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Assistant Professor in EU Law 928423

The Department of Law at Aarhus BSS, Aarhus University, invites applications for an assistant professor position in the field of EU Law, starting on 1 December 2017 or as soon as possible hereafter subject to mutual agreement.
 
The assistant professorship is a full-time and fixed-term three-year position.
 

Job description
An assistant professorship is a position for further education in which the principal tasks are research, including the duty to publish/communicate research, to provide research-based teaching and to hold examinations. Supervision and the opportunity of upgrading educational skills are provided with a view to developing the assistant professor’s teaching qualifications.   
 
The assistant professor is required to actively participate in the development of the research and teaching environment of the department, which embraces all major legal academic disciplines.  
 
The successful candidate must also actively pursue the department objective of an increased external funding. 
 
Furthermore, we expect from you that you are specialized in the field of EU Law and in the course of the 3 years acquire skills allowing you to teach and hold examinations in Danish and English.
 

Your qualifications
To qualify for the position as assistant professor in EU Law you must hold a relevant PhD or have equivalent qualifications. 
 
The following will form part of the assessment criteria: 
 
• Documentary evidence provided by the applicant for original, scientific production at PhD level within the discipline.  
 
• Documentation for the teaching qualifications of the applicant.  The documentation must be in the form of a teaching portfolio that will provide the basis for an assessment of the level of the applicant in terms of teaching and education.  More specific requirements regarding the documentation can be found in the faculty guidelines on the use of teaching portfolio
 
• Whether the applicant meets other qualifications required in the vacancy notice.  
 
The overall assessment of the qualifications of the individual applicant will focus on both research potential, communicational skills and qualifications relating to the requirements of the position.
 

Who we are 
The Department of Law is one of the six departments at Aarhus BSS, one of the four faculties at Aarhus University. Aarhus BSS unites the business and social science-related research fields and brings them closer together to reflect the close relationship between society and the business community. As part of a Top 100 university, Aarhus BSS - and specifically the Department of Law – has achieved the distinguished AASCB and AMBA accreditations. 
 
With more than 60 academic staff members and 15-20 PhD students, we have a dynamic, ambitious and academically diverse research and teaching environment. In addition, we focus specifically on attracting international researchers and PhD students to the department
 
At the Department of Law, we teach and carry out high-level research within key fields of Danish, European and international law. In our research, we focus continuously on increasing the department’s international impact - particularly in terms of publications. We strive to extend upon and develop our core research fields, but we also aim for our research to be at the vanguard of new judicial challenges in society and the business community. In our teaching, we strive to build bridges between theory and practice, amongst others by drawing on external teachers’ practical experience. 
 
For more information about the Department of Law, please visit: http://law.au.dk/
 

Further information
For further information about the position and the department, please contact Head of Department Tine Sommer, Tel.: +45 8716 4964, Email: institutleder@law.au.dk.  
 
If you need help uploading your application or have any questions about the recruitment process, please contact HR supporter Marie Hedegaard Fagerlund, Tel.: +45 87153551, Email: mhf@au.dk 
 
International applicant? Find information about entering and working in Denmark here.


Place of work
The place of work is Bartholins Allé 16, DK-8000 Aarhus C.

Terms of employment
The appointment is in accordance with the Memorandum on Job Structure for Academic Staff at Danish Universities as well as the circular on the Collective Agreement for Academics Employed by the State.

The job content and qualification requirements are described in further detail in Circular on Terms of Employment for Academic Staff at Universities.

Application procedure
It is obligatory to attach the following when you apply for this position:
• Application
• Curriculum Vitae. You are encouraged to declare any periods of leave without research activity, including, for example, maternity leave, since your research activities are assessed in relation to your actual research time
• Education (diploma for master's, PhD and possibly higher doctoral degree)
• List of publications (the enclosed publications must be clearly marked on the list of publications)
• Publications. Up to three publications may be submitted. In the event of several authors the publications must be accompanied by a co-author statement concerning the applicant's share of the collaborative work with the consent of the co-authors. This form can be used for the purpose
• Teaching portfolio. The specific requirements regarding the documentation can be found here

Materials which cannot be uploaded together with the application may be submitted in three copies to Aarhus BSS HR & PhD, Aarhus University, Tåsingegade 1, 2nd floor, DK-8000 Aarhus C.

Read more about how to apply for an academic post at Aarhus BSS here.

The evaluation process
After the application deadline, an assessment committee is appointed. Please note that the assessment of applicants is based solely on the material received prior to the application deadline. For further information, see Guidelines for Assessment Committee, Aarhus BSS.

All interested candidates are encouraged to apply regardless of personal background.

Deadline

All applications must be made online and received by:

18.09.2017
Please apply online here

 

Aarhus University is a modern, academically diverse and research-intensive university with a strong commitment to high-quality research and education and the development of society nationally and globally. The university offers an inspiring research and teaching environment to its 42,500 students and 11,500 employees, and has an annual budget of EUR 840 million. Over the course of the past decade, the university has consolidated its position in the top 100 on the most influential rankings of universities world-wide. Learn more at www.au.dk/en.


Come join us in Denmark

Do your research or PhD at a top 100 University

Aarhus BSS conducts research within the fields of economics, business, economics, political science, business communication, law, psychology, business development and technology.

  • 80+ nationalities on campus
  • International top researchers and lecturers
  • Independant and informal research environment
  • Strong ties to private and public organisations
  • Posibility for special Danish researcher taxation

Come join us in Denmark

Do your research or PhD at a top 100 University

Aarhus BSS conducts research within the fields of economics, business, economics, political science, business communication, law, psychology, business development and technology.

  • 80+ nationalities on campus
  • International top researchers and lecturers
  • Independant and informal research environment
  • Strong ties to private and public organisations
  • Posibility for special Danish researcher taxation

What's it like to live in Denmark?

Research - a strategic priority for Aarhus BSS

We have a constant focus on further improving the impact and quality of the research undertaken at the school and widening the range of areas in which our research can contribute to advancing research frontiers, motivating individual researchers to publish in high-quality outlets.

In addition, the school hosts several other research centres and groups of researchers working among the international elite.

Ranking & Accreditation

Aarhus University is a top 100 university, and Aarhus BSS is accredited by the esteemed international accreditation bodies AACSB, AMBA and EQUIS, the latter specifically applying to the school’s core business activities.