Assistant Professor of Computer Science
Aalborg University Department of Computer Science
Denmark

ASSISTANT PROFESSOR IN COMPUTER SCIENCE (WITH POSSIBILITY OF TENURE-TRACK)

The Department of Computer Science at Aalborg University’s Technical Faculty of IT is looking to appoint a number of Assistant Professors (with the possibility of tenure-track) from June 1, 2019 or soon hereafter. The Department of Computer Science features a broad range of synergistic activities within research and education in the general area of computer science, including curiosity-driven research and targeted research in collaboration with industrial partners, as well as traditional university education, with a unique problem- and project-based focus, and continued education and knowledge dissemination.

JOB DESCRIPTION

As Assistant Professor in Computer Science, you are expected to conduct research and teaching at an international standard. Facilitating this, you will be associated with one of the department’s three research groups:

Database, Programming and Web technologies

This group emphasizes on data-intensive systems and platforms, spatio-temporal data management, data analytics and mining, application of machine learning, programming technologies, web science and engineering, personalization, and user modeling. http://www.cs.aau.dk/research/database-and-programming-technologies

 

Distributed, Embedded and Intelligent Systems

This group emphasizes on foundational and logical theories, algorithms and tools for verification and validation, methodologies for real-time and embedded systems, networks and operating systems, probabilistic graphical models, and machine learning. http://www.cs.aau.dk/research/distributed-embedded-intelligent-systems/

 

Human-Centered Computing

This group emphasizes on the design, development, and use of interactive computer systems from a human-centered perspective, including software development, digitalization, human-computer interaction, interaction design, user experience, and innovation- http://www.cs.aau.dk/research/human-centered-computing

 

Teaching will primarily be on the Computer Science Department’s educations but could also include other study programmes at the University. For information on the department’s educations, see https://www.cs.aau.dk/education/

Possibility of tenure-track

Aalborg University, Department of Computer Science offers talented scientists attractive career perspectives via a tenure-track.
Highly qualified candidates are appointed for a period of six years with the prospect of performance-based advancement to a tenured position.

The aim of the tenure-track position is to attract talented young scientists. Tenure-track positions give the possibility for promotion to a tenure position as Associate Professor.  

The tenure track assistant professor’s duties will primarily include research, including obligations with regard to publication/scientific communication and research-based teaching with associated examination obligations. To a limited extent the position may also include other duties.

The 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.
The university carries out a mid-term evaluation by an internal assessment committee to review the progress of the tenure track candidates after 3 years.

The final tenure review is conducted after five and a half years with an assessment committee.  If the review is positive, the candidate will be offered a tenured position as Associate Professor at Aalborg University.

For further information, please contact Head of Department Jesper Kjeldskov, jesper@cs.aau.dk  

Qualification requirements:

Appointment as an Assistant Professor presupposes scientific qualifications at PhD–level or similar scientific qualifications. The research potential of each applicant will be emphasized in the overall assessment.

Appointment as an Assistant Professor cannot exceed a period of four years in total in a temporary position (appointment at Assistant Professor level cannot exceed a period of eight years in total in Denmark).

The application must contain the following: 

  • A clear statement of which one of the three research groups the applicant wish to be associated with
  • 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.

An assessment committee will assess all candidates. 

The applications are only to be submitted online by using the "Apply online" button below.

AAU wishes to reflect the diversity of society and welcomes applications from all qualified candidates regardless of personal background or belief.

For further information concerning the application procedure please contact Lisbeth Palmelund by mail est-st-hr@adm.aau.dk or phone (+45) 9940 7553.

AGREEMENT

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.

VACANCY NUMBER

2019-224-02550

DEADLINE

01/02/2020

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