Few Assistant Professor jobs in Geoinformatics, Aalborg University

    Few Assistant Professor jobs in Geoinformatics, Aalborg University

    Few Assistant Professor jobs in Geoinformatics, At the Technical Faculty of IT and Design, Department of Planning, Aalborg University, Denmark

    Deadline to Apply

    May 07, 2021 (23: 59 GMT +1)


    PositionAssistant Professor
    No. of Position(s)Few
    Research AreaGeoinformatics 
    SalaryAccording to standard norms
    WorkplaceTechnical Faculty of IT and Design
    Department of Planning
    Aalborg University
    Contract Period3 Years


    Appointment as an Assistant Professor presupposes scientific qualifications at PhD–level or similar scientific qualifications

    Responsibilities/ Job Description

    The position is located in the Geoinformatics research group, which covers a broad range of topics where geographic information plays a key role, including Spatial Data Infrastructure, Geospatial analysis and modelling, Geospatial enabled technologies and thinking. The research is interdisciplinary and often associated with other topics at the Department of Planning. Currently, the Geoinformatics research group is involved in EU funded projects on maritime spatial planning, climate change, and demography. Teaching will primarily be specific aspects of Geoinformatics – including geospatial information technology, geostatistics, geospatial modelling and geovisualisation. You will mainly be teaching in the Bachelor’s and Master’s programme for the Danish chartered surveyors, but also in other study programmes at the University.

    The position is initially for 3 years, during which it is expected that the successful applicant will follow the pedagogical education towards the qualification for associate professor (“adjunktpædagogikum”). Moreover, it is expected that the successful applicant will contribute to the department’s research and publish at international level. Upon successful completion of the adjunktpædagogikum and overall positive evaluation, the successful applicant can be hired as associate professor after the initial three years, pending budgetary approval.

    How to Apply?

    The applications are only to be submitted online by using the “Apply online” button above

    Documents Required

    The application must contain the following: 

    • A statement outlining your reasons for applying, and intentions and visions with, the position.
    • Your curriculum vitae, including personal data, educational background, scientific qualifications, dissemination skills, participation in committees and boards, and additional qualifications relevant for the position.
    • Copies of relevant diplomas (Master of Science and PhD). On request you could be asked for an official English translation.
    • A complete list of publications.
    • Publications you wish to be considered by the assessment committee. You may attach up to 5 publications.
    • A specification of your teaching qualifications relative to the teaching portfolio. If this is not enclosed you must include an explanation for its absence.
    • References/recommendations.

    About the Department

    Department of Planning at Aalborg University offer highly qualified candidates an attractive career path via tenure-track. Tenure-track assistant professors are appointed for a period of six years with the prospect of performance-based promotion to a tenured position as Associate Professor. Tenure-track assistant professors are expected to have international academic standing, demonstrating acclaimed competitive research, and/or have a recognized high potential for future impact.

    If appointed on tenure-track, an internal assessment committee will conduct a mid-term evaluation after 3 years, and an external assessment committee will conduct a final review after 5.5 years. If the final review is positive, the candidate will be offered a tenured position as Associate Professor.


    Employment is in accordance with the Ministerial Order on the Appointment of Academic Staff at Universities (the Appointment Order) and the Ministry of Finance’s current Job Structure for Academic Staff at Universities. Employment and salary are in accordance with the collective agreement for state-employed academics.


    Head of Section, Professor Henning Sten Hansen
    E-mail: hsh@land.aau.dk
    Tel.: +45 9940 2406

    Professor Carsten Kessler
    E-mail: kessler@plan.aau.dk
    Tel.: +45 2090 7226.

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