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PostDoc in Biological Methanation (Power-to-Gas)

The Department of Biological and Chemical Engineering, Aarhus University, invites applicants for a two-year postdoc position within the field of biological methanation (biomethanation) of biogas CO2.

The deadline for the application will be 26th of July, 2021. The position is available from 1st of October 2021 or as soon as possible hereafter.

Research project

You will be part of the research project “Injection technology for H2-mediated production of methane (InjectMe)”, with the aim of developing a technical platform for producing methane from renewable sources (Power-to-X).

The project will be based on the use of microorganisms for converting H2 and biogas CO2 to methane, by design and test of injection technology for adding H2 to a 30 m3 pilot-scale biogas reactor.

The project in this way combines biotechnology with the development of industrial hardware for use in the biogas sector.

As researcher, you will play a key role in the further development of the platform, by designing and performing test campaigns, analyzing process data, and ensuring that the results can be used by industrial partner Landia A/S, and modelling experts at University of Queensland.

Your profile

The ideal applicant holds a PhD in microbiology, biological- or chemical engineering, with experience within the following fields:

  • Biogas and anaerobic digestion
  • Biological methanation, either in situ or ex situ systems
  • Handling of reactor setups (lab- or pilot-scale)
  • Analysis of gasses and process parameters related to reactor operation
  • Analysis of data and data quality assurance
  • Excellence in both written and spoken English

You will be working as part of the research group “Microbial Conversion Technologies” and you are therefore expected to be a team player. As a group member, you will furthermore contribute to student co-supervision and day-to-day work of the group.

About the Biological and Chemical Engineering Department

Biological and Chemical Engineering is a multidisciplinary research area. It includes disease and health, materials, environmental technologies, biorefining, energy technologies and food and ingredient technology. The research at the Biological and Chemical Engineering Section at Department of Engineering is based on both theoretical and experimental methods, and include the design, development, operation, monitoring, control, and optimization of chemical, physical and biological processes. Department of Biological and Chemical Engineering holds a special position of international strength in scientific activities related to biogas energy, biorefining, agricultural emissions, lipid technology, polymer and membrane technology, protein engineering and biosynthesis. In addition, the Institute of Biological and Chemical Engineering conducts public sector consultancy on agricultural challenges such as Air Quality Engineering and Biorefining.  The Biological and Chemical Engineering Section is part of the Science and Technology Faculty Interdisciplinary Centre WATEC (water treatment technologies), CBIO (circular bioeconomy), iFOOD (food technology), iMAT (advanced materials), iLIFE (biophysics and imagining), iClimate (climate change).

Your main place of work will be the Aarhus University research facilities at Blichers Allé 20, 8830 Tjele, with related departments.

For further information about the position please contact: Research group leader Michael Vedel Wegener Kofoed mvk@eng.au.dk

Application procedure

Shortlisting 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.

Letter of reference

If you want a referee to upload a letter of reference on your behalf, please state the referee’s contact information when you submit your application. We strongly recommend that you make an agreement with the person in question before you enter the referee’s contact information, and that you ensure that the referee has enough time to write the letter of reference before the application deadline.
Unfortunately, it is not possible to ensure that letters of reference received after the application deadline will be taken into consideration.

Formalities and salary range

Technical Sciences 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 Danish Universities.

Salary depends on seniority as agreed between the Danish Ministry of Finance and the Confederation of Professional Associations.

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.

Research activities will be evaluated in relation to actual research time. Thus, we encourage applicants to specify periods of leave without research activities, in order to be able to subtract these periods from the span of the scientific career during the evaluation of scientific productivity.

Aarhus University offers a broad variety of services for international researchers and accompanying families, including relocation service and career counselling to expat partners. Read more here. Please find more information about entering and working in Denmark here.

Aarhus University also offers a Junior Researcher Development Programme targeted at career development for postdocs at AU. You can read more about it here.

The application must be submitted via Aarhus University’s recruitment system, which can be accessed under the job advertisement on Aarhus University’s website.

Deadline: 2021-07-26 at 23:59
Unit: Department of Biological and Chemical Engineering
Email: mailto:mvk@bce.au.dk
Phone: +4587151306

Read the job description at the university homepage or Apply.

Post expires on Monday July 26th, 2021

Postdoc in cancer-immunology

The Department of Biomedicine at Faculty of Health at Aarhus University invites applications for a position as Postdoc in the field of cancer immunology in the Etzerodt Lab as per 1 September 2021 or as soon as possible thereafter. The position is a 3-year full-time position.

We offer a vibrant international research environment where English is the preferred language in the laboratory, at meetings and at seminars. The Department employs some 450 people and covers a range of research areas within Biomedicine. We contribute to the Bachelor’s degree programs in medicine, molecular medicine, odontology and the Master’s degree programs in biomedical engineering and medical chemistry. Our infrastructure is well developed with modern laboratories, core and animal facilities. You will be working both in the brand new ‘Skou Building’ and similar modernized older facilities. You can read more about the department here and about the faculty here.

About the research project

Macrophages are among the most abundant non-cancerous cell in the tumor microenvironment and involvement of tumor-associated macrophages in immune suppression and the pathways leading to invasive disease and metastasis are well documented. Numerous studies have shown that the tumor-promoting pathways that also involves tumor-associated macrophages are influenced by exosome-mediated cross talk between cells within the tumor microenvironment. Despite of this, the role of macrophage-derived exosomes has hardly been studied, although such information could prove extremely valuable in the continuous effort to develop new treatment strategies for the ongoing battle against human cancer.

In this project, we will isolate and dissect the function of exosomes from a specific subset of tumor-associated macrophages that is known to be particularly important for tumor growth. This will be done using a combination of advanced technologies that includes multi-omic profiling of macrophage-derived exosomes, single cell transcriptomic phenotyping as well as genetic and therapeutic tools for targeting specific populations of macrophage-derived exosomes.

Your job responsibilities

As Postdoc in Cancer Immunology your position is primarily research-based but may also involve minor teaching assignments. You will contribute to the development of the department through research of high international quality. In your daily work, you will work closely with colleagues on your project, where you will receive supervision and guidance.
Your main tasks will consist of:

  • Independent research of high international quality, including publication.
  • Teaching and supervision of junior lab members

You will report to Assistant professor Anders Etzerodt.

Your competences

The candidate should have academic qualifications at the PhD level, preferable within one or more of the following areas: molecular medicine, biochemistry, or immunology; and with a strong interest in cancer immunology.
Applications with documented experience with cancer immunology, exosome biology, drug delivery or transgenic and orthotopic mouse tumor models will be preferred. The applicant should preferable have experience with multi-parameter flow cytometry, singe cell RNAseq or prufication and analysis of exosomes.
The candidate should be enthusiastic, motivated, result-driven, and creative minded, with good organization, writing and communication skills. The candidate should be interested in fundamental and translational research questions and be able to work well both independently and in a team environment
We expect you to be fluent in oral and written English.

In order to be assessed as qualified for a Postdoc position, you must meet these academic criteria.

Shortlisting will be used.

Questions about the position

If you have any questions about the position, please contact Assistant Professor Anders Etzerodt tel.: (+45) 2812 8421, ae@biomed.au.dk

Your place of work will be the Department of Biomedicine, Wilhelm Meyers Allé 3, DK-8000 Aarhus C, Denmark.

We expect to conduct interviews in week 32.

Terms of employment

Application

Your application must include the following:

  • Motivated application
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Diploma
  • A list of publications
  • A teaching portfolio. We refer to Guideline on the use of teaching portfolios
  • A maximum of five of the publications of greatest relevance to the job may be submitted
  • Template for applicant – postdoc must be completed and uploaded under ‘Extra documents’
  • Strategic research plan can be uploaded
  • Coauthor statement(s) can be uploaded
  • References/recommendations can be uploaded separately in the e-recruitment system

We refer to the faculty’s Guidelines for applicants.

The assessment committee may decide to include non-submitted material in its statement. In such cases, you will be informed and obliged to submit material, unless your application is withdrawn.

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.

Letter of reference

If you want a referee to upload a letter of reference on your behalf, please state the referee’s contact information when you submit your application. We strongly recommend that you make an agreement with the person in question before you enter the referee’s contact information, and that you ensure that the referee has enough time to write the letter of reference before the application deadline.
Unfortunately, it is not possible to ensure that letters of reference received after the application deadline will be taken into consideration.

International applicant?

Aarhus University offers a broad variety of services for international researchers and accompanying families, including relocation service and career counselling to expat partners. Please find more information about entering and working in Denmark here. Aarhus University also has a Junior Researcher Development Programme. You can read more about it here.

The application must be submitted via Aarhus University’s recruitment system, which can be accessed under the job advertisement on Aarhus University’s website.

Deadline: 2021-07-11 at 23:59
Unit: Department of Biomedicine
Email: mailto:ae@biomed.au.dk

Read the job description at the university homepage or Apply.

Post expires on Sunday July 11th, 2021

Postdoc position in Ecophysiology

A 2-2.5-year postdoctoral position is available at the Department of Bioscience, Aarhus University, Silkeborg, Denmark.

The research group focuses on how plants, animals and their habitats are affected by natural conditions (climate and soil amendments) as well as human activities (air pollution, pesticides, genetically modified plants, and various agricultural management systems). The department collaborates with several  international partners and has the overall responsibility for several large international research and development programs in EU and Africa.
 

Expected start date and duration of employment

This is a 2-2.5–year position from 1 September 2021 or as soon possible.
 

Job description

The successful applicant will participate in the Department’s work on eco-physiology and molecular biology of soil invertebrates with emphasis on adaptation and responses to thermal stress and the molecular mechanisms underlying these adaptive responses. The postdoc will investigate the genomic signature of evolutionary adaptation to extreme temperature conditions within the species Enchytraeus albidus (a small earthworm) which have been collected along an extended climatic gradient. In particular, he/she will investigate genomic adaptation that correlates with intraspecific variation in both habitat temperature and tolerance to thermal stress allowing identification of genes and molecular pathways important for thermal stress tolerance of this model organism. The work includes studies of membrane lipids, gene and protein expression, but also whole-organism studies of performance under laboratory conditions.

Your profile

The successful applicant should have a PhD degree in biological science and a proven track record of first author peer reviewed publications within relevant fields. Relevant research experience include eco-physiology, bioinformatics, molecular ecology and evolutionary biology of invertebrates. The candidate should be enthusiastic for learning new techniques and able to work independently. Strong analytical skills, experience with laboratory studies of invertebrates or other ectotherms, and the ability to communicate scientific work to international journals is expected. Depending on qualifications of the candidates, the position may be shared between two candidates with complementary qualifications (bioinformatics and ecophysiology), or filled by one candidate.

Who we are

The Department of Bioscience  (https://bios.au.dk/en/) is organized under the Faculty of Technical Sciences. We teach, provide consultancy and research in aspects right from bacteria to whales over genes to ecosystems and from basic research to applied biology in nature management and biotechnology. The Department has approximately 275 staff, just over 100 working in Roskilde, nearly 110 in Silkeborg and nearly 60 in Kalø. We work in close collaboration with our colleagues at Campus Aarhus.

