Avoin virka: Kööpenhamina

Faculty of Humanities
University of Copenhagen

Department of Media, Cognition and Communication

wishes to appoint a

Professor in Philosophy

Beginning August, 1st, 2008 or as soon as possible thereafter.

The professor’s duties will comprise research and teaching in philosophy.
The professor is also expected to participate in knowledge exchange with
society, to raise external funding, participate in doctoral training and be
responsible for the educational guidance of assistant professors.

Qualification requirements
Emphasis will be laid on the following:
- •Documentation of a high degree of original scientific production at an international level
•- Documented teaching qualifications at all levels in at least one main area of philosophy
- Experience in research management and evaluation
•- Experience with fund raising

Please refer to Circular no. 9427 of June, 13th, 2007 on the Job Structure
for Academic Staff www.ku.dk/regel/2/2050.html (only in Danish).

For further information about the Professorship please contact Head of
Department Jan Riis Flor e-mail:

The application and enclosed documentation must include information about
academic, teaching and any other relevant qualifications. As well as a CV,
applications must include a complete and numbered list of publications
stipulating which works the applicant wishes to be taken into consideration.
The maximum number of publications submitted is twelve. These must be
submitted in triplicate. The application and the enclosures must be
submitted in four copies.

Details of the requisite information and material to be submitted along with
applications, as well as a list of the parameters applied to their
assessment, are published on the Faculty website at
http://english.hum.ku.dk/vacancies. Further information about the procedure
is available from personnel officer Mette Christensen, telephone +45 35 32
80 87 or e-mail:

Once the deadline for applications has been reached, the Dean will set up an
expert assessment committee to consider the appointment concerned. All
applicants will be informed who is serving on the committee, and individual
applicants will be afforded the opportunity to comment on the part of the
assessment relating to themselves before an appointment is announced. Please
also refer to ministerial order no. 170 of March, 17th, 2005 on the
appointment of academic staff at universities

Further information about the procedure is available from personnel officer
Mette Christensen, telephone +45 35 32 80 87 or e-mail: .

Remuneration and conditions of employment as per the current agreement
between the Ministry of Finance and the appropriate trade union. Assistant
professors receive a pensionable supplement of DKK 45.793,53 p.a.

All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply irrespective of personal

Applications, quoting reference number 211-0143/08-4550, must be addressed
to the Rector of the University of Copenhagen and received by the Faculty of
Humanities, Njalsgade 80, DK-2300 Copenhagen S, Denmark before 1st, April
2008 (12 noon). Applications received after the deadline will not be taken
into account. Applications sent by E-mail cannot be accepted.