Job description


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A position as a full professor in Cultural Studies is available at the Department for the Study of Culture at University of Southern Denmark. The applicant is expected to have competencies at professorate level within the theoretical, methodological and analytical dimensions of Cultural Studies and to have the ambition to contribute to the continued development of the Cultural Studies profile of the institute which includes a cultural practice and dissemination perspective. The profile of the Cultural Studies group includes the narrow as well as the broader definition of culture (aesthetic culture as well as the culture of the everyday such as gender and body cultures) with attention to culture in use (for example in relation to minorities or health) as well as culture and power (in relation to media, institutions and technologies). Further information on the profile is available at The applicant is expected to be experienced in research leadership and with external funding and to have built an international network and a collaborative framework. Within the obligations of the position is to take lead of research groups and interdisciplinary research at the department as well as contributing to the continued elaboration of the educational profile within and across disciplines and with responsibility for the MA in Culture and Communication and the supplementary course in Aesthetic Cultural Analysis. The applicant is asked to include a vision (max 2-3 pages) for the future profile of Cultural Studies at the Department for the Study of Culture in terms of both research and education. The vision is expected to address comparative national and international perspectives and possible collaborations as well as the issue of societal relevance and impact. Furthermore the vision should address interdisciplinary collaboration across the faculties and preferably relate to the general strategy of the university ( Further information about the position is available from the Head of Department Per Krogh Hansen at phone: 6550 1451, email

Application, salary, and condition of employment etc.

Employment shall be on the terms specified in the labour market agreement and the salary shall correspond to LR 37 (pay bracket 37) annually DKK 536.665,33 plus pension (1st April 2016 level). To this must be added a non-pension-qualifying supplement of DKK52.935,93 (1st April 2016 level) from the executive pool.

Appointmentto this positionmay alsoinclude teaching obligations in regard to related degree programs.

An application must include:

- Application letter
- Curriculum vitae
- Diplomas/Certificates
- Teaching portfolio (please see below)
- Research plan including documentation for research management
- List of publications indicating the publications attached A maximum of 9 of the most relevant publications. Please attach one pdf-file for each publication. For any publication with a co-author, a co-author statement must be submitted as part of the pdf-file.

Applicantsfor a professorship at the Faculty of Humanities are requested to submit a teaching portfolio with the application as documentation for teaching experience as well as supervision qualifications. Please read more here.

Application and all appendices must be in Danish, English or one of the Scandinavian languages. Please always include a copy of original diploma/certificates. We only accept files in pdf-format no more than 10 MB per file. In case you have more than one file per field you need to combine the pdf-files into a single file, as each field handles only one file. We do not accept zip-files, jpg or other image files. All pdf-files must be unlocked and allow binding and may not be password protected.

Applications will be assessed by an assessment committee. When the assessment committee has submitted its report, the applicant will receive the part of the evaluation that concerns him/her. The assessment report will subsequently be forwarded to the Head of Department who will assemble an appointments committee. An interview may form part of the overall assessment of the applicants’ qualifications.

The committee may request additional information, and if so, it is the responsibility of the applicant to provide the necessary material.

If the application does not meet the requirements mentioned above, the Faculty of Humanities may reject your application without further notice. Applications received after the deadline will neither be considered nor evaluated.

Shortlisting and tests may be used in the assessment process. Please note that only shortlisted applicants will be assessed.

Applications should be sent electronically via the link “apply online”, and the Faculty expects applicants to read the information “How to apply” before applying.

We recommend that as an international applicant you take the time to visit Working in Denmark where you will find information and facts about moving to, working and living in Denmark, as well as the International Staff Office at SDU.

The University wishes our staff to reflect the diversity of society and thus welcomes applications from all qualified candidates regardless of personal background.

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