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Assistant Professor of Law, Department of Food and Resource Economics, University of Copenhagen

The Department of Food and Resource Economics embraces social science disciplines such as economics, sociology, ethics and law with a particular emphasis on aspects related to food and natural resources. The law group at the Section for Consumption, Bioethics and Governance is responsible for teaching law courses at the Faculty of Science, including EU law, Forvaltningsret (Administrative Law) and Miljø- og planlovgivning (Environmental and Planning Law). The law group conducts research in topics of particular relevance for the Faculty, e.g. environmental law, food law, EU law and international law. Research and teaching may take place in a cross-disciplinary context. The law group aims to establish and maintain contacts and networks both within and outside academia.  
Applicants must have an academic degree within law as well as documented scientific qualifications such as a Ph.D. or equivalent in relation to the above subject area. Qualifications within one or more of the following scientific areas are required: EU law, administrative law, environmental law, food law or other relevant areas of law.  
The assistant professor’s duties will primarily include research, including obligations with regard to publication/scientific communication and research-based teaching with associated examination obligations within law. To a limited extent this may also include performance of other duties. Language skills in English as well as Danish are needed as teaching is in both English and Danish. 
Further information on the Department is linked at http://www.science.ku.dk/english/about-the-faculty/organisation/. Inquiries about the position can be made professor Helle Tegner Anker, hta@ifro.ku.dk, phone: +45 35332321. 
The position is open from 1 November 2017 or as soon as possible thereafter. The position is limited to 4 years. 
The University wishes our staff to reflect the diversity of society and thus welcomes applications from all qualified candidates regardless of personal background. 
Terms of employment 
The position is covered by the Memorandum on Job Structure for Academic Staff.  
Terms of appointment and payment accord to the agreement between the Ministry of Finance and The Danish Confederation of Professional Associations on Academics in the State.  
The starting salary is currently up to DKK 413.717 including annual supplement (+ pension up to DKK 70.746). Negotiation for salary supplement is possible. 
The application, in English, must be submitted electronically by clicking APPLY NOW below.  
Please include:  
- Curriculum vita 
- Diplomas (Master and PhD degree or equivalent)  
- Research plan – description of current and future research plans 
- If available, description and documentation of teaching and supervision experience and qualifications- please describe and document: 
    - Experience with supervision of BSc and MSc students 
    - Teaching experience 
    - Formal pedagogical training 
- Complete publication list 
- Separate reprints of 5 particularly relevant papers 
The deadline for applications is 27 August 2017, 23:59 GMT +1.  
After the expiry of the deadline for applications, the authorized recruitment manager selects applicants for assessment on the advice of the Interview Committee.  
You can read about the recruitment process at http://employment.ku.dk/faculty/recruitment-process/

Part of the International Alliance of Research Universities (IARU), and among Europe’s top-ranking universities, the University of Copenhagen promotes research and teaching of the highest international standard. Rich in tradition and modern in outlook, the University gives students and staff the opportunity to cultivate their talent in an ambitious and informal environment. An effective organisation – with good working conditions and a collaborative work culture – creates the ideal framework for a successful academic career.


Helle Tegner Anker
E-mail: hta@ifro.ku.dk


Application deadline: 27-08-2017
Employment start: 01-11-2017
Working hours: Full time
Department/Location: Institut for Fødevare- og Ressourceøkonomi

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