Assistant professor of Danish literature
Aalborg University, Department of Culture and Global Studies, Faculty of Humanities



The Department of Culture and Global Studies, Faculty of Humanities, is per. October 1, 2017 or as soon thereafter a vacancy as assistant professor of Danish literature. The position is limited for the period October 1, 2017 - June 30, 2019. The workplace is Aalborg.




The primary task of the position include research and teaching within a wide spectrum of areas related to the fields of Danish literature, literary text analysis and literary theory.


The assessment places emphasis is placed on,


  • the applicant has the proven ability to work with literary works from different historical periods
  • the applicant has research skills in Danish and Scandinavian prose and / or drama
  • the applicant has demonstrated good skills to work methodically and theoretically considered by literary issues.


Education-wise, jobs are primarily associated with Bachelor's and Master's program at the Danish study. Education in other areas of the Danish study than those specifically literary may be considered, like teaching in other courses in the School of Culture and Global Studies or other of the faculty education possible. may be relevant.


Furthermore, the applicant must assume the guidance of various vintage. In this context, it will be an advantage but not a prerequisite if the applicant has experience with problem-based learning, which is Aalborg University's educational model. The new employee is expected to be included in the ongoing development of Danish.


The new employee will be affiliated research group Interdisciplinary Cultural Studies. In addition there is the opportunity to be associated with another research group of their choice.


On the human level expected assistant professor to have good interpersonal skills and be able to create and maintain good relations with researchers from different cultural and political backgrounds.


Assumes daily presence at the institute. It is also assumed that the assistant professor is set to take an active part in all aspects of daily work at the department and the programs.



An assistant professor is a temporary training position involving research and teaching. In addition to a limited extent other tasks set by the university. The employee must also attend a course in university pedagogy for assistant professors, organized by the university.


The total employment as assistant professor may not last more than four years at the same institution (max. Six years at assistant professor level at AAU and max. Eight years in total at the assistant professor level in Denmark).


It is assumed that applicants for an assistant professorship has scientific qualifications as a Ph.D. or equivalent scientific qualifications.


The application must include følgene:


  • CV 
  • Complete list of publications, marking the attached publications to be taken into account in the assessment. A maximum of 5 publications attached. If the transmitted publications, which are co-authors, must be provided, a declaration on the applicant's share in the community. Co-author declaration must be signed by at least one of the other authors. Template co-author declaration
  • Documentation of teaching qualifications ( guidance )
  • Copies of diplomas (Master's degree certificate and PhD diploma) 


Evaluation of applicants for the post is done by an expert committee. Candidates may then be called for an interview and / or trial lecture.


All interested candidates irrespective of age, gender, race, religion or ethnic background are encouraged to apply.


Further information about the job of professional content can be obtained from the study board, associate professor Louise Mønster, mail or phone (+45) 9940 9155th

If there are questions about the application process can be obtained from the Gurli Brogaard at the Faculty Office , mail or phone (+45) 9940 7023 .


The overall application incl. be sent electronically by selecting the following "online" mode.




Appointment is under current recruitment notice for academic staff at universities and existing job structure for academic staff at universities. Appointment and salary will be according to the existing agreements for state employees academics.






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