The Faculty of Law, University of Copenhagen, is seeking applications for a position as Professor in Legal History. The position includes research-, teaching- and administrative responsibilities. The position is available from 1 February 2018 or as soon as possible.
The mail responsibilities of the professor are:
The Professor is obligated to develop and maintain his or her competences within teaching, education and pedagogic. Other obligations may be added as stipulated by the Faculty.
The faculty emphasizes the following:
The position is permanent and therefore the Faculty expects that the appointed professor over time acquire skills in Danish suffient to teach in Danish. The Faculty actively encourages and supports academic staff with little or no knowledge of written and oral Danish (or another Scandinavian language) in the effort to acquire skills in Danish.
For more information, applicants are encouraged to read the memorandum “Job Structure for Academic Staff at Universities 2013” as well as the “Guideto appointment of permanent academic staff at the Faculty of Law”.
Applicants are also encouraged to familiarize themselves with the study programmes and the various courses in these, which are currently offered by the Faculty http://jura.ku.dk/english/education/
Salary and terms of employment as Professor
The appointment is a permanent position covered by the agreement between the Ministry of Finance and the Danish Confederation of Professional Associations (Akademikernes Centralorganisation, AC) on remuneration in pay scale 37, DKK 543.212 (as of April 1, 2017). In addition to the basic salary you will receive an annual supplement, currently DKK 53.581,72 (as of April 1, 2017). In addition to this, a total contribution to your pension fund equal to 17.1% of your salary and annual supplement is paid.
Letter of motivation, appendixes and the submitted scientific publications, incl. papers, articles and books, must be written in Danish, Swedish, Norwegian or English. Submitted material in other languages may be included based on the Assessment Committee’s discretion, but this cannot be expected.
The application MUST include the following 8 elements:
In addition to the material which the applicant wishes to include in the assessment, the Assessment Committee may require further material for the assessment of the applicant. It is the applicant’s responsibility to provide such supplementary material should this be requested.
The application, appendixes and the submitted scientific publications MUST be uploaded electronically using the link below. We advise you to have the above mentioned documents ready before you begin to fill out your online application, and it is essential that all required documents are enclosed.
We will not accept submitted scientific publications by ordinary post.
Applications must be addressed to the Dean and uploaded electronically.
An automatically generated message is sent out acknowledging receipt of the uploaded application.
Applicants will be kept informed about the process of the application procedure on a regular basis via email.
Following the application deadline, the Dean selects applicants for assessment on the advice of the Appointments Committee. Applicants are selected on the basis of an overall assessment of the applicants that best match the recruitment needs of the Faculty as described in this advertisement for the post. This is compared with the applicant's research and teaching profile as set out in the application, CV incl. list of publication, teaching portfolio and any research/development plan. All applicants are then immediately notified whether their application has been passed for assessment by an expert Assessment Committee. Selected applicants are notified of the composition of the committee and when the committee has completed its assessment, each applicant has the opportunity to comment on the part of the assessment that relates to the applicants themselves.
According to the University of Copenhagen’s “Action Plan for Career, Gender and Quality – Equal Opportunities in Research and Management” there is to be at least one applicant of each gender before a position can be filled.
University of Copenhagen wishes to reflect the surrounding society and therefore encourages all interested parties regardless of personal background to apply for the position.
For further information on the process please contact academic officer Rikke Dall, +45 35 33 26 83, email: email@example.com
The application must be uploaded by October 30, 2017, 23:59 GMT+1.
Applications received after the deadline has expired will not be accepted.
If your application does not include all the required supporting documents your application will be rejected and will not be considered by the assessment committee.