Associate Professor and Assistant Professor in Software Technology or Software Engineering jobs

    Associate Professor and Assistant Professor in Software Technology or Software Engineering jobs

    Associate Professor and Assistant Professor in Software Technology or Software Engineering jobs, in the Maersk Mc-Kinney Moller Institute at the University of Southern Denmark, Denmark

    Deadline to Apply

    Apr 19, 2021 (23: 59 GMT +1)


    PositionAssociate Professor / Assistant Professor
    No. of Position(s)1
    Research Area– Software engineering
    – Computer science
    SalaryAccording to standard norms
    WorkplaceMaersk Mc-Kinney Moller Institute
    University of Southern Denmark
    Contract PeriodAssociate Professor – Permanent position
    Assistant Professor – 3 years


    You have a PhD in software engineering/computer science or another computational discipline relevant to this position


    You have achieved funding success commensurate with the targeted rank (associate or assistant professor). You are an excellent collaborator, able to work in complex international multi-stakeholder environments. You are also an effective and inspiring communicator end attentive listener.

    Responsibilities/ Job Description

    The Software Engineering section of the institute is currently expanding its engagement in software technology and software engineering including: 

    • Software development and programming technologies
    • Software engineering methodologies 
    • Information systems
    • Distributed, mobile and ubiquitous systems 
    • Cyber-physical systems
    • Web technology

    These areas are central to our activities and within a broad range of application domains, including industrial applications in relation to SDU’s state-of-the-art Industry 4.0 lab, which is the largest of its kind in Denmark and houses the newest robotics technology, storage cells, mobile robots, AR/VR technology, and digital twin technology. You will interact with a dynamic group of researchers working in interdisciplinary teams on developing potent solutions to societal challenges.

    How to Apply?

    • To apply, please click the Apply Online button mentioned above
    • The faculty expects applicants to read How to apply before applying. 

    Documents Required

    The application must be in English and must include:

    • A motivational cover letter indicating whether you are applying for an associate or assistant professorship position
    • Detailed Curriculum Vitae 
    • Certificates/Diplomas (MSc and PhD) 
    • Information on previous teaching and supervision experience. Please attach as Teaching Portfolio
    • List of publications indicating the publications attached
    • Examples of the most relevant publications. Please attach one pdf-file for each publication
    • Reference letters and other relevant qualifications may also be included.

    About Maersk Mc-Kinney Moller Institute

    The Maersk Mc-Kinney Moller Institute is an internationally recognized institute, which has maintained a leading position in robotics for more than three decades. The institute is the origin of robotics research in Denmark and has spawned the world-renowned cluster of robotics in Odense with more than 130 robotics companies including Universal Robots and Mobile Industrial Robots. Building on our expertise in robotics and software, we have raised strong research centres in related domains, such as Health Informatics and Energy Informatics, and in recent years also put the institute in the lead of drone research. Learn more about our institute at


    • The successful applicant will be employed in accordance with the agreement between the Ministry of Finance and the Danish Confederation of Professional Associations. Please check links for more information on salary and taxation.
    • Further information for international applicants about entering and working in Denmark.
    • Further information about The Faculty of Engineering.


    Head of Section Torben Worm

    Professor Mikkel Baun Kjærgaard

    Official advertisement

    Associate Professors and/or Assistant Professors with Software Technology or Software Engineering background sought to The Maersk Mc-Kinney Moller Institute

    Post expires at 8:59am on Tuesday April 20th, 2021 (GMT+9)