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Two positions as associate professor in Comparative Welfare Studies

At The Faculty of Social Sciences, Department of Politics and Society, two positions as associate professor in Comparative Welfare Studies is open for appointment from August 1st, 2020 and January 1st 2021or soon thereafter.

Job description

The applicant should document research within one or more of the following thematic fields:

  • The institutional and political dynamics of changing welfare states
  • Normative foundations of the welfare state,
  • Welfare systems, family and social stratification,
  • Welfare systems and senior citizens
  • Welfare systems, citizenship and ethnic diversity,
  • Welfare systems and regional dynamics and disparities
  • Welfare systems in China and East Asia.

The positions are connected to CCWS Centre for Comparative Research, which is committed to theoretical and empirical research that applies a cross-national comparative perspective (see more at www.ccws.dk).

Teaching will predominantly be in Danish.

Qualification requirements 
It is presupposed that applicants for the position as associate professor have research qualifications corresponding to the level achieved from a successful employment period as an assistant professor/researcher, or achieved otherwise. The applicants must document scientific production at an international level. Furthermore, it is presupposed that the applicants have received supervision and pedagogical upgrading and a positive written evaluation of their teaching qualifications. Moreover it will be an advantage, but not a prerequisite, that applicants have experience with Problem Based Learning (PBL) which is Aalborg University's teaching philosophy.

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 10 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. Template co-author declaration, at the bottom of this page..
• Education (copies of documentation for degrees obtained).
• Documentation for teaching qualifications. Guide, at the bottom of this page.

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 Professor Christian Albrekt Larsen, phone +45 9940 8214,
e-mail: albrekt@dps.aau.dk 


Information about the Department can be found on the following website: https://www.politics-society.aau.dk/ 

Any enquiries relating to the application procedure should be addressed to Human Resources on email 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

2020-224-02652

Deadline

15/03/2020

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