Saturday, 28 January 2012

Professorship in Clinical Nursing Science at University of Copenhagen, Denmark

Fixed-term (5 years) externally funded clinical professorship in Clinical Nursing Science with special focus on acute and critical illness and intensive care

The University seeks to appoint a clinical professor in Clinical Nursing Science with special focus on acute and critical illness and intensive care to commence as soon as possible. The professorship is combined with a position as senior specialist at Rigshospitalet, the Centre of Head and Orthopaedics, Trauma Center in the
Capital Region of Denmark.

It is a requirement for appointment that the applicant is accepted for both the professorship and the position as senior specialist. In order to be considered the applicant must send an application both to the Faculty (the professorship) and to the Hospital (the senior specialist) cf. the simultaneously advertised position. This applies also to applicants who are already employed at the Hospital. The advertisement is available at the Personnel Office, Rigshospitalet.

Both the professorship and the position as senior specialist will be financed by Rigshospitalet.

The professorship is related to the Department of Surgery and Internal Medicine which is one if five clinical departments under the Faculty of Health Sciences. The Department coordinates teaching in anaesthesiology, surgery, urology, thoracic surgery, vascular surgery, plastic surgery, gastroenterology, hepatology, nephrology, cardiology, haematology, and clinical oncology, and its tasks are to facilitate research and provide teaching on scientific grounds within the specialties.

Job description
In considering applications for the professorship, the main emphasis will be on the applicant´s ability to document a high level of original scientific production on an international level within the area of clinical nursing science.

The professor´s duties will primarily consist of:
• research, including obligations with regard to publication/scientific communication
• research leadership as well as educational guidance and supervision of junior researchers
• research-based teaching with associated examination duties
• communication of research results to the public
• peer assessment

Qualification requirements
The successful applicant should be able to:
• demonstrate a record of original scientific research at the highest international level, including considerable contributions to the development of clinical nursing science
• provide research-based teaching
• manage research as well as communicate research results to the public

The professor is also required to be enterprising and to possess good interpersonal skills.

Terms of employment
For the professorship the appointee will receive a pensionable annual salary of DKR 172,744.99. Additional salary supplements may be negotiated on an individual basis.
The position is covered by the Job Structure for Academic Staff at Universities 2007.

For further details please contact the Head of Department, Professor Torben V Schroeder,
Foreign applicants may find this link useful: (International Staff Mobility) and .

The applicant is required to obtain a copy of the agreement of 2 November 2011 made between Rigshospitalet and the Faculty from for further information about the conditions of the positions before applying.

The application, in English, must include the following:
• Application including reasons for applying for this post
• Curriculum vitae
• Diplomas - all relevant certificates
• List of publications
• Research plan
• Teaching portfolio
• Teaching plan
• List of the publications in numerical order (max 10) that you wish to be considered in the assessment
• Publications (max 10)

All material should be submitted in six copies assembled as complete sets. The material will not be returned.

Please note that the applicant will be contacted if the assessment committee wishes to see further documentation and/or include work not listed in the application.
The applicant will be assessed according to the Ministerial Order no. 284 of 25 April 2008 on the Appointment of Academic Staff at Universities.

University of Copenhagen encourages all interested in this post to apply.

Please send the application marked file no.: 211-0865/11-3012 and the title of the clinical professorship to:

The Faculty of Health Sciences
University of Copenhagen
Blegdamsvej 3 B
DK-2200 Copenhagen N

The closing date for applications is 31 January 2012, 14:00.

Material received after this time will not be considered.

Material delivered by hand must be delivered to the "Information Desk" situated at the first floor at the address mentioned above.

Electronic applications will not be accepted.

The Faculty of Health Sciences comprises app. 5000 students, app. 1000 PhD students and app. 1800 employees. The Faculty creates new knowledge and recognition through its core activities: research, teaching, knowledge sharing and communication. With basic research fields ranging from molecular studies to studies of society, the Faculty contributes to a healthy future through its graduates, research findings and inventions for the benefit of patients and the community.
Deadline: 31-01-2012
Publisher: Faculty of Health Sciences

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