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UCPH Associate Professor of Medical Humanities and Engagement

University of Copenhagen (UCPH)

Denmark

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Oct 26, 2021 23:59 (GMT +2)

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University of Copenhagen seeks to appoint an associate professor to Medical Museion, Department of Public Health to commence 1 April 2022.

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General Info

Position: Associate Professor
No. of Positions: 1
Research Field:
Deadline to Apply: October 26, 2021(GMT +2)
Joining Date: Apr 01, 2022
Contract Period: Not Mentioned
Salary: According to Standard Norms

Workplace:
Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences
Medical Museion, Department of Public Health
University of Copenhagen (UCPH)
Copenhagen,

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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 criteria here: https://employment.ku.dk/faculty/criteria-for-recognising-merit.

Furthermore, each applicant must be able to document:

  • Research qualifications 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 & flare for curation of exhibitions & events; plus other stakeholder engagement and public outreach activities
  • Research and material-culture based teaching, including associated examination
  • Teaching qualifications and pedagogical competencies

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

Responsibilities/Job Description

Medical Museion is dedicated to examining medical science and health through culture and history, making imaginative connections between researchers and publics through collections, exhibitions, events, investigations and other collaborative activities. Our research is often collaborative; invariably connected to public and stakeholder activities; informed by philosophy and cultural theory; and draws on visual and material culture. It fits broadly into the field of medical humanities, and is topic led. These include interests in:

  • the human body
  • metabolism in science, society and culture
  • medical practices and their histories
  • cultures of scientific research
  • interdisciplinarity, especially between arts and sciences
  • museology and how publics engage with science and medicine.

The associate professor’s responsibilities will primarily consist of:

  • Research, including publication/academic dissemination
  • Curation of exhibitions & events; plus other stakeholder engagement and public outreach activities
  • Research and material-culture based teaching, including associated examinations
  • Research leadership, including guidance and supervision of researchers
  • Obligation to share knowledge with the rest of society, including participation in public debate
  • Academic assessments

How to Apply?

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Documents Required

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

  • Application, including motivations for applying for this position (Maximum 2 pages)
  • Curriculum vitae, including information about external funding
  • Diplomas (Master’s, PhD, and other relevant certificates)
  • A complete list of publications
  • Uploads of maximum 5 publications to be considered in the assessment
  • Research plan (3‐5 pages)
  • Public engagement vision, with specific ideas for public outreach and stakeholder engagement (2-3 pages)
  • Teaching plan, focussing on collections/exhibitions/events-based pedagogy (1-2 pages)
  • Teaching portfolio (Guidelines: https://employment.ku.dk/faculty/recruitment-process/job-application-portfolio)

About the Employer: University of Copenhagen (UCPH)

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 Director Ken Arnold, kra@sund.ku.dk or Head of Department (acting) Theis Lange, thlan@sund.ku.dkhttps://sund.ku.dk/.

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

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