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One or more positions as Part-time Lecturer in Management Engineering

At the Faculty of Engineering and Science, Department of Materials and Production at Aalborg University, Aalborg Campus, one or more positions in the Production section as Part-time Lecturer are available from 01.07.2020 or soon hereafter. Department of Materials and Production (MP) has 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

We are looking for one or more highly engaged Part-time Lecturers with excellent communication skills within the practice area of our Production Section.

Teaching and supervision will primarily be in the study programs Engineering Management (MSc), Cand. Techn Production (MSc), and Global Business Engineering (BSc), but could also cover other study programs at Aalborg University within the field of Management Engineering.

Take a look at our web page www.mp.aau.dk to learn more about the study programs.

Please note when applying for the position we ask you to make a headline in your application stating which of the primary study programs you are applying within:

1) Engineering Management (MSc)

2) Cand. Techn Production (MSc)

3) Global Business Engineering (BSc)

For further information concerning the positions, please contact Associate Professor Kjeld Nielsen kni@mp.aau.dk or phone +4540520052.

Qualification requirements:

Applicants must hold academic qualifications at master’s degree level.

Employment as a part-time lecturer requires either relevant practical experience at a high level which has not been gained through academic employment with a university, or employment in an academic principal position with another university.

Teaching qualifications are included in the assessment of applicants for a part-time lectureship.

A part-time lecturer who is employed on the merits of his or her relevant practical experience must possess in-depth, up-to-date knowledge of the possible applications of the subject/academic discipline. This knowledge is/has been acquired through employment within the subject/academic discipline.

The application must include CV with a list of publications, diplomas and teaching portfolio or equivalent documentation of teaching experience and qualifications.
The applications are only 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.

An assessment committee will assess all candidates.

For further information concerning the application procedure please contact Lise Søndergård Jacobsen by mail est-ef-hr@adm.aau.dk or phone (+45) 9940 9567.

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


Employment is in accordance with the Ministry of Higher Education and Science’s Job Structure for Academic Staff at Universities in force at the time in question. Employment and salary are in accordance with the agreement in force at the time in question between The Ministry of Finance and the Danish Confederation of Professional Associations (AC) concerning part-time Lecturers.

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