Professor in Sonic Interaction Design

At the Technical Faculty of IT and Design, Department of Architecture, Design and Media Technology, Aalborg University Copenhagen, a position as Professor in Sonic Interaction Design is open for appointment from August 1 2018 or soon hereafter. The Department of Architecture, Design, and Media Technology has as its goal the development of an innovative cluster of engineering-based environments for education and research which integrate creativity, engineering and technology within the disciplines of architecture, urban design, industrial design, digital design and interactive media. The department is a leading research and educational environment in Denmark that addresses the challenge of the interplay between creativity and technology, and develops new areas in research and education directed towards the end-user.

Job description

The successful applicant should demonstrate a documented and significant original scientific production at an international level within the field of sonic interaction design and interactive sound for virtual and augmented reality, including proven further development of the research areas in question. In line with the goals of the department, the ideal candidate need to show the ability to perform research in engineering as well as applications directed to the end users.  The position requires research qualifications at Doctor level and is a position with obligation to research, teaching and publication/academic dissemination.

An assessment of the candidate’s undertaking of research management and/or other possible management functions will also be taken into account. In addition, the applicant is expected to have the qualifications required for undertaking teaching responsibilities in the Master education in Sound and Music Computing as well as in the Medialogy Master education. Special contributions to and development of educational and teaching related areas will be considered in the overall assessment. 

The candidate must be prepared to take part in teams with researchers and teachers at Aalborg University aimed at research and education at graduate level, as well as take part in cooperation projects with external partners. 

You may obtain further professional information from Head of Department Hans Jørgen Andersen by mail hja@create.aau.dk or phone (+45) 9940 8834 or from Deputy Head of Department Michael Mullins by mail mullins@create.aau.dk or phone (+45) 9940 7164.

Qualification requirements:
The successful applicant can demonstrate a documented high level of original scientific production at an international level, including proven further development of the research area in question. An assessment of the candidate’s undertaking of research management and/or other possible management functions will also be taken into account. In addition the applicant is expected to have the qualifications required for undertaking teaching responsibilities. Special contributions to and development of educational and teaching related areas will be considered in the overall assessment. 

The application must contain the following:

  • A motivated text wherein the reasons for applying, qualifications in relation to the position, and intentions and visions for the position are stated.
  • A current curriculum vitae.
  • Copies of relevant diplomas (Master of Science and PhD). On request you could be asked for an official English translation.
  • Scientific qualifications. A complete list of publications must be attached with an indication of the works the applicant wishes to be considered. You may attach up to 10 publications.
  • Teaching qualifications described in the teaching portfolio.  If this is not enclosed the applicant must include an explanation for its absence.
  • Dissemination qualifications, including participation on committees or boards, participation in organisations and the like.
  • Additional qualifications in relation to the position.
  • References/recommendations.
  • Personal data.

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

We wish to reflect the diversity of society and welcome applications from all qualified candidates regardless of personal background
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An assessment committee will assess all candidates. 

For further information concerning the application procedure please contact Anne Christoffersen by mail ach@adm.aau.dk or phone (+45) 9940 9680.

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

Agreement

Appointment and salary acc. to the agreement between the Ministry of Finance and the Danish Confederation of professional Associations (AC) on Academics in the State. Employment as Professor is in accordance with a classified position on scale 37. In addition, a pensionable increment will be given. 

Vacancy number

60234

Deadline

Thu Mar 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.