an inspiring research and teaching environment to its 38,000 students (FTEs) and 8,000 employees, and has an annual revenues of EUR 885 million. Learn more at www.international.au.dk/

Deadline: 27 September 2021

 

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Palle Juul-Jensens Boulevard 45
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Tlf
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Praktisk information
Oprettet
15-09-2021
Udløber
27-09-2021
Kviknummer
330828452
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Forskning og undervisning
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