Assistant professorships at the Department of Law
University of Southern Denmark, Department of Law

A number of vacant assistant professorships


A number of vacant assistant professorships
at the Department of Law, University of Southern Denmark

At the Department of Law, SDU, Kolding, a number of assistant professorships in Public Law (including Tax Law) will be available as of 01 December 2019 or by further agreement.

The department works to ensure high quality and social relevance in terms of research, education and knowledge exchange. The person(s) employed in an assistant professorship must therefore contribute to the development, strengthening and focus of the department’s research and research activities, as well as undertake teaching and supervision relating to the department’s core program activities and handle various administrative tasks related to teaching.

Further information about the Department, its strategy and activities can be found on the Department’s website.

Applicants should be able to contribute to the research within the area of Public Law, including Tax Law, and actively participate in research collaborations based on this. Applicants should also be able to teach (in Danish and / or English) and supervise within the abovementioned area.

In order to qualify for the position, the applicant also must meet the department’s qualification criteria,which you can read more about here. This assessment is carried out by an appointed assessment

In order to be considered for the position, the applicant must also be a match for the department’s current needs, the department’s strategy and the job tasks tied to the position. The assessment is carried out by a hiring committee and is based on i.a. the applicant’s research and teaching profile, the overall evaluation, the applicant’s research plan and expected level of contribution to the department’s further development as well as the provided information and overall impression from a possible interview.

Those who are employed at the department are expected to show commitment and visibility and to contribute to the department’s positive work environment and the continuous operation of the department.

Application, salary, etc.

Appointment to the position requires a PhD or equivalent and will be in accordance with the salary agreement between the Ministry of Finance and the Danish Confederation of Professional Associations.

The application must contain the following:

  • Motivated application/ cover letter
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Exam certificates
  • A comprehensive list of publications which also states/shows the publications attached to the application. 
  • A teaching portfolio containing documentation of the applicant’s teaching qualifications as well the applicant’s visions on teaching methods and the development thereof.
  • Research plan (for three years) containing information concerning already planned research and publication plans.
  • Up to 3 academic publications which the applicant wishes to be evaluated on. Please note that one pdf.- or docx.- file must be attached for each publication. 
  • If there are co-authors on a given publication, a co-author declaration must be attached in the relevant publication’s pdf file, stating the applicant’s contribution to the publication. 
  • The applicants Ph.D. dissertation should be attached as one of the requested publications along with the written evaluation thereof. 

Documents which are not in Danish, Norwegian or Swedish should be translated into English. The university may discard applications which are incomplete with regards to the above-mentioned criteria without further notice.

Further information concerning the positions can be obtained from:

Head of Department Camilla Hørby Jensen
Phone + 45 65 21 98

Application procedure

When the deadline for submitting applications is met, a number of applications (5 minimum) are selected for academic evaluation (short-listing), which is based on an overall assessment of which of the applicants best match the job description and the department’s needs.

Once the evaluation committee have completed their assessment, the applicant will receive the part of the evaluation concerning him/her. The selected applicants are hereafter invited to a personal interview. Assessment of applications will be done under existing Appointment Order for universities. Applications will be assessed by an assessment committee. The committee may request additional information, and if so, it is the responsibility of the applicant to provide the necessary material. 

According to the University of Southern Denmark’s internal guidelines, there must be at least three qualified applicants before the position can be filled. Applications that are incomplete with regard to the above requirements will not be assessed by the committee.

Shortlisting and test may be used in the assessment process.

The University of Southern Denmark wishes to reflect the diversity of our society and thus welcomes applications from all qualified candidates, regardless of personal background.

Applications must be submitted electronically using the link "Apply online". Uploaded files must be in Adobe PDF (unlocked) Word format.
Read the guideline for the applicants

Each field can only contain a single file of max. 10 Mb. 

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