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Assistant Professor Vacancy – Archaea Virus-Host Interactions, UCPH, Denmark, Jan 2022

Denmark, University of Copenhagen (UCPH)

The University of Copenhagen invites applications for an Assistant Professor of archaea virus-host interactions, at the Faculty of Science, Department of Biology, Denmark – Jan 2022

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General Info

Position: Assistant Professor
No. of Positions: 1
Research Field: ,
Deadline to Apply: Expired
Joining Date: Mar 01, 2022
Contract Period: 2.5 Years
Salary: According to Standard Norms

Faculty of Science
Department of Biology
University of Copenhagen (UCPH)

Copenhagen K, ,

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Qualification Details

Assessment of applicants will primarily consider their level of documented, internationally competitive research. The ability to attract external funding will be considered together with outreach qualifications. Teaching qualifications are not mandatory but documented teaching qualifications and teaching experience will be considered.Six overall criteria apply for assistant professor appointments at the University of Copenhagen. The six criteria (research, teaching, societal impact, organisational contribution, external funding and leadership) are considered a framework for the overall assessment of candidates. Furthermore, each candidate must be assessed according to the specific requirements stated in the job advertisement. Please read more at information on the Department is linked at

Responsibilities/Job Description

The Microbial Immunity Laboratory at Functional Genomics Section is inviting applications to an assistant professor position of 2.5 years. The scientific focusing area of the position includes virus-host interactions in archaea. Candidates with strong expertise in molecular biology of archaeal viruses and genome editing of archaeal viruses are preferred.

The assistant professor’s duties will primarily include research, including obligations with regard to publication/scientific communication and research-based teaching with associated examination obligations within microbiology and molecular biology. To a limited extent this may also include performance of other duties.

How to Apply?

Online Application through "Apply Now" Button from this page

Reference Number: 211-0231/21-2A
(If any, use it in the necessary place)

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Documents Required

The application, in English, must be submitted electronically by clicking APPLY NOW below.

Please include

  • Curriculum vitae
  • Diplomas (Master and PhD degree or equivalent)
  • Research plan – description of current and future research plans
  • If available, description and documentation of teaching and supervision experience and qualifications - please describe and document:
    • Experience with supervision of BSc and MSc students
    • Teaching experience
    • Formal pedagogical training
  • Complete publication list
  • Separate reprints of 5 particularly relevant papers

The deadline for applications is 16 January 2022, 23:59 GMT +1.

After the expiry of the deadline for applications, the authorized recruitment manager selects applicants for assessment on the advice of the Interview Committee.

You can read about the recruitment process at

Interviews/trial lectures will be held on 1 March 2022.

Please refer to the following no. in future communication in this case: 211-0231/21-2A.

About the Employer:

Terms of Employment

The position is covered by the Memorandum on Job Structure for Academic Staff.

Terms of appointment and payment accord to the agreement between the Ministry of Finance and The Danish Confederation of Professional Associations on Academics in the State.

Negotiation for salary supplement is possible.

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Contact details

Inquiries about the position can be made to Xu Peng,

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