Assistant Professor in Urban Design and Mobilities
At the Technical Faculty of IT and Design, Department of Architecture, Design, and Media Technology a position as Assistant Professor in Urban Design and Mobilities is open for appointment from September 1st, 2018 or soon hereafter. The position is available for a period of three years. The Department of Architecture, Design, and Media Technology has as its goal the development of an innovative cluster of engineering-based environments for education and research which integrate creativity, engineering and technology within the disciplines of architecture, urban design, industrial design, digital design and interactive media. The department is a leading research and educational environment in Denmark that addresses the challenge of the interplay between creativity and technology, and develops new areas in research and education directed towards the end-user.
The position is related to the urban design research environment at Aalborg University, which focuses on critical, social-minded urban design research. Urban design that explores the built environment with emphasis on urban design for and with people. Specifically, an interest in place-making, site-specific urban development; relational and process-based territorial approaches; urban mapping methodologies and place and mobilities theory.
The applicant should be willing to enter into a collaborative research and teaching environment with an interdisciplinary approach. The candidate is a younger urban design researcher with a relevant background in urban design, architecture, or the like. The candidate has research experience with urban design theories and methodologies. Further, the candidate has competencies within the design of the urban environment, thus, exploring the combination of designing and research.
The applicant will be part of an ambitious research and teaching environment. The position will contain teaching obligations in relation to programs related to urban design. Specifically, teaching on the BSc-level will be part of the position, where teaching is held in Danish.
It is expected that the candidate will participate in the further development of the research field in a collaborator way, and actively will contribute to the research within urban design.
You may obtain further professional information from Associate Professor Lea Holst Laursen, mail: [log in to unmask]<mailto:[log in to unmask]>, tel. +45 9940 7174<tel:+45%209940%207174>.
Appointment as an Assistant Professor presupposes scientific qualifications at PhD–level or similar scientific qualifications. The research potential of each applicant will be emphasized in the overall assessment.
Appointment as an Assistant Professor cannot exceed a period of four years in total in a temporary position (appointment at Assistant Professor level cannot exceed a period of eight years in total in Denmark).
The application must contain the following:
* A statement outlining your reasons for applying, and intentions and visions with, the position.
* Your curriculum vitae, including personal data, educational background, scientific qualifications, dissemination skills, participation in committees and boards, and additional qualifications relevant for the position.
* Copies of relevant diplomas (Master of Science and PhD). On request you could be asked for an official English translation.
* A complete list of publications.
* Publications you wish to be considered by the assessment committee. You may attach up to 5 publications.
* A specification of your teaching qualifications relative to the teaching portfolio. If this is not enclosed you must include an explanation for its absence.
An assessment committee will assess all candidates.
The applications are only to be submitted online by using the "Apply online" button below.
We wish to reflect the diversity of society and welcome applications from all qualified candidates regardless of personal background.
For further information concerning the application procedure please contact Anne Christoffersen by mail [log in to unmask]<mailto:[log in to unmask]> or phone (+45) 9940 9680<tel:(+45)%209940 9680>.
Information regarding guidelines, ministerial circular in force, teaching portfolio and procedures can be seen here. <http://www.tech.aau.dk/ansatte/hr-personaleadministration/>
Employment is in accordance with the Ministerial Order on the Appointment of Academic Staff at Universities (the Appointment Order) and the Ministry of Finance's current Job Structure for Academic Staff at Universities. Employment and salary are in accordance with the collective agreement for state-employed academics.
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