Tenure-track position – Associate Professor or Assistant Professor jobs – Science Education jobs

    Tenure-track position - Associate Professor or Assistant Professor jobs - Science Education jobs

    Science Education jobs – Tenure-track Associate Professor or Assistant Professor position in science education research, in the Department of Science Education, Section for Science and Mathematics Education Research and Teaching (SMART), University of Copenhagen, Denmark


    Deadline to Apply

    May 26, 2021 (23: 59 GMT +2)


    Overview

    PositionTenure-track Assistant Professor/Associate Professor
    No. of Position(s)1
    Research AreaScience Education
    SalaryAssistant professor – DKK 437.435 / Year
    Associate professor – DKK 481.303/ Year
    WorkplaceSection for Science and Mathematics Education Research and Teaching (SMART)
    Department of Science Education
    University of Copenhagen
    Denmark
    Contract Period6 Years
    Starting dateNov 1, 2021

    Qualifications

    The ideal candidate has a PhD in science education or similar and has documented research experience in relation to one or more of the following areas:

    • Science teacher (further) education for lower secondary or primary school (grade 1-9)
    • Practice development concerning science teaching in lower secondary or primary school
    • Student learning, and/or interest, in science teaching in lower secondary or primary school.

    Needed qualifications at the Assistant Professor level: Teaching qualifications are not mandatory but documented teaching qualifications and teaching experience will be considered.

    Preference

    • Candidates who apply for the position as tenure-track assistant professor must have an academic standing showing internationally competitive research, and/or have internationally recognized high potential to make a future impact.
    • Candidates who apply for the position as associate professor must (beyond the above) have university level teaching experience, documented teaching competencies and must be able to explain and reflect upon own teaching practice and portfolio. Formal pedagogical training or supervision equivalent to the University of Copenhagen teacher training programme for assistant professors is required.

    Responsibilities/ Job Description

    • the applicant’s own research – hereunder development of the field, assessment tasks, grant applications, research management and supervision
    • departmental teaching – hereunder supervising students, preparing and participating in examinations
    • other tasks requested by the Department – hereunder engaging with and participate in Department and Faculty governance structures.

    Teaching duties will primarily consist of supervision of student projects and theses, course leadership, and classroom teaching related to an MSc degree program in STEM-teaching (see more at https://studier.ku.dk/stem) but teaching duties can involve other teaching and development duties depending on competences, interests and departmental needs.

    How to Apply?

    The application including all attachments must be in English and submitted electronically by clicking APPLY NOW above

    Documents Required

    If you are applying for the position at Tenure Track assistant professor level please include

    • Curriculum vitae including:
      • Please describe and document international network and relations
      • Please describe and document internationally based activities
      • Positions held at universities/research institutions outside Denmark
      • Outreach activities, i.e. popular lectures or other activities in the media
      • Grants held, personal or in part. Career development grants.
         
    • Diplomas (Master and PhD degree or equivalent)
    • Research plan – description of current and future research plans
    • If available, description and documentation of teaching and supervision experience and qualifications- please describe and document:
      • Experience with supervision of BSc and MSc students
      • Teaching experience
      • Formal pedagogical training
         
    • Complete publication list
    • Separate reprints of up to 5 particularly relevant papers


    If you are applying for the position at Associate Professor level please include

    • Curriculum vitae including information about external funding
    • Diplomas (Master and PhD degree or equivalent)
    • Research plan – description of current and future research plans
    • Description and documentation of teaching experience and qualifications according to university guidelines
    • Complete publication list
    • Separate reprints of 5 particularly relevant papers

    Terms of employment

    • Terms of appointment and payment accord to the agreement between the Ministry of Finance and The Danish Confederation of Professional Associations on Academics in the State.
    • Commencing salary for tenure-track assistant professors is currently up to DKK 437.435 including annual supplement (+ pension up to DKK 74.801).
    • Commencing salary for associate professors is currently up to DKK 481.303 including annual supplement (+ pension up to DKK 82.302)
    • Negotiation for salary supplement is possible.

    Note

    Interviews/trial lectures will be held on 13 October 2021.

    Candidates who are in doubt about which type of position to apply for are encouraged to apply for both positions

    Inquiries

    Head of Department Jan Alexis Nielsen
    E-mail: janielsen@ind.ku.dk
    Phone: +4535320361

    Head of Section Henriette Tolstrup Holmegaard
    E-mail: htholmegaard@ind.ku.dk
    Phone: +4535320386

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    Tenure-track Assistant Professor/Associate Professor of Science Education

    Post expires at 8:59am on Thursday May 27th, 2021 (GMT+9)