The position will be anchored in the section for Terrestrial Ecology and the candidate is expected to work closely with other researchers/groups within the Section of Terrestrial Ecology and the department of Bioscience.

What we offer

The department offers:

  • a well-developed research infrastructure, laboratories and access to shared equipment
  • an exciting interdisciplinary environment with many national, international and industrial collaborators
  • a research climate encouraging lively, open and critical discussion within and across different fields of research
  • a work environment with close working relationships, networking and social activities
  • a workplace characterised by professionalism, equality and a healthy work-life balance.

Place of work and area of employment

Department of Bioscience, Vejlsøvej 25, 8600 Silkeborg and/or Bioinformatics Research Centre, Aarhus (Jutland), Denmark. The section currently working in Silkeborg is expected to move to Campus Aarhus during 2022.  
 

Contact information

Prof. Martin Holmstrup, tel. +45 30183152, e-mail: martin.holmstrup@bios.au.dk
 

Deadline

Applications must be received no later than 1 August 2021.
 

Application procedure

Shortlisting 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.

Letter of reference

If you want a referee to upload a letter of reference on your behalf, please state the referee’s contact information when you submit your application. We strongly recommend that you make an agreement with the person in question before you enter the referee’s contact information, and that you ensure that the referee has enough time to write the letter of reference before the application deadline.
Unfortunately, it is not possible to ensure that letters of reference received after the application deadline will be taken into consideration.

Formalities and salary range

Technical Sciences 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 Danish Universities.

Salary depends on seniority as agreed between the Danish Ministry of Finance and the Confederation of Professional Associations.

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.

Research activities will be evaluated in relation to actual research time. Thus, we encourage applicants to specify periods of leave without research activities, in order to be able to subtract these periods from the span of the scientific career during the evaluation of scientific productivity.

Aarhus University offers a broad variety of services for international researchers and accompanying families, including relocation service and career counselling to expat partners. Read more here. Please find more information about entering and working in Denmark here.

Aarhus University also offers a Junior Researcher Development Programme targeted at career development for postdocs at AU. You can read more about it here.

The application must be submitted via Aarhus University’s recruitment system, which can be accessed under the job advertisement on Aarhus University's website.
 

Deadline: 2021-08-01 at 23:59
Unit: Department of Bioscience
Email: mailto:martin.holmstrup@bios.au.dk
Phone: +4530183152

Read the job description at the university homepage or Apply.

Post expires on Sunday August 1st, 2021

Postdoc in Computer-Aided Design Tools for Circularity & Disassembly Modeling

The Mechanical & Production Engineering Department, Aarhus University, invites applicants for a postdoctoral researcher position within the Lifecycle Design & Manufacturing (LCDM) research group. The appointment is for 2-years with a possibility for future extension.

The position is coupled to a fully-funded project awarded under the Horizon 2020 Programme “CircThread: Building the Digital Thread for Circular Economy Product, Resource & Service Management”.  The project consists of 30 partners spread across Europe and runs from 2021-2025. As a part of this project, the selected candidate is expected to contribute to a variety of tasks, including:

  • Research Tasks: Developing methods and indicators for integrated circularity & sustainability assessment; Investigating & implementing algorithms for suggesting product alternatives from computer-aided design repositories to improve lifespan and disassembly of products; Creating software tools for sustainability & circularity-focused decision making.
  • Technical documentation & scientific publications:  Lead & contribute to the publication of scientific publications in journals and conference venues based on the above research; Create technical documentation for implementation and integration of the developed algorithms and tools into the CircThread platform.
  • Collaboration management:  Coordinate research tasks, project review meetings, and dissemination activities with CircThread partners; Organize workshops and other dissemination tasks at Aarhus university.

Qualifications

The successful candidate should hold a PhD degree with a background in mechanical engineering, computer engineering, or a related discipline. The candidate should have prior research experience in product structure modelling, disassembly evaluation, & sustainability/circularity assessment of engineered products. The candidate should show demonstrable prior experience in programming software tools for engineering design. Familiarity with concepts in formal modelling languages and model based engineering would be an advantage. The candidate should have a track record of publishing high-quality research articles and working on collaborative research projects. Excellent communication skills in English, in both speech and writing, are a requirement.

About us

As a Postdoctoral Researcher, you will be a valuable member of the LCDM group and the Mechanical & Production Engineering Department at Aarhus University. It is expected that you are able to co-supervise PhD students working in related topics. You will have the opportunity to disseminate research results through participating in conferences, workshops, and meetings. You will also closely work with several industrial and academic partners on the CircThread project and have the opportunity to apply your research in a real-world industrial context.

Questions about the position

Questions regarding this job offer should be directed to Associate Professor Devarajan Ramanujan: devr@mpe.au.dk
 

Place of employment and work

The place of employment  will be Department of Mechanical & Production Engineering, Navitas Building, Inge Lehmanns Gade 10, 8000  Aarhus C, Denmark.
 

Starting date

The employment start date is 1 September 2021 or as soon as possible thereafter.
 

Application procedure

Shortlisting 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.

Letter of reference

If you want a referee to upload a letter of reference on your behalf, please state the referee’s contact information when you submit your application. We strongly recommend that you make an agreement with the person in question before you enter the referee’s contact information, and that you ensure that the referee has enough time to write the letter of reference before the application deadline.
Unfortunately, it is not possible to ensure that letters of reference received after the application deadline will be taken into consideration.

Formalities and salary range

Technical Sciences 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 Danish Universities.

Salary depends on seniority as agreed between the Danish Ministry of Finance and the Confederation of Professional Associations.

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.

Research activities will be evaluated in relation to actual research time. Thus, we encourage applicants to specify periods of leave without research activities, in order to be able to subtract these periods from the span of the scientific career during the evaluation of scientific productivity.

Aarhus University offers a broad variety of services for international researchers and accompanying families, including relocation service and career counselling to expat partners. Read more here. Please find more information about entering and working in Denmark here.

Aarhus University also offers a Junior Researcher Development Programme targeted at career development for postdocs at AU. You can read more about it here.

The application must be submitted via Aarhus University’s recruitment system, which can be accessed under the job advertisement on Aarhus University's website.
 

Deadline: 2021-07-12 at 23:59
Email: mailto:devr@mpe.au.dk

Read the job description at the university homepage or Apply.

Post expires on Monday July 12th, 2021

Postdoc position – polysaccharide technology

The Department of Food Science, Aarhus University, Denmark, invites applications for a Postdoc position within polysaccharide chemistry. We are looking for a successful candidate with a strong research profile within glycoscience who would like to work with a highly engaged and motivated staff in a dynamic working environment. The position is available from 1 September 2021 or as soon as possible thereafter.

The position is funded through a project within the field of cereal and starch chemistry. The project aims to understand polysaccharide structure-function relationships using advanced chromatography, spectroscopy and rheology techniques. Therefore, we seek a candidate with good analytical background e.g, HPLC, NMR, light scattering, etc. A good understanding of plant genetics and breeding and/or food processing are also preferred. Furthermore, the project is in collaboration with a multinational company, thus teamwork and networking skills are important.

The Postdoc position is part of the Science Team ‘Food Chemistry and Technology’ at the Department of Food Science. The candidate is expected to participate in supervision of students. The Postdoc candidate is also expected to participate in attracting funding for further research in the area.

Qualifications

  • A PhD degree in biotechnology/biochemistry/chemical engineering/chemistry/food science/ or similar
  • Documented expertise in studying biopolymer chemistry
  • Preferentially experience in food structure and/or starch biosynthesis
  • A good understanding of a broad variety of analytical methods, with special emphasis on chromatography
  • Good skills in communication of research including a proven publication record in international peer-reviewed journals
  • Experience in supervising students and teaching at a high academic level

 

The Department of Food Science

Research will be conducted at a newly built 7000 m2 state-of-the-art research facility at the Department of Food Science, Aarhus University (AU-FOOD). AU-FOOD is currently establishing advanced analytical research infrastructure, with well-integrated, high-tech prototype facilities. This world-leading infrastructure, will be available to underpin the proposed project (e.g. advanced nuclear and mass spectroscopy facilities, extruders), and result in an unprecedented cross-disciplinary competence to answer key research questions in glycoscience. The Department of Food Science is part of the Faculty of Technology, Aarhus University and includes research across the food value chain within the areas of Plant Production Systems, Biofunctional Food, Systems Biology, Food Chemistry and Technology, Food Quality, Food Metabolomics and Sensory Science. The Department currently employs approx. 60 full time scientific staff and 50 PhD students and Postdocs, with approx. 30 visiting staff and students contributing to an international research environment where English is the preferred language in the laboratory, at meetings and at seminars.

We offer a challenging and independent job opportunity in an ambitious and inspiring research and education environment with an informal atmosphere. We are looking for a dynamic employee who is able to work independently and maintain an overview during periods of high workload. We expect that you are efficient at planning your time and organizing major tasks. You enjoy interaction with both scientific staff, students and technical-administrative staff and you have a flair for establishing collaborative relationships.

Read more about the Department of Food Science at www.food.au.dk.

 

Place of work

The place of work is Department of Food Science, Aarhus University, Agro Food Park 48, Skejby, 8200 Aarhus N, Denmark.
 

Further information

For further information contact Science Team Leader Lars Wiking, phone: +45 2212 4179, E-mail: lars.wiking@food.au.dk or the principal investigator Mario Martinez-Martinez, phone: +45 20406595, E-mail: mm@food.au.dk
 

Application procedure

Shortlisting 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.

Letter of reference

If you want a referee to upload a letter of reference on your behalf, please state the referee’s contact information when you submit your application. We strongly recommend that you make an agreement with the person in question before you enter the referee’s contact information, and that you ensure that the referee has enough time to write the letter of reference before the application deadline.
Unfortunately, it is not possible to ensure that letters of reference received after the application deadline will be taken into consideration.

Formalities and salary range

Technical Sciences 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 Danish Universities.

Salary depends on seniority as agreed between the Danish Ministry of Finance and the Confederation of Professional Associations.

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.

Research activities will be evaluated in relation to actual research time. Thus, we encourage applicants to specify periods of leave without research activities, in order to be able to subtract these periods from the span of the scientific career during the evaluation of scientific productivity.

Aarhus University offers a broad variety of services for international researchers and accompanying families, including relocation service and career counselling to expat partners. Read more here. Please find more information about entering and working in Denmark here.

Aarhus University also offers a Junior Researcher Development Programme targeted at career development for postdocs at AU. You can read more about it here.

The application must be submitted via Aarhus University’s recruitment system, which can be accessed under the job advertisement on Aarhus University's website.

Deadline: 2021-07-16 at 23:59
Unit: Department of Food Science
Email: mailto:mm@food.au.dk

Read the job description at the university homepage or Apply.

Post expires on Friday July 16th, 2021

RE-ADVERTISEMENT: Postdoc in Communications for Cooperative Unmanned Aerial Vehicles

The Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Aarhus University, invites applicants for a postdoc position offering applicants an exciting opportunity to join a new European research project. The position is open for 18 months with a possibility for further extension.

The position is available from 1 October 2021 or as soon as possible hereafter.
 

