Postdoc of disciplinary approaches to technology education

Department of Computer Science
Faculty of Science,

University of Copenhagen


Applications are invited for a two-year postdoctoral position of disciplinary approaches to technology education at the Department of Computer Science from 1 January 2024 or as soon as possible thereafter.

Initiated in August 2023 and funded by NFF, Willum and Lundbeck foundations, the knowledge center on technology education is driven by the ambition to empower every child and young person in Denmark with the knowledge and skills necessary for active participation in a democratic society that is deeply influenced by digital technologies. Key school disciplines such as L1 and Mathematics plays a crucial role in obtaining this change, but the formation of new school topics, in part derived from computer science, also provide a productive approach. The post doc will investigate how new and existing disciplines constitute and shape students’ opportunities to learn about technology. This can include investigating curriculum standards, disciplinary norms and forms of communication.

The postdoc’s duties will include research within disciplinary approaches to technology educational. This involves data collection, analysis, and publication as well as teaching. The post may also include performance of other duties.

Essential qualifications is a PhD or similar within the areas education, topic didactics, or technology education. Desirable qualifications are experience with classroom research, teaching and working in large projects.

Further information on the Department can be found at Department of Computer Science DIKU – University of Copenhagen.  

Inquiries about the position can be made to Professor Morten Misfeldt, phone +45 22723094.

Terms of employment
The position is open from 1 January 2024 or as soon as possible thereafter. The position is temporary for two years.

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.

Negotiation for salary supplement is possible.

The application, in English, must be submitted electronically by clicking APPLY NOW below.

Please include:

  • Curriculum vitae
  • Diplomas (Master and PhD degree or equivalent)
  • Research plan – description of current and future research plans
  • Complete publication list
  • Separate reprints of 3 particularly relevant papers

The deadline for applications is 2 October 2023, 23:59 CET.

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

Interviews will be held in November 2023.

The University wishes our staff to reflect the diversity of society and thus welcomes applications from all qualified candidates regardless of personal background.


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: 02-10-2023
Employment start: 01-01-2024
Working hours: Full time
Department/Location: Department of Computer Science

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