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Research assistant in service design

At the Technical Faculty of IT and Design, Department of Architecture, Design and Media Technology, Aalborg University, Copenhagen campus a full-time position as Research assistant in Service design will be available for a period of 12 months from August 15 2022 or as soon as possible thereafter. The goal of the Department of Architecture, Design, and Media Technology is 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

This position will be shared between research and teaching activities

The RA will collaborate with the EU funded EasyRights, BC4ECO and ZOOOM projects, with minor collaboration with other related research activities. In particular the RA will work on the coordination of AAU participation within the projects, connection with the pilots and with other partners of the consortium. The RA will also collaborate to editing deliveries, reports and publications deriving from those projects or to related research activities at the Service Design Lab

The position will cover the teaching and supervision activities for the master of Service Systems Design, in particular for the first (fall) and second (spring) semester.
Although the teaching will primarily be within the Service Systems Design master, other teaching opportunities may emerge, in other study programmes at the University.

You may obtain further professional information from Associate Professor Amalia de Götzen phone: +45 9940 2621.

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.
  • Scientific qualifications. You may attach up to 5 publications.
  • 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.

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 Gritt Højer Larsen by mail or phone (+45) 9940 3892.

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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