Job description/research project/research area

Inspection of critical infrastructure such as bridges and railway systems have been a cumbersome and costly process for decades. The inspection process incurs not only operational expenditures but also human capital risks. With the invent of unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs), the inspection operations can soon be efficiently deployed by highly scalable cooperating autonomous systems (also known as swarms) under a remote operator supervision. However, the limited endurance, moderate computing power as well as the imperfect sensing and communication capabilities of the system can be circumvented by organizing multiple UAVs into groups using swarm coordination algorithms. This allows UAV swarms to perform tasks that are scalable in a robust manner potentially bringing enhanced safety, reduced cost, and a faster inspection mission completion time.

The offered postdoctoral project aims to provide the theoretical and innovative foundation for networks of autonomous UAVs to determine efficient cooperation strategies that permit inspection operations in complex environments under non-ideal conditions such as imperfect communication and imperfect sensory inputs. It is vital for the success of the inspection mission to provide a cooperative path planning optimization of UAVs to fully exploit the quality of service needed. The project aims to research in algorithms to cope with the high complexity of the inspection environment as well as to find ways to cope with imperfect of sensory inputs and unreliable communication.

The offered postdoc position will give you the opportunity to develop your research and your career profile together with a highly dedicated and dynamic team of young researchers in an international setting that includes collaboration with international partners in Europe. You will be offered the chance to get experience with teaching and co-supervision.
 

Your profile

The desired candidate should hold a PhD in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, Computer Science or similar. Applicants who have submitted or will submit their PhD dissertation before the starting date for the position are welcome to apply.

Required qualifications:

  • Strong analytical skills
  • Good experience with mathematical optimization and modeling
  • Programming experience in preferably Python and/or C++
  • Experiences with Linux, wireless communication and networking
  • Good experience with scientific publication
  • Strong team player
  • Excellent English skills both oral and in writing

 

About the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering

The Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering Section is currently undergoing a rapid expansion concerning both educational and research activities.
The department focuses on the development of hardware and software for intelligent units and networks. This includes hardware at system and component levels as well as many different types of software for controlling electronic devices and networks.

The Networks and Analytics (NAN) group is focused on research and innovation in next generation computer networks and data analytics aiming at distributed, networked systems that rely on secure and efficient communication.

The place of work is Åbogade 34, 8200 Aarhus N, Denmark, and the area of employment is Aarhus University with related departments.

For further information please contact: Associate professor Rune Hylsberg Jacobsen, phone: +45 4189 3252, email: rhj@ece.au.dk.

Deadline: 1. August 2021
 

Application procedure

Shortlisting 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.

Letter of reference

If you want a referee to upload a letter of reference on your behalf, please state the referee’s contact information when you submit your application. We strongly recommend that you make an agreement with the person in question before you enter the referee’s contact information, and that you ensure that the referee has enough time to write the letter of reference before the application deadline.
Unfortunately, it is not possible to ensure that letters of reference received after the application deadline will be taken into consideration.

Formalities and salary range

Technical Sciences 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 Danish Universities.

Salary depends on seniority as agreed between the Danish Ministry of Finance and the Confederation of Professional Associations.

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.

Research activities will be evaluated in relation to actual research time. Thus, we encourage applicants to specify periods of leave without research activities, in order to be able to subtract these periods from the span of the scientific career during the evaluation of scientific productivity.

Aarhus University offers a broad variety of services for international researchers and accompanying families, including relocation service and career counselling to expat partners. Read more here. Please find more information about entering and working in Denmark here.

Aarhus University also offers a Junior Researcher Development Programme targeted at career development for postdocs at AU. You can read more about it here.

The application must be submitted via Aarhus University’s recruitment system, which can be accessed under the job advertisement on Aarhus University's website.

Deadline: 2021-08-01 at 23:59
Unit: Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering
Email: mailto:rhj@ece.au.dk
Phone: +4541893252

Read the job description at the university homepage or Apply.

Post expires on Sunday August 1st, 2021

Postdoc in Neuroimmunology of Parkinson’s disease

The Department of Biomedicine at Faculty of Health at Aarhus University invites applicants for a position as Postdoc in the field of Neuroimmunology of Parkinson’s disease as per 1 September 2021 or as soon as possible thereafter. The position is a fixed-term full-time position for 24 month.

We offer a vibrant international research environment where English is the preferred language in the laboratory, at meetings and at seminars. The Department employs some 450 people and covers a range of research areas within Biomedicine. We contribute to the Bachelor’s degree programs in medicine, molecular medicine, odontology and the Master’s degree programs in biomedical engineering and medical chemistry. Our infrastructure is well developed with modern laboratories, core and animal facilities. You will work either in the brand new ‘Skou Building’ or similar as we are in the process of modernizing our old facilities. You can read more about the department here and about the faculty here.

About the research project

You will be part of a research group investigating the influence of the immune system in the neurodegenerative process in Parkinson’s disease. You will use different approaches to characterize the immune (central and peripheral) response to alpha-synuclein induced neurodegeneration in a rodent model. The studies will be complementary to the human studies performed in parallel by other members of the team. Close interaction and constant scientific exchange will be essential for the advance of the project.

Your job responsibilities

As Postdoc in Biomedicine your position is primarily research-based but may also involve teaching assignments. You will contribute to the development of the department through research of high international quality. In your daily work, you will work closely with colleagues on your project, where you will receive supervision and guidance.

You will conduct animal experiments and be responsible of the completion of the full project (in vivo and postmortem studies). You should be able to work independently and responsibly, to critically analyze data, prepare and communicate results, prepare manuscripts and publish research findings in high quality journals.
You are expected to keep updated regarding literature on the field. In addition, you will also supervise undergraduates laboratory projects during your appointment in the lab.

You will report to the Associate Professor Marina Romero-Ramos.
 

Your competences

Successful candidates will have an excellent track record and will be highly motivated self-driven candidate with a PhD in neuroimmunology of Parkinson’s disease with a deep understanding of the neuroinflammatory process in the disease, the microglia and monocyte response and the role of alpha-synuclein in this process. The candidate should have experience with in vivo Parkinson’s disease modelling, stereotaxic surgery, animal behavior, flow cytometry, histological techniques  and advance microscopy such as stereological techniques and confocal imaging. Prior experience with cell cultures of microglia or monocytes (primary or cell lines) will be a plus.

The successful candidate is expected to have strong skills in English, show mobility in his/her CV, and to have a demonstrated scientific track record, including at least one first author publication in a per review scientific journal within a relevant field. Prior teaching experience will be also considered a plus.

As a person, you are ambitious, take ownership and possess good communication and interpersonal skills.

In order to be assessed as qualified for a Postdoc position, you must meet these academic criteria.

Shortlisting will be used.

Questions about the position

If you have any questions about the position, please contact Associate Professor Marina Romero-Ramos tel.: (+45) 6020 2749.

Your place of work will be the Department of Biomedicine, Skou Building, DK-8000 Aarhus C, Denmark.

We expect to conduct interviews 20 August 2021.
 

Terms of employment

Application

Your application must include the following:

  • Motivated application
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Diploma
  • A list of publications
  • A teaching portfolio. We refer to Guideline on the use of teaching portfolios
  • A maximum of five of the publications of greatest relevance to the job may be submitted
  • Template for applicant – postdoc must be completed and uploaded under ‘Extra documents’
  • Strategic research plan can be uploaded
  • Coauthor statement(s) can be uploaded
  • References/recommendations can be uploaded separately in the e-recruitment system

We refer to the faculty’s Guidelines for applicants.

The assessment committee may decide to include non-submitted material in its statement. In such cases, you will be informed and obliged to submit material, unless your application is withdrawn.

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.

Letter of reference

If you want a referee to upload a letter of reference on your behalf, please state the referee’s contact information when you submit your application. We strongly recommend that you make an agreement with the person in question before you enter the referee’s contact information, and that you ensure that the referee has enough time to write the letter of reference before the application deadline.
Unfortunately, it is not possible to ensure that letters of reference received after the application deadline will be taken into consideration.

International applicant?

Aarhus University offers a broad variety of services for international researchers and accompanying families, including relocation service and career counselling to expat partners. Please find more information about entering and working in Denmark here. Aarhus University also has a Junior Researcher Development Programme. You can read more about it here.

The application must be submitted via Aarhus University’s recruitment system, which can be accessed under the job advertisement on Aarhus University's website.

Deadline: 2021-06-29 at 23:59
Unit: Department of Biomedicine
Email: mailto:mrr@biomed.au.dk
Phone: +4521623283

Read the job description at the university homepage or Apply.

Post expires on Tuesday June 29th, 2021

Postdoc in vascular biology and inflammation

The Department of Biomedicine at the Faculty of Health at Aarhus University invites applications for a position as

Postdoc in the field of vascular biology and inflammation starting 1 September 2021 or as soon as possible thereafter. The position is a 3-year fixed-term (full-time) with the possibility for the extension.

We offer a vibrant international research environment where English is the preferred language in the laboratory, at meetings, and in seminars. The Department employs some 450 people and covers a range of research areas within Biomedicine. We contribute to the Bachelor’s degree programs in medicine, molecular medicine, odontology and the Master’s degree programs in biomedical engineering and medical chemistry. Our infrastructure is well developed with modern laboratories, core and animal facilities. You will work in the brand new ‘Skou Building’ located at the heart of the university campus, as well as at Steno Diabetes Center Aarhus, located at Aarhus University Hospital Skejby. You can read more about the department here and about the faculty here.

About the research project

The Angiogenesis and Inflammation group headed by Assistant Professor Joanna Kalucka (https://biomed.au.dk/kalucka-lab/) is looking for an outstanding postdoc to explore the underlying mechanisms of how the blood vessels respond to the tissue microenvironment and how their properties change in response to inflammation in obesity. Using state-of-the-art technologies (scRNA-seq; proteomics, metabolomics), our group aims to develop new and improved diagnostic, prognostic, and therapeutic tools to detect endothelial cell heterogeneity and dysfunction. The overall goal of the proposed project is to explore one of the targets/pathways previously identified by large-scale-omics analyses of human adipose tissues. More specifically, the project will utilize in vivo and in vitro approaches, including relevant models for mimicking vascular activation and inflammation in obesity, as well as metabolic models of obesity and diabetes, combined with modulation of the expression of this target. The project will be conducted in a multidisciplinary environment at the interface of academia and a clinical environment, where resources and expertise in animal surgery and clinical patient material processing will be available. Excellent experimental methodological skill and dedication are necessary for successfully conducting the project.

The group

The Kalucka group was recently established at the Department of Biomedicine at Aarhus University, with the goal of exploring basic functions of endothelial cells in health and disease (especially in cancer and obesity)( https://biomed.au.dk/kalucka-lab/). We combine molecular biology approaches with the available state-of-the-art technical resources at the Department of Biomedicine. We are particularly interested in looking at the intersection of endothelial cell dysfunction and inflammation. Along these lines, the vacant projects will explore interactions of immune and endothelial cells, investigating their roles in the progression of obesity.

The laboratory is equipped with the wide range of expertise and skills required to manipulate and probe the transcriptome/epigenome (and the mechanisms governing functions and phenotype of the endothelial cells). These resources span human tissues and mouse animal models, single cell sequencing (10x Genomics) RNA-seq, proteomics and metabolomics. You will receive extensive training and support in these areas. Through our excellent local and international collaborators and core facilities, you will have access to additional expertise and tools. The laboratory is well-funded and is located in one of the most dynamic research environments at Aarhus University.
 

