Aarhus University Assistant Professor in Political Science
The Department of Political Science at Aarhus BSS, Aarhus University, invites applications for one or more assistant professor positions in Political Science.
The assistant professorship is a full-time and fixed-term three-year position starting on January 2020 or as soon as possible hereafter subject to mutual agreement.
The successful applicant is expected to contribute significantly to the department’s research and teaching environment and to the overall research strategy of the School.
We are hiring within the fields of one or more of these subjects:
- Public Administration,
- Comparative Politics,
- Political Behaviour,
- International Relations,
- Public Policy,
- Political Sociology, and/or
- Political Theory
The successful applicant is expected to contribute significantly to the department’s research and teaching environment and activities. We expect you to teach and supervise students at Bachelor’s and Master’s level and to carry out individual and group-based research of the highest international standard. We expect active participation in the activities of the department and the relevant sub section.
To qualify for the position as assistant professor in Political Science you must hold a relevant PhD or have equivalent qualifications within the fields covered by the department. You must have documented teaching experience. The department will prioritize applicants who have demonstrated the ability to perform solid and original research results and whom we believe will contribute to the further development of the department’s research and teaching.
Place of work
Department of Political Science, Bartholins Alle 7, DK-8000 Aarhus C.
Terms of employment
The appointment is made in accordance with the Memorandum on Job Structure for Academic Staff at Danish Universities as well as the circular on the Collective Agreement for Academics Employed by the State (in Danish).
The job content and qualification requirements are described in further detail in the Ministerial Order on the Appointment of Academic Staff at Universities.
The Department of Political Science is one of the six departments at Aarhus BSS, one of the four faculties at Aarhus University. Aarhus BSS unites the business and social science-related research fields and brings them closer together to reflect the close relationship between society and the business community. As part of a Top 100 university, Aarhus BSS – and specifically the Department of Political Science – has achieved the distinguished AASCB, AMBA and EQUIS accreditations.
At the Department of Political Science, we emphasise a dynamic and flexible research and teaching profile characterised by pluralism and openness. With around 90 academic staff members and 40 PhD students, we offer a lively and ambitious research and teaching environment.
The research carried out at the department not only covers a variety of political science disciplines, but also represents a variety of methodological approaches. This not only enables us to focus on new problem areas as they appear on the national and international political arenas, but also allows us to contribute actively to the development of the discipline. We also emphasise communicating our research results to the political-administrative system and to the public in general.
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For further information about the position and the department, please contact Head of Department, Professor Peter Munk Christiansen Tel.: +45 3011 5340, Email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
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