The deadline for receipt of all applications is June 1, 2019.
We seek an internationally recognized researcher in bioinformatics. We welcome applicants within all areas of bioinformatics with a strong focus on development of computational and statistical methods. The applicant must have earned a PhD degree and have demonstrated excellence in research and scholarship within the field of interest.
As an assistant professor in a tenure track position, the candidate is expected to develop a strong and competitive research program and will be offered local mentoring during the tenure track period. Start-up funds to establish a competitive research program are negotiable. In case of more senior applicants, a position as associate professor will be considered.
The successful candidate is expected to establish his or her own research team and profile, deliver innovative research of the highest international standard, participate actively in collaborations with other researchers at BiRC and Aarhus University, contribute to teaching and supervision of students, and obtain competitive research funding from external funding bodies.
Bioinformatics Research Centre (BiRC)
BiRC is an interdisciplinary research centre that employs about 40 researchers and PhD students. The research at BiRC spans major areas of bioinformatics, and BiRC is involved in teaching and supervision of students on all levels from BSc to PhD. In particular, BiRC is responsible for the Master's program in Bioinformatics. Please refer to http://birc.au.dk/ for further information about BiRC, and to http://scitech.au.dk/ and http://www.au.dk/ for information on Science and Technology and Aarhus University, respectively.
The application must be in English and include:
- a curriculum vitae;
- a degree certificate;
- a complete list of publications;
- information about current research activities and a statement of future research plans;
- a teaching portfolio and verified information on previous teaching;
- a description of any participation in committees and administrative forums;
- a minimum of three references: name and contact information.
The place of employment is Aarhus University, Bioinformatics Research Centre, C. F. Møllers Allé 8, DK-8000 Aarhus C, Denmark.
For more information please contact the director of BiRC, Christian Nørgaard Storm Pedersen, (email: firstname.lastname@example.org).
For information about BiRC in general, see www.birc.au.dk
Shortlisting is used. This means that after the deadline for applications – and with the assistance from the assessment committee chairman, and the assessment committee if necessary, – the head of department selects the candidates to be evaluated. The selection is made on the basis of an assessment of who of the candidates are most relevant considering the requirements of the advertisement. All applicants will be notified within 6 weeks whether or not their applications have been sent to an expert assessment committee for evaluation. The selected applicants will be informed about the composition of the committee and will receive his/her assessment. Once the recruitment process is completed a final letter of rejection is sent to the deselected applicants, including the main considerations emphasized during the selection process.
Formalities and salary range Formalities and salary range
Science and Technology refers to the Ministerial Order on the Appointment of Academic Staff at Danish Universities under the Danish Ministry of Science, Technology and Innovation.
The application must be in English and include a curriculum vitae, degree certificate, a complete list of publications, a statement of future research plans and information about research activities, teaching portfolio and verified information on previous teaching experience (if any). Guidelines for applicants can be found here.
Appointment shall be in accordance with the collective labour agreement between the Danish Ministry of Finance and the Danish Confederation of Professional Associations. Further information on qualification requirements and job content may be found in the Memorandum on Job Structure for Academic Staff at Danish Universities.
Salary depends on seniority as agreed between the Danish Ministry of Finance and the Confederation of Professional Associations.
All interested candidates are encouraged to apply, regardless of their personal background. Research activities will be evaluated in relation to actual research time. Thus, we encourage applicants to specify periods of leave without research activities, in order to be able to subtract these periods from the span of the scientific career during the evaluation of scientific productivity.
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01 June 2019