Your job responsibilities

Based on our preliminary results, you will further develop your own project in the area of endothelial cell dysfunction in obesity, with a particular aim to identify new regulatory nodes in the control of endothelial cell dysfunction and angiocrine signaling. You will collaborate with other members of the laboratory and with collaborators at the institute, and you will be expected to develop expertise in areas necessary for successful progress of your project. As a Postdoc in vascular biology and inflammation, your position is primarily research-based, but may also involve teaching assignments. You will contribute to the development of the department through research of high international quality. In your daily work, you will work closely with colleagues on your project, where you will receive supervision and guidance. The work related to the project will take place at the Department of Biomedicine, and the successful candidate will be integrated into the department.  

You will report to Assistant Professor Joanna Kalucka

Your competences

You have academic qualifications at the PhD level, preferably within one or more of the following areas: vascular biology, immunology, animal mouse models, and a strong interest in metabolism and recent developments in single cell omics technology. Applicants with previous documented experience in data-mining are especially encouraged to apply.
You possess a “can do” attitude with the ability to handle and prioritize multiple tasks and work well under pressure. As a person, you are ambitious, take ownership, and possess good communication and interpersonal skills. You will be expected to participate in postdoctoral research grant preparations, manuscript writing, and the presentation of research results at professional conferences. You should have solid analytical thinking, creativity, and a visible publication record. We expect you to be fluent in oral and written English.

We offer a dynamic, ambitious, and productive environment for a young scientist, and a good platform for a future career in frontline research.

Key qualifications:

  • You hold a Ph.D. degree in molecular biology, biochemistry, molecular pharmacology or closely related disciplines
  • You have extensive cell culture experience, including the handling of human endothelial cells, adipocytes or macrophages
  • You will be responsible for performing a wide range of research experiments in the area of molecular biology and cellular biology (cell culture, transfection, infection, cellular assays, FACS sorting/analysis)
  • You have experience working with mouse models (tumor inoculation, measurements, drug treatments, standard dissections, and surgery)
  • You have a proven scientific track-record, a thorough understanding of vascular biology and inflammation, and preferably tumor and/or adipose tissue biology.
  • Your experimental skills probably cover cell-based assays, immunoassays, biochemical and gene expression analyses
  • Post-doctoral experience within vascular biology, obesity or computation data analysis will be a strong advantage

Recent and selected publications from the group
Herold J, Kalucka J.  Angiogenesis in Adipose Tissue: The Interplay Between Adipose and Endothelial Cells. Front Physiol. 2021 Feb 9;11:624903. doi: 10.3389/fphys.2020.624903. eCollection 2020.
Kalucka J et al. Single-Cell Transcriptome Atlas of Murine Endothelial Cells. Cell. 2020 Feb 20;180(4):764-779.e20. d
Kalucka J et al. Quiescent Endothelial Cells Upregulate Fatty Acid β-Oxidation for Vasculoprotection via Redox Homeostasis. Cell Metab. 2018 Dec 4;28(6):881-894.e13.

Questions about the position

In order to be assessed as qualified for a Postdoc position, you must meet these academic criteria.

If you have any questions about the position, please contact Joanna Kalucka tel.: (+45) 52169817, Joanna.kalucka@aias.au.dk

Your place of work will be the Department of Biomedicine, Skou building, Høegh-Guldbergsgade 10, DK-8000 Aarhus C, Denmark.

We will use shortlisting to select the candidates.
 

Terms of employment

Application

Your application must include the following:

  • Motivated application
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Diploma
  • A list of publications
  • A teaching portfolio. We refer to Guideline on the use of teaching portfolios
  • A maximum of five of the publications of greatest relevance to the job may be submitted
  • Template for applicant – postdoc must be completed and uploaded under ‘Extra documents’
  • Strategic research plan can be uploaded
  • Coauthor statement(s) can be uploaded
  • References/recommendations can be uploaded separately in the e-recruitment system

We refer to the faculty’s Guidelines for applicants.

The assessment committee may decide to include non-submitted material in its statement. In such cases, you will be informed and obliged to submit material, unless your application is withdrawn.

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.

Letter of reference

If you want a referee to upload a letter of reference on your behalf, please state the referee’s contact information when you submit your application. We strongly recommend that you make an agreement with the person in question before you enter the referee’s contact information, and that you ensure that the referee has enough time to write the letter of reference before the application deadline.
Unfortunately, it is not possible to ensure that letters of reference received after the application deadline will be taken into consideration.

International applicant?

Aarhus University offers a broad variety of services for international researchers and accompanying families, including relocation service and career counselling to expat partners. Please find more information about entering and working in Denmark here. Aarhus University also has a Junior Researcher Development Programme. You can read more about it here.

The application must be submitted via Aarhus University’s recruitment system, which can be accessed under the job advertisement on Aarhus University's website.
 

Deadline: 2021-07-05 at 23:59
Unit: Department of Biomedicine
Email: mailto:joanna.kalucka@aias.au.dk

Read the job description at the university homepage or Apply.

Post expires on Monday July 5th, 2021

Postdoc in Computational Atmospheric Chemistry

Applications are invited for a 19 months' postdoc position in the field of “Computational Atmospheric Chemistry” at the Department of

Chemistry, Aarhus University, Denmark.

Expected start date and duration of employment

This is a fixed term 19-months position from 1/11-2021-31/5-2023.

Job description

The formation and growth of atmospheric molecular clusters constitute one of the largest uncertainties in global climate modelling. This project aims at studying cluster formation processes using quantum chemical methods and machine learning algorithms. The project involves, but is not limited to:

Generate and utilizing quantum chemically (QC) derived atmospheric molecular cluster data to develop machine learning models. Involves applying algorithms such as kernel ridge regression and gaussian process regression to QC databases.

Your profile

Applicants should hold (or soon complete) a PhD in Chemistry/Physics, or similar.

Additional qualifications for this project:

  • Extensive experience with electronic structure theory methods.
  • Explicit knowledge about atmospheric chemistry.
  • Knowledge on computer programming (e.g., Python, Matlab).
  • Interest in data science and machine learning methods.

Who we are

The Department of Chemistry at Aarhus University (www.chem.au.dk) is one of the leading European chemistry departments with a broad research programs. It has a permanent staff of ~30 full and associate professors, a support-staff of ~30 people, ~150 PhD students and postdocs, and around 500 students

The newly established “Computational Atmospheric Chemistry” group offers a highly interdisciplinary research environment at the interface of quantum mechanics, atmospheric chemistry, data science and climate research. 

What we offer

The Department of Chemistry offers a workplace characterized by professionalism, equality and a healthy work-life balance.

Place of work and area of employment

The place of work is Langelandsgade 140, 8000, Aarhus C, and the area of employment is the Department of Chemistry at Aarhus University. 

Contact information

For further information, please contact: Assistant Professor, Jonas Elm, jelm@chem.au.dk.

Deadline

Applications must be received no later than 2nd of August.

 

Application procedure

Shortlisting 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.

Letter of reference

If you want a referee to upload a letter of reference on your behalf, please state the referee’s contact information when you submit your application. We strongly recommend that you make an agreement with the person in question before you enter the referee’s contact information, and that you ensure that the referee has enough time to write the letter of reference before the application deadline. Unfortunately, it is not possible to ensure that letters of reference received after the application deadline will be taken into consideration.

Formalities and salary range

Natural Sciences 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 Danish Universities.

Salary depends on seniority as agreed between the Danish Ministry of Finance and the Confederation of Professional Associations.

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.

Research activities will be evaluated in relation to actual research time. Thus, we encourage applicants to specify periods of leave without research activities, in order to be able to subtract these periods from the span of the scientific career during the evaluation of scientific productivity.

Aarhus University offers a broad variety of services for international researchers and accompanying families, including relocation service and career counselling to expat partners. Read more here. Please find more information about entering and working in Denmark here.

Aarhus University also offers a Junior Researcher Development Programme targeted at career development for postdocs at AU. You can read more about it here.

The application must be submitted via Aarhus University’s recruitment system, which can be accessed under the job advertisement on Aarhus University's website.
 

Deadline: 2021-08-02 at 23:59
Email: mailto:jelm@chem.au.dk
Phone: +4593521875

Read the job description at the university homepage or Apply.

Post expires on Monday August 2nd, 2021

Post doc in resonant interatomic/molecular decay of nanodroplets by ultrafast energy transfer

The Department of Physics and Astronomy, Aarhus University, invites applications for a 2-year postdoc position offering the applicant an exciting opportunity to join a new research project on light-matter interaction in the regime of extreme UV and X-ray radiation. In particular, we want to unravel resonant interatomic and intermolecular correlated decay processes in superfluid helium nanodroplets and water clusters.  These indirect ionization processes may play important roles in the photochemistry of the atmosphere and in radiation damage of biological matter. Detailed insights into the ionization dynamics is obtained by detecting emitted electrons, ions, and photons. Both the local synchrotron facility as well as free-electron lasers at external facilities will be used. Most project are carried out within international collaborations.

The position is for 24 months and is available from 1/10-2021.
 

Job description/research project/research area

You are expected to contribute to setting up new cluster sources as well as detectors for charged particles and photons. Your work includes both preparing and performing experiments in the lab at Aarhus University, and at external facilities such as ELETTRA, Trieste, or DESY, Hamburg.

Your profile

Applicants should hold a PhD in Physics or Chemistry. Experience with one or several of the following experimental techniques is highly desired: Molecular or cluster beams, synchrotron spectroscopy, imaging detectors, data analysis and numerical simulations. Good communication skills and the ability to work as part of a team are expected. As some of the experiments will be carried out at external facilities, you should be ready to travel once or twice a year.

Who we are

The Cluster Dynamics Group addresses the following research questions:
What are the fundamental interaction processes of light and matter, when we go from atoms, to molecules, to nanometer-sized clusters and droplets?
How / what can we learn from detecting the products of light-matter interactions? What can we learn from measuring spectra and dynamical phenomena in nano-clusters? Can we use this knowledge to better understand light-matter interactions occurring in nature, or even to contribute to technological developments? To answer these questions, we mainly use beams of clusters and doped nanodroplets, which we irradiate with ultrashort laser pulses and ionizing radiation from synchrotrons and free-electron lasers. Typical detection methods include time-of-flight ion mass spectrometry and velocity-map imaging of electrons and ions.

The Department of Physics and Astronomy is a department at Science and Technology. The main objectives of the Department are to carry out research at the highest international level, to offer research based teaching at Bachelor of Science, Master of Science and PhD levels, and to exchange knowledge with other areas of society, e.g. by offering our expertise to the business world.

The Department is an attractive workplace for researchers, teachers, technicians, laboratory technicians and administrators and has a good study environment with many talented and active students at all levels. The research at the Department of Physics and Astronomy is of high quality, attracts significant international attention – in several fields the Department is within the world elite – and is characterized by many international collaborations with other high-ranking universities and research institutions around the world.

