Assistant Professors (With The Possibility Of Tenure Track) In Mathematical Economics At The Department Of Mathematical Sciences (2022-224-04622)
At the Faculty of Engineering and Science, Department of Mathematical Sciences, positions as tenure track assistant professors in mathematical economics are open for appointment starting from March 1, 2023. The positions will be located at the campus of Aalborg University in Aalborg. The position is open for candidates that already achieved the PhD degree or who will defend their dissertation at a specified date before March 1, 2023. In that case, appointment is conditional on that the candidate is awarded the PhD degree after a successful defense at the specified data. An assistant professor position is temporary with a maximal duration of four years. Particularly qualified applicants can be appointed on a six year tenure-track contract. The Department of Mathematical Sciences conducts research in a wide range of mathematical disciplines and has three study programmes: mathematics (including a specialization in statistics at the master level), mathematical economics, and mathematics-technology. The department offers an international and informal working environment. The department is proud of its long tradition for good social relations and collaboration among colleagues. Employees at the department have great opportunities to shape the direction of their professional activities. For more information about the department, please see Department of Mathematical Sciences (aau.dk)
As assistant professor you will contribute to:
The requirements for the position as assistant professor are:
The ability to contribute to the development of external collaboration and to secure external funding will be considered, and the applicant is expected to have excellent interpersonal skills. Special contributions to the development of educational and teaching related activities will be considered in the overall assessment.
Tenure-track is offered to particularly qualified applicants. Tenure-track assistant professors are appointed for a period of 6 years with the prospect of performance-based promotion to a tenured position as associate professor. Tenure-track assistant professors are expected to have international academic standing, demonstrating acclaimed competitive research, and/or have a recognized high potential for future impact.
In tenure-track employment, AAU pays particular attention to:
If granted tenure-track, the tenure-track assistant professor will have an annual interview with the head of department. An internal assessment committee will conduct a mid-term evaluation after 3 years, and an external assessment committee will conduct a final review after 5.5 years. If the final review is positive, the candidate will be offered a tenured position as associate professor.
The following criteria are part of the tenure-track review:
Salary and benefits
Please contact International Staff Unit https://www.isu.aau.dk/ for information regarding salary and taxes. The successful candidate will be offered courses in Danish if needed. The Department of Mathematics offers excellent infrastructure in terms of office space and IT.
Working and living in Aalborg and Denmark
The city of Aalborg is lively with a wide variety of music and cultural events, top notch restaurants, fresh air and easy access to natural parks, forests, and great beaches. Aalborg Airport is well connected with the major hubs of Copenhagen Airport and Schiphol.
As employee at Aalborg University you obtain health insurance as a resident of Denmark. This also includes family members officially residing in Denmark.
Information about life in Denmark in general, health care, tax etc. can be found at the International Staff Unit page https://www.isu.aau.dk/ and https://lifeindenmark.borger.dk/
Further information may be obtained from head of section of statistics and mathematical economics Rasmus Waagepetersen, +45 9940 8856, firstname.lastname@example.org, or head of department Søren Højsgaard, phone: +45 9940 8801, email@example.com.
Appointment as an Assistant Professor presupposes scientific qualifications at PhD–level or similar scientific qualifications. The research potential of each applicant will be emphasized in the overall assessment.
Appointment as an Assistant Professor cannot exceed a period of four years in total in a temporary position (appointment at Assistant Professor level cannot exceed a period of eight years in total in Denmark).
The application must contain the following:
Shortlisting will be applied. After the review of any objections regarding the assessment committee, the head of department, with assistance from the chair of the assessment committee, selects the candidates to be assessed. All applicants will be informed as to whether they will advance to assessment or not.
The applications are only to be submitted online by using the "Apply online" button below.
AAU wishes to reflect the diversity of society and welcomes applications from all qualified candidates regardless of personal background or belief.
For further information concerning the application procedure please contact Mathilde Vestergaard HR-Servicecenter EST by mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
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Employment is in accordance with the Ministerial Order on the Appointment of Academic Staff at Universities (the Appointment Order) and the Ministry of Finance's current Job Structure for Academic Staff at Universities. Employment and salary are in accordance with the collective agreement for state-employed academics.