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One or two Research Assistant for the Traffic Research Group at BUILD, AAU (2021-224-03575)

At the Faculty of Engineering and Science, Department of the Built Environment 1 or 2 positions as Research Assistant in the Traffic Research Group are open for appointment from August 1, 2021 or soon hereafter. The positions are available for a period of one year.

Job description

The working areas of the Research Assistant will be both project work with colleagues and teaching.

Projects will mainly be within Road Traffic Safety. Prerequisites within survey methods are necessary. Good communication skills are required in writing together with good collaboration skills.

Teaching will be in Road and Traffic engineering where the teaching language is Danish.

You may obtain further professional information from Associate Professor Anne Vingaard Olesen, phone (+45) 9940 2751 or mail

Qualification requirements:
The required level of qualifications is at master level.

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
  • Copy of relevant diplomas (Master of Science and, if any, PhD). On request you could be asked for an official English translation.
  • Any scientific qualifications. (You can attach up to 5 publications.)
  • 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.

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

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.

For further information concerning the application procedure please contact HR-partner Lone Lund by mail or phone (+45) 9940 3494

Appointment to Research Assistant may be for a period of up to three years. Reappointment may be made, but a Research Assistant can only be appointed to Research Assistant for a period of maximum three years. Further information regarding guidelines, ministerial circular in force and procedures can be seen here 


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.

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