Academic Positions

Assistant professor in blood-brain barrier models and receptor trafficking - 1018067

A position within the field of blood-brain barrier transport is available at the Department of Biomedicine at Aarhus University from 1st of March 2019 until 28th of February 2021. The candidate will primarily work with setting up blood-brain barrier models based primary cells from rat and pigs and analyze receptor trafficking using advanced imaging.

A relevant background in blood brain barrier in vitro models and confocal imaging mandatory. Moreover the candidate must have a permit to make animal experiments which is accepted by Danish authorities.

The candidate will be employed at the Faculty of Health at Aarhus University, where he/she will be associated with the BBB group headed by Associate Professor Morten S. Nielsen.

For further information contact Morten S. Nielsen (+45 28992387).
Required qualifications

Appointment as an assistant professor 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 - assistant professor 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 In such cases, the applicant will be informed and obliged to submit material, unless the application is withdrawn.

    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.

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    Deadline

    All applications must be made online and received by:

    18.12.2018
    Please apply online here

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