Assistant professorships in Computer Science

At the Technical Faculty of IT and Design,Department of Computer Science several positions as Assistant Professor in Computer Science are open for appointment from August 1, 2018 or soon hereafter until July 31, 2021. Department of Computer Science is a department with many coherent activities within research, education, technology, development and co-operation with the surrounding society, and  research dissemination within the computer science area. The department's research approach ranges from formal logic, over experimental construction to empirical description. The research in the department has computers, programming, as well as software- and computer systems as its field. The department offers a broad range of computer science educations at all levels as well as continued professional development.

Job description

Research areas will be within;
Database, Programming and Web technologies with emphasis on data-intensive systems and platforms, spatio-temporal data management, data analytics and mining, application of machine learning, programming technologies, web science and engineering, personalization, and user modelling. http://www.cs.aau.dk/research/database-programming-and-web-technologies/

Distributed, Embedded and Intelligent Systems with particular emphasis on foundational and logical theories, algorithms and tools for verification and validation, methodologies for real-time and embedded systems, networks and operating systems, probabilistic graphical models, and machine learning. http://www.cs.aau.dk/research/distributed-embedded-intelligent-systems/

Human-Centered Computing - with particular emphasis on the design, development, and use of interactive computer systems from a human-centered perspective, including software development, digitalisation, human-computer interaction, interaction design, user experience, and innovation. http://www.cs.aau.dk/research/human-centered-computing

Teaching will primarily be within the Computer Science Department’s educations, but also within other study programmes at the University.

You may obtain further professional information from Head of Department Kristian G. Olesen, +45 9940 8852, kgo@cs.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 Anne Christoffersen by mail ach@adm.aau.dk or phone (+45) 9940 7902.

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

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

201736

Deadline

Thu Feb 01 00:00:00 CET 2018

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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.