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Associate Professor Job in Social Work – Aalborg, Denmark 2022


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The Faculty of Social Sciences, The Department of Sociology and Social Work invites applicants for a position as Associate Professor in Social Work – Denmark 2022

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General Info

Position: Associate Professor
No. of Positions: 1
Research Field: ,
Deadline to Apply:
Joining Date: Feb 01, 2022
Contract Period: Not Mentioned
Salary: According to Standard Norms

Faculty of Social Sciences
Department of Sociology and Social Work
Aalborg University (AAU)

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Qualification Details

It is presupposed that applicants for the position as associate professor have research qualifications corresponding to the level achieved from a successful employment period as an assistant professor/researcher, or achieved otherwise. Applicants must document scientific production at an international level with a substantial focus on social work research, as well as experience with teaching higher education. Furthermore, it is presupposed that the applicants have received supervision and pedagogical upgrading and a positive written evaluation of their teaching qualifications. Moreover it will be an advantage, but not a prerequisite, that applicants have experience with Problem Based Learning (PBL) which is Aalborg University's teaching philosophy.

Responsibilities/Job Description

The position should contribute substantially to strengthening the department’s national and international profile in Social Work Research. The position is available for a candidate, who can demonstrate knowledge and strong competences in the Social Work Research. The candidate should be highly motivated for contributing to advancing Social Work Research theoretically, methodologically and empirically through development of research projects, interaction with stake holders relevant for social work and dissemination of research. Moreover, it is expected that the candidate’s research can contribute to research based teaching at the department’s study programmes ranging from Bachelor to Masters in social work. Thus, the position involves teaching activities such as lecturing, supervision of students, coordination, planning and developing courses within these social work study programmes. Moreover, it is expected that Associate Professors contribute to Ph.D.-supervision and -teaching, academic assessments and other activities related to being a part of a collective research community.

The position will be affiliated to Social Work Research, Department of Sociology and Social Work, Aalborg University, Denmark that covers a wide range of research relevant for and connected to a national and international research community. It includes approx. 45 researchers affiliated to different research groups:

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Reference Number: -2021-224-03745
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Documents Required

The application must contain the following:

  • Motivated application (in english or danish)
  • Current CV (in english og danish)
  • Complete list of publications.
  • List of publications that the applicant wishes to be considered. A maximum of 10 publications may be submitted. It is possible to submit articles written in Danish, Norwegian, Swedish and/or English.
  • Co-author statements in relation to publications written with other authors must be enclosed with a declaration from each of the authors, stating the extent of the applicant's contribution to the total work. The declaration must be signed by the co-authors. Template co-author declaration.
  • Education (copies of documentation for degrees obtained).
  • Documentation for teaching qualifications including participation in a course in University Pedagogy. Guidance Teaching portfolio.

About the Employer: Aalborg University (AAU)

Note or Other details

Information about the Department can be found on the following website: Department of Sociology and Social Work (

Any enquiries relating to the application procedure should be addressed to Human Resources on email

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Contact details

You may obtain further information about the academic contents of the position from Head of Department Trond Beldo Klausen, phone +45 99402602, email

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