148863 Clinical professor of Clinical Biochemistry with special focus on Bone Loss in Chronic Disease (fixed-term, 5 years)

Department of Clinical Medicine 
Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences
 University of Copenhagen 
 
The University seeks to appoint a clinical professor of Clinical Biochemistry with special focus on Bone Loss in Chronic Disease to commence as soon as possible. The externally funded professorship is combined with a consultancy at Rigshospitalet, Department of Clinical Biochemistry in the Capital Region. 
 
It is a requirement for appointment that the applicant is accepted for both the professorship and the consultancy. In order to be considered the applicant must send two applications: one to the Faculty (the professorship) and one to the hospital (the consultancy) cf. the simultaneously advertised position of the consultancy. This also applies to applicants who are already employed as consultants at the Hospital. The advertisement for the consultancy is available from https://www.sundhedsjobs.dk/jobopslag/363130
 
Both the professorship and the consultancy will be financed by Rigshospitalet. 
 
Information on the department can be found at: http://ikm.ku.dk/. 
 
Job description 
In the consideration of applications for the professorship, the main emphasis will be on the applicant's ability to document a high level of original scientific work at an international level within the area of Clinical Biochemistry with special focus on Bone Loss in Chronic Disease.
 
The professor’s responsibilities will primarily consist of: 
• Research, including publication/academic dissemination  
• Research-based teaching, including associated examination 
• Research leadership, including guidance and supervision of researchers  
• Obligation to share knowledge with the rest of society, including participation in public debate  
• Academic assessments
 
Required qualifications  
The successful applicant should be able to: 
• Document a high degree of original academic production at an international level, including considerable contributions to the development of the academic discipline 
• Manage research and other management functions, e.g. engage in the university’s external academic activities, as well as knowledge and technology transfer 
• Provide research-based teaching 
 
The professor is also required to possess good interpersonal and communicative skills. 
 
Terms of employment  
For the professorship the appointee will receive a pensionable annual salary of DKK 185,647 (1 October 2018 level).  
The position is covered by the Job Structure for Academic Staff at Universities 2013. 
 
Questions 
For further information please contact Head of Department Jesper Hastrup Svendsen, jesper.hastrup.svendsen@regionh.dk. 
Foreign applicants may find this link useful: http://www.ism.ku.dk/ (International Staff Mobility). 
 
Application 
The application must be submitted in English and must include the following documents:  
• Application, including motivations for applying for this position (Maximum 2 pages) 
• Curriculum vitae, including a list of publications 
• Diplomas (Master’s and PhD and other relevant certificates) 
• Research plan (3‐5 pages) 
• Uploads of maximum 10 publications to be considered in the assessment  
• Teaching plan 
 
Application procedure  
After the expiry of the deadline for applications, the authorized recruitment manager selects applicants for assessment on the advice of the Appointments Committee.  All applicants are then immediately notified whether their application has been passed for assessment. The Dean then appoints an expert assessment committee in order to make an assessment of the selected applicants for the specific post. Selected applicants are notified of the composition of the committee and each applicant has the opportunity to comment on the part of the assessment that relates to the applicant him/herself. You can read about the recruitment process at https://jobportal.ku.dk/. 
Please note that the applicant will be contacted if the assessment committee requires further documentation.
 
The applicant will be assessed according to the Ministerial Order no. 242 of 13 March 2012 on the Appointment of Academic Staff at Universities.  
 
The University of Copenhagen encourages all interested applicants to apply for this position. 
 
Please submit the application with the required attachments. Only online applications will be accepted. The closing date for applications is 23.59 p.m. CET, Thursday 7 March 2019. 
 
Interviews for this position are likely to be held on Thursday 19 September 2019. 
 
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Application deadline: 07-03-2019
Employment start: Start as soon as possible
Department/Location: Department of Clinical Biochemistry at Rigshospitalet, University of Copenhagen

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