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Aarhus University
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.

Professor in Computer Science 965870

A position as (full) professor of Computer Science is available as soon as possible 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 are expected to meet the criteria listed for full professors in:


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 shradras@jobsys.au.dk no later than May 3, 2018. The subject of the e-mail should include the phrase "Professor in Computer Science, name of applicant".

The department has a staff of approximately 125 people including 25 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 4-5 years, as part of Aarhus University‘s strategic effort to increase the number of students graduating in computer science and IT, see: http://scitech.medarbejdere.au.dk/en/currently/news/show/artikel/digitaliseringssatsning-paa-au-faar-stor-betydning-paa-st/

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 can be obtained from Head of Department Kurt Jensen (kjensen@cs.au.dk).

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 foundhere.

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.


All applications must be made online and received by:

Please apply online here

Closing date: 03.05.2018
Closing date: 3 May 2018 Erschienen auf academics.de am 09.03.2018
In your application, please refer to academics.com