Postdoc in Occupational Therapy

The Research Initiative for Activity Studies and Occupational Therapy at the Research Unit of General Practice, Department of Public Health, invites applications for a two-year 50% (18.5 h) postdoctoral position.

The successful candidate will be expected to initiate and carry out research at the Research Initiative for Activity Studies and Occupational Therapy and to teach at the master’s program in Occupational Therapy.

Research

The successful candidate will be expected to contribute to projects as collaborator as well as to initiate research projects related to occupational therapy and health technology.

The candidate will be expected to:

• Participate in research seminars, including presenting own research, receiving and providing feedback on e.g. manuscripts, oral presentations and posters
• Collaborate with colleagues at the Research Initiative for Activity Studies and Occupational Therapy and in the Research Unit of General Practice on developing new research plans.
• Co-supervise PhD. and master students

Teaching

Being part of the teaching staff will involve:

  • Planning and completing education within occupational therapy and health technology
    • Responsibility for the course in health technology, including developing course guidelines, coordination and collaboration with teaching staff and guest lecturers,
    • Contribution to the development of the master’s program in collaboration with the head of studies, course coordinators and teaching staff, including marketing of the education

Required qualifications

The successful candidate must have completed a doctoral degree (at least Ph.D. or equivalent). Moreover, the application must include documentation for:

• Experience in teaching and supervising at the master’s level.
• Research experience related to occupational therapy and health technology.
• Prerequisites and interests in developing and coordinating research activities in relation to occupational therapy and health technology.
• Collaboration with relevant research groups/units

Further information can be obtained from the Head of the Research Initiative for Activity Studies and Occupational Therapy at the Research Unit of General Practice associate professor Eva Ejlersen Wæhrens, tlf. +45 26140702, e-mail ewaehrens@health.sdu.dk or from the Head of the Department of Public Health, professor Jesper Bo Nielsen, +45 65504034, e-mail jbnielsen@health.sdu.dk.

The successful applicant for the position as postdoc will be employed in accordance with the agreement between the Danish Ministry of Finance and AC (the Danish Confederation of Professional Associations).

Applications will be assessed by an expert committee and in accordance with current laws and regulations regarding university staff and institutional affairs.

Applicants will be informed of their own assessment by the University.

Applications – including the required attachments – must be sent via the below-mentioned link “Apply online”. Only online applications will be accepted. Attached files must be Adobe PDF or Word format. Each field in the application form can contain up to max. 10 Mb.

Only applications written in English will be accepted for evaluation.

The application must contain (as pdf.- or docx.-files):

• a motivation letter
• a detailed CV
• degree certificates (inclusive of Ph.D.-diploma)
• a complete and numbered list of publications
• 3 scientific peer-reviewed publications considered by the candidate as most important for this position. Please notice that one pdf.- or docx.-file must be attached for each publication.
• a teaching portfolio (see link below) detailing the candidate’s prior teaching experience, teaching skills, and teaching philosophy
• a presentation of other qualifications of relevance to the position.

Applications that are incomplete with regard to the above-mentioned requirements will not be assessed.

The University encourages all interested persons to apply, regardless of age, gender, religious affiliation or ethnic background.

Deadline: 20 October 2019
Unit: Faculty of Health Sciences
Campus: Odense
Read the job description and apply online

Post expires on Sunday October 20th, 2019