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Postdoc in Resource Efficiency and Circular Economy, Denmark


At the Faculty of Engineering and Science, Department of Development and Planning, a position as postdoc in Resource Efficiency and Circular Economy is open for appointment from 1 May 2016 or soon thereafter. The position is available for a period of 2 ½ years. The Department of Development and Planning conducts research and teaching on development and planning in a broad sense, including social science aspects as well as more technical aspects of development, and with a focus on environmental, international as well as administrative dimensions.

Job description

Research areas will be within Sustainability, innovation and policy, with special attention to eco-design, resource efficiency and circular economy in Danish companies. The postdoc will take part in the research and development project on Sustainable production 3.0 that is a collaboration with more than 20 Danish enterprises. 

Limited teaching within the area can be expected, but also in other study programmes at the University. 

You may obtain further professional information from Professor Arne Remmen, tel.: +45 9940 8318 and Head of Department Tine Herreborg Jørgensen, and tel.: +45 9940 8301.

Qualification requirements: 
Appointment as Postdoc presupposes scientific qualifications at PhD–level or similar scientific qualifications. The research potential of each applicant will be emphasized in the overall assessment. Appointment as a Postdoc cannot exceed a period of four years in total at Aalborg University.

The application must contain the following:
• A motivated text wherein the reasons for applying, qualifications in relation to the position, and intentions and visions for the position are stated.
• A current curriculum vitae.
• Copies of relevant diplomas (Master of Science and PhD).
• Scientific qualifications. A complete list of publications must be attached with an indication of the works the applicant wishes to be considered. You may attach up to 5 publications.
• Dissemination qualifications, including participation on committees or boards, participation in organisations and the like.
• Additional qualifications in relation to the position.
• References/recommendations.
• Personal data.

The applications are only to be submitted online by using the "Apply online" button below.

An assessment committee will assess all candidates.

For further information concerning the application procedure please contact Nickie Kate Hermansen by mail nkh@adm.aau.dl or phone (+45) 9940 7902.
Information regarding guidelines, ministerial circular in force and procedures can be seen here


Employment is in accordance with the Ministerial Order on the Appointment of Academic Staff at Universities (the Appointment Order) and the Ministry of Finance's current Job Structure for Academic Staff at Universities or Agreement on graduates with a master's degree in nursing employed as academic staff. Employment and salary are in accordance with the collective agreement for state-employed academics.

Further Information

Application Deadline : 15 March 2016

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