The successful candidate is offered:

  • access to a well-developed research infrastructure
  • laboratory space, shared equipment
  • a research climate inviting lively, open and critical discussion within and across different fields of research
  • a working environment with teamwork, close working relations, network activities among young scientists and social activities
  • a workplace characterized by professionalism, equality and a healthy work-life balance

The place of work is the Department of Physics and Astronomy, Aarhus University, Ny Munkegade 120, 8000 Aarhus C.

Further information about the position may be obtained from / For further information please contact:  Associate Professor Marcel Mudrich, +4587155693, mudrich@phys.au.dk

Deadline for application is 2 august 2021

 

Application procedure

Shortlisting 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.

Letter of reference

If you want a referee to upload a letter of reference on your behalf, please state the referee’s contact information when you submit your application. We strongly recommend that you make an agreement with the person in question before you enter the referee’s contact information, and that you ensure that the referee has enough time to write the letter of reference before the application deadline. Unfortunately, it is not possible to ensure that letters of reference received after the application deadline will be taken into consideration.

Formalities and salary range

Natural Sciences 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 Danish Universities.

Salary depends on seniority as agreed between the Danish Ministry of Finance and the Confederation of Professional Associations.

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.

Research activities will be evaluated in relation to actual research time. Thus, we encourage applicants to specify periods of leave without research activities, in order to be able to subtract these periods from the span of the scientific career during the evaluation of scientific productivity.

Aarhus University offers a broad variety of services for international researchers and accompanying families, including relocation service and career counselling to expat partners. Read more here. Please find more information about entering and working in Denmark here.

Aarhus University also offers a Junior Researcher Development Programme targeted at career development for postdocs at AU. You can read more about it here.

The application must be submitted via Aarhus University’s recruitment system, which can be accessed under the job advertisement on Aarhus University's website.
 

Deadline: 2021-08-02 at 23:59
Email: mailto:mudrich@phys.au.dk
Phone: +4587155693

Read the job description at the university homepage or Apply.

Post expires on Monday August 2nd, 2021

Postdoc to work on theory and practice of efficient secure multiparty computation

We are looking for a 2 year postdoc for a project on theory and practice of efficient secure multiparty computation.

Qualifications

The successful candidate will be the holder of a Ph.D. degree and have experience in working within the field of theory and practice of efficient secure multiparty computation. The candidate is expected to have a strong background in provably security, garbled circuits, and related techniques. It is an advantage to have experience as a postdoc within the field and have a proven track record in working with secure multiparty computation in large networks, round-complexity of MPC, communication complexity, etc..

The candidate is expected to help supervise student within the project and in general take on an organizing role. The candidate is therefore expected to have a proven track record of independent work as a postdoc or similar.

Lastly good communication skills in written and spoken English are essential to the position.

Place of work and area of employment

The place of work is Aabogade 34, 8200 Aarhus N, Denmark and the area of employment is Aarhus University with related departments.

Contact information

For further information about the position please contact Associate Professor Claudio Orlandi, orlandi@cs.au.dk
 

Application procedure

Shortlisting 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.

Letter of reference

If you want a referee to upload a letter of reference on your behalf, please state the referee’s contact information when you submit your application. We strongly recommend that you make an agreement with the person in question before you enter the referee’s contact information, and that you ensure that the referee has enough time to write the letter of reference before the application deadline. Unfortunately, it is not possible to ensure that letters of reference received after the application deadline will be taken into consideration.

Formalities and salary range

Natural Sciences 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 Danish Universities.

Salary depends on seniority as agreed between the Danish Ministry of Finance and the Confederation of Professional Associations.

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.

Research activities will be evaluated in relation to actual research time. Thus, we encourage applicants to specify periods of leave without research activities, in order to be able to subtract these periods from the span of the scientific career during the evaluation of scientific productivity.

Aarhus University offers a broad variety of services for international researchers and accompanying families, including relocation service and career counselling to expat partners. Read more here. Please find more information about entering and working in Denmark here.

Aarhus University also offers a Junior Researcher Development Programme targeted at career development for postdocs at AU. You can read more about it here.

The application must be submitted via Aarhus University’s recruitment system, which can be accessed under the job advertisement on Aarhus University's website.
 

Deadline: 2021-06-30 at 23:59
Email: mailto:orlandi@cs.au.dk
Phone: +4593521875

Read the job description at the university homepage or Apply.

Post expires on Wednesday June 30th, 2021

Postdoc in bioconjugation chemistry

A post doc position within the field of bioconjugation chemistry and organic chemistry is available in the research group of Professor Kurt Gothelf at iNANO and the Department of Chemistry, Aarhus University, Denmark.

The post doc position is available from 1st of August 2021 or as soon as possible thereafter. The position is for two years fixed term. The deadline for application is 2nd of July.
 

Job description

The position will focus on protein conjugations and organic chemistry. You will be contributing to develop novel methods for site-directed conjugation of mainly nucleic acids but also other functionalities to primarily antibodies and nanobodies. The work will be done in close collaboration with other researchers, especially within the CEMBID.
  • You will be working primarily as a laboratory scientist
  • You will be involved in writing scientific publications and daily supervision of junior researchers.
     

Your profile

Applicants should hold a PhD in chemistry or similar or have handed in their PhD thesis for defence.

  • Experience with site-directed protein conjugation
  • Experience with conjugation to antibodies and nanobodies
  • Experience with modification of oligonucleotides 
  • Experience in the use of HPLC and MPLC
  • Supervision and Teaching experience
  • Publication experience
  • Collaboration and/or management skills
  • High proficiency skills in English (spoken and written)
  • Very good personal skills 
     

About us

The project will be supervised by Professor Kurt V. Gothelf at iNANO at Aarhus University. The research group has strong competences in organic chemistry, bioconjugation, DNA nanotechnology and biosensors and consists of approximately 10 PhD students, a number of post docs, master students and younger students.
iNANO, Interdisciplinary Nanoscience Centre (www.inano.au.dk), was established in 2002 and at present is a major research and education centre based at Aarhus University hosting 60 senior scientists, ~100 post docs and ~100 PhD students.
 

What we offer

The iNANO center combines expertise and faculty from Physics, Chemistry, Molecular biology and Medicine to carry out world class interdisciplinary research in Nanoscience and Nanotechnology. The center gives access to a broad range of infrastructure, tools and expertise. With a 5-year undergraduate nanotechnology program and nanoscience graduate program (https://phd.nat.au.dk/programmes/nanoscience/) the center provides a full educational environment. In addition to the large base of basic research, the center has a large number of ongoing industrial projects and partnerships.

The place of work is the Interdisciplinary Nanoscience Centre (iNANO), Gustav Wieds Vej 14, 8000 Aarhus C, and the area of employment is Aarhus University with related departments. 

 

Contact information

For further information, please contact Professor Kurt Gothelf: +45 60 20 27 25 or kvg@chem.au.dk
 

Application procedure

Shortlisting 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.

Letter of reference

If you want a referee to upload a letter of reference on your behalf, please state the referee’s contact information when you submit your application. We strongly recommend that you make an agreement with the person in question before you enter the referee’s contact information, and that you ensure that the referee has enough time to write the letter of reference before the application deadline. Unfortunately, it is not possible to ensure that letters of reference received after the application deadline will be taken into consideration.

Formalities and salary range

Natural Sciences 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 Danish Universities.

Salary depends on seniority as agreed between the Danish Ministry of Finance and the Confederation of Professional Associations.

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.

Research activities will be evaluated in relation to actual research time. Thus, we encourage applicants to specify periods of leave without research activities, in order to be able to subtract these periods from the span of the scientific career during the evaluation of scientific productivity.

Aarhus University offers a broad variety of services for international researchers and accompanying families, including relocation service and career counselling to expat partners. Read more here. Please find more information about entering and working in Denmark here.

Aarhus University also offers a Junior Researcher Development Programme targeted at career development for postdocs at AU. You can read more about it here.

The application must be submitted via Aarhus University’s recruitment system, which can be accessed under the job advertisement on Aarhus University's website.
 

Deadline: 2021-07-02 at 23:59
Unit: Interdisciplinary Nanoscience Center
Email: mailto:kvg@chem.au.dk
Phone: +4587156752

Read the job description at the university homepage or Apply.

Post expires on Friday July 2nd, 2021

Postdoc Positions in Machine Learning for Global Optimization in Chemical Physics

Are you interested in combining machine learning and electronic structure methods into a powerful tool for atomistic structure search?

 

Starting Date and Period

Starting date is October 1st 2021 or sometime thereafter. Duration of the employment may be up to 3 years.

The successful candidate(s) will develop new methods for optimizing atomistic structure of molecules, clusters, and materials surfaces. This could be evolutionary search methods or more informed methods that exploit data and build new structure in a rational way. Examples of projects could be graph neural networks predicting build-sequences or generative adversarial networks suggesting new structures or mending defected ones with inpainting techniques. The successful candidate(s) are expected to suggest and develop their own ideas. The computer code language to be used is python and the ASE package will be employed.
 

Your Profile

Applicants must hold a PhD degree in physics, chemistry, nanoscience, computer science or equivalent. Previous experience with machine learning methods and/or first principles energy calculations in physical chemistry is required. Experience with programming in python is highly desired.

In the Hammer group, we have built up expertise with image recognition (convolutional neural networks), surrogate energy landscapes (Gaussian Process Regression + Behler-Parrinello type neural networks) and reinforcement learning protocols. For examples of our results, see: https://gofee.au.dk or https://asla.au.dk. We aim for end-applications of the methods developed that range from the prediction of the atomic-scale structure of materials to the rational construction of materials with desired catalytic properties.

You can learn more about Bjørk Hammer’s group here

We offer a cutting-edge research environment where the combination of electronic structure and machine learning methods are used to further the capabilities in computational modeling.
 

Place of work and area of Employment

The place of work is Ny Munkegade 120, 8000 Aarhus C and the area of employment is Aarhus University with related departments.

Further information may be obtained by e-mailing Bjørk Hammer (hammer@phys.au.dk). Please use as e-mail subject: "postdoctoral position 21b".
 

Application procedure

Shortlisting 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.

Letter of reference

If you want a referee to upload a letter of reference on your behalf, please state the referee’s contact information when you submit your application. We strongly recommend that you make an agreement with the person in question before you enter the referee’s contact information, and that you ensure that the referee has enough time to write the letter of reference before the application deadline. Unfortunately, it is not possible to ensure that letters of reference received after the application deadline will be taken into consideration.

Formalities and salary range

Natural Sciences 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 Danish Universities.

Salary depends on seniority as agreed between the Danish Ministry of Finance and the Confederation of Professional Associations.

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.

Research activities will be evaluated in relation to actual research time. Thus, we encourage applicants to specify periods of leave without research activities, in order to be able to subtract these periods from the span of the scientific career during the evaluation of scientific productivity.

Aarhus University offers a broad variety of services for international researchers and accompanying families, including relocation service and career counselling to expat partners. Read more here. Please find more information about entering and working in Denmark here.

Aarhus University also offers a Junior Researcher Development Programme targeted at career development for postdocs at AU. You can read more about it here.

The application must be submitted via Aarhus University’s recruitment system, which can be accessed under the job advertisement on Aarhus University's website.
 

