Academic Positions

Clinical professor of heart failure and valvular disease 963284

The Department of Clinical Medicine, Aarhus University presents a 5-year clinical professorship with occupation from 1st of May 2018 (or by agreement) at the department of Heart Diseases, Aarhus University Hospital. 

The professorship contains clinical research in acute and chronic heart failure and cardiovascular diseases. The employment is a 50% part-time position associated with a position as consultant cardiovascular specialist at the department of Heart Diseases, AUH, Palle Juul Jensen Blvd. 99. 8200 Aarhus N with a field of activity in invasive and non-invasive investigations and treatment of heart failure including cardiac transplantation and cardiovascular diseases. Employment in the professorship requires concurrent employment as consultant at the Department of Heart Diseases. Reference is made to the position as consultant: here

The applicant is expected to: 

- have significant experience in clinical research in heart failure and valvular diseases.
- have experience in combined functional stress test using advanced echocardiography and invasive hemodynamics
- be an experienced supervisor of PhD students
- have experience in pre-and postgraduate education for physicians and other healthcare professionals
- have proven organisational and management experience
- have the ability to collaborate locally with relevant collaborators such as the department of Heart Surgery, the department of Haematology and the department of Nuclear Medicine.

Required qualifications

In making the appointment, emphasis will be placed on the extent, quality and originality of the applicants body of international scientific publications, including contributions to further developing the subject area in question. Moreover, an assessment will be made of the applicants research management abilities.

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).


    Applications must be accompanied by a CV, diploma, a list of publications, a research plan as well as a teaching portfolio. A maximum of ten of the publications of greatest relevance to the job must be submitted. If you have an assessment within the same job title (completed after March 1, 2016 at AU, Health), then this can be attached to the application.

    Further information on the application and supplementary materials may be found in the facultys Guidelines for applicants 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.

    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.

    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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