Clinical Professor (chair) of Psychiatry (Fixed-Term , 10 Years) Department of Clinical Medicine
Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences University of Copenhagen
The University seeks to appoint a clinical professor as chair of Psychiatry to the Department of Clinical Medicine to commence as soon as possible. The professorship is combined with a consultancy at one of the hospitals below in the Capital Region and Zealand Region. Please note that applicants may only apply for a consultancy at one of the hospitals.
It is a requirement for appointment that the applicant is accepted for both the professorship and the consultancy. In order to be considered for the position, the applicant must send an application to both the faculty (the professorship) and to one of the hospitals (the consultancies), cf. the simultaneously advertised consultancy positions. This also applies to applicants who are already employed as consultants at one of the hospitals. The advertisements for the consultancies are available at:
Information on the department can be found at: https: // ikm.ku.dk/.
The clinical professor acts as chair of the speciality and takes the lead in the general development of the speciality's academic identity. Also, the clinical professor is the guarantor of the academic quality and relevance in the content of exam assignments.When considering applications for the professorship, the main emphasis will be on the applicant's ability to document a high level of original scientific work at an international level within the area of Psychiatry.
The professor's responsibilities will primarily consist of:
Six overall criteria apply for professor appointments at the University of Copenhagen. The six criteria (research, teaching, societal impact, organisational contribution, external funding and leadership) are considered a framework for the overall assessment of candidates. Find information about each criterion here: https: // employment.ku.dk/faculty/criteria-for- recognising-merit.
Furthermore, each applicant must be able to document:
The professor is also required to possess good interpersonal and communicative skills.
Terms of employment
The position is a fixed-term position limited to a period of ten years.
For the professorship the appointee will receive a pensionable annual salary of 200,193.32 DKK (1 October 2023 level).
The position is covered by the Job Structure for Academic Staff at Universities 2020.
For further information please contact the Head of Department Jesper Hastrup Svendsen, [email protected]
Foreign applicants may find these links useful: https: // www. ism.ku.dk/ (International Staff Mobility).
The application must be submitted in English and include the following documents:
After the expiry of the deadline for applications, the authorized recruitment manager selects applicants for assessment on the advice of the Appointments Committee. All applicants are then immediately notified whether their application has been passed for assessment. The Dean then appoints an expert assessment committee in order to make an assessment of the selected applicants for the specific post. Selected applicants are notified of the composition of the committee and each applicant has the opportunity to comment on the part of the assessment that relates to the applicant him/herself. You can read about the recruitment process at https: // jobportal.ku.dk/.
Please note that the applicant will be contacted if the assessment committee requires further documentation.
The applicant will be assessed according to the Ministerial Order no. 242 of 13 March 2012 on the Appointment of Academic Staff at Universities.
The University of Copenhagen encourages all interested applicants to apply for this position.
Please submit the application with the required attachments. Only online applications will be accepted. The closing date for applications is 23.59 p.m. CET, Tuesday, 5 December 2023.
Interviews for this position will most likely be held on 16 May 2024.