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The Technical University of Denmark solicits applications for the above tenured position created to support the further development of the department of Chemical and Biochemical Engineering as a leading international department in the field of chemical and biochemical product and process technology with a particular focus on polymeric materials.

The teaching will cover experimental and theoretical Bachelor-, Master- and PhD-level courses in the core field of chemical and biochemical engineering as well as in-service training courses for industry. A successful candidate will have a great interest in teaching including developing new teaching methods including the use of digital technology and with a strong emphasis on sustainability. The research will be in the Danish Polymer Centre. The center focuses on polymer chemistry and technology with a strong tradition in rheology.

The preferred candidate should have a background in polymer technology and chemical engineering and a wish to grow frontline research to support the recycling of polymers. It will be an advantage for candidates:

  • to have a broad background in relevant analytical techniques – both for chemical and physical testing of polymers, including characterization by means of rheology
  • to have experience in polymer product design
  • to document a broad understanding of different technologies for recycling polymers
  • to show an overview of the field and an ability to cooperate with different stakeholders such as academia, industry, NGO’s, and public authorities.

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 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 on the positions from Head of Department, Professor Kim Dam-Johansen, +45 4525 2845,

You can read more about the department at DTU Chemical Engineering.

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 10 December 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 online," fill in the online application form, and attach all your materials in English in one PDF file. The file must include: 

  • Application (cover letter). Applicants should describe in their application, how they plan to develop their research topics of interest and what courses they would like to teach and develop.
  • CV
  • Diploma (MSc/PhD)
  • List of publications (applicants applying for the position as associate professor should indicate scientific highlights) ‘
  • Documentation for teaching experience (e.g. in the form of a teaching portfolio - applicants applying for the position as associate professor)
  • H-index, and ORCID (see e.g.

In the field “Please indicate which position you are applying for”, please indicate whether you are applying for the position as Associate or Assistant Professor.

You can learn more about the recruitment process here.

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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