Associate Professor or Assistant Professor in Land Management (42216/201705)

At the Technical Faculty of IT and Design, Department of Planning, Copenhagen campus, a position as Associate Professor OR Assistant professor in Land Management, is open for appointment from 1 July 2017 or soon hereafter. The position as Associate Professor is permanent. The position as Assistant Professor is for a period of 3 years. In your application, you must clearly specify whether you apply for the Associate Professor OR/AND the Assistant Professor position. The Associate Professor position has the number 42216 and the Assistant Professor position has the number 201705. The field of the Department for Planning includes development and planning in a broad sense, and thereby it reaches from the social science aspects of development (technological, environmental, international and administrative aspects) to physical planning, sector planning, land management, and to technical subjects such as surveying and geoinformatics. See more at www.plan.aau.dk.

Job description

Job description for the Associate Professor position

Research areas will be within Land Management broadly defined with special focus on land administration, urban and spatial planning, cadastre and land registration system. Knowledge and experience within GIS is required.

Teaching will primarily be in the Bachelor Programme in Surveying, Planning and Land Management (“landinspektørvidenskab”), but also at the associated master programme and in other study programmes at the University will be relevant. Teaching at the bachelor education is in Danish language.

Qualification requirements for the Associate Professor position:

The level of qualification for Associate Professors shall correspond to the level, which can be achieved on the basis of the appointment as Assistant Professor, but may be achievable in other ways. The appointment presupposes that the applicant can demonstrate original scientific production at an international level as well as documented teaching qualifications.

Appointment to the position requires that both research and teaching qualifications are at the requested level. The two qualifications will be given equal and principal priority in the overall assessment.

Job description for the Assistant Professor position

Research areas will be within Land Management broadly defined with special focus on land administration, urban and spatial planning, cadastre and land registration system. Knowledge and experience within GIS is required.

Teaching will primarily be in the Bachelor Programme in Surveying, Planning and Land Management (“landinspektørvidenskab”), but also at the associated master programme and in other study programmes at the University will be relevant. Teaching at the bachelor education is in Danish language.

Qualification requirements for the Assistant Professor position:

Appointment as an Assistant Professor presupposes scientific qualifications at PhD–level or similar scientific qualifications. The research potential of each applicant will be emphasized in the overall assessment. Appointment as an Assistant Professor cannot exceed a period of four years in total at Aalborg University in a temporary position (appointment at Assistant Professor level cannot exceed a period of eight years in total in Denmark).

You may obtain further professional information from Head of Section, Professor Henning Sten Hansen, e-mail: hsh@plan.aau.dk / phone: +45 2815 6464 or Head of Department Tine Herreborg Jørgensen, e-mail: tine@plan.aau.dk / phone.: +45 9356 2141.

The application must contain the following: 

·      A statement outlining your reasons for applying, and intentions and visions with, the position.

·      Your curriculum vitae, including personal data, educational background, scientific qualifications, dissemination skills, participation in committees and boards, and additional qualifications relevant for the position.

·      Copies of relevant diplomas (Master of Science and PhD). On request, you could be asked for an official English translation.

·      A complete list of publications.

·      Publications you wish to be considered by the assessment committee. You may attach up to 5 publications if you apply for the Assistant Professor position and up to 10 publications if you apply for the associate professor position.

·      A specification of your teaching qualifications relative to the teaching portfolio. If this is not enclosed, you must include an explanation for its absence.

·      References/recommendations.

The applications are only to be submitted online by using the "Apply online" button below. An assessment committee will assess all candidates.

For further information concerning the application procedure please contact Nickie Kate Hermansen by mail hr-tech@adm.aau.dk or phone (+45) 9940 7902.

Information regarding guidelines, ministerial circular in force, teaching portfolio and procedures can be seen here.

Agreement

Employment is in accordance with the Ministerial Order on the Appointment of Academic Staff at Universities (the Appointment Order) and the Ministry of Finance's current Job Structure for Academic Staff at Universities. Employment and salary are in accordance with the collective agreement for state-employed academics.

Vacancy number

42216/201705

Deadline

29/03/2017

Apply online

Online application - some good advice

Online application - some good advice

Aalborg University uses an electronic recruitment system for receiving applications. Towards the bottom in the respective job advertisement you will find a link, which you need to use when applying for the position. Before uploading your application it is important that you have all relevant documentation ready in a Word or PDF format, as you need to upload all material at the same time. You cannot leave the application and return to it a couple of hours later without having to start over.

The system does not support ZIP or images files. Filenames can only contain numbers and letters, and each document must take up no more than 20 MB.

If you experience technical problems, we encourage you to try again. If the technical problems, contrary to expectation, cannot be solved, please contact the member of staff listed as the contact person in the job advertisement.