Assistant Professor jobs in Computing Education Research

    Assistant Professor jobs in Computing Education Research

    Assistant Professor jobs in Computing Education Research, The Center for Computing Education Research (CCER) in the Computer Science Department at the IT University of Copenhagen, Denmark

    Deadline to Apply

    Apr 25, 2021 (23: 59 GMT +1)


    PositionAssistant Professor
    No. of Position(s)1
    Research Area– Computing Education
    – Computer Science
    SalaryAccording to standard norms
    WorkplaceCenter for Computing Education Research (CCER)
    Department of Computer Science
    IT University of Copenhagen
    Contract Period2 Years


    We look to hire a strong candidate that can contribute to the field of computing education research and hold a Ph.D. in a discipline relevant to the broad topics of computing education or computational thinking


    The ideal candidate should document:

    • Publications of relevant research at a high international level in well-respected peer-reviewed computing educational research venues; e.g., ACM Transactions on Computing Education (TOCE), Computer Science Education (CSE), ACM International Computing Education Research Conference (ICER), SIGCSE Technical Symposium (SIGCSE-TS), ACM Conference on Innovation and Technology in Computer Science Education (ITiCSE).
    • Competences in developing and conducting teaching that is well received by students
    • A record of contributing to the goals of the institutions in which he/she has worked, for example, participation in committees, etc.

    Responsibilities/ Job Description

    The candidate is expected to conduct research contributing to one or more of the following areas:

    • The nature of computing and computational thinking and the way they can be operationalized to influence contemporary digital landscape;
    • Theories, methodologies and best practices of teaching computing and computational thinking;
    • The embedment of computational thinking within the broad social and cultural context of contemporary digital societies;
    • The ways of applying computational thinking to other disciplines – especially the ones that are perceived as far removed from it;
    • Rigorous critical reflection on computing technologies and the current state of computing education;
    • The evolution of online teaching – its role and its image in the post-lockdown world; and
    • The increase of diversity and inclusiveness of computing education programs – especially in the case of minorities that have been neglected in the ongoing discussions.

    How to Apply?

    You can only apply for this position through our e-recruitment system. Apply by pushing the button “Apply Online”

    Documents Required

    The application must be in English and must include:

    • A motivated application, including a cogent argument for how qualified you are for the position, a research statement, and a teaching statement (e.g., 2 pages each)
    • A full CV, including previous and present employment, and academic background
    • Documentation of academic degrees (copy of degree certificates etc.)
    • Copies of 3-5 publications relevant to the position.
    • A numbered list of publications. The enclosed publications should be marked with an asterisk (*)

    Recognizing the diversity of traditions, methods, and delivery format in the range of fields included in this call, the publications or other documented research contributions should be submitted in the format relevant to the applicant’s field. All application materials are to be submitted through the online application portal in the format of PDF documents.


    Appointment and salary will be in accordance with the Ministry of Finance’s agreement with the Danish Confederation of Professional Associations (AC).


    Head of the Computer Science Department, Peter Sestoft
    IT University of Copenhagen

    Head of the Center for Computing Education Research, Claus Brabrand
    IT University of Copenhagen

    Official advertisement

    Assistant Professorship in Computing Education Research

    Post expires at 8:59am on Monday April 26th, 2021 (GMT+9)