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Assistant Professor, Associate Professor of Computer Science – Roskilde, Denmark

Denmark, Roskilde University (RUC)

Department of People and Technology (IMT), Roskilde University, invites applications for a position as either assistant or associate professor in Computer Science from 1st August  2021 or as soon as possible thereafter.  The position as assistant professor is limited to 4 years.

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General Info

Position: Assistant/Associate Professor
No. of Positions: 1
Research Field:
Joining Date: Aug 01, 2022
Contract Period: 4 Years
Salary: According to Standard Norms

Workplace:
Department of People and Technology (IMT)
Roskilde University
Roskilde University (RUC)
Roskilde,

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Qualification Details

Applicants must hold a PhD degree or equivalent within Computer Science. The successful candidate is expected to become affiliated with the research group Programming, Logic and Intelligent Systems (PLIS) and must relate his or her own research to the research of this group, in particular:

  • Artificial Intelligence and decision support tools
  • Big data analysis and data science
  • Applications in the health domain (and possibly other domains)
  • Innovative applications of IT and Internet of Things

See more at https://forskning.ruc.dk/en/organisations/programmering-logik-og-intelligente-systemer . Relevant knowledge of collaborative design methods might also be taken into account.

Exclusively for associate professor:

  • Documented research and teaching qualifications corresponding to what can be achieved through satisfactory appointment as an assistant professor in relation to the above subject area(s).
  • Documented experience in attracting and managing external project funding from national or international funding bodies with connected scientific publications in reviewed international scientific journals.

The applicant is expected to possess initiative and good cooperative skills, be visible and actively contributing to organizing the daily activities in the PLIS research group and the connected teaching programmes. Both professional and social competencies will be prioritized in the efforts to create an inspiring daily working environment. Experiences with problem-oriented project supervision and teaching at university level is an advantage.

Within three years of employment, the applicant is expected to be able to teach in Danish.

Assessment

In the assessment of the candidates, consideration will be given to

  • relevance of research expertise for the position and research group,
  • scientific production and research potential at an international level,
  • the ability to create, promote and utilize research results,
  • experience in teaching and education development and management,
  • the ability to create an engaged and interactive learning environment that motivate and inspire students to develop all aspects of their profiles,
  • the ability to attract external funding and manage research projects in collaboration with external partners such as public authorities, private companies, NGO’s etc.
  • networks, experience from research environments and collaborative abilities
  • academic experience basis, preferably including international academic experience, e.g. from reviewing or editing academic papers and/or from organizing research conferences or seminars,

Please note that to be assessed for the position as associate professor, you need to have passed the educational teaching programme and to have a solid scientific production.

Responsibilities/Job Description

In announcing the position, IMT looks to strengthen its relationship with the private sector mainly through the Danish ‘Digital Lead and Life Science Clusters’ and develop its research and teaching. Read more about computer science at Roskilde University (RUC) at ruc.dk/dat and at https://forskning.ruc.dk/en/organisations/programmering-logik-og-intelligente-systemer. The Department is interested in applicants who want to work closely with the university’s external stakeholders, and applicants who seek an interdisciplinary research and education environment.

Department of People and Technology is the largest department at RUC, and covers a range of subject areas, broadly focused on human – society – technology interactions and covering e.g. computer science, sustainable transition, social entrepreneurship, urban planning, sustainable digitalization, health studies etc.

We encourage candidates from transdisciplinary research environments possessing the ability to collaborate with researchers from multiple fields of research to apply for this position.

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Documents Required

Only applications in English are accepted.

Applications must include:

1. Cover letter

2. CV

3. Research plan (2 pages, based on own experience and visions)

4. Description of own research network and collaboration experience (1 page)

5. Documentation of education

6. Teaching portfolio (read more about teaching portfolio at Roskilde University here)

7. A complete list of publications

8. A maximum of 5 relevant scientific works that you want included in the assessment

If any of the publications that you want included in the assessment are the result of a joint effort, the extent and the nature of your contribution to each individual work must then be clarified in a co-author statement (find template here)

 

About the Project/Department

In announcing the position, IMT looks to strengthen its relationship with the private sector mainly through the Danish ‘Digital Lead and Life Science Clusters’ and develop its research and teaching. Read more about computer science at Roskilde University (RUC) at ruc.dk/dat and at https://forskning.ruc.dk/en/organisations/programmering-logik-og-intelligente-systemer. The Department is interested in applicants who want to work closely with the university’s external stakeholders, and applicants who seek an interdisciplinary research and education environment.

Department of People and Technology is the largest department at RUC, and covers a range of subject areas, broadly focused on human – society – technology interactions and covering e.g. computer science, sustainable transition, social entrepreneurship, urban planning, sustainable digitalization, health studies etc.

We encourage candidates from transdisciplinary research environments possessing the ability to collaborate with researchers from multiple fields of research to apply for this position.

About the Employer: Roskilde University (RUC)

Note or Other details

The position will be filled according to the Agreement between the Danish Ministry of Finance and the Danish Confederation of Professional Associations (AC) and Job Structure for Academic Staff at Universities.


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Contact details

For further information about the position, please contact the Dean, Andreas de Neergaard tel. +45 24434331 / neergaard@ruc.dk; or head of the PLIS research group Torben Braüner; torben@ruc.dk.

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