Associate Professor in Fisheries Technology
DTU invites applications for a position as Associate Professor in Fisheries Technology. The Associate Professor will be affiliated with the National Institute of Aquatic Resources (DTU Aqua), Section for Fisheries Technology, and based in Hirtshals.
The Section for Fisheries Technology works with technological development of fishing gears, techniques and methods that can contribute to promoting economic and environmental sustainability in the fishing industry, and that can support society's need to regulate fishing. It has approximately 15 scientific staff and has strong collaborative networks within fisheries technology, not only in Europe but also throughout the world.
We offer a rewarding and challenging job in an international environment with excellent facilities for experimental studies and scientific cruise-based research. We strive for academic excellence in an environment characterised by collegial respect and academic freedom tempered by responsibility.
Responsibilities and qualifications
We expect in-depth experience with:
- teaching and supervision at all academic levels as well as engaging students in active learning processes;
- involvement in advice provision projects to improve research-based management decisions;
- involved in attracting external research funding from national and international foundations;
- national and international collaboration with leading scientists and disseminating scientific results with a high impact on the research field;
- coordinating and participating in sea trials on board research and commercial fishing vessels;
You must be responsible for the teaching of courses. You will be expected to learn Danish and be able to teach in Danish after 3 years. DTU can provide Danish language courses.
As formal qualification you must hold a PhD degree (or equivalent) as well as academic qualifications equivalent to those obtained by holding an assistant professorship and documented didactic/pedagogic training.
You will be assessed against the responsibilities and qualifications stated above and the following general criteria:
- Experience and quality of teaching
- Research experience
- Research vision and potential
- International impact and experience
- Societal impact
- Innovativeness, including commercialization and collaboration with industry
- Leadership, collaboration, and interdisciplinary skills
- Communication skills
Salary and terms of employment
The appointment will be based on the collective agreement with the Danish Confederation of Professional Associations. The salary for the position will be determined by the applicants qualifications and in agreement with the relevant union. Further information on qualification requirements and job content may be found in the Ministerial Order on Job Structure for Academic Staff at Universities.
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Further information may be obtained from Head of Section Jordan Feekings (firstname.lastname@example.org), tel.: +45 24 89 58 21.
You can read more about “the Department” at https://www.aqua.dtu.dk/english.
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Please submit your online application no later than 15 September 2021 (Danish time).
Apply at www.career.dtu.dk
Applications must be submitted as one PDF file containing all materials to be given consideration. To apply, please open the link "Apply online", fill out the online application form, and attach all your materials in English in one PDF file. The file must include:
- Application (cover letter)
- Vision for teaching and research
- CV including employment history, list of publications indicating scientific highlights, H-index and ORCID (see http://orcid.org/)
- Teaching portfolio including documentation of teaching experience
- Academic Diplomas (MSc/PhD)
You can learn more about the recruitment process here.
All qualified candidates irrespective of age, gender, race, disability, religion or ethnic background are encouraged to apply.
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DTU Aqua provides research, advice, innovation and education at the highest international level within the sustainable exploitation of living marine and freshwater resources, the biology of aquatic organisms, and the dynamics of ecosystems as well as their integration in ecosystem-based management. DTU Aqua has 350 employees, of whom a third are scientific staff. The other employees are assistant biologists, laboratory technicians, administrative staff, ship’s crew etc. In addition, the department has a number of scientific and administrative support functions, including the research vessels DANA and HAVFISKEN. DTU Aqua has locations in Lyngby, Hirtshals, Nykøbing Mors, and Silkeborg.
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