148882 Associate Professor of Cutaneous T-cell immunology (Fixed-Term, 4 Years)

LEO Foundation Skin Immunology Research Center 
Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences 
University of Copenhagen 
The University seeks to appoint an associate professor of cutaneous T-cell immunology to the LEO Foundation Skin Immunology Research Center to commence as soon as possible. The postion is a temporary for 4 years and a full time position.   
Information on the Center can be found at: https://sic.ku.dk.   
Job description 
The appointee is expected to conduct research into the role of cellular stress and stress response pathways in cutaneous T-cell immunology and the pathogenesis of cutaneous T-cell malignancies. In considering applications for the position, the main emphasis will accordingly be on the applicant's ability to document original scientific work on a high international level within the areas of cutaneous T-cell immunology and T-cell malignancies of the skin such as cutaneous T-cell lymphomas.
Furthermore, it is a great advantage if the applicant has prior research experience with cellular stress and stress response pathways as well as with putative contributors to cellular stress in the skin including bacteria-host interactions, genotoxic factors and cytokines. 
The associate 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: 
  • Research qualifications achievable in a position as assistant professor or equivalent within the subject areas 
  • Teaching qualifications and pedagogical competencies 
  • Research-based teaching 
  • The applicant should have solid expertise working with stress-regulated signalling pathways central to the pathogenesis of cutaneous T-cell malignancies (e.g. Jak/Stat, MAPK and NF-kB pathways), flow cytometry, clinical samples, and primary T cells 
The associate professor is also required to possess good interpersonal and communicative skills. 
Terms of employment 
Salary and other terms and conditions of appointment are set in accordance with the Agreement between the Ministry of Finance and AC (Danish Confederation of Professional Associations) or other relevant professional organisations.  
The position is covered by the Job Structure for Academic Staff at Universities 2013. 
For further information, please contact Executive Director Professor Niels Ødum, ndum@sund.ku.dk.  
Foreign applicants may find this link useful: https://www.ism.ku.dk (International Staff Mobility).  
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, PhD, and other relevant certificates) 
  • A complete list of publications  
  • Research plan (3‐5 pages) 
  • Uploads of maximum 5 publications to be considered in the assessment  
  • Teaching plan 
  • Teaching portfolio (Guidelines: https://employment.ku.dk/faculty/recruitment-process/job-application-portfolio
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 28 February 2019.  
Interviews for this position are likely to be held in mid/end May. 

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.


Application deadline: 28-02-2019
Employment start: Start as soon as possible
Working hours: Full time
Department/Location: LEO Foundation Skin Immunology Research Center

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