The Department of
Science Education and the Department of Computer Science seeks an excellent
scholar for a full professorship in digital education with joint appointment in the two
We seek a candidate to
participate in establishing a new interdisciplinary Centre for Digital Education. The
Centre is expected to cover research in learning analytics, computational thinking,
computer science education, and digital learning environments. The successful
candidate is expected to participate actively in fundraising for the Centre and
in developing new teaching initiatives on digital education.
professor must have an outstanding record of internationally competitive
research as well as documented experience with fundraising. The Centre will collaborate closely with other
departments at the Faculty of Science, and applicants should have sufficient
competences in the natural sciences (including mathematics) to develop and
participate in planning, implementing, and evaluating developmental and/or
research projects concerning teaching at other departments.
required to have university level teaching experience, documented teaching
competencies and must be able to explain and reflect upon own teaching practice
and portfolio. Formal pedagogical training or supervision equivalent to the
University of Copenhagen teacher training programme for assistant professors is
development of the research field of the center, fundraising for the center’s
activities, the applicant’s own research, assessment tasks and research
management such as supervision and training of research fellows and other staff.
Teaching duties include co-teaching courses together with colleagues from both
departments, including in-service training courses for faculty. In addition,
the successful applicant may also supervise BSc, MSc and PhD students.
Assessment of applicants will primarily consider their level of documented,
original scientific production at an international level, including
contributions to developments in their field, as well as their documented
teaching qualifications. Managerial and out-reach qualifications of
applicants including ability to
attract external funding will also be considered.
The department’s Section
for Science and Mathematics Education Research and Teaching (SMART) pursues
research into the teaching, learning and assessment of scientific and
mathematical knowledge and competences at all educational levels. In close
relation to this, the section also participates in several development projects
at the University of Copenhagen and externally within a wide variety of
sectors. It is a hallmark of our research to unite strong fundamental and
applied research with high impact in society.
The position is
open from 1 July 2019 or as soon as possible thereafter.
University wishes our staff to reflect the diversity of society
and thus welcomes applications from all qualified candidates regardless of
Terms of employment
The position is
covered by the Memorandum on Job Structure for Academic Staff.
appointment and payment accord to the agreement between the Ministry of
Finance and The Danish Confederation of Professional Associations on Academics
in the State.
is currently DKK 615,415 including annual supplement (+ pension DKK 105,235).
salary supplement is possible.
including all attachments must be in English and submitted electronically by
clicking APPLY NOW below.
vitae including information about external funding
(Master and PhD degree or equivalent)
plan – description of current and future research plans - including a
description (3-5 pages) of the applicant’s visions for a Center for Digital
and documentation of teaching experience and qualifications accordingto university guidelines
- Complete publication list
reprints of 5 particularly relevant papers
The deadline for
applications is 27 Feburary 2019, 23:59 GMT +1.
After the expiry
of the deadline for applications, the authorized recruitment manager selects
applicants for assessment on the advice of the Interview Committee.
lectures will be held on 18 June 2019.
Please refer to
the following no. in future communication in this case: 211-0022/18-2K.