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We invite you to join our research group “AI, Math and Software”, where you will have colleagues with a mix of research and industrial experience. We work with research, innovation, technology implementation, teaching, and education development. Our group is diverse in culture, nationalities, personality types, 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 the daily work, where our collaboration benefits from academic, industrial, and educational perspectives on the digital transition in education, industry collaboration, and research projects where we focus on implementation of the digital technologies.

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:

  • DevOps
  • Frontend and backend development and distributed systems
  • Linux server management

Your overall focus will be to strengthen the department’s research and teaching within software development to ensure 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 identify 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 within 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

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

Our research is focused on implementation of digital technologies with key application within healthcare, optimal use of energy and resources, maintenance planning, and optimization, with respect to securing digital systems and communications.

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

We offer
We offer a rewarding and challenging job within an international environment. Our work climate fosters academic excellence and is characterized by collegial respect, academic freedom, and a sense of responsibility. We support talent development by providing a career mentor, an active research environment, and direct involvement in research activities.

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 starting date is 1st January 2024 or according to mutual agreement. The position is a full-time position. 

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 associate professor, group leader, Henrik Bechmann,, 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 24 October 2023 (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.

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