Assistant Professor of Biostatistics, Denmark

    Assistant Professor of Biostatistics, Denmark

    Assistant Professor of Biostatistics at Department of Public Health, Aarhus University, Denmark

    Deadline to Apply

    June 10, 2021 (23: 59 GMT +1)


    PositionAssistant Professor
    No. of Position(s)1
    Research AreaBiostatistics
    SalaryDKK 486,969.17 or 512,713.62 / Year
    WorkplaceDepartment of Public Health
    Faculty of Health
    Aarhus University
    Contract Period4 Years
    Starting dateJan 01, 2022


    • You have independent research-related qualifications at a high international level. You have a background in theoretical statistics or similar.
    • You are a clear communicator and you have some degree of experience with 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 attracting external research funding and developing 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 Biostatistics 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, supervision 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 in research and teaching
    • Some biostatistical counselling of other researchers at the department

    Start package: Depending on qualifications and needs, support can be provide for the establishment of your research at the department

    How to Apply?

    To apply, please click Apply Online button mentioned above

    Documents Required

    • 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.

    International applicant?

    Aarhus University offers a broad variety of services for international researchers and accompanying families, including relocation service and career counselling to expat partners. Please find more information about entering and working in Denmark here. Aarhus University also has a Junior Researcher Development Programme. You can read more about it here.

    About Department of Public Health

    As an assistant 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.



    Head of Department Ole Bækgaard Nielsen
    Tel.: (+45) 60202674

    Official advertisement

    Assistant Professor of Biostatistics

    Post expires at 8:59am on Friday June 11th, 2021 (GMT+9)