Aarhus: Professor/Associate Professor in Science Studies

The Centre for Science Studies at Aarhus University invites applications for the position of full professor or associate professor (depending on the qualifications of the successful candidate) in science studies with
an expected starting date of February 2016.

We seek applicants with academic expertise in either one or several of the following areas: history of science, technology, or mathematics, philosophy of science, science communication, or related areas.

The Centre seeks to strengthen its research by attracting excellent researchers. The successful candidate is expected to take an active interest in developing the research profile of the Centre in collaboration with the other staff members.

The Centre teaches philosophy of science courses to almost all bachelor students at the Faculty of Science and Technology. The appointee is expected to take responsibility for one or more of these courses.

The Centre also has its own Master’s Programme in science studies. The appointee is expected to teach courses within this programme and engage in the development of new courses. Moreover, the appointee will be expected to participate in all aspects of the Department’s activities and to be present on a daily basis.

The Centre for Science Studies is placed within the Department of Mathematics, Faculty of Science and Technology. The centre ranks as one of the major centres for the history and philosophy of science, technology, and mathematics in Europe. For more information about the Centre, please see here: http://css.au.dk/en/.

Further information may be obtained from Head of Department Niels O. Nygaard, phone +45 8715 5785, email niels.nygaard@math.au.dk

Formalities and salary range

The Faculty of Science and Technology refers to the Ministerial Order on the Appointment of Academic Staff at Danish Universities under the Danish Ministry of Science, Technology and Innovation.

The application must be in English and include a curriculum vitae, degree certificate, a complete list of publications, a statement of future research plans and information about research activities, teaching portfolio and verified information on previous teaching experience (if any). Guidelines for applicants can be found here:

http://scitech.au.dk/en/about-science-and-technology/vacant-positions/application-form-guide/

Appointment shall be in accordance with the collective labour agreement between the Danish Ministry of Finance and the Danish Confederation of Professional Associations. Further information on qualification requirements and job content may be found in the Memorandum on Job Structure for Academic Staff at Danish Universities:

http://www.au.dk/fileadmin/www.au.dk/Regelsamlingen/2014/Job_Structure_for_Academic_Staff_at_Universities_2013_28-04-2014.pdf

Salary depends on seniority as agreed between the Danish Ministry of Finance and the Confederation of Professional Associations.

Application deadline

All applications must be submitted online on 15 October 2015 at the latest.

Please apply online here

http://www.peoplexs.com/Peoplexs22/CandidatesPortalNoLogin/ApplicationForm.cfm?VacatureID=758067&PortalID=5283

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