Professor of public law

 
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Law, Dept. of - Aarhus BSS

Deadline 22 Aug 23:59 CEST

Expected start 1 Dec

  • Law, Dept. of Bartholins Allé 16 8000 Aarhus C

  • Full-time position ID: 9417



Department of Law invites applications for a professorship in public law as per 1 December 2022 or by agreement.

Job Description

The successful applicant is expected to make a significant contribution to the faculty's overall research strategy and to the department's research and teaching environment within the main academic area of public law, in particular administrative law, the relationship between state and the individual as well as national, European and international human rights (hereinafter referred to as "the subject area").

As professor you are expected to:
  • contribute significantly to the department's teaching environment, particularly performing research-based teaching and supervision tasks at both Bachelor's and Master's degree level in the subject area
  • teach in Danish, including in administrative law at the Bachelor’s degree programmes in Law and at the Master’s degree programmes in Political Science and other courses within the subject area, and offer courses in Danish or English by agreement
  • undertake teaching administrative tasks, including professional coordination between internal and external instructors and/or student instructors, and to prepare written exam papers within the subject area
  • make a significant contribution to the department's research environment by participating in internal and external, including international, research groups within the subject area and relevant interdisciplinary areas, etc., as well as by publishing and disseminating academic results on the subject area, both nationally and internationally
  • conduct the development of the subject area at the highest international level, including by supervising PhD candidates within the subject area and by offering relevant PhD courses
  • undertake research management within the subject area and also be willing to actively pursue the objective of the Department to increase its external funding.

Your Qualifications

Appointment as a professor requires research and teaching qualifications at such level as can be attained following a satisfactory period of appointment as an associate professor within the subject area, but which could also be achieved otherwise.

In the assessment of applicants for the position as professor, the following will form part of the assessment criteria:
  • The applicant should document a high degree of original academic production at an international level within the subject area and that he/she has contributed to further development of the subject area
  • The applicant should document publication in/with leading national and international journals/publishers and document experience with presentation of his/her research within the subject area at leading international conferences and document experience with the application of various research methods
  • The applicant should document a plan for further development of the subject area, including in relation to the interplay between European human rights and Danish law, including general Danish administrative law and special Danish administrative law
  • The applicant should document significant teaching qualifications in the subject area
  • The applicant should document the ability to perform research management and, where appropriate, other management functions, for example the ability to enter into and build a strong research environment
  • The applicant should fulfil the other qualifications that are required in the job advertisement, including documentation of external funding
Permanent employment as professor at Aarhus BSS requires completion of the supervision course as well as the Blended Learning – Go Online course provided by Centre for Educational Development . If you have not completed the courses prior to employment, continued employment will be conditional on completion of the courses within a five-year period.

Who we are

The Department of Law is one of the six departments at Aarhus BSS - one of the five faculties at Aarhus University. Aarhus BSS unites the business and social science-related research fields and brings them closer together to reflect the close relationship between society and the business community. As part of a Top 100 university, Aarhus and the Department of Law have achieved the distinguished AASCB, AMBA and EQUIS accreditations.

With more than 60 academic staff members and 20-25 PhD candidates, we have a dynamic, ambitious and academically diverse research and teaching environment. In addition, we focus specifically on attracting international researchers and PhD candidates to the department At the Department of Law, we teach and carry out high-level research within key fields of Danish, European and international law. In our research, we focus continuously on increasing the department’s international impact - particularly in terms of publications. We strive to extend upon and develop our core research fields, but we also aim for our research to be at the vanguard of new judicial challenges in society and the business community. In our teaching, we strive to build bridges between theory and practice for example by drawing on external teachers’ practical experience.

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Further information

For further information about the position and the department, please contact Head of Department Torsten Iversen, +45 9350 9083, tilaw.au.dk

If you need help uploading your application or have any questions about the recruitment process, please contact HR Supporter, Anna Bruun Pedersen, anpeau.dk

Place of work

Bartholins Alle 16, DK-8000 Aarhus C, Denmark

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Terms of employment

The appointment is made 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 (in Danish).

The job content and qualification requirements are described in further detail in the Ministerial Order on the Appointment of Academic Staff at Universities .

Application procedure

When you apply for this position it is mandatory to attach the following:
  • Application
  • 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 10 publications can be included in the application. 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. Please use this template
  • 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 five copies to Aarhus BSS HR & PhD, Aarhus University, Tåsingegade 1, 2nd floor, DK-8000 Aarhus C.

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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 .

Read more about Aarhus BSS' professorship policy here .

Aarhus University’s ambition is to be an attractive and inspiring workplace for all and to foster a culture in which each individual has opportunities to thrive, achieve and develop. We view equality and diversity as assets, and we welcome all applicants.
The application must be submitted via Aarhus University’s recruitment system, which can be accessed under the job advertisement on Aarhus University's website.

Aarhus University

Aarhus University is an academically diverse and research-intensive university with a strong commitment to high-quality research and education and the development of society nationally and globally. The university offers an inspiring research and teaching environment to its 38,000 students (FTEs) and 8,000 employees, and has an annual revenues of EUR 885 million. Learn more at ?url=www.international.au.dk%2F&module=jobs&id=2316499" target="_blank" rel="nofollow">?url=www.international.au.dk%2F&module=jobs&id=2316499" target="_blank" rel="nofollow">www.international.au.dk/

Questions about the position?

Torsten Iversen !!Institutleder, Professor, Department of Law +4593509083 tilaw.au.dk

Questions about application and proces?

Aarhus BSS Administrative Centre - Aarhus BSS HR and PhD Administration +4587152397 bss.hrau.dk

Deadline: Monday 22 Aug 2022 at 23:59 CEST

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