Full professor in Film and/or Media Studies – Department of Media, Cognition and Communication
Faculty of Humanities
University of Copenhagen
Beginning September 2008 or as soon as possible thereafter.
At the Section of Film and Media Studies a full professorship in Film and/or Media Studies is available. The position requires teaching and research in film and/or media studies. The applicant selected is furthermore expected to lead and develop research at the department within film and media studies, to be active in applying for external funding for research, to supervise MA-thesis and PhD. students and to take active part in exchange and communication with external partners and the public.
The section for Film and Media Studies at the University of Copenhagen is active in teaching and research within a broad range of media and with focus on three main research areas: film studies, media studies and digital media and communication. The research is characterized by interdisciplinarity, including both humanities and social science. Applicants for the full professor position must document qualifications at full professor level in one or more of the three main research areas: film studies, media studies or digital media and communication.
Applicants must document:
- Original scientific production and qualifications on a high international level
- Experience with supervising and teaching on all university levels within at least one of the three main areas of the section
- Experience with research management, administration and evaluation
- Experience and success with applications for external funding
For further information about the position or the department and section, contact: Vice-Chair and professor Ib Bondebjerg, e-mail: email@example.com, mobile: +45 24421168. Further information about the department and the section can be found on: www.mef.ku.dk.
Please refer to Circular no. 9427 of June, 13th, 2007 on the Job Structure for Academic Staff www.ku.dk/regel/2/2050.html (only in Danish).
The application and enclosed documentation must include information about academic, teaching and any other relevant qualifications. As well as a CV, applications must include a complete and numbered list of publications stipulating which works the applicant wishes to be taken into consideration. The maximum number of publications submitted is twelve. These must be submitted in triplicate. The application and the enclosures must be submitted in four copies, of which one must be in loose leafs. At the end of the procedure only original material will be returned.´
A description of the required information and material that must be submitted together with the application are on the Faculty website http://english.hum.ku.dk/vacancies.
Once the deadline for applications has been reached, the Dean will set up an expert assessment committee to consider the appointment concerned. All applicants will be informed who is serving on the committee, and individual applicants will be afforded the opportunity to comment on the part of the assessment relating to themselves before an appointment is announced. Please also refer to ministerial order no. 170 of March, 17th, 2005 on the appointment of academic staff at universities http://english.hum.ku.dk/vacancies/.
Further information about the procedure is available from personnel officer Mette Christensen, telephone +45 35 32 80 87 or e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Remuneration and conditions of employment as per the current agreement between the Ministry of Finance and the appropriate trade union. Assistant professors receive a non-pensionable supplement of DKK 47.742,19 p.a.
All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply irrespective of personal background.
Applications, quoting reference number 211-0172/-4550, must be addressed to the Rector of the University of Copenhagen and received by the Faculty of Humanities, Njalsgade 80, DK-2300 Copenhagen S, Denmark before 1 Maj 2008 (12 noon). Applications received after the deadline will not be taken into account. Applications sent by E-mail cannot be accepted.