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Do you want to contribute to the digital transition with Software and/or Systems Development through education and collaboration with industry and academia? 

DTU Engineering Technology invites applicants with and industrial background for a position as assistant/associate professor in software engineering and -development.

You will join the research group “AI, Mathematics and Software”, which consists of several colleagues with a mix of research and industry experience in software development, IT infrastructure, healthcare technology, and medical devices. The 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 teaching in one or several of the following areas:

  • Front-end development and user experience design
  • Mobile application development
  • Development methods such as Agile development and DevOps
  • Back-end development
  • Software architecture
  • Embedded systems
  • Project management of software projects

In this position, you will have the opportunity to develop your professional skills within the above areas, as well as other relevant areas. The position’s primary responsibility will be to teach and supervise student projects, but you will also be contributing to the group’s research projects and the research agenda with your industrial 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 qualifications you must hold an MSc or a PhD degree (or equivalent) in engineering, science or equivalent and three years of industrial experience. 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 
Salary and employment terms and conditions are according to the collective agreement with the Danish Confederation of Professional Associations, and the career structure for Bachelor of Engineering educations and the Export Engineer education or the Ministerial Order on Job Structure for Academic Staff at Universities

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 the department 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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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 nine research groups 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.