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Fixed-term postdoc position in Orofacial Pain and Jaw Function 1018246

Aarhus University, Health, Department of Dentistry and Oral Health, Section of Orofacial Pain and Jaw Function wants to fill a vacant position as postdoc.

The workplace address is Vennelyst Boulevard 9, 8000 Aarhus C.

The position, which is a part-time position with approximately 20 hours per week, is expected to be filled on 15th of January 2019 or as soon as possible thereafter. The position is a fixed-term employment of approximately two years with effect from the start date of employment.

You will be employed with reference to the professor at the Section of Orofacial Pain and Jaw Function.

Job responsibilities
Research project with focus on awake bruxism and new ways to assess jaw muscle function
To plan to carry out to analyze and to report the scientific study

Your profile
You are a dentist with a PhD in orofacial pain. Besides, you are able to engage in interdisciplinary collaboration and work in an international team.

Furthermore you have:

Good English skills
High degree of independence and motivation
High degree of flexibility and dedication

We offer
You will be working in a dynamic and internationally recognized research group and develop new skills in neuroscience / pain.

Further information
For further information about the position, please contact: Professor Peter Svensson, telephone 8716 8132.
Required qualifications

Appointment as a postdoc requires academic qualifications at PhD level.

Formalities and references

  • Further information on the appointment procedure can be found in the Ministerial Order on the Appointment of Academic Staff at Universities.
  • The appointment is in accordance with the Danish Confederation of Professional Associations (Akademikerne).
  • Remuneration is in accordance with the above, and the Salary agreement catalogue for staff at Health.
  • Further information on qualification requirements and job description can be found in the Memorandum on Job Structure for Academic Staff at Danish Universities (in Danish).
  • Application

    Applications must be accompanied by a CV, diploma, a list of publications as well as a teaching portfolio. Template for applicant - postdoc must be completed and uploaded under Other information to consider. A maximum of five of the publications of greatest relevance to the job must be submitted.

    Further information on the application and supplementary materials may be found in the facultys Guidelines for applicants for academic positions and Aarhus Universitys Guidelines on the use of teaching portfolios.

    The assessment committee may decide to include non-submitted material in its assessment. In such cases, the applicant will be informed and obliged to submit material, unless the application is withdrawn.

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    All interested candidates are encouraged to apply, regardless of their personal background.

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