Assistant Professor in Biomedicine, Aarhus University, Denmark

    Assistant Professor in Biomedicine, Aarhus University, Denmark

    Assistant Professor in Biomedicine , in the Department of Biomedicine at Faculty of Health at Aarhus University, Denmark

    Deadline to Apply

    May 17, 2021 (23: 59 GMT +1)


    PositionAssistant Professor
    No. of Position(s)1
    Research AreaBiomedicine
    SalaryDKK 486,969.17 – 512,713.62 / Year
    WorkplaceDepartment of Biomedicine
    Faculty of Health
    Aarhus University
    Contract Period2 Years
    Starting dateSep 01, 2021


    You have independent research-related qualifications at a high international level. You are a clear communicator and you have some degree of experience of supervision and teaching at Bachelor’s and Master’s degree level. Completed pedagogical courses in supervision or similar will be a plus, as will experience with the establishment of PhD courses and external research collaborations. The research part of the position involves mass-spectrometry based proteomic and metabolomic analysis, bioinformatics and analysis of proteolysis and proteolytic signalling of kidney disease.


    As a person, you have good interpersonal skills, are friendly and helpful and able to contribute to a good work environment.

    We expect you to be fluent in oral and written English. International applicants are expected to learn Danish. Aarhus University arranges Danish lessons.

    Responsibilities/ Job Description

    As Assistant Professor of Biomedicine your primary tasks will be research and research-based teaching. You will teach and supervise students at Bachelor’s and Master’s level, and you will contribute to the development of the department through research of high international quality. In your daily work, you will work closely with both Danish and international colleagues. The position of Assistant Professor is a career development position in which you will receive supervision and pedagogical upgrading.

    Your main tasks will consist of:

    • Independent research of high international quality, including publication.
    • Teaching, guidance and examination of Bachelor’s and Master’s degree students, as well as possibly supervision of PhD students.
    • Some degree of contribution towards attracting external research funding.
    • mass-spectrometry based proteomic and metabolomic analysis, bioinformatics and analysis of proteolysis and proteolytic signaling of kidney disease.

    How to Apply?

    To apply, please click the Apply Online button mentioned above

    Documents Required

    Your application must include the following:

    • Motivated application
    • Curriculum Vitae
    • Diploma
    • A list of publications
    • A teaching portfolio. We refer to Guideline on the use of teaching portfolios
    • A maximum of five of the publications of greatest relevance to the job may be submitted
    • Template for applicant – assistant professor or tenure track assistant professor must be completed and uploaded under ‘Extra documents’
    • Strategic research plan, which is part of the ‘Template to applicant – assistant professor or tenure track assistant professor’ can be uploaded separately
    • Coauthor statement(s) can be uploaded
    • References/recommendations can be uploaded separately in the e-recruitment system

    We refer to the faculty’s Guidelines for applicants.

    About Department of Biomedicine

    We offer a vibrant international research environment where English is the preferred language in the laboratory, at meetings and at seminars. The Department employs some 450 people and covers a range of research areas within Biomedicine. We contribute to the Bachelor’s degree programs in medicine, molecular medicine, odontology and the Master’s degree programs in biomedical engineering and medical chemistry. Our infrastructure is well developed with modern laboratories, core and animal facilities. You will work either in the brand new ‘Skou Building’ or similar as we are in the process of modernizing our old facilities. You can read more about the department here and about the faculty here.

    Terms of employment


    We expect to conduct interviews in the first week of June


    Associate professor, Markus Rinschen

    HE Administrative Centre – Health HR
    Phone: +4521623283

    Official advertisement

    Assistant Professor of Biomedicine

    Post expires at 8:59am on Tuesday May 18th, 2021 (GMT+9)