DTU Engineering Technology invites applicants for a position as DTU Tenure Track Assistant Professor or Associate Professor in construction and structural engineering in the research group Building technology and processes. You will be a driving force in developing research and teaching in building technology and structural engineering in an applied context. The research group consists of 6 colleagues with a mix of research and industry experience and is expected to grow in the next years by addition of PhD-students. Your contribution will strengthen the group’s profile in construction and structural engineering.
The assistant professor position is part of DTU’s Tenure Track program. We offer a rewarding and challenging job in an international environment. We strive for academic excellence in an environment characterized by collegial respect and academic freedom tempered by responsibility. We develop talent by offering a career mentor, state-of-the-art research infrastructure, and postgraduate teacher training. DTU’s Tenure Track is an appointment of at most six years, during which you will receive career support in the form of professional and personal guidance. At the end of the tenure track appointment you will be evaluated by an external assessment committee, who will assess your appointment to a permanent Associate Professorship. Read more about the DTU Tenure Track program at DTU at this homepage .
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, the pedagogical concept and the BEng programmes are based upon the internationally recognized concept CDIO.
Your focus will be to strengthen the department’s research profile and you will be a decisive part in establishing the profile of the research group, along with the department’s focus and growth within in construction and structural engineering. You will work with nearby colleagues, and with both academic and industrial partners in Denmark as well as abroad. University-industry collaboration will characterize your teaching and research, why we value practical and theoretical experience with state of the art building codes (such as the Eurocodes), new construction materials (including timber, concrete and/or steel), and use of digital tools in structural engineering and building design. Your primary tasks will be to:
- Teach and supervise BEng, BSc and Part-time Diploma student projects, and be co-supervisor for PhD students
- Supervise students during internships Course responsible for courses within structural engineering, digital tools for structural engineering, new construction materials and structural systems for a sustainable built environment
- Contribute in the development of the research group in terms of funding, involving research designs and publications You must be responsible for the teaching of courses.
The teaching language of the department is Danish. Coming from abroad 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 MSc or 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
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.
The place of work is DTU in Ballerup.
Further information may be obtained from associate professor, group leader, Michael Mast firstname.lastname@example.org . Alternatively from Senior Recruitment Consultants in Hartmanns, Anne-Mette Juncker Davidsen (+45 41211344 / email@example.com or Mads Jakobsen (+45
4121 1326 / firstname.lastname@example.org
You can read more about DTU Engineering Technology at www.engtech.dtu.dk .
Please submit your online application no later than 31 January 2022 (Danish time). Apply online at www.career.dtu.dk .
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 (applicants applying for the position as associate professor should indicate scientific highlights), H-index and ORCID (see http://orcid.org/ ) (for the Job structure for Academic Staff at Universities or the career structure for Bachelor of Engineering educations and the Export Engineer education)
- Teaching portfolio including documentation of teaching experience
- Academic Diplomas (MSc/PhD)
In the field “Please indicate which position you are applying for”, please indicate whether you are applying for the position as Assistant or Associate Professor, and which career structure you are applying for. All interested candidates irrespective of age, gender, disability, race, religion or ethnic background are encouraged to apply.
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