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Associate Professor Position – Robotics Job at SDU, Denmark

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University of Southern Denmark invites applications for one or more position(s) as Associate Professor in SDU Robotics, part of the Maersk Mc-Kinney Moller Institute, Denmark – Oct 2021 (Robotics Jobs)

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General Info

Position: Associate Professor Job
No. of Positions: 1+
Research Field: ,
Deadline to Apply: October 19, 2021(GMT +2)
Joining Date: Jan 01, 2022
Contract Period: Not Mentioned
Salary: According to Standard Norms

SDU Robotics, Maersk Mc-Kinney Moller Institute
Faculty of Engineering
University of Southern Denmark (SDU)
Odense M,

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Qualification Details

The candidate is expected to:

  • Document experience with development of reconfigurable hardware and software solutions for industrial tasks.
  • Document an interdisciplinary research record, covering topics such as learning by demonstration, grasping and advanced robot tooling.
  • Have a detailed understanding of mechatronics and robotics for bridging the gap between the industrial robotics and mechanical engineering domain.

Furthermore, it will be an advantage that the candidate:

  • Has experience with fund raising on a national and international level
  • Documents skills relevant for project management and team leading
  • Has experience with teaching and supervision of students on both bachelor and master level

The candidate must hold a PhD degree in control, robotics or similar and should have the following qualifications.

Responsibilities/Job Description

The candidate will be integrated in the section SDU Robotics, which is at the core of the Odense Robotics Cluster involving Universal Robots, Mobile Industrial Robots (MIR) and 120+ other companies. We are specialized in robot solutions involving modelling and control of advanced robot technologies. The group is involved in a variety of national and European projects and features a strong network of academic and industrial partners. We solve challenging research problems from real applications and implement novel robot solutions together with end users such as Universal Robots, Terma, LEGO, Danfoss, Bang & Olufsen, Novo Nordisk and Odense University Hospital.

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Documents Required

The faculty expects applicants to read How to apply before applying.

The application must be in English and must include:

  • Motivated application
  • Detailed Curriculum Vitae
  • Certificates/Diplomas (MSc and PhD)
  • Information on previous teaching and supervision experience. Please attach as Teaching Portfolio
  • List of publications indicating the publications attached  (Examples of the most relevant publications.) Please attach one pdf-file for each publication
  • Reference letters and other relevant qualifications may also be included.

About the Employer: University of Southern Denmark (SDU)

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Conditions of employment

Employment as an associate professor requires scientific qualifications at PhD level.

The successful applicant will be employed in accordance with the agreement between the Ministry of Finance and the Danish Confederation of Professional Associations. Please check links for more information on salary and taxation.

The assessment process

Read about the Assessment and selection process. Shortlisting may be used.

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Contact details

Further information is available from Professor Henrik Gordon Petersen (

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