Assistant Professor in social work

At The Faculty of Social Sciences, Department of Sociology and Social Work a position as assistant professor in social work with special focus on human development and social change is open for appointment from 1<sup>st</sup> of January 2019 or soon thereafter for maximum 4 years.

Job description

The position as Assistant Professor should contribute to psychological research within the field of social work with a focus on human development and social change. Relevant research could be, but is not limited to, the shaping of identity within social relations/groups, human development and self-realization, citizenship, participation, user involvement, power, collectivity.

Teaching activities within the position include lecturing, supervision, coordination and planning both at the bachelor and master level within social work secondarily at the other study programmes at the Department of Sociology and Social Work. The position involves teaching social work students psychology relevant for understanding human and social change. Supervision at Bachelor of Social Work requires a cross-disciplinary interest in forms of knowledge beyond one’s own expertise in this case e.g. sociology and/or political theory.

The Faculty of Social Sciences wishes to ensure that assistant professorships provide career opportunities both within and outside of the university. For that reason, assistant professorships are formed in a manner ensuring that the competencies achieved in the position qualify for a career within research as well as a career in the private and/or public sector. No later than one year before the termination of the position, you are offered an interview in order to clarify your further career.

Qualification requirements
Applicants for the post of assistant professor must hold a PhD degree or academic qualifications at PhD level. In the selection of candidates, emphasis will be placed on research potential and pedagogical qualifications as well as experience with supervision and lectures.

Moreover it will be an advantage, but not a prerequisite, that applicantns have expenrience with Problem Based Learning (PBL) which is Aalborg University's teaching philosphy.

The application must contain the following
• Motivated application.
• Current CV.
•Complete list of publications.
• List of publications that the applicant wishes to be considered. A maximum of 5 publications may be submitted.
• Co-author statements in relation to publications written with other authors must be enclosed with a declaration from each of the authors, stating the extent of the applicant's contribution to the total work. The declaration must be signed by the co-authors. Link to Template.
• Education (copies of documentation for degrees obtained).
• Documentation for teaching qualifications. Link to Guidelines.

The complete application with enclosures is to be submitted online by using the "apply online" button below.

AAU wishes to reflect the diversity of society and welcomes applications from all qualified candidates regardless of personal background or belief.

Assessment
An expert assessment committee will assess all candidates. Shortlisting will be applied. This means that subsequent to the deadline for applications the head of department supported by the chair of the assessment committee will select candidates for assessment. All applicants will be informed whether they will be assessed or not. The selected applicants will be informed of the composition of the assessment committee, and each applicant will have the opportunity to comment on the part of the assessment that applies to the applicant in question. When the employment process has been terminated, a final rejection will be sent to the applicants who are not considered for the position.

Contact information
You may obtain further information about the academic contents of the position from head of department Trond Beldo Klausen, phone +45 9940 2602, e-mail tbk@socsci.aau.dk.

Information about the Department can be found on the following website: https://www.en.soc.aau.dk/ 

If you have any questions regarding the application procedure, you may contact HR-partner Magnus Bach Andreasen, e-mail HS-HR@adm.aau.dk.

Agreement

Appointment is in accordance with the Ministerial Order on the Appointment of Academic Staff at Universities (the Appointment Order) and the Ministry of Higher Education and Science's Job Structure for Academic Staff at Universities. Salary is in accordance with the agreement between the Ministry of Finance and the Danish Confederation of Professional Associations (AC) on Academics in the State.

Vacancy number

2018-224-02011 Assistant Professor in Social Work

Deadline

Wed Nov 07 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.