Assistant professor at the Department of Clinical Medicine

Aarhus Universitet


The postholder’s research will be centred (1) on carrying out specific scientific research in collaboration with line manager and other team members, (2) on using MEG/EEG and on the spatio-temporal dynamics of the neural activity underlying speech and language processing in the human brain in health and disease, and on (3) on liaising with other E/MEG users and taking part in E/MEG support and development at CFIN.

The candidates are expected to have experience in neuroimaging and in language research, supported by international peer-review publications in the field of cognitive neuroscience of speech and language. Previous experience in using EEG, MEG and MRI is essential, including data acquisition, processing and analysis. Similarly important is a demonstrated ability to work with clinical groups, such as PD and consciousness disorders patients.

Experience in running and supporting MEG and EEG facilities is highly desirable. Eligible candidates should hold a PhD or similar degree in a relevant discipline, including (but not limited to) neuroscience, psychology, neuroinformatics or psycholinguisitcs. The position is to be filled from July 17 2019 or by agreement and is open for 3 years.

CFIN is an international multidisciplinary research centre based at Aarhus University’s Institute for Clinical Medicine, Denmark. Our research groups are supported by state-of-the-art cognitive neuroscience facilities including research-only 306-channel TRIUX MEG system (Elekta Neuromag), fMRI systems (Siemens TIMTrio 3T, Magnetom Skyra 3T), PET, navigated TMS, EEG, eye-tracking equipment, Two-Photon Microscopy, etc., and have well-established clinical and other collaborations. Aarhus University provides an inspiring international research environment with top neuroscience facilities.

Further information and application procedures can be found using the following link:[to be filled]. Additional information regarding this position can be obtained by contacting Professor Yury Shtyrov, head of MEG/EEG, CFIN, Aarhus University.

Terms of employment

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

Your application must include the following:
  • Motivated application
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Diploma
  • A list of publications
  • A teaching portfolio. We refer to Guideline on the use of teaching portfolios (
  • A maximum of five of the publications of greatest relevance to the job may be submitted
  • References/recommendations can be uploaded separately in the e-recruitment system
  • Template for applicant - assistant professor ( must be completed and uploaded under ‘Extra documents’

We refer to the faculty’s Guidelines for applicants (

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

Applications submitted through channels other than the online application form 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.

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Aarhus University
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25 April 2019


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