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Assistant Professorship / Associate Professorship in Computer Science

Aarhus University. Aarhus (Dänemark), 14.10.2016

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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 860 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.

Assistant Professor (tenure-track) or Associate
Professor in Computer Science (862617)

One or more positions as tenure-track assistant professor or associate professor are available at the Department of Computer Science, Aarhus University (www.cs.au.dk) starting summer, 2017.
The department has research groups within "Algorithms and Data Structures", "Data-Intensive Systems", "Cryptography and Security", "Mathematical Computer Science", "Logic and Semantics", "Ubiquitous Computing and Interaction", "Computer-Mediated Activity", "Use, Design and Innovation", and "Programming Languages". Moreover, we wish to build competencies within Machine Learning and Systems Security.
Applicants within the areas of "Data-Intensive systems", "Algorithms and Data Structures", "Machine Learning", and "Systems Security" are of special interest, but applicants within other research areas are also very welcome.
Applicants for tenure-track positions are expected to have a PhD and research experience corresponding to a couple of years as postdoc or similar. Applicants must document a promising record of original research and an aptitude for teaching.
Applicants for associate professor positions are expected to have research experience from several years as assistant professor or similar. Applicants must document a strong record of original research and have teaching experience at undergraduate/graduate level.
Recommendation letters can be uploaded together with your other application material; however, you can also ask referees to submit letters directly to the e-mail address shradras@jobsys.au.dk no later than 15 January 2017. The subject of the e-mail should include the phrase "Assistant Professor (tenure-track) or Associate Professor in Computer Science, name of applicant".
The department has a staff of approximately 125 people including 24 full and associate professors, 2 assistant professors, 25 postdocs and 50 PhD students. The number of students is approximately 1,000.
About the Tenure Track Program:
Aarhus University offers talented scientists an attractive career perspective via the Tenure Track Program. Highly qualified candidates are appointed as Assistant Professors for a period of 6 years with the prospect of a performance-based advancement to a tenured position as Associate Professor. As part of the Aarhus University Tenure Track Program, the University carries out a mid-term evaluation to review the progress of the tenure track candidate, according to the same criteria used in the final tenure review. If the final review is positive, the candidate will be offered a tenured position as Associate Professor at Aarhus University.
Applicants for associate professor positions are expected the criterias listed for associate professors in: http://scitech.medarbejdere.au.dk/fileadmin/site_files/scitech.medarbejdere.au.dk/files/Evaluation_Criteria.pdf
Place of Employment and Place of Work
The place of employment is Aarhus University, and the place of work is Science and Technology, Åbogade 34, DK-8200 Aarhus N, Denmark.
Further information on the position can be obtained from Head of
Department Lars Birkedal (birkedal@cs.au.dk).
Application procedure
Short-listing is used. This means that after the deadline for applications - and with the assistance from the assessment committee chairman, and the appointment committee if necessary, - the head of department selects the candidates to be evaluated. All applicants will be notified whether or not their applications have been sent to an expert assessment committee for evaluation. The selected applicants will be informed about the composition of the committee, and each applicant is given the opportunity to comment on the part of the assessment that concerns him/her self. Once the recruitment process is completed a final letter of rejection is sent to the deselected applicants, including the main considerations emphasized during the selection process.
Formalities and salary range
Science and Technology refers to the Ministerial Order on the Appointment of Academic Staff at Danish Universities under the Danish Ministry of Science, Technology and Innovation. http://www.au.dk/fileadmin/www.au.dk/Regelsamlingen/Bekendtgoerelse_nr__242_af_a3__MARTS_2012_-_ENGELSK_UDGAVE.pdf.

The application must be in English and include a curriculum vitae, degree certificate, a complete list of publications, a statement of future research plans and information about research activities, teaching portfolio and verified information on previous teaching experience (if any). Guidelines for applicants can be found at the University page.
Appointment shall be in accordance with the collective labour agreement between the Danish Ministry of Finance and the Danish Confederation of Professional Associations. Further information on qualification requirements and job content may be found in the Memorandum on Job Structure for Academic Staff at Danish Universities..
Salary depends on seniority as agreed between the Danish Ministry of Finance and the Confederation of Professional Associations.
All interested candidates are encouraged to apply, regardless of their personal background.
Deadline
All applications must be made online and received by: 15/1/2017
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Bewerbungsschluss: 15.01.2017