Faculty Position at DTU Technical University of Denmark

DTU Tenure Track Assistant Professor in Clinical Audiology at DTU, Denmark 2022


DTU Tenure Track Assistant Professor Job is available for doctoral degree candidates in Clinical Audiology at Copenhagen Hearing and Balance Centre (CHBC), Technical University of Denmark (DTU), Denmark 2022

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General Info

Position: Tenure Track Assistant Professor
No. of Positions: 1
Research Field:
Deadline to Apply: Expired
Joining Date: ASAP
Contract Period: Subject to Norms
Salary: According to standard norms

Copenhagen Hearing and Balance Centre (CHBC)

Technical University of Denmark (DTU), Denmark


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Qualification Details

As formal qualification you must hold a PhD degree (or equivalent).You will be assessed against the responsibilities and qualifications stated above and the following general criteria:

  • Experience and quality of teaching
  • Research experience
  • Research vision and potential
  • International impact and experience
  • Societal impact
  • Innovativeness, including commercialization and collaboration with industry
  • Leadership, collaboration, and interdisciplinary skills
  • Communication skills

Responsibilities/Job Description

We are looking for an Assistant Professor in Clinical Audiology to join the recently established Copenhagen Hearing and Balance Centre (CHBC), which consists of the Hearing Systems Section at the Department of Health Technology at the Technical University of Denmark (DTU), and the Ear, Nose and Throat (ENT) & Audiology Clinic at Rigshospitalet, Copenhagen University Hospital, Denmark.The CHBC offers unique possibilities to conduct translational research with the main aim to benefit patients who need audiological care by incorporating the collaboration between DTU and the university hospital. Research and education are integrated both in the activities of the Hearing Systems Section and the ENT & Audiology clinic at Rigshospitalet. Teaching activities in hearing research are conducted at undergraduate, graduate and PhD levels. Both the Hearing Systems Section at DTU and the research group at the ENT & Audiology Clinic at Rigshospitalet engage in DTU’s international M.Sc. program in Engineering Acoustics, as well as the Biomedical Engineering B.Sc. and M.Sc. programs.  Responsibilities and qualifications Your overall focus will be to strengthen clinical audiological care by incorporating collaborative research projects between the university and clinical settings. You will work with nearby colleagues, and with both academic, clinical, and industrial partners in Denmark as well as abroad. Overall, the research is aimed at new advances in the physiology, assessment, diagnosis, and treatment of hearing disorders.The candidate should be comfortable in both university and clinical research settings and should have some experience in at least two of the following areas:

  • Verification, validation, and evaluation of hearing devices such as hearing aids and cochlear implants
  • Hearing diagnostics and treatment for special populations such as infants, children, and the elderly
  • Non-invasive neurophysiological methods to measure hearing function such as electroencephalography (EEG) or functional near-infrared spectroscopy (fNIRS)

You will be working with a team of experienced researchers and your primary tasks will be to:

  • Teach and supervise BSc and MSc student projects, and be (co-)supervisor for PhD students
  • Designing and running research studies, with a particular focus on running studies in collaboration with the audiologists and clinicians at CHBC
  • Collaborating with colleagues at DTU and Rigshospitalet in the context of ongoing projects
  • Helping to lead the creation of a stronger research environment within the Audiology Clinic
  • Helping to further establish the new CHBC, especially the DTU-designated research space

DTU employs two working languages: Danish and English. You are expected to be fluent in at least one of these languages, and in time are expected to master both.

How to Apply?

Application Method: Online Application
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Application Procedure

Your complete online application must be submitted no later than 15 August 2022 (Danish time). Applications must be submitted as one PDF file containing all materials to be given consideration. To apply, please open the link "Apply online", fill out the online application form, and attach all your materials in English in one PDF file. The file must include:

  • Application (cover letter)
  • Vision for teaching and research for the tenure track period
  • CV including employment history, list of publications, H-index and ORCID (see http://orcid.org/)
  • Teaching portfolio including documentation of teaching experience
  • Academic Diplomas (MSc/PhD)

Applications received after the deadline will not be considered.All interested candidates irrespective of age, gender, disability, race, religion or ethnic background are encouraged to apply.

About the Employer:

Note or Other details

Salary and terms of employment The appointment will be based on the collective agreement with the Danish Confederation of Professional Associations. The allowance will be agreed upon with the relevant union.The position is part of DTU’s Tenure Track program. Read more about the program and the recruitment process here.

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If you are applying from abroad, you may find useful information on working in Denmark and at DTU at DTU – Moving to Denmark.

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Contact details

Further information may be obtained from the Head of Hearing Systems, Torsten Dau, tel.: +45 4525 3977, [email protected]. Information regarding hospital-related questions at Rigshospitalet can be obtained from Head of Department Mads Klokker, tel.: +45 3545 8785, [email protected].

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