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Assistant Professor (non-tenure track) Job in Biomedical Engineering at Aarhus University, Denmark 2022


Assistant Professor (non-tenure track) Job in Biomedical Engineering is available for a doctoral degree in in Biomedical Engineering at Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECE), Aarhus University (AU), Denmark 2022

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General Info

Position: Assistant Professor
No. of Positions: 1
Research Field:
Deadline to Apply: Expired
Joining Date: Jul 01, 2022
Contract Period: 4 Years
Salary: According to standard norms

Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECE)

Aarhus University (AU), Denmark


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Qualification Details

Successful candidates must have a PhD in Biomedical Engineering, or a closely related field. Postdoctoral training or similar is required. The candidates must have excellent communication skills, and must be proficient in written and spoken Danish. Relevant industrial R&D experience is an asset.

Responsibilities/Job Description

The position is available from July 2022 or as soon as possible thereafter. Responsibilities include engagement in current and development of new research activities conducted in the Center for Ear-EEG, as well as teaching classes within our electrical engineering and biomedical engineering programs at both undergraduate and graduate level. In particular, the candidate must expect to cover course topics such as analog electronic circuits and systems as well as biomedical instrumentation and signal processing. Hence, commitment to excellence in teaching, including existing courses and development of new courses, is required and expected.

The Assistant Professor (non-tenure track) will focus on the research area of neurotechnology and in particular participate in the research activities in our Center for Ear-EEG. The applicant must demonstrate a solid research experience within electrophysiological signals, particular EEG, from acquisition (electrode design and front-end amplifiers) to processing (extracting relevant features with a clinical potential). Furthermore, the applicant must also demonstrate teaching experience including planning, preparation, and conduction of relevant classes relating to biomedical engineering or analog electronics and signal processing.

The selected candidate is expected to work closely with other researchers/groups within the Department as well as with external stakeholders. The ability to work in a multidisciplinary team is essential.

How to Apply?

Application Method: Online Application
Ref. No.: 8327

Application Procedure

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.

About the Department/Section/Group

Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECE), Aarhus University (AU) invites applications for a position as Assistant Professor (non-tenure track) in the area of Biomedical Engineering. The University has made an ambitious strategic investment in a 10-year recruitment plan to increase its activities significantly within research and education in the Engineering Sciences with the vision of bringing AU into the global Engineering elite. As of 1 January 2021, ECE became a department within the Faculty of Technical Sciences to further reinforce its growth strategy. Therefore, the University seeks exceptional, innovative and visionary Engineering researchers to be part of this build-up to strengthen and develop ECE at Aarhus University.

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Note or Other details

Place of Employment and Place of Work The place of employment is Aarhus University, and the place of work is the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Finlandsgade 22, 8200 Aarhus N, Denmark.

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.

Letter of reference

If you want a referee to upload a letter of reference on your behalf, please state the referee’s contact information when you submit your application. We strongly recommend that you make an agreement with the person in question before you enter the referee’s 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.

Formalities and salary range Formalities and salary range

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

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

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

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

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Contact details

For more information, please contact Head of Section of Biomedical Engineering Peter Johansen, [email protected] or Head of Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering Mikael Bergholz Knudsen, [email protected].

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