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Tenure Associate Professor, Assistant Professor of Veterinary Anatomy and Pathology – UCPH, Denmark

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University of Copenhagen seeks to appoint an associate professor or a tenure track assistant professor to the research group of Veterinary Anatomy and Pathology, Section of Pathobiology, Department of Veterinary and Animal Sciences to commence as soon as possible.

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General Info

Position: Tenure track Assistant Professor or Associate Professor
No. of Positions: 1
Research Field: ,
Deadline to Apply: Expired
Joining Date: Sep 01, 2022
Contract Period: 6 Years
Salary: According to standard norms

Workplace:
Department of Veterinary and Animal Sciences

University of Copenhagen (UCPH), 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: https://employment.ku.dk/faculty/criteria-for-recognising-merit.

Furthermore, each applicant must be able to document:

The successful applicant for the position as associate professor should be able to document:

  • Research qualifications within veterinary sciences at the level that can be achieved by satisfactorily completing a period of employment as an assistant professor/postdoc, but may also be obtained in other ways.
  • Experience in securing external funding for own research projects.
  • Teaching qualifications and pedagogical competencies. If the candidate has not passed the “Teaching and Learning in Higher Education Program (Universitetspædagogikum), University of Copenhagen” or equivalent, it should be achieved within the first two year of employment.
  • Research-based teaching

The successful applicant for the position as tenure track assistant professor should be able to document:

  • A PhD degree or similar qualifications within veterinary science
  • Research experience within the field of the position: The tenure track assistant professor must have an academic standing showing internationally competitive research, and/or have internationally recognized high potential to make a future impact. Research can be within any relevant field of veterinary sciences.

The associate professor/tenure track assistant professor is also required to possess good interpersonal and communicative skills.

Responsibilities/Job Description

We are looking for a highly motivated and enthusiastic scientist with relevant teaching competencies within veterinary anatomy and/or veterinary pathology.

The research activities in the research group focus on the development of models for human and veterinary diseases in mammals together with the development of new diagnostic methods. This includes animal infectious diseases and welfare related lesions as well as laboratory related aspects. The candidate should be able to attract external national or international research funding and have their own independent research portfolio.

The position is linked to the veterinarian education and includes teaching in courses related to veterinary anatomy and pathology including supervision of students. The candidate needs be able to contribute and further develop teaching within veterinary anatomy and pathology.

The associate 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

The tenure track assistant professor’s responsibilities will primarily consist of:

  • Research, including publication/academic dissemination
  • Research-based teaching, including associated examination
  • Sharing knowledge with society
  • Participation in formal pedagogical training program for assistant professors

The tenure-track assistant professor’s performance will be evaluated annually. Furthermore, the tenure track assistant professor will be evaluated in mid-track appraisal. After no more than six years of employment and on condition of a positive final appraisal, the tenure track assistant professor will be employed as associate professor. Read more about the tenure track at the University of Copenhagen here: https://employment.ku.dk/tenure-track/tenure-track-at-ucph/

How to Apply?

Application Method: Online Application
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Application Procedure

Applicants may apply for the position as tenure track assistant professor level or associate professor level; however, it is also possible to apply at both levels. If applied at both levels, separate applications must be submitted (see more below). Please be aware that you will only be considered for the position(s) you have applied for.

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

  • Application, including information about external funding (Maximum 2 pages)
  • Curriculum vitae, including information about external funding
  • Diplomas (Master’s, PhD, and other relevant certificates)
  • A complete list of publications
  • Research plan (3‐5 pages)
  • Uploads of maximum 5 publications to be considered in the assessment
  • Teaching plan
  • Teaching portfolio (Guidelines: https://employment.ku.dk/faculty/recruitment-process/job-application-portfolio)

Please note: It is mandatory to upload a teaching plan in the online application form. When applying for the tenure track assistant professor position, please upload a blank document in this box, if you have no teaching plan.

About the Employer:

Note or Other details

Salary and other terms and conditions of appointment are set in accordance with the Agreement between the Ministry of Finance and AC (Danish Confederation of Professional Associations) or other relevant professional organisations.

Please note that the applicant will be contacted if the assessment committee requires further documentation.

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Contact details

For further information, please contact Head of Department Birgit Nørrung, e-mail: [email protected] or Research Group Leader, Professor Henrik Elvang Jensen, e-mail: [email protected].

Foreign applicants may find this link useful: https://www.ism.ku.dk/ (International Staff Mobility).

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