SDU Associate Professor in Medical and Health Psychology

University of Southern Denmark (SDU)


The Department of Psychology, University of Southern Denmark, Odense, embedded within the Faculty of Health Sciences, invites applications for a vacant position as Associate Professor in Medical and Health Psychology (19.9% time)

Support us by Sharing!

Scroll Down for Content

General Info

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

Faculty of Health Sciences
Department of Psychology
University of Southern Denmark (SDU)

Scroll Down for Content

Qualification Details

  • A master’s degree in psychology with a PhD degree
  • Formalised pedagogical and didactic qualifications and competences
  • Documented teaching experience in delivering high quality undergraduate and graduate teaching that includes development of teaching plans/materials, examination, supervision of bachelor and masters’ students and use of innovative teaching methods
  • Experience with teaching in medical and health psychology and competences in research and methodology and preferably also in other areas of psychology
  • The competences and interest in developing and coordinating research activities related to medical and health psychology and rehabilitation related to accident and trauma victims
  • Strong communicative and collaborative skills and ability to build relationships (national and international) and networks
  • An interest in working in an international and interdisciplinary environment
  • Proficiency in spoken and written EnglishA candidate with outreach qualifications and demonstrated track record in obtaining external funding will be preferred

Responsibilities/Job Description

A highly motivated and ambitious candidate with a profile and proven research track record in medical and health psychology, including the area of trauma and accidents. You will contribute actively to the environment of the department through the following activities:

  • Continued course development and coordination of the degree programmes in psychology
  • Teaching and supervision at the BSc, MSc and PhD level
  • Development of a dynamic research environment through the establishment of national and international collaborations
  • Active participation in one or more of the research groups of the department
  • Contributing actively to the environment of the department
  • Raising external competitive research funds• Development of talents at the Department

How to Apply?

  • Online Application through "Apply Now" Button from this page or from advertisement webpage (URL below)
  • Only online applications will be accepted and assessed. Attached files must be Adobe PDF or Word format. Each field in the application form can contain up to max. 10 MB.
Reference Number: -
(If any, use it in the necessary place)

Scroll Down for Content

Documents Required

  • A cover letter
  • A CV
  • Certificates inclusive of PhD diploma or equivalent
  • teaching portfolio
  • A research plan
  • A track record of research funding
  • A complete and numbered list of peer-reviewed publications
  • The eight peer-reviewed publications considered by the candidate to be most important for this position. Please notice that one PDF- of docx-file must be attached for each publication.

About the Department

The Department of Psychology has been built up over the last 11 years and forms the research basis for the bachelor and master’s degree programmes in psychology at the University of Southern Denmark. Both degree programmes are fully developed, and the first master’s students graduated in August 2015.

The research foci of the Department include Psychotraumatology and Interpersonal Violence, Pedagogical and Child Psychology, Cognitive and Biological Psychology, Architectural Psychology, Personality Psychology, and Medical and Clinical Psychology with a translational perspective. The research programme is currently organised into 6 research groups, with our academic staff members participating in one or more of the research groups.

For more information on the research groups see:

About the Employer: University of Southern Denmark (SDU)

Note or Other details

The successful applicant will be employed in accordance with the agreement between the Ministry of Finance and AC (the Danish Confederation of Professional Associations).

Read the Guideline for applicants.

Scroll Down for Content

Contact details

Further information can be obtained from the Head of Department, Professor Susanne S Pedersen, telephone +45 6550 7992, e-mail

Advertisement Details: Associate Professor in Medical and Health Psychology

Other Vacancies from this field

Scroll Down for Content

Support us by Sharing!