Deadline: 2021-07-20 at 23:59
Email: mailto:hammer@phys.au.dk
Phone: +4587155629

Read the job description at the university homepage or Apply.

Post expires on Tuesday July 20th, 2021

Postdoc in signal processing, machine learning and instrument development for groundwater mapping

The Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Aarhus University, Denmark invites applications for a 3-year postdoc position in the field of signal processing, machine learning and instrumentation. The position is anchored in a new research project, SuperTEM, where novel instruments for groundwater mapping based on transient electromagnetics (TEM) are developed.

Expected start date and duration of employment
This is a 3-year position available from August 15th, 2021 or as soon possible.  
 
Project description
Groundwater is an integral part of satisfying global water needs. Yet, proactive management practices must be implemented to ensure long-term sustainable use of groundwater resources, as overexploitation can quickly deplete groundwater reserves

A key component of informed management practices is data on available resources. Such data can be obtained with the use of non-invasive, high-resolution electric and electromagnetic geophysical exploration techniques. Transient electromagnetics (TEM) is particularly adept at rapid cost-efficient mapping of groundwater systems.

In a new project, we are exploring two new TEM-based exploration methods. The first is a permanently installed, monitoring TEM instrument capable of tracking changes in groundwater levels. The instrument is designed for long-term deployment with autonomous operation and data-streaming to remote servers.  The second method is a semi-airborne TEM designed for high-resolution 3D mapping. This instrument combines a ground-based transmitter with a roving drone-carried receiver.

The postdoc will be contribute to the research and development of both new instruments.

  • You will be doing research, development, and implementation of novel signal processing and machine-learning algorithms related to the operation of the monitoring instruments. You will also participate in programming of instrument control and communication software, and will participate in instrument development, testing and field validation.
  • You will investigate the electromagnetic and vibrational noise induced in TEM data by the drone, and will be doing research, development, and implementation of new signal-processing or machine-learning workflows to mitigate such noise. You will be involved in programming of instrument control software as well as testing and field validation.

You will work closely with the other members of the research group and the external partners in the project.  We therefore expect that you have strong communication and collaboration skills and are prepared to work in interdisciplinary research setting. The research is expected to lead to several journal papers and we therefore expected good dissemination skills documented through a strong publication track record.  As a postdoc, you will have the opportunity to contribute to other on-going research projects in the group as well as opportunities to contribute to supervision of Masters and PhD students.

The postdoctoral fellowship is funded by Innovation Fund Denmark. There is funding for 3 years of employment. For international applicants, Aarhus University offer help with relocation, housing and formalities.

Required qualifications for the position:

  • PhD degree in electrical engineering, physics, geophysics or similar
  • Experience with signal processing and machine learning
  • Experience with instrumentation development
  • Programming experience
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Experience with transient electromagnetics or other geophysical methods is an advantage, but not required
  • Excellent English skills, both oral and in writing
  • A desire to work in an interdisciplinary research project

Who we are
About the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering. Electrical and computer engineering are closely related engineering disciplines that focus on the development of hardware and software for intelligent units and networks. This includes hardware at system and component levels as well as many different types of software for controlling electronic devices and networks.  

The Geophysics, instrumentation, and signal processing group, https://ece.au.dk/forskning/forsknings-og-udviklingsomraader/signal-processing-and-machine-learning/geophysics-instrumentation-and-signal-processing/,  currently consists of one Associate Professor, three postdocs and one PhD student. On this project, we are working closely together with the large Hydrogeophysics Group at the Department of Geoscience, https://hgg.au.dk/

What we offer

  • a well-developed research infrastructure, laboratories and access to state-of-the-art equipment
  • an exciting interdisciplinary environment with many national, international and industrial collaborators
  • a research climate encouraging lively, open and critical discussion
  • a work environment with close working relationships, networking and social activities

Place of work and area of employment
The place of work is Finlandsgade 22, 8200 Aarhus N, Denmark, and the area of employment is Aarhus University with related departments. 

Contact information
For further information, please contact: Associate Professor Jakob Juul Larsen, +45 41 89 32 73, jjl@ece.au.dk
 

Application procedure

Shortlisting 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.

Letter of reference

If you want a referee to upload a letter of reference on your behalf, please state the referee’s contact information when you submit your application. We strongly recommend that you make an agreement with the person in question before you enter the referee’s contact information, and that you ensure that the referee has enough time to write the letter of reference before the application deadline.
Unfortunately, it is not possible to ensure that letters of reference received after the application deadline will be taken into consideration.

Formalities and salary range

Technical Sciences 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 Danish Universities.

Salary depends on seniority as agreed between the Danish Ministry of Finance and the Confederation of Professional Associations.

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.

Research activities will be evaluated in relation to actual research time. Thus, we encourage applicants to specify periods of leave without research activities, in order to be able to subtract these periods from the span of the scientific career during the evaluation of scientific productivity.

Aarhus University offers a broad variety of services for international researchers and accompanying families, including relocation service and career counselling to expat partners. Read more here. Please find more information about entering and working in Denmark here.

Aarhus University also offers a Junior Researcher Development Programme targeted at career development for postdocs at AU. You can read more about it here.

The application must be submitted via Aarhus University’s recruitment system, which can be accessed under the job advertisement on Aarhus University's website.
 

Deadline: 2021-07-08 at 23:59
Unit: Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering
Email: mailto:jjl@ece.au.dk
Phone: +4541893273

Read the job description at the university homepage or Apply.

Post expires on Thursday July 8th, 2021

Postdoc in Hydrothermal Liquefaction Process Development

Are you interested in engineering a more sustainable future and can you contribute to the development of the hydrothermal liquefaction technology? Then the Department of Biological and Chemical Engineering invites you to apply for a 2 year postdoc position.

Expected start date and duration of employment
This is a 2–year position, with the possibility of 1 year extension, from 01.09.2021 or as soon as possible.

Job description
The main responsibilities of the candidate will lie in:

  • planning and execution of pilot scale HTL campaigns
  • the modification of the existing pilot scale HTL reactor for improved performance and efficiency and the testing of this
  • the design, construction and commissioning of a new novel unit operations to improve future HTL reactor designs e.g. in-line filters, product separation, catalytic beds and similar
  • chemical analysis of HTL products, data processing and analysis from experimental campaigns to produce scientific publications and reports
  • active participation in the supervision and training of MSc, BSc and PhD students

The work will expand on the on-going research using a state of the art, continuous, hydrothermal liquefaction (HTL) reactor at the Centre for Biorefining Technologies at the Foulum Campus of Aarhus University. See bce.au.dk/biorefining for more details. The HTL plant is currently one of the largest worldwide in academic settings and allows testing of unique and novel ideas at a relevant scale for industry. The work will be carried out as part of a growing team working in hydrothermal processing (carbonization and liquefaction) with currently two faculty members, two postdocs, three PhD students, technicians and varying amounts of MSc students and BSc students. There are several research projects on-going within the HTL field dealing with heterogeneous catalysts, process water management, HTL of synthetic polymers, waste management, usually these are closely tried to industry. Findings from the on-going research in these projects, which are often performed in batch scale will be applied and implemented in the continuous pilot plant, which will be the task for the applicant in support of the other team members.

Prior experience in operation, design and maintenance of chemical processes in the biorefining/biofuel sector at pilot scale is desired. The candidate is required to have a PhD in chemical engineering, process engineering or similar (or about to complete the degree). A strong academic background in applied research and publication record are expected. The candidates must demonstrate ability to conduct basic and applied interdisciplinary research, and experience with technology transfer from university to industry is beneficial. It is important that the applicant has the ability to independently design and construct process equipment based on high pressure fittings (e.g. Swagelok), installation and programming of sensors and process control (e.g. Labview, Labjack, Matlab or silmiar). Prior experience in this type of work is essential. Additional professional certificates, qualifications and experience in e.g. Health and Safety, electrical work, mechanical engineering, programming are an advantage. Experience in analysis of biomass, biofuels and bioproducts using equipment such as elemental analysis, HPLC, GC-MS and similar are a valuable skill for the candidate.

The ideal candidate has all or several of the following qualifications and specific competences:

  • A PhD degree in Chemical Engineering or similar (or about to)
  • The ability to design engineering process equipment and experience in process control (e.g. Labview or similar)
  • Experience in operating continuous flow reactors  
  • A solid background in thermochemical processing of biomass, biorefining, biofuels or related areas.
  • The ability to work independently and to generate new ideas and creative approaches.
  • The ability to write high impact, peer reviewed academic publications.
  • Is passionate about science and engineering and working in a team dedicated to green technologies.

Who we are
The Department of Biological and Chemical Engineering Within Chemical Engineering, the BCE Department has strong research sections in Environmental Engineering and Materials & Process Engineering. Close collaboration with our neighbouring Departments (Mechanical Engineering, Electrical & Computer Engineering, Molecular Biology & Genetics, iNano, Biosciences, Food, Agroecology and Chemistry) is a natural part of our culture. The successful applicant will be working with Chemical Engineering and will produce and disseminate knowledge and research results. Translation of results into solving relevant societal challenges is a highly prioritized part of our work.

The position is available through an European Research Council Starting Grant for Associate Professor Patrick Biller. The project is called “REBOOT – Resource efficient bio-chemical production and waste treatment” and runs for five years starting on 1st January 2020. The aim of the project is to shed light on some of the fundamental scientific questions in the Hydrothermal Liquefaction (HTL) process relating to ash chemistry, catalysis and wastewater valorisation. The project is quite unique as fundamental research is directly transferred to an existing continuous-flow pilot scale HTL reactor.

www.bce.au.dk
www.bce.au.dk/biorefining

What we offer
The department/centre offers:

  • World class HTL research infrastructure, laboratories and access to shared equipment
  • The opportunity and support to develop own research ideas
  • an exciting interdisciplinary environment with many national, international and industrial collaborators
  • a work environment with close working relationships, networking and social activities
  • a workplace characterised by professionalism, equality and a healthy work-life balance.

Place of work and area of employment
The position includes two permanent workplace addresses in Foulum and Aarhus respectively. The attendance at each workplace address is by agreement with your immediate supervisor. At the time of employment, the distribution between the workplace addresses is expected to be 2 days with place of employment in Aarhus and 3 days with place of employment in Foulum. In Aarhus the place of work is Department of Biological and Chemical Engineering, Hangøvej 2, 8200 Aarhus. In Foulum the place of work is Centre for Biorefining Technologies, Blichers Alle 20, 8830 Foulum . The area of employment is Aarhus University with affiliated institutions.

Contact information
For further information, please contact: Associate Professor, Patrick Biller,  pbiller@bce.au.dk.

 

Application procedure

Shortlisting 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.

Letter of reference

If you want a referee to upload a letter of reference on your behalf, please state the referee’s contact information when you submit your application. We strongly recommend that you make an agreement with the person in question before you enter the referee’s contact information, and that you ensure that the referee has enough time to write the letter of reference before the application deadline.
Unfortunately, it is not possible to ensure that letters of reference received after the application deadline will be taken into consideration.

Formalities and salary range

Technical Sciences 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 Danish Universities.

Salary depends on seniority as agreed between the Danish Ministry of Finance and the Confederation of Professional Associations.

