Academic Positions

Associate Professor in Human Gross Anatomy

Applications are invited for a Associate Professor position in Human Gross Anatomy at the Department of Biomedicine, Aarhus University. The Associate Professor should participate in and further develop the Human Gross Anatomy educational activities at Aarhus University. The Associate Professor will participate in teaching, examination and the coordination of the Department’s educational program in Gross Anatomy. The candidate may have a medical education with a clinical background and/or experience in medical related research. The position includes excellent possibilities for research activities, and it is expected that applicants hold a PhD degree or equivalent. Current experience with research and/or teaching activities in relevant areas such as human anatomy and histology, pathology, or medical imaging is considered an advantage. Research projects involving novel methods for imaging, visualization, simulation and/or participation in one of the Department´s research areas will be expected.

The application should include description of future plans including visions for Gross Anatomy in research, education and external collaboration, a curriculum vitae, a full list of the applicant’s scientific publications showing which publications the applicant wishes to be included in the assessment, and information about teaching experience. The application must include an explanation of the applicant's previous research with reference to the attached list of publications, information about research management, appraisal work, pre-and post-graduate teaching activities.

Applications are encouraged regardless of age, gender, race, religion or ethnic background.

The conditions of employment are based on the agreement between The Ministry of Finance and The Federation of Graduate Employee Unions. Salary depends on seniority as agreed between the Danish Ministry of Finance and the Confederation of Professional Unions.

All applications must be made online and received by: 21. november 2014.

For more information, please contact Head of the Department of Biomedicine Thomas G. Jensen by e-mail

Required qualifications

Appointment as an associate professor requires research and teaching qualifications at such level as can be attained following a satisfactory period of appointment as an assistant professor, but which could also be achieved otherwise. It is assumed that applicants have received supervision and training in university education and have received a positive written assessment of their teaching qualifications.

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 pay catalogue for employees at Health (in Danish).
  • Further information on qualification requirements and job description can be found in the Memorandum on Job Structure for Academic Staff at Danish Universities.


    Applications must be accompanied by a CV, diploma, at least one letter of reference, a list of publications as well as a teaching portfolio. A maximum of ten 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 faculty's Guidelines for applicants (in Danish) and Aarhus University's 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.

    Applications submitted through channels other than the online application form below or applications which are not received by the application deadline will not be considered.

    For guidance on how to complete the application form see here.

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

  • Deadline

    All applications must be made online and received by:

    Please apply online here

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