Tenure Track Assistant Professor/Associate Professor in Mathematics



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Job description

Do you have academic or industry experience within pure or applied mathematics, and talent for collaborating with researchers, students, and industry?

  • Control Theory
  • Finite Element Methods
  • Topological Data Analysis
  • Numerical Methods

In this position, you will have the opportunity to develop your professional skills within the above areas, as well as other relevant areas.

The research group delivers courses on Calculus, Linear Algebra, Statistics, Signal Processing, Control Theory, Differential Geometry, and Machine Learning. The candidate is expected to take part in these activities and good teaching skills are regarded essential.  

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 Programmes (BEng) as well as a range of continuing education formats, including Diploma Programmes. Our approach is research and development-based with a strong focus on practice, hands-on experience, and problem solving. This approach drives our research as well as our teaching, while we aim to qualify our graduates to detect, analyse and find solutions to the real-world problems of the digital transformation and a sustainable future. The pedagogical concept and the BEng programmes are based upon the internationally recognized concept CDIO.

Your primary tasks will be:

  • Teaching courses and supervising student projects
  • Contributing to the development of the research group including funding, research, innovation, publications and PhD supervision
  • Integrate University-industry collaboration in your teaching and research.

The teaching language of the department is Danish. If you do not speak Danish, you will be expected to learn Danish and be able to teach in Danish after 3 years. DTU can provide Danish language courses.

You should be proficient in English.

As formal qualifications you must hold an MSc or a PhD degree (or equivalent). If you are applying for the associate professor position, you should also have academic qualifications equivalent to those obtained by holding an assistant professorship and documented didactic/pedagogic training.

You will be assessed against the responsibilities and qualifications stated above and the following general criteria:

  • Experience and quality of teaching
  • Research experience
  • Industry experience
  • Research vision and potential
  • International impact and experience
  • Societal impact
  • Innovativeness, including commercialization and collaboration with industry
  • Leadership, collaboration, and interdisciplinary skills
  • Communication skills

Further information  

Further information may be obtained from associate professor, group leader, Henrik Bechmann [email protected] or Head of Department Malene Kirstine Holst, [email protected]

You can read more about DTU Engineering Technology at www.engtech.dtu.dk.

If you are applying from abroad, you may find useful information on working in Denmark and at DTU at DTU – Moving to Denmark.

How to apply

Please submit your online application no later than 9 May 2022 (Danish Time)

To view the full job announcement and to apply: here

For almost two centuries DTU, Technical University of Denmark, has been dedicated to fulfilling the vision of H.C. Ørsted – the father of electromagnetism – who founded the university in 1829 to develop and create value using the natural sciences and the technical sciences to benefit society.