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.

Research activities will be evaluated in relation to actual research time. Thus, we encourage applicants to specify periods of leave without research activities, in order to be able to subtract these periods from the span of the scientific career during the evaluation of scientific productivity.

Aarhus University offers a broad variety of services for international researchers and accompanying families, including relocation service and career counselling to expat partners. Read more here. Please find more information about entering and working in Denmark here.

Aarhus University also offers a Junior Researcher Development Programme targeted at career development for postdocs at AU. You can read more about it here.

The application must be submitted via Aarhus University’s recruitment system, which can be accessed under the job advertisement on Aarhus University's website.
 

Deadline: 2021-07-16 at 23:59
Unit: Department of Biological and Chemical Engineering
Email: mailto:pbiller@bce.au.dk
Phone: +4587151305

Read the job description at the university homepage or Apply.

Post expires on Friday July 16th, 2021

Postdoc in Cancer Biology

The Department of Biomedicine at Faculty of Health at Aarhus University invites applications for a position as Postdoc in the field of cancer biology as per 1 October 2021 or as soon as possible thereafter. The position is a fixed-term full-time position.

We offer a vibrant international research environment where English is the preferred language in the laboratory, at meetings and at seminars. The Department employs some 450 people and covers a range of research areas within Biomedicine. We contribute to the Bachelor’s degree programs in medicine, molecular medicine, odontology and the Master’s degree programs in biomedical engineering and medical chemistry. Our infrastructure is well developed with modern laboratories, core and animal facilities. You will work in the brand new ‘Skou Building’ as we are in the process of modernizing our old facilities. You can read more about the department here and about the faculty here.
 

About the research project

The acidity of the tumor microenvironment promotes multiple malignant processes including proliferation, migration, invasion, and immune evasion. Yet, our understanding of the underlying molecular mechanisms that create and respond to local interstitial acidification in tumors is still insufficient to permit therapeutic intervention. In this project, the successful candidate will use CRISPR technology to induce breast cancer and glioblastoma in mice. Concurrent targeting of transporters and putative sensors of acids and bases will allow us to evaluate their role in establishing the local environment in vivo (using microdialysis sampling, ion-sensitive electrodes) and their consequences for tumor development (by palpation and PET/MR), tumor immune infiltration (by flow cytometry), and cellular signaling (by 2-photon fluorescence microscopy and ex vivo biochemical assays).

Your job responsibilities

As Postdoc in cancer biology your position is primarily research-based but may also involve teaching assignments. You will contribute to the development of the department through research of high international quality. In your daily work, you will work closely with colleagues on your project, where you will receive supervision and guidance.

Your main tasks will consist of independent research of high international quality, including publication.

You will report to Professor Ebbe Boedtkjer.
 

Your competences

You have academic qualifications at PhD level, preferably within one or more of the following areas: cancer biology, molecular biology, transport physiology. Experience with and license for animal experiments are highly desired. Training will be given to ensure a quick learning curve for techniques not currently mastered by the candidate.

As a person, you are ambitious, flexible, and highly motivated; you take ownership and possess good communication and interpersonal skills. We expect you to be fluent in oral and written English.

For the driven candidate, this project based on strong synergies between local research environments will create excellent possibilities for personal and scientific development.

In order to be assessed as qualified for a Postdoc position, you must meet these academic criteria.

Shortlisting will be used.

Questions about the position

If you have any questions about the position, please contact Professor Ebbe Boedtkjer tel.: (+45) 24870240, mail: eb@biomed.au.dk.

Your place of work will be the Department of Biomedicine, Hoegh-Guldbergs Gade 10, DK-8000 Aarhus C, Denmark.

We expect to conduct interviews in August.

Terms of employment

Application

Your application must include the following:

  • Motivated application
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Diploma
  • A list of publications
  • A teaching portfolio. We refer to Guideline on the use of teaching portfolios
  • A maximum of five of the publications of greatest relevance to the job may be submitted
  • Template for applicant – postdoc must be completed and uploaded under ‘Extra documents’
  • Strategic research plan can be uploaded
  • Coauthor statement(s) can be uploaded
  • References/recommendations can be uploaded separately in the e-recruitment system

We refer to the faculty’s Guidelines for applicants.

The assessment committee may decide to include non-submitted material in its statement. In such cases, you will be informed and obliged to submit material, unless your application is withdrawn.

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.

Letter of reference

If you want a referee to upload a letter of reference on your behalf, please state the referee’s contact information when you submit your application. We strongly recommend that you make an agreement with the person in question before you enter the referee’s contact information, and that you ensure that the referee has enough time to write the letter of reference before the application deadline.
Unfortunately, it is not possible to ensure that letters of reference received after the application deadline will be taken into consideration.

International applicant?

Aarhus University offers a broad variety of services for international researchers and accompanying families, including relocation service and career counselling to expat partners. Please find more information about entering and working in Denmark here. Aarhus University also has a Junior Researcher Development Programme. You can read more about it here.

The application must be submitted via Aarhus University’s recruitment system, which can be accessed under the job advertisement on Aarhus University's website.
 

Deadline: 2021-07-01 at 23:59
Unit: Department of Biomedicine
Email: mailto:eb@biomed.au.dk
Phone: +4524870240

Read the job description at the university homepage or Apply.

Post expires on Thursday July 1st, 2021

Postdoc in Designing and Generating Artificial Cells for Regenerative Medicine

The Department of Biomedicine and the Steno Diabetes Center Aarhus (SDCA) at Faculty of Health at Aarhus University invites applications for a position as Postdoc in the field of Regenerative Medicine, CRISPR gene editing, Stem Cells, and Tissue Engineering as per 1 September 2021 or as soon as possible thereafter. The position is a fixed-term full-time position (2 years), with the possibility of extension.

At the Department of Biomedicine and SDCA, we offer a vibrant international and multidisciplinary research environment where English is the preferred language in the laboratory, at meetings and at seminars. The Department of Biomedicine employs some 450 people and covers a range of research areas within Biomedicine. We contribute to the Bachelor’s degree programs in medicine, molecular medicine, odontology and the Master’s degree programs in biomedical engineering and medical chemistry. The Steno Diabetes Center is acknowledged as a pioneer in leading the Danish Diabetes research and treatment. And the SDCA is created with a vision to create a new platform in the region to further strengthen the longstanding novel ideas and concepts in diabetes research and treatment. Our infrastructure in the Biomedicine Department and SDCA is well developed with modern laboratories, core and animal facilities. You will work either in the brand new ‘Skou Building’ or similar as we are in the process of modernizing our old facilities. You can read more about the department here and about the faculty here.
 

About the research project

At the DREAM group (www.dream.au.dk), we focus on applying and developing genetic engineering technologies, cell engineering, single cell and multi OMICS technologies and system biology to better understand the molecular mechanism of human degenerative diseases, such as diabetes, neurodegenerative diseases, and vascular disorders, hence developing regenerative solutions for human diseases. The aim of this postdoc project is to develop artificially designer cells/pigs for xenotransplantation, one of the most promising solutions for the global shortage of transplant organs. The research candidate is expected to (1) Develop CRISPR-based technologies for efficient multiplexed gene editing in pig fibroblasts. (2) Apply a pig genome-wide CRISPR knockout library to identify genes associated with xenograft immune rejection. (3) Develop 3D organoid systems based on pluripotent stem cells to investigate the prevention of immune rejection by CRISPR editing. (4) Generate a new multi-edited pig for xenotransplantation. The postdoc candidate will work together with a highly collaborative, innovative and productive team on inspiring and exciting projects.    
 

Your job responsibilities

As Postdoc in the Department of Biomedicine, your position is primarily research-based but may also involve teaching assignments. You will contribute to the development of the department through research of high international quality. In your daily work, you will work closely with colleagues on your project, where you will receive supervision and guidance.
Your main tasks will consist of:

  • Independent research of high international quality, including publication.
  • Working with CRISPR gene editing of cell lines and primary cells.
  • Computational designing genetic circuit for xenotransplantation purpose.
  • Inactivation of multiple genes in pig fibroblasts.
  • Single cell sequencing of porcine cells.
  • Analysis, graphical presentation of single cell RNA sequencing data.
  • Generation of pig fibroblasts expressing multiple transgenes.
  • Evaluation of xenoprotective effects of the genetically edited cells using in vitro cell-based systems.
  • Involve in teaching.     

You will report to the Associate Professor Lin Lin.
 

Your competences

You have academic qualifications at PhD level, preferably within one or more of the following areas CRISPR gene editing, immunology, single cell RNA sequencing and bioinformatics analysis of NGS and scRNA-seq data.

As a person, you are ambitious, take ownership and possess good communication and interpersonal skills. We expect you to be fluent in oral and written English.
In order to be assessed as qualified for a Postdoc position, you must meet these academic criteria.

Shortlisting will be used.
 

Questions about the position

If you have any questions about the position, please contact Associate Professor Lin Lin tel.: (+45) 5333 5252. Email: lin.lin@biomed.au.dk

Your place of work will be the Department of Biomedicine, The SKOU Building 1116, Høegh-Guldbergs Gade 10, Aarhus 8000, Denmark.

We expect to conduct interviews end July.
 

Terms of employment

Application

Your application must include the following:

  • Motivated application
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Diploma
  • A list of publications
  • A teaching portfolio. We refer to Guideline on the use of teaching portfolios
  • A maximum of five of the publications of greatest relevance to the job may be submitted
  • Template for applicant – postdoc must be completed and uploaded under ‘Extra documents’
  • Strategic research plan can be uploaded
  • Coauthor statement(s) can be uploaded
  • References/recommendations can be uploaded separately in the e-recruitment system

We refer to the faculty’s Guidelines for applicants.

The assessment committee may decide to include non-submitted material in its statement. In such cases, you will be informed and obliged to submit material, unless your application is withdrawn.

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.

Letter of reference

If you want a referee to upload a letter of reference on your behalf, please state the referee’s contact information when you submit your application. We strongly recommend that you make an agreement with the person in question before you enter the referee’s contact information, and that you ensure that the referee has enough time to write the letter of reference before the application deadline.
Unfortunately, it is not possible to ensure that letters of reference received after the application deadline will be taken into consideration.

International applicant?

Aarhus University offers a broad variety of services for international researchers and accompanying families, including relocation service and career counselling to expat partners. Please find more information about entering and working in Denmark here. Aarhus University also has a Junior Researcher Development Programme. You can read more about it here.

The application must be submitted via Aarhus University’s recruitment system, which can be accessed under the job advertisement on Aarhus University's website.
 

Deadline: 2021-06-23 at 23:59
Unit: Department of Biomedicine
Email: mailto:lin.lin@biomed.au.dk

Read the job description at the university homepage or Apply.

Post expires on Wednesday June 23rd, 2021

Postdoc position in single-cell RNA-sequencing

We offer a 30-month postdoc position starting

November 1st 2021 or as soon as possible
thereafter.
 

Research area and project:

Associate professor Stig U. Andersen’s group studies the effects of natural variation in plants, microbes, and their interactions and has developed extensive genetic and genomic resources for the model legume Lotus japonicus (1–3).

