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Post doc position in nanocomposite magnets 1004966

We are seeking candidates for a two year post doctoral position starting January 1st 2019. The candidate is required to have strong expertise in materials synthesis, preparation and characterization. Knowledge about sample compaction by techniques such as uni-axial hot pressing or SPS pressing is evaluated positively. Experience with X-ray diffraction, scanning and transmission electron microscopy is an advantage. The successful candidate will be involved in preparation and characterization of magnetic nanoparticles, including compaction in collaboration with other members of the group and industrial partners. The candidate must have a Ph.D. in materials chemistry or physics.

A part from participating in front edge science in nanomagnetism the post doctoral position offers interaction with other members from Department of Chemistry ( and the Interdisciplinary Nanoscience Center (iNANO) (, which is a major research and education center based at Aarhus University. The center currently undertakes interdisciplinary research involving scientists from relevant areas in physics, chemistry, molecular biology, biology, engineering, and medicine. iNANO offers a dynamic, interdisciplinary research environment with many industrial, national and international collaborators.

The place of work is Langelandsgade 140, DK-8000 Aarhus C, and the area of employment is Aarhus University with related departments.

For further information, please contact Assoc. Prof. Mogens Christensen (

Application procedure
Shortlisting is used. This means that after the deadline for applications and with the assistance from the assessment committee chairman, and the appointment committee if necessary, the head of department selects the candidates to be evaluated. All applicants will be notified whether or not their applications have been sent to an expert assessment committee for evaluation. The selected applicants will be informed about the composition of the committee, and each applicant is given the opportunity to comment on the part of the assessment that concerns him/her self. Once the recruitment process is completed a final letter of rejection is sent to the deselected applicants, including the main considerations emphasized during the selection process.

Formalities and salary range

Science and Technology refers to the Ministerial Order on the Appointment of Academic Staff at Danish Universities under the Danish Ministry of Science, Technology and Innovation.

The application must be in English and include a curriculum vitae, degree certificate, a complete list of publications, a statement of future research plans and information about research activities, teaching portfolio and verified information on previous teaching experience (if any). Guidelines for applicants can be found here.

Appointment shall be in accordance with the collective labour agreement between the Danish Ministry of Finance and the Danish Confederation of Professional Associations. Further information on qualification requirements and job content may be found in the Memorandum on Job Structure for Academic Staff at Danish Universities. Salary depends on seniority as agreed between the Danish Ministry of Finance and the Confederation of Professional Associations.

All interested candidates are encouraged to apply, regardless of their personal background. Research activities will be evaluated in relation to actual research time. Thus, we encourage applicants to specify periods of leave without research activities, in order to be able to subtract these periods from the span of the scientific career during the evaluation of scientific productivity.

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