Assistant Professor in Nursing jobs – Aarhus University, Denmark

    Assistant Professor in Nursing jobs - Aarhus University, Denmark

    Nursing jobs – Assistant Professor in the field of Nursing, in the Department of Public Health at Faculty of Health at Aarhus University, Denmark

    Deadline to Apply

    June 06, 2021 (23: 59 GMT +1)


    PositionAssistant Professor
    No. of Position(s)1
    Research AreaNursing 
    SalaryDKK 486,969.17 – 512,713.62 / Year
    WorkplaceDepartment of Public Health
    Faculty of Health 
    Aarhus University
    Contract Period4 Years
    Starting dateAs soon as possible or Jan 2022


    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.  


    As a person, you have good interpersonal skills, are friendly and helpful and able to contribute to a good work environment. You see the pronounced professional diversity of the department as a strength and you are internationally oriented.

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

    Responsibilities/ Job Description

    As Assistant Professor of Nursing 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 include:

    • 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.
    • Contributions towards attracting external research funding.
    • Development of International networks and collaborations.

    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 Public Health

    As an assisstant professor at the Department of Public Health, you will be part of an ambitious and internationally recognised department, where we work together to promote public health through research into areas that can prevent, treat and alleviate disease. We are involved in broad collaboration both internally and externally. We share our knowledge with citizens, decision-makers, business and industry, practitioners and other researchers – in municipalities, in the regions and both nationally and internationally. The department either contributes to or is responsible for teaching in medicine, public health science, sport science, optometry and nursing. At the Department of Public Health, you will have approx. 200 colleagues, including ninety academic staff members and a corresponding number of PhD students. We work closely with one another across different fields of study and prioritise a healthy work environment. The general tone among colleagues is informal. You can read more about the department here and about the faculty here.

    Terms of employment


    Head of Department Ole Bækgaard Nielsen
    Tel.: (+45) 60 20 26 74

    Section leader Charlotte Delmar
    Tel.: (+45) 31 61 18 79

    HE Administrative Centre – Health HR


    We expect to conduct interviews mid/end October.

    Official advertisement

    Assistant Professor of Nursing

    Post expires at 8:59am on Monday June 7th, 2021 (GMT+9)