Aarhus University is a modern, 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 42,500
students and 11,500 employees, and has an annual budget of EUR 860 million. Over the course of the
past decade, the university has consolidated its position in the top 100 on the most influential
rankings of universities world-wide. Learn more at www.au.dk/en.
Professors in Computer Science (862597)
One or more positions as (full) professor of computer science are available as soon as possible at the Department of Computer Science,
Aarhus University (www.cs.au.dk
The department has research groups within "Algorithms and Data Structures", "Data-Intensive Systems", "Cryptography
and Security", "Mathematical Computer Science", "Logic and Semantics", "Ubiquitous Computing and Interaction",
"Computer-Mediated Activity", "Use, Design and Innovation", and "Programming Languages". Moreover, we wish to
build competencies within Machine Learning and Systems Security.
Applicants within the areas of "Programming Languages", "Cryptography", and "Machine Learning" are of special interest, but applicants within other research areas are also very welcome.
Applicants are expected to meet the criterias listed for full professors in:
Recommendation letters can be uploaded together with your other application material; however, you can also ask referees to submit letters directly to the e-mail address firstname.lastname@example.org
no later than 5 December 2016. The subject of the e-mail should include the phrase "Professors in Computer Science, name of applicant".
The department has a staff of approximately 125 people including 24 full and associate professors, 2 assistant professors,
25 postdocs and 50 PhD students. The number of students is approximately 1,000.
Place of Employment and Place of Work
The place of employment is Aarhus University, and the place of work is Science and Technology, Åbogade 34, DK-8200 Aarhus N, Denmark.
Further information can be obtained from Head of Department Lars Birkedal
Short-listing is used. This means that after the deadline for applications - and with the assistance from the assessment
committee chairman, and the appointment committee if necessary, - the head of department selects the candidates to be
evaluated. All applicants will be notified whether or not their applications have been sent to an expert assessment
committee for evaluation. The selected applicants will be informed about the composition of the committee, and each
applicant is given the opportunity to comment on the part of the assessment that concerns him/her self. Once the recruitment
process is completed a final letter of rejection is sent to the deselected applicants, including the main considerations
emphasized during the selection process.
Formalities and salary range
Science and Technology refers to the Ministerial Order on the Appointment of Academic Staff at Danish Universities under the Danish Ministry of Science, Technology and Innovation
The application must be in English and include a curriculum vitae, degree certificate, a complete list of publications, a
statement of future research plans and information about research activities, teaching portfolio and verified information on
previous teaching experience (if any). Guidelines for applicants can be found here
Appointment shall be in accordance with the collective labour agreement between the Danish Ministry of Finance and the Danish
Confederation of Professional Associations. Further information on qualification requirements and job content may be found in
the Memorandum on Job Structure for Academic Staff at DanishUniversities
Salary depends on seniority as agreed between the Danish Ministry of Finance and the Confederation of Professional Associations.
All interested candidates are encouraged to apply, regardless of their personal background.
All applications must be made online and received by: 5/12/2016
Please apply online