The work will be focused on single-cell analysis of rhizobium infection of plant root hairs. So far, legume-rhizobium interactions have been investigated at the level of plant organs or tissue types, and it remains unclear what cellular events are characteristic of the few root hair cells that allow intracellular rhizobium infection to proceed. You will use single-cell RNA-sequencing to investigate this question, exploiting rhizobium natural variation to facilitate identification of relevant cell populations and validating candidate genes using LORE1 mutants (1). 
 

Your profile

We are looking for a highly motivated candidate with a keen interest in single-cell approaches that is able to solve problems independently and enjoys working at the interface between biology and data science in collaborative projects. Fluency in spoken and written English is required. Experience with scRNA-seq, NGS library preparation, legume-rhizobium interactions and plant molecular genetics is an advantage.
 

Employment and place of work

You will be part of dynamic study environments at the section for Plant Molecular Biology, Department of Molecular Biology and Genetics, where work is focused on the study of plant-microbe interactions. The research environment is cross-disciplinary with PIs specialized in bioinformatics, biochemistry, microbiology, molecular biology and genetics. Associate prof. Stig U. Andersen, assistant prof. Dugald Reid and prof. Mikkel Heide Schierup collaborate on single-cell RNA-seq at Aarhus University, allowing you to interact closely with PhD students and postdocs dedicated to single-cell research. Aarhus is the second largest city in Denmark with top museums and dining available in a relaxed atmosphere (https://www.visitaarhus.com). The campus is located within walking distance of the city center, providing easy student access to all the city has to offer.
 

Work address and area of Employment:

The place of work is Gustav Wieds Vej 10, 8000 Aarhus C, and the area of employment is Aarhus University with related departments. 
 

Contact information

Further information about the position may be obtained from:
Associate professor Stig U. Andersen, sua@mbg.au.dk

1. Małolepszy, A. et al. The LORE1 insertion mutant resource. The Plant journal 88, 306–317 (2016).
2. Shah, N. et al. Extreme genetic signatures of local adaptation during Lotus japonicus colonization of Japan. Nature communications 11, 253–15 (2020).
3. Kawaharada, Y. et al. Natural variation identifies a Pxy gene controlling vascular organisation and formation of nodules and lateral roots in Lotus japonicus. New Phytol 23

Application procedure

Shortlisting 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.

Letter of reference

If you want a referee to upload a letter of reference on your behalf, please state the referee’s contact information when you submit your application. We strongly recommend that you make an agreement with the person in question before you enter the referee’s contact information, and that you ensure that the referee has enough time to write the letter of reference before the application deadline. Unfortunately, it is not possible to ensure that letters of reference received after the application deadline will be taken into consideration.

Formalities and salary range

Natural Sciences 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 Danish Universities.

Salary depends on seniority as agreed between the Danish Ministry of Finance and the Confederation of Professional Associations.

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.

Research activities will be evaluated in relation to actual research time. Thus, we encourage applicants to specify periods of leave without research activities, in order to be able to subtract these periods from the span of the scientific career during the evaluation of scientific productivity.

Aarhus University offers a broad variety of services for international researchers and accompanying families, including relocation service and career counselling to expat partners. Read more here. Please find more information about entering and working in Denmark here.

Aarhus University also offers a Junior Researcher Development Programme targeted at career development for postdocs at AU. You can read more about it here.

The application must be submitted via Aarhus University’s recruitment system, which can be accessed under the job advertisement on Aarhus University's website.

Deadline: 2021-08-15 at 23:59
Unit: Department of Molecular Biology and Genetics
Email: mailto:sua@mbg.au.dk
Phone: +4593522295

Read the job description at the university homepage or Apply.

Post expires on Sunday August 15th, 2021

Postdoc in Molecular and Structural Biology / Aero-Microbiology

A postdoc position is available in connection to the research project “

DRAMA” on Deciphering the Role of Atmospheric Microbial Aerosols.

The position is for 3 years and is available from 1. September 2021 or as soon as possible hereafter.
 

Job description/research project/research area

The DRAMA consortium has a position opening at the Department of Molecular Biology and Genetics at Aarhus University for a postdoctoral researcher, who will be involved in structural and functional studies of Ice Nucleation Active (INA) proteins from bacteria (and other microorganisms) using  cryo-electron microscopy (Cryo-EM) and other biophysical methods. We are looking for a talented and motivated Postdoctoral Researcher with a background in molecular biology, structural biology or related fields.

The selected applicant will work on research tasks in a project funded by a Novo Nordisk Foundation Interdisciplinary Synergy Programme grant (Deciphering the Role of Atmospheric Microbial Aerosols -DRAMA). The major tasks will include design of recombinant constructs encoding modified INA protein sequences, protein expression, purification and characterization, protein modelling, structural analysis using cryo-EM and functional studies as well as studies using fluorescent microscopy under both room temperature and cryogenic conditions of cells.  Documented experience with expression, purification and characterization of ice-nucleation proteins and cryo-EM skills is a prerequisite.
 

Your profile

  • Applicants should hold a PhD degree in Molecular Biology /Structural  Biology or related fields
  • Qualifications within proteinrelated molecular microbiology and structural studies
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills in English
  • Capacity for interdisciplinary teamwork
  • Ability to work on several parallel projects simultaneously
  • Ability to work both independently and within a research team.

Who are  we / The department

The PostDoc will be affiliated to the Department of Molecular Biology and Genetics.  

The Department of Molecular Biology and Genetics is part of the Faculty of Natural Sciences, Aarhus University and comprises research within the areas of Gene Expression, Molecular Medicine, Structural Biology, Systems Biology and Plant Molecular Biology. There are currently 75 full time scientific staff and 120 PhD students. The department is responsible for two educations: Molecular Biology and Molecular Medicine with a yearly uptake of 160 students in total. Please refer to http://mbg.au.dk/ for further information about The Department of Molecular Biology and Genetics and to https://nat.au.dk/ and http://www.au.dk/  for information on Faculty of Natural Sciences and Aarhus University, respectively.
 

The successful candidate is offered:

  • A diverse and exciting position in an international working environment.
  • Access to a welldeveloped research infrastructure at the Department and at the campus, including the Danish National cryo-EM Facility -EMBION Aarhus node, SRCD, SAXS and SFG facilities and the Fluorescence Activated Cell Sorting Core Facility.
  • A research climate inviting lively, open and critical discussion within and across different fields of research, both at the Section for Protein Science  at the Department and collaborating groups at the Section for Microbiology and within the interdisciplinary field of aeromicrobiology, involving researchers from envioronmental microbiology, atmospheric physics and chemistry, health, engineering and atmospheric modelling.
  • A possibility to get involved in supervising BSc, MSc and PhD student projects.
  • A working environment with teamwork, close working relations, networking and social activities among young scientists.
  • A workplace characterized by professionalism, equality and a healthy worklife balance.

Place of work:

The place of work is Aarhus University, Department of Molecular Biology and Genetics,  Section for Protein Science, Gustav Wieds Vej 10, Aarhus, 8000 Denmark. 

Further information about the position may be obtained from:  Cryo-EM Facility Manager Thomas Boesen, +45 28997699,  thb@mbg.au.dk
 

Application procedure

Shortlisting 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.

Letter of reference

If you want a referee to upload a letter of reference on your behalf, please state the referee’s contact information when you submit your application. We strongly recommend that you make an agreement with the person in question before you enter the referee’s contact information, and that you ensure that the referee has enough time to write the letter of reference before the application deadline. Unfortunately, it is not possible to ensure that letters of reference received after the application deadline will be taken into consideration.

Formalities and salary range

Natural Sciences 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 Danish Universities.

Salary depends on seniority as agreed between the Danish Ministry of Finance and the Confederation of Professional Associations.

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.

Research activities will be evaluated in relation to actual research time. Thus, we encourage applicants to specify periods of leave without research activities, in order to be able to subtract these periods from the span of the scientific career during the evaluation of scientific productivity.

Aarhus University offers a broad variety of services for international researchers and accompanying families, including relocation service and career counselling to expat partners. Read more here. Please find more information about entering and working in Denmark here.

Aarhus University also offers a Junior Researcher Development Programme targeted at career development for postdocs at AU. You can read more about it here.

The application must be submitted via Aarhus University’s recruitment system, which can be accessed under the job advertisement on Aarhus University's website.

Deadline: 2021-06-30 at 23:59
Unit: Department of Molecular Biology and Genetics
Email: mailto:thb@mbg.au.dk
Phone: +4587155435

Read the job description at the university homepage or Apply.

Post expires on Wednesday June 30th, 2021

1.5-year postdoc position in nutrition and physiology of lactating sows /suckling piglets

At Department of Animal Science, Aarhus University, a postdoc position is available starting on 1 August 2021 or soon after.

 
The Department of Animal Science aims at a future livestock production, which is sustainable in relation to environment and climate impact as well as production economy. We seek a candidate with a strong background in nutrition/physiology of lactating sows/suckling piglets and with an interest in developing nutritional strategies for hyperprolific sows.

The candidate is expected to take part in initiatives in an interdisciplinary research environment together with national and international research teams and industry partners and to contribute to attract external funding. The post doc will participate in knowledge exchange with society and industry and is expected to teach and supervise students at the Bachelor, Master and PhD levels. 
 

Qualifications

  • Academic qualifications at PhD level in animal science
  • Research experience in nutrition/physiology of lactating sows/suckling piglets with a focus on piglet survival and milk intake.
  • Excellent skills in scientific communication of research results
  • The candidate is expected to be able to read, write and speak Danish within 1.5 years.

Further information on the position may be obtained from Head of Nutrition Research unit Jan V. Nørgaard ph. +45 50718795, email: janvnoergaard@anis.au.dk
 

Place of employment and place of work

The place of employment is Aarhus University (AU), and the place of work is Department of Animal Science, Blichers Allé 20, DK-8830 Tjele.
 

Deadline

All applications must be made online and received by 29 June 2021.
 

Application procedure

Shortlisting 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.
 

Letter of reference

If you want a referee to upload a letter of reference on your behalf, please state the referee’s contact information when you submit your application. We strongly recommend that you make an agreement with the person in question before you enter the referee’s contact information, and that you ensure that the referee has enough time to write the letter of reference before the application deadline.
Unfortunately, it is not possible to ensure that letters of reference received after the application deadline will be taken into consideration.
 

Formalities and salary range

Technical Sciences 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 Danish Universities.

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. Research activities will be evaluated in relation to actual research time. Thus, we encourage applicants to specify periods of leave without research activities, in order to be able to subtract these periods from the span of the scientific career during the evaluation of scientific productivity.

Aarhus University offers a broad variety of services for international researchers and accompanying families, including relocation service and career counselling to expat partners. Read more here. Please find more information about entering and working in Denmark here.

Aarhus University also offers a Junior Researcher Development Programme targeted at career development for postdocs at AU. You can read more about it here.

The application must be submitted via Aarhus University’s recruitment system, which can be accessed under the job advertisement on Aarhus University's website.

 

Deadline: 2021-06-29 at 23:59
Email: mailto:janvnoergaard@anis.au.dk
Phone: +4587157816

Read the job description at the university homepage or Apply.

Post expires on Tuesday June 29th, 2021