Associate Professor in Health Economics (2022-224-03912)
At The Faculty of Medicine the Department of Clinical Medicine, a position as
associate professor full time within health economics is open for appointment
as of March 2022 or soon thereafter.
The vacant position is with the research group Danish Center for Healthcare
Improvements (DCHI), which is an application-oriented, interdisciplinary
research group. The overall aim of DCHI is to improve patient safety and cost-
effectiveness of initiatives within the healthcare sector by providing
decision makers with qualified and research-based input for decision-making.
The successful candidate must actively contribute to strengthen DCHI's profile
within health economics. Take part in the research activities of DCHI such as
formulate, develop, implement and manage research projects and contribute to
attract external funding etc.
Additionally, the successful candidate must demonstrate to have comprehensive
knowledge about and experience with carrying out health economic evaluations
on a research level. Additionally, experience with the measuring and valuing
of health-related outcome measures like quality-adjusted life years and
applying these in economic evaluations will be favored.
The appointment includes an obligation to participate in the planning and
teaching of relevant courses within health economics including supervision and
examination. The courses are on both a basic and an advanced level at the
Master programme of Public Health and the Master programme of Medicine with
Industrial Specialization, Medical Market Access, at Aalborg University. As
the teaching is in English the applicant must document the ability to teach,
supervise and assess both written and oral presentations in English.
It is presupposed that applicants for the position as associate professor
have research qualifications corresponding to the level achieved from a
successful employment period as an assistant professor. The applicants must
document scientific production at an international level. Furthermore, it is
expected that the applicants have received supervision and pedagogical
upgrading and a positive written evaluation of their teaching qualifications.
Applicants who can document, already to have carried out research within the
topic health economic evaluation will be favored.
The application must contain the following:
Copies of certificates from degrees obtained
Complete list of publications.
List of publications that the applicant wishes to be considered. A maximum
of 10 publications may be submitted.
Description of teaching qualifications.
Dissemination including participation in committees, boards etc.
Other relevant qualification relevant to the position.
Information regarding guidelines, ministerial circular in force, teaching
portfolio and procedures can be seen here
You may obtain further information about the academic contents of the
position from Professor Søren Paaske Johnsen, acting Head of Danish Center for
Healthcare Improvements, phone +45 2947 0295, e-mail email@example.com.
For further information concerning the application procedure please contact
Jeannette Bøgh by mail (firstname.lastname@example.org) or phone (+45 9940 7968).
An assessment committee will assess all candidates.
Shortlisting will be applied. After the review of any objections regarding the
assessment committee, the head of department, with assistance from the chair
of the assessment committee, selects the candidates to be assessed. All
applicants will be informed as to whether they will advance to assessment or
The applications are only to be submitted online by using the "Apply online"
AAU wishes to reflect the diversity of society and welcomes applications from
all qualified candidates regardless of personal background or belief.
Employment is in accordance with the Ministerial Order on the Appointment of
Academic Staff at Universities (the Appointment Order) and the Ministry of
Finance's current Job Structure for Academic Staff at Universities. Employment
and salary are in accordance with the collective agreement for state-employed
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