17/10/2020

Department of Computer Science is looking for an assistant professor in Participatory Data Science


  • ORGANISATION/COMPANY
    Aarhus University (AU)
  • RESEARCH FIELD
    Computer science
    Technology
  • RESEARCHER PROFILE
    First Stage Researcher (R1)
    Recognised Researcher (R2)
    Established Researcher (R3)
    Leading Researcher (R4)
  • APPLICATION DEADLINE
    13/11/2020 23:59 - Europe/Brussels
  • LOCATION
    Denmark › Aarhus C
  • TYPE OF CONTRACT
    Other
  • JOB STATUS
    Full-time

OFFER DESCRIPTION

A non-tenured assistant professor position is available in the HCI group at Department of Computer Science at Aarhus University. The purpose of the position is to strengthen the group’s activities in the area of human centered data analytics.<br /><br /><strong>Responsibilities and qualifications:</strong><br />The successful candidate should hold a PhD. degree and have at least a couple of years Post Doc experience in hand. The candidate should have extensive expertise In Human Computer Interaction and Participatory Design, and in particular research experience in undertaking data analytics together with domain experts and citizens. In addition, the candidate should be able to collaborate in an interdisciplinary team.<br /><br />The responsibilities of the successful applicant would include research on the above topics in collaboration with other staff at Department of Computer Science, as well as various external partners. In addition to research, there are teaching and service tasks.<br /><br />The position is for three years and the starting date is January 1st 2021.<br /><br />The place of work will be Dept. of Computer Science, Aarhus University, Aabogade 34, 8200 Aarhus N<br /><br />Questions regarding this job offer should be directed to Professor Susanne Bødker, <a href="mailto:bodker@cs.au.dk" target="_blank">bodker@cs.au.dk</a><br /><br /><strong>About Department of Computer Science, Aarhus University:</strong><br />Computer Science in Aarhus was founded in 1968 as part of the Department of Mathematical Sciences. The Department of Computer Science became independent in 1998 and today the department in is internationally recognized among the top groups in several research fields. The department has 35 tenured/tenure track faculty members and a total of 120 employees, including PhD students.<br /><br /><strong>Application procedure</strong><br />Shortlisting is used. This means that after the deadline for applications – and with the assistance from the assessment committee chairman, and the assessment committee if necessary, – the head of department selects the candidates to be evaluated. The selection is made on the basis of an assessment of who of the candidates are most relevant considering the requirements of the advertisement. All applicants will be notified within 6 weeks whether or not their applications have been sent to an expert assessment committee for evaluation. The selected applicants will be informed about the composition of the committee and will receive his/her assessment. Once the recruitment process is completed a final letter of rejection is sent to the deselected applicants.<br /><br /><strong>Letter of reference</strong><br />If you want a referee to upload a letter of reference on your behalf, please state the referee’s contact information when you submit your application. We strongly recommend that you make an agreement with the person in question before you enter the referee’s contact information, and that you ensure that the referee has enough time to write the letter of reference before the application deadline. Unfortunately, it is not possible to ensure that letters of reference received after the application deadline will be taken into consideration.<br /><br /><strong>Formalities and salary range Formalities and salary range</strong><br />Natural Sciences refers to the <a href="http://www.medarbejdere.au.dk/appointment_of_academic_staff_at_universit... target="_blank">Ministerial Order on the Appointment of Academic Staff at Danish Universities under the Danish Ministry of Science, Technology and Innovation</a>.<br /><br />The application must be in English and include a curriculum vitae, degree certificate, a complete list of publications, a statement of future research plans and information about research activities, teaching portfolio and verified information on previous teaching experience (if any). Guidelines for applicants can be found <i><a href="https://nat.au.dk/en/about-the-faculty/vacant-positions-and-career/guide... target="_blank">here.</a></i><br /><br />Appointment shall be in accordance with the collective labour agreement between the Danish Ministry of Finance and the Danish Confederation of Professional Associations. Further information on qualification requirements and job content may be found in the <i><a href="https://medarbejdere.au.dk/fileadmin/www.medarbejdere.au.dk/hr/Rekrutter... target="_blank">Memorandum on Job Structure for Academic Staff at Danish Universities.</a> </i><br /><br />Salary depends on seniority as agreed between the Danish Ministry of Finance and the Confederation of Professional Associations.<br /><br />All interested candidates are encouraged to apply, regardless of their personal background. Research activities will be evaluated in relation to actual research time. Thus, we encourage applicants to specify periods of leave without research activities, in order to be able to subtract these periods from the span of the scientific career during the evaluation of scientific productivity.<br /><br />Aarhus University offers a broad variety of services for international researchers and accompanying families, including relocation service and career counselling to expat partners. Read more <a href="http://ias.au.dk/au-relocation-service/" target="_blank">here</a>. Please find more information about entering and working in Denmark <a href="http://international.au.dk/research/" target="_blank">here</a>.<br /><br /><em>The application must be submitted via Aarhus University’s recruitment system, which can be accessed under the job advertisement on Aarhus University's website.</em><br /><br /><strong>Aarhus </strong><strong>University</strong><br /><em>Aarhus University is an academically diverse and research-intensive university with a strong commitment to high-quality research and education and the development of society nationally and globally. The university offers an inspiring research and teaching environment to </em><em>its 38,000 students (FTEs) and 8,000 employees, and has an annual revenues of EUR 885 million. Learn more at <a href="http://www.international.au.dk/" target="_blank">www.international.au.dk/</a></em><br /><br /><strong>Deadline:</strong><br />13 November 2020

More Information

Work location(s)
1 position(s) available at
Aarhus University (AU)
Denmark
Aarhus C

EURAXESS offer ID: 568951
Posting organisation offer ID: 731130

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