Scientific Positions

Assistant professor in immunology - 1003481

A position as Assistant professor at the Department of Biomedicine, Aarhus University, is open for appointment as soon as possible and until October 31, 2020.

The post is associated with a larger program on the innate immune system. The successful candidate will be working on a project addressing the mechanisms of how foreign DNA is detected by the immune system to induce antimicrobial defense.

Applicants are expected to have knowledge on virology, immunology, and signal transduction. In addition to experience with standard methods in frontline infection immunology research, applicants are expected to have hands-on expertise with methods in exosome research.

For further information, please contact professor Søren Riis Paludan (phone: 87167843; E-mail:
Required qualifications

Appointment as an assistant professor requires academic qualifications at PhD level.

Formalities and references

  • Further information on the appointment procedure can be found in the Ministerial Order on the Appointment of Academic Staff at Universities.
  • The appointment is in accordance with the Danish Confederation of Professional Associations (Akademikerne).
  • Remuneration is in accordance with the above, and the Salary agreement catalogue for staff at Health.
  • Further information on qualification requirements and job description can be found in the Memorandum on Job Structure for Academic Staff at Danish Universities (in Danish).
  • Application

    Applications must be accompanied by a CV, diploma, a list of publications, a research plan as well as a teaching portfolio. A maximum of ten of the publications of greatest relevance to the job must be submitted.

    Further information on the application and supplementary materials may be found in the facultys Guidelines for applicants and Aarhus Universitys Guidelines on the use of teaching portfolios.

    The assessment committee may decide to include non-submitted material in its assessment. In such cases, the applicant will be informed and obliged to submit material, unless the application is withdrawn.

    Applications submitted through channels other than the online application form below or applications which are not received by the application deadline will not be considered.

    All interested candidates are encouraged to apply, regardless of their personal background.


    All applications must be made online and received by:

    Please apply online here

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