Are you establishing your career as a researcher and looking for the best possible foundation for fulfilling your dreams and ambitions?

We invite you to join our section “Energy Technology and Computer Science”, where you will have about 20 colleagues with a mix of research and industrial experience. We work with research, innovation, technology implementation, and education development. Our section is diverse in culture, nationalities, and career paths from industry and academia. We enjoy collegial idea generation, feedback, and cooperation in an informal, safe, and fun working environment. We value our diversity in daily work. Our research is focused on implementation of technologies with key applications within software development, AI and optimization, electrical grids, energy systems, and secured digital and communication systems.

Responsibilities and qualifications 
Your contribution will be within software development with an emphasis on research and teaching in one or more of the following areas:

  • Android and Kotlin
  • iOS and Swift
  • Microsoft MAUI and C#

In this position you will have the opportunity to develop your professional skills within the above areas, as well as other relevant areas. You will also be contributing to the section’s research agenda with your research experiences and perspectives.

Your overall focus will be to strengthen the department’s research and teaching within mobile software development to fulfil the increasing demand for academic as well as industrial knowledge within this field and competences across multiple engineering programs. To do so, you will:

  • Develop the research field by identifying knowledge gaps of scientific, academic, and industrial relevance
  • Contribute to and take leadership at different stages of project development
  • Conduct and in time lead research projects with high visibility in the international networks of relevance though publications and collaborations
  • Teach and supervise in multiple BEng - and part time diploma-programmes within the above mentioned fields
  • If associate professor, supervise PhD students; if assistant professor, co-supervise PhD students

You must be responsible for the teaching of courses. DTU employs two working languages: Danish and English. You are expected to be fluent in at least one of these languages, and in time are expected to master both.

As formal qualification you must hold a PhD degree (or equivalent). If you are applying for the associate professor position you should also have 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 allowance will be agreed upon with the relevant union. 

The place of work is the Department of Engineering Technology, DTU Ballerup Campus.

This is a full-time position with the starting date January 1st, 2025 (or according to mutual agreement). 

The assistant professor position is part of DTU’s Tenure Track program. Read more about the program and the recruitment process here.

You can read more about career paths at DTU here.

Further information
Further information may be obtained from the Head of Section Mehdi Savaghebi,, or Head of Department Malene Kirstine Holst, . 

You can read more about DTU Engineering Technology at 

If you are applying from abroad, you may find useful information on working in Denmark and at DTU at DTU – Moving to Denmark.

Application procedure
Please submit your online application no later than 4 August 2024 (23:59 Danish time)

Applications must be submitted as one PDF file containing all materials to be given consideration. To apply, please open the link "Apply now", 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 (applicants applying for the position as associate professor should indicate scientific highlights), H-index and ORCID (see
  • Teaching portfolio including documentation of teaching experience
  • Academic Diplomas (MSc/PhD)

You can learn more about the recruitment process here.

Please indicate whether you are applying for the position as Associate or Assistant Professor.

Applications received after the deadline will not be considered.

All interested candidates irrespective of age, gender, disability, race, religion or ethnic background are encouraged to apply.

About DTU Engineering Technology
We work at the forefront of university-industry collaboration and develop tools and methods for technology implementation. We are organized in 8 sections all focused on technology implementation, engineering technology and engineering education within a wide range of engineering fields.

Technology for people
DTU develops technology for people. With our international elite research and study programmes, we are helping to create a better world and to solve the global challenges formulated in the UN’s 17 Sustainable Development Goals. Hans Christian Ørsted founded DTU in 1829 with a clear mission to develop and create value using science and engineering to benefit society. That mission lives on today. DTU has 13,500 students and 6,000 employees. We work in an international atmosphere and have an inclusive, evolving, and informal working environment. DTU has campuses in all parts of Denmark and in Greenland, and we collaborate with the best universities around the world.