We are seeking an assistant professor to work on
researching adhesome complexes in cancer. We are looking for a dynamic,
flexible, hard-working and highly committed person.
The Erler group’s research is focused on
understanding how cancer spreads because this is what kills the majority of
cancer patients. The projects cover a wide range of solid tumour types and we
utilise a variety of diverse techniques.
The project is to investigate the role of novel
adhesome component proteins in cancer metastasis.
The Assistant professor’s responsibilities will primarily consist
- Research, including
publication/academic dissemination duties.
- Research-based teaching.
- Sharing knowledge with
- Participation in formal
pedagogical training program for Assistant professors.
Start: Preferably 1st February 2019 or after agreement
Duration: 3 years
We expect you to be a highly motivated and highly
ambitious scientist with the following qualifications:
- A PhD in Life Sciences
- Documented experience in adhesome research
- Experience in cancer research
- Strong interest in the extracellular
- Excellent organisational skills
- Excellent communication skills in English
- Ability to work excellently independently
and as part of a team
Place of employment:
BRIC is a dynamic and international research centre. We offer good
working and career conditions in an open and collaborative atmosphere. Our
state-of-the-art research and core facilities include modern laboratories shared between 25 research groups at BRIC and
groups at BRIC and Finsen are closely collaborating. We have our own PhD
, a young researchers club ASAP
scientific clubs, a Group Leader forum with regular meetings and Liaison
Committee with focus on work environment. On a weekly basis, we have our BRIC-CEHA seminars
with invited speakers.
ease the daily administrative tasks for our researchers,
the well-functioning administration assists researchers with HR, order and
delivery, communication, funding and much more.
BRIC actively participates in the European alliance, EU-life
, consisting of 13
excellent life science research institutions. This will further strengthen
and promote BRIC research and research education programme.
Terms of salary
and terms of employment will be in accordance with the agreement between the
Ministry of Finance and The Academics Central organization. Currently, the
monthly salary starts at 33,766 DKK/ca. 4,521 Euro. An additional 17.1 %
monthly contribution to pension will be paid by the employer. Depending on
qualifications, a higher salary may be negotiated.
Danish applicants may be eligible for tax reductions, if they hold a PhD degree
and have not lived in Denmark the last 10 years.
The position is
covered by the “Memorandum on Job Structure for Academic Staff at the
Universities” of June 28, 2013.
Your application must be submitted
electronically by clicking ‘Apply now’ below or via BRIC’s website on http://www.bric.ku.dk/jobs/
. The application must include the
following documents/attachments – all in PDF format:
- Motivated letter of application (max. one page).
- CV incl. education, work/research experience, language skills and
other skills relevant for the position.
- A certified/signed copy of a) PhD certificate and b) Master of
Science certificate. If the PhD is not completed, a written statement from
the supervisor will do.
- List of publications.
- Two letters of recommendation. To be taken into consideration, the
letter must be signed by the supporting person on paper with institutional
letter head and in PDF-format
Application deadline: 20th January 2019, 23.59 p.m. CET
We reserve the right not to consider
material received after the deadline, and not to consider applications or
letters of recommendation that do not live up to the above-mentioned
Shortlist: After expiry of the application deadline, the superior with power to
appoint selects a number of applicants for assessment on the advice of the
Appointments Committee. All applicants are immediately notified whether their
application has been passed for assessment. Applicants who were not passed for
assessment should not expect further with regard to their application unless
the shortlist is revised.
Assessment: The selected applications will be assessed according to the Ministry
Order on the Appointment of Academic Staff at Universities 2012 and the
University of Copenhagen’s guidelines 2013. The Assessment Committee makes a
non-prioritized assessment of the academic qualifications and experience with
respect to the above-mentioned area of research, techniques, skills and other
requirements listed in the advertisement.
University of Copenhagen wish to reflect the diversity of society and welcome
applications from all qualified candidates regardless of personal