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Clinical Professor of Internal Medicine, Nephrology – UCPH, Denmark – Dec 2021

Denmark, University of Copenhagen (UCPH)

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The University seeks to appoint a clinical professor of Internal Medicine: Nephrology to the Department of Clinical Medicine to commence as soon as possible. The professorship is combined with a consultancy at one of the hospitals below in the Capital Region and Region Zealand.

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General Info

Position: Clinical Professor
No. of Positions: 1
Research Field: ,
Deadline to Apply:
Joining Date: ASAP
Contract Period: 10 Years
Salary: 192,445.83 DKK/Year

Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences
Department of Clinical Medicine

Copenhagen, Denmark

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Qualification Details

Six overall criteria apply for associate 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. Find information about each criterion here:

Furthermore, each applicant must be able to document:

  • Document a high degree of original academic production at an international level, including considerable contributions to the development of the academic discipline
  • Manage research and other management functions, e.g. engage in the university’s external academic activities, as well as knowledge and technology transfer
  • Provide research-based teaching

The professor is also required to possess good interpersonal and communicative skills.

Responsibilities/Job Description

When considering applications for the professorship, the main emphasis will be on the applicant's ability to document a high level of original scientific work at an international level within the area of Internal Medicine: Nephrology.

The professor’s responsibilities will primarily consist of:

  • Research, including publication/academic dissemination
  • Research-based teaching, including associated examination
  • Research leadership, including guidance and supervision of researchers
  • Obligation to share knowledge with the rest of society, including participation in public debate
  • Academic assessments
  • Responsibility for promotion of the academic development of Internal Medicine: Nephrology.

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Documents Required

The application must be submitted in English and include the following documents:

About the Project/Department

The professorship is combined with a consultancy at one of the hospitals below in the Capital Region and Region Zealand. Please note that applicants may only apply for a consultancy at one of the hospitals.

  • Herlev and Gentofte Hospital – Department of Nephrology
  • Copenhagen University Hospital – Holbæk, Department of Internal Medicine
  • Copenhagen University Hospital – North Zealand, Department of Endocrinology and Nephrology
  • Copenhagen University Hospital – Rigshospitalet, Department of Nephrology
  • Copenhagen University Hospital – Zealand University Hospital, Department of Medicine

It is a requirement for appointment that the applicant is accepted for both the professorship and the consultancy. In order to be considered for the position, the applicant must send an application to both the faculty (the professorship) and to one of the hospitals (the consultancies), cf. the simultaneously advertised consultancy positions. This also applies to applicants who are already employed as consultants at one of the hospitals. The advertisements for the consultancies are available at:

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Note or Other details

The position is a fixed-term position limited to a period of 10 years.

For the professorship the appointee will receive a pensionable annual salary of 192,445.83 DKK (1 October 2021 level).

The position is covered by the Job Structure for Academic Staff at Universities 2020.

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Contact details

For further information please contact the Head of Department Jesper Hastrup Svendsen,

Foreign applicants may find these links useful: (International Staff Mobility).

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