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Assistant Professorship (tenure-track) or Associate Professor in Computer Science (f/m
Published(866 days ago)
Aarhus UniversityAarhus N (Dänemark)
Aarhus University is a modern, 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 42,500 students and 11,500 employees, and has an annual budget of
EUR 840 million. Over the course of the past decade, the university has consolidated its position in the top 100 on
the most influential rankings of universities world-wide. Learn more at www.au.dk/en.
Assistant Professor (tenure-track) or Associate Professor in Computer Science 934877
A number of positions as tenure-track assistant professor or associate professor are available at the Department of Computer Science,
Aarhus University (www.cs.au.dk)
The department has research groups within "Algorithms and Data Structures" Data-Intensive Systems","Cryptography and
Security", "Mathematical Computer Science", "Logic and Semantics", "Ubiquitous Computing and Interaction",
"Computer-Mediated Activity", "Use, Design and Innovation", and "Programming Languages". Moreover, we wish
to build competencies within Machine Learning and Systems Security.
Applicants within all areas of computer science are welcome.
Applicants for tenure-track positions are expected to have a PhD and research experience corresponding to a couple of years as postdoc or
similar. Applicants must document a promising record of original research and an aptitude for teaching.
Applicants for associate professor positions are expected to have research experience from several years as assistant professor or similar.
Applicants must document a strong record of original research and have teaching experience at undergraduate/graduate level.
All applicants are requested to include a link to their Google Scholar profile in their application.
Recommendation letters can be uploaded together with your other application material; however, you can also ask referees to submit letters
directly to the e-mail address firstname.lastname@example.org no later than 5 January 2018. The subject of the e-mail should include the phrase
"Assistant Professor (tenure-track) or Associate Professor in Computer Science, name of applicant".
The department has a staff of approximately 125 people including 24 full and associate professors, 2 assistant professors, 25 postdocs and 50 PhD
students. The number of students is approximately 1,000. The department is expected to expand significantly over the next 5-6 years, as part of
Aarhus University’s strategic effort to increase the number of students graduating in computer science and IT, see:
Place of Employment and Place of Work
The place of employment is Aarhus University, and the place of work is Åbogade 34, DK-8200 Aarhus N, Denmark.
Further information on the position can be obtained from Vice Head of Department Kurt Jensen (email@example.com).
Science and Technology Tenure Track
Aarhus University offers talented scientists from around the world attractive career perspectives via the Science and Technology Tenure Track Programme. Highly qualified candidates are appointed as Assistant Professors for a period of six years with the prospect of performance-based advancement to a tenured Associate Professorship.
The aim of the Science and Technology Tenure Track Programme is to:
attract outstanding talented individuals that are competitive at an international level
to promote the early development of independent research success early in the career of scientists
to create transparency in the academic career path
As part of the tenure track position, the candidate is offered:
access to research infrastructure
capability development, including postgraduate teacher training
a mentoring programme
support to develop scientific networks and to secure interdisciplinary research at the highest level
As part of the Aarhus University Tenure Track Programme, the University carries out a mid-way evaluation to review the progress of the tenure
track candidate after three years, according to the same criteria used in the final tenure review. The final tenure review is conducted after
five and a half years. If the review is positive, the candidate will be offered a tenured position as Associate Professor/Senior Researcher at
Short-listing 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.
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.
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