Staff Scientist (AC-TAP) in Disaster Research at Department of Public Health, Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences

Copenhagen University
January 26, 2023
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The Global Health Section (GHS) at the Department of Public Health, University of Copenhagen and the Copenhagen Center for Disaster Research (COPE) invite applications for a fixed-term staff scientist (AC-TAP) position starting from 1 March 2023 until 31 May 2023.

Our research The Copenhagen Center for Disaster Research (COPE), hosted by the Department of Public Health, is a platform for inter-disciplinary research, teaching and networking on disasters and climate change issues.

Your job The successful candidate is expected to work both independently and in collaboration with the research team at COPE and the Disaster research team at the Global Health Section. Within the Center, the candidate will take part in arranging networking events, managing all external communication including website editing, newsletters, and social media management, and making all visual materials.

As part of the tasks at the GHS, the candidate is expected to support the research team in writing of grant proposals and research articles within the WASH (water, sanitation and hygiene) and hygiene-related disease transmission area. The candidate is also expected to take active part in the academic life of the Center and the department.

Profile We are looking for an ambitious and highly motivated staff scientist with the following competencies and experience:

Essential experience and skills

  • You have a MSc within the life or medical sciences
  • As part of COPE activities, experience with both print and digital media and proficiency in programs such as Adobe Suite, Photoshop, Illustrator, Premiere Pro and InDesign
  • Knowledge of layouts, graphic fundamentals, typography, print, and web
  • You can take decisions independently but is also comfortable working in teams and have a collaborative mindset
  • Fluency in written and spoken English is a requirement.
  • Desirable experience and skills

  • Familiarity with HTML and CSS preferred
  • Experience organizing events, writing newsletters, website editing and social media managing are an advantage
  • Place of employment The place of employment is at Department of Public Health, Copenhagen Center for Disaster Research (COPE), Global Health Section, University of Copenhagen. We offer creative and stimulating working conditions in a dynamic and international research environment.

    Terms of employment The average weekly working hours are 37 hours per week.

    Employment will be in accordance with the provisions of the collective agreement between the Danish Ministry of Taxation and AC (the Danish Confederation of Professional Associations). The monthly salary will be based on the number of years of work experience (seniority) with the possibility to negotiate a salary supplement based on prior experiences and qualifications. The employer will pay an additional 17.1 % to your pension fund.

    Application Your application should in English include:

  • Letter of motivation addressing the requirements (max one page)
  • Examples of visual communication work
  • Academic references, if available
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • A certified/signed copy of certificate(s) of education
  • Please submit your application by clicking on “Apply Now” below. Only online applications will be accepted.

    We reserve the right not to consider material received after the deadline, and not to consider applications that do not live up to the abovementioned requirements.

    Application deadline: 26 Januar 2023, 23.59 CET

    The University of Copenhagen wish to reflect the diversity of society and encourage all qualified candidates to apply regardless of personal background.

    Questions For further information regarding the position, please contact Peter Kjær ([email protected]) or Emmanuel Raju ([email protected])

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