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Assistant professor at Centre for Alcohol and Drug Research, Department of Psychology and Behavioural Sciences (general call) - 977846

Centre for Alcohol and Drug Research, Department of Psychology and Behavioural Sciences at Aarhus University invites applications for a position in social science drug and alcohol research at the assistant professor level.

Centre for Alcohol and Drug Research (CRF) is an interdisciplinary social science research center. The successful candidate holds a PhD within a social science discipline, such as anthropology, economics, political science, psychology or sociology, and has research experience within social science drug and alcohol research. In the application, the candidate is expected to develop one or more concrete suggestions for research projects within the Center’s research field (treatment, prevention, consumption, and policy).

The position is vacant from September 1, 2018 or as soon as possible thereafter.

Further particulars on the position may be obtained from Centre Director Torsten Kolind, Tel. 871 65767, E-mail:

Who are we

At the Centre for Alcohol and Drug Research we carry out social-science research in the alcohol and drug field. Our research projects concerns the treatment, prevention, policy and recreational consumption. We conduct research in both legal and illegal drugs. The Centre is interdisciplinary and the employees is based on, among other things. anthropology, Psychology, sociology, law and public health. Our task is to establish and conduct research projects, teach, communicate knowledge about alcohol and drug abuse, and collaboration with national players in the area as well as international research institutions. You can read more about the Centre for Alcohol and Drug Research at
Centre for Alcohol and Drug Research is part of the Department of Psychology and Behavioural Sciences, Aarhus BSS, Aarhus University.
Department of Psychology and Behavioural Sciences is one of the six departments at Aarhus BSS, which is one of Aarhus University's four faculties. Aarhus BSS unites the business and social science research fields and brings them closer together to reflect the close relationship between society and the business community. Aarhus University is among the world's 100 best universities, and Aarhus BSS and Department of Psychology and Behavioural Sciences have achieved the distinguished AASCB and AMBA accreditations.

For more information about the Department of Psychology and Behavioural Sciences, please visit:

Place of work is: Bartholins Allé 10, 8000 Aarhus C

If you need help uploading your application or have any questions about the recruitment process, please contact HR supporter Charlotte Zingenberg Ph.: +45 87152179 E-mail:

Terms of employment
The appointment is in accordance with the Memorandum on Job Structure for Academic Staff at Danish Universities as well as the circular on the Collective Agreement for Academics Employed by the State.

The job content and qualification requirements are described in further detail in Circular on Terms of Employment for Academic Staff at Universities.

Application procedure
It is obligatory to attach the following when you apply for this position:
Curriculum Vitae. You are encouraged to declare any periods of leave without research activity, including, for example, maternity leave, since your research activities are assessed in relation to your actual research time
Education (diploma for master's, PhD and possibly higher doctoral degree)
List of publications (the enclosed publications must be clearly marked on the list of publications)
Publications. Up to three publications may be submitted. In the event of several authors the publications must be accompanied by a co-author statement concerning the applicant's share of the collaborative work with the consent of the co-authors. This form can be used for the purpose
Teaching portfolio. The specific requirements regarding the documentation can be found here

Materials which cannot be uploaded together with the application may be submitted in three copies to Aarhus BSS HR & PhD, Aarhus University, Tåsingegade 1, 2nd floor, DK-8000 Aarhus C.

Read more about how to apply for an academic post at Aarhus BSS here.

The evaluation process
After the application deadline, an assessment committee is appointed. Please note that the assessment of applicants is based solely on the material received prior to the application deadline. For further information, see Guidelines for Assessment Committee, Aarhus BSS.

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


All applications must be made online and received by:

Please apply online here

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