If you want to make a difference in society and you are looking for the best possible foundation for fulfilling your ambitions, it is right here in front of you.

At DTU Engineering Technology you will be at the forefront of university-industry collaboration. You will be a decisive partner in bringing new technologies to a range of industries and companies.

DTU Engineering Technology bridges research with problem solving through university-industry collaboration that takes form with and without student involvement For example by industry cases in teaching, industry cases driving student projects and in collaboration between employees and industry.

DTU Engineering Technology invites applicants for a number of positions as Associate Professor/Team lead in the newly started research groups. Besides yourself, the groups consist of 2-8 other staff members and are expected to grow in the next years by addition of PhD students. You will be the driving force in the establishment of the research groups.

The research group is currently strong in industry-collaboration, and in the coming years your contributions will strengthen the research profile of the group with focus on sustainability and digitalization.

The groups that we are hiring for are:

  1. Building Technology and Processes
  2. Engineering Education Research
  3. Innovation Processes and Entrepreneurship
  4. Mechanical Technology
  5. Mobility, Environment and infrastructure
  6. Operation Management and Automation
  7. AI, Mathematics and Software
  8. Strategy and leadership Development
  9. Business Development

Responsibilities and qualifications
Your overall focus will be, contributing to DTU’s strategic aim towards being Europe’s best Engineering education. We provide courses and instruction that feed into a number of DTU’s Bachelor in Engineering (BEng) Programmes as well as a range of continuing education formats, including Diploma Programmes. Our approach is research and development-based with a strong focus on professional practice, hands-on experience, problem solving and business readiness.  Qualifying our graduates to detect, analyse and find solutions to real-world challenges and technical problems across engineering disciplines and in practice-based, complex and development-oriented job functions. At DTU, pedagogical concept is based upon the internationally recognized concept CDIO.

Your primary tasks will be to:

  • Teach and supervise BEng and BSc student projects, and be co-supervisor for PhD students.
  • Engagement in industry-university collaboration
  • Establishment of the research group

As a manager, you are a role model engaged in dialogue, so that your leadership inspires others to follow.

In recent years, DTU has been working concertedly to professionalize leadership at DTU. The DTU Leadership Role is based on four cornerstones: academic management, resource management, Performance-enhancing HR management and strategic management. Moreover, self-management and DTU’s values constitute the central parameters for these four disciplines. To find out more about DTU’s Leadership Role, see the website

You must be responsible for the teaching of courses. You will be expected to learn Danish and be able to teach in Danish after 3 years. DTU can provide Danish language courses.

As formal qualification you must hold a PhD degree (or equivalent) as well as 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
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 salary for the position will be determined by the applicant’s qualifications and in agreement with the relevant union.

You can read more about career paths at DTU here.

The place of work is DTU in Ballerup.

Further information
Further information may be obtained from Head of Department, Malene Kirstine Holst, tel.: +45 3588 5031/ +45 9351 1571.

You can read more about DTU Engineering Technology at www.engtech.dtu.dk.

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 27 September 2021 (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 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 indicating scientific highlights, H-index and ORCID (see http://orcid.org/)
  • Teaching portfolio including documentation of teaching experience
  • Academic Diplomas (MSc/PhD)

When applying, please indicate which research group you are applying for in the application form field “Please indicate which position you are applying for”.

You can learn more about the recruitment process here.

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

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