|Location:||Lyngby - Denmark|
|Placed On:||22nd December 2021|
|Closes:||31st January 2022|
DTU Engineering Technology invites applicants for a position as DTU Tenure Track Assistant Professor or Associate Professor in Product development in the research group Mechanical Technology. You will be a driving force in developing research and teaching in mechanical engineering in an applied context. The research group consists of 8 colleagues with a mix of research and industry experience and is expected to grow in the next years by addition of PhD-students. Your contribution will strengthen the group’s profile in materials (especially polymers), process technology, sustainable technologies and product development including prototyping and laboratory testing.
The assistant professor position is part of DTU’s Tenure Track program. We offer a rewarding and challenging job in an international environment. We strive for academic excellence in an environment characterized by collegial respect and academic freedom tempered by responsibility. We develop talent by offering a career mentor, state-of-the-art research infrastructure, and postgraduate teacher training. DTU’s Tenure Track is an appointment of at most six years, during which you will receive career support in the form of professional and personal guidance. At the end of the tenure track appointment you will be evaluated by an external assessment committee, who will assess your appointment to a permanent Associate Professorship. Read more about the DTU Tenure Track program at DTU at this homepage.
Responsibilities and qualifications
Your overall focus will be, contributing to DTU’s strategic aim towards being Europe’s best Engineering education. We provide courses and instruction that feed into a number of DTU’s Bachelor in Engineering (BEng) Programmes as well as a range of continuing education formats, including Diploma Programmes. Our approach is research and development-based with a strong focus on professional practice, hands-on experience, problem solving and business readiness. Qualifying our graduates to detect, analyse and find solutions to real-world challenges and technical problems across engineering disciplines and in practice-based, complex and development-oriented job functions. At DTU, the pedagogical concept and the BEng programmes are based upon the internationally recognized concept CDIO.
Your focus will be to strengthen the department’s research profile within mechanical engineering and product development and you will be a decisive part in establishing the profile of the research group, along with the department’s focus and growth within continuing education. You will work with nearby colleagues, and with both academic and industrial partners in Denmark as well as abroad. University-industry collaboration will characterize your teaching and research, why we value practical and theoretical experience with product development, polymer materials, process technology and sustainable technologies. Your primary tasks will be to:
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Application deadline: 31January 2022
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