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READVERTISEMENT Professor of clinical biomechanics

The  Research Unit of Orthopaedics, Department of Clinical Research, invites applications for a position as professor of clinical biomechanics to be filled as soon as possible and for a period of five years with possibility of extension. 

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Further information can be obtained from the Head of the Research Unit, professor Søren Overgaard, telephone +45 20634079, e-mail or from the Head of the Department of Clinical Research professor Kirsten Kyvik, e-mail

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

Applications will be assessed by an expert committee. Applicants will be informed of their own assessment by the university. 

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

Only applications written in English will be accepted for evaluation. 

Applications may be shortlisted.

The application must contain (as PDF - or Word/docx-files): 

  • a motivation letter 
  • a detailed CV 
  • degree certificates (including PhD-diploma) 
  • a complete and numbered list of publications 
  • 10 scientific peer-reviewed publications considered by the candidate as most important for this position. Please notice that one PDF - or Word/docx-file must be attached for each publication  
  • a teaching portfolio detailing the candidate’s prior teaching experience, teaching skills, and teaching philosophy 
  • a research plan detailing the candidate’s ideas and plans for her/his future research work

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

References will be obtained for the applicant who is the first choice for the position - from the applicant’s most recent employer, and from previous employers as required. 

Applicants selected for interview must expect to undergo a personality test specifically targeted work- related matters. 

Further particulars concerning the application - please see the link below. 

The University encourages all interested persons to apply, regardless of age, gender, religious affiliation or ethnic background. Gender equality, health, safety and emergency management are given high priority at SDU.

Living and Working in Denmark

Foreign applicants will be offered Danish language training as part of the employment. The International Staff Office (ISO) at SDU provides a variety of services for new employees, guests and people who consider applying for a job at University of Southern Denmark. Among other things, the staff answers questions concerning salary, taxation, housing and accompanying family. For further information on what it is like working at SDU, please read “10 good reasons why you should choose SDU”.

Additional information about working in Denmark can be found at Work in Denmark.

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Deadline 2020-Aug-01

You can apply for the job at Faculty of Health Sciences by completing the application form