Associate Professorship in early modern history (1500-1900)

Associate Professorship in early modern history (1500-1900) image image image 

Department of History, Syddansk Unviersitet, Odense, invites applications for a position as Associate Professor in early modern history (1500-1900). The position is available starting 1st July 2017 or as soon as possible thereafter.

Applicants are expected to hold a PhD in History and to have demonstrated relevant research and teaching competences . Appointment to Associate Professor presupposes a completed assistant professorship (or the equivalent). Applicants are expected to participate actively in the development of the research and teaching programs at SDU. This includes the desire and ability to work in interdisciplinary contexts and in larger research projects (Danish and international). In addition, it is expected that an associate professor takes the initiative to start new research themes and applications for external research funding.

The job as an associate professor includes research and teaching at BA and graduate level in history, such as some administrative tasks. An associate professor is expected to make an independent contribution to the development of both research and teaching both in his field and in history in generality. Applicants must demonstrate experience with independent planning and execution of teaching and supervision at the university level.

Further information is available from the Head of Department Martin Rheinheimer at phone +45 6550 4102, email: 

Application, salary and conditions of employment, etc.
Applications will be assessed by an expert committee. Applicants will be informed of their assessment by the Faculty. 

As part of the overall assessment of the applicant’s qualifications, an interview may be applied. 
Appointment to this position may also include teaching obligations in regard to related degree programmes. 

The successful applicant will be employed in accordance with the agreement between the Ministry of Finance and AC (the Danish Confederation of Professional Associations), Cirkulære om overenskomst for Akademikere i staten 2015 (the document only exists in Danish).

If the successful applicant has not documented teaching experience corresponding to assistant professor level, the applicant will be employed on trial for the first 18 months. 

Applications should be sent electronically via the link “apply online” at the bottom of this page. 

Please note that we only accept files in pdf-format no more than 10 MB per file. We do not accept zip-files, jpg or other image files. 

All pdf-files must be unlocked and allow binding and may not be password protected. 

In case you have more than one file per field you need to combine the pdf-files into a single file, as each field handles only one file. 

The Faculty expects applicants to read the information “How to apply” before applying. 
Application and all appendices must be in Danish, English or one of the Scandinavian languages.
Only material in Danish, Norwegian, Swedish, and English will be assessed. Please always include a copy of original diploma/certificates.

An application must include: 

  • Application letter
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Diplomas/Certificates
  • Teaching portfolio (please see below)
  • List of publications indicating the publications attached
  • A maximum of 3 of the most relevant publications. Please attach one pdf-file for each publication. For any publication with a co-author, a co-author statement must be submitted as part of the pdf-file 

Applicants for an associate professorship at the Faculty of Humanities are requested to submit a teaching portfolio with the application as documentation for teaching experience as well as supervision qualifications. Please read more here

We recommend that as an international applicant you take the time to visit Working in Denmark where you will find information and facts about moving to, working and living in Denmark, as well as the International Staff Office at SDU.

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

Campus: Odense image image image
Application deadline: 01/02/2017