University of Southern Denmark (SDU)

D-IAS Assistant Professor in Molecular Immunology

University of Southern Denmark (SDU)

Odense M, Denmark

The Danish Institute for Advanced Study (D-IAS) seeks an outstanding candidate to fill a position at Assistant Professor level in the field of Molecular Immunology.

The position is sponsored by the Department of Molecular Medicine (IMM) and starts April 1, 2020 or as soon as possible thereafter. The department resides at the University of Southern Denmark in Odense.

The appointment will be for four years with possibility of a subsequent two years of employment as Associate Professor.

We offer a uniquely ambitious research environment to this particular position, and, for the successful candidate, a position where options for tenure will be discussed during a third-year review. In addition, D-IAS offers the strongest possible support in applications for further external funding from prestigious national and European funding schemes, e.g., Marie Sklodowska-Curie Actions and the ERC starting grants.

The successful candidate must have an international profile and a strong record of research publications in relation to career, demonstrating a clear potential to excel in scientific research at a very high level.

We expect the applicants to actively engage in the development of the research unit as well as contribute positively to D-IAS as a whole.


D-IAS aims to inspire ground-breaking ideas through the meeting of minds across the sciences and humanities. The D-IAS engages leading academics through its visitor program, weekly lectures, and quarterly colloquia. There is a strong focus on talent development of young researchers who work on game-changing ideas. Eminent academics are appointed as chairs, and in that capacity form the backbone of the D-IAS as they catalyze activities within their field.

More information about D-IAS activities can be found on our website

Molecular Immunology

The Department of Molecular Medicine (IMM), seeks candidates doing cutting-edge research within the molecular medicine under the theme ’Inflammation and disease’. The successful candidate will be expected to synergize with existing research activities in at least one of the tree main sections of the Department, which houses several relevant groups that can host the candidate. In addition to laboratory facilities, the candidate will have access to advanced core technologies in e.g. cell imaging, FACS, cell sorting, confocal microscopy, animal studies and surface plasmon resonance. Close collaboration with Odense University Hospital ensures excellent possibilities for translational research.

Information about the Department and contact details to professors leading relevant research groups can be seen here.

For further information please contact Professor Søren Kragh Moestrup or the Dean of The Faculty of Health Sciences, Ole Skøtt

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Application deadline: December 1, 2019

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