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:

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

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 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

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)

To view the full announcement and to apply: Associate Professor or DTU Tenure Track Assistant Professor in Software Development.

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