Assistant professor in Manufacturing Engineering (201723)

At the Faculty of Engineering and Science, Department of Materials and Production, Section of Sustainable Production at the Copenhagen Campus, Aalborg University a position as an Assistant Professor in Manufacturing Engineering is open for appointment from December 1st, 2017 or soon hereafter and for 3 years. Department of Materials and Production (MP) is a wide-ranging research and educational environment at Aalborg University. The Department's mission is to meet the future's demands for new materials and production systems by directing the whole value chain from basic material understanding, materials' applications in mechanical constructions, industrial production and management. The department has several strong, international and innovative research groups which comprise everything from basic science to strategic and applicable research. The activities encompass research as well as education within materials, mechanics, physics, production technique, and industrial management and innovation. Benefitting the industry and additional collaborators several innovative and unconventional collaborations have been and are developed through interdisciplinary co-operations. Thereby, as an employee at the Department you will become a part of an international research environment, where focus is on innovation, knowledge sharing/building and interdisciplinary collaborations.

Job description

Research areas will be within manufacturing engineering with a special focus on Industry 4.0 and with specific research topics such as automation, robotics, digital and additive manufacturing, process planning, simulation, virtualization, quality control, and big data analytics.

Research will be conducted jointly with colleagues in both RVMI group (Robotics, Vision and Machine Intelligence), LSCR group (Logistics and Supply Chain Research), and BOIM (Behavioural Operations and Innovation Management), in close collaboration with external industry and research partners locally, nationally and internationally. The successful candidates are expected to contribute actively to ongoing research and the development of new research projects.

Applicants must have a completed PhD-degree in Manufacturing and Operations Engineering or similar.

Teaching will primarily be distributed in the educations: Manufacturing and Operations Engineering, Global System Design, Operations and Management Engineering, Operations and Innovation Management but also in other study programmes at the University. Furthermore, teaching also includes supervising students in semester projects with industry collaborations.

You may obtain further professional information from Associate Professor, Atanu Chaudhuri, +45 9940 3029 or email Atanu@business.aau.dk                         
 
Qualification requirements:

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 in a temporary position (appointment at Assistant Professor level cannot exceed a period of eight years in total in Denmark). 

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.
  • 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.

An assessment committee will assess all candidates. 

The applications are only to be submitted online by using the "Apply online" button below.

For further information concerning the application procedure please contact Lisbeth Palmelund by mail lmp@adm.aau.dk  or phone (+45) 9940 7553.

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

201723

Deadline

Sat Sep 30 00:00:00 CEST 2017

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Online application - some good advice

Online application - some good advice

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