The professor will be affiliated with iCourts - Danish National Research Foundation´s Centre of Excellence for International Courts, which is a research centre at the Faculty of Law.http://jura.ku.dk/icourts
The main responsibilities of the professor international law with focus on international courts and their impact on human rights are:
- Develop the area of international courts and human rights at an international level by combining theoretical and conceptual development with in depth practical knowledge about the field.
- Supervise PhD students on the basis of the above mentioned theoretical and practical skills.
- Support the establishment of international networks of theorists and practitioners within the area of international courts and human rights.
- Conduct teaching of students in international courts and human rights on the basis of theoretical and practical skills.
The professor shall also develop and maintain his or her teaching and pedagogic competencies. Other duties may be added according to Faculty regulations and the weighting of the different tasks may change over time.
The successful candidate must document thorough practical experience from international courts, e.g. as an international judge, specifically within the area of human rights.
Emphasis will be placed on:
- documented high degree of original academic production at international level, including evidence that the applicant has contributed to the development of the subject
- ability and opportunity to continue to develop the subject
- ability to manage research projects and other management functions and
- teaching qualifications.
The overall assessment of applications will emphasise the applicant?s contribution to new developments in the teaching area.
For further information applicants are encouraged to read the “Job Structure for Academic Staff at Universities 2007″ and “Guide to appointment of permanent academic staff at the Faculty of Law”. Both documents can be accessed at the Faculty website:http://jura.ku.dk/vacant-positions-docs
Salary and terms of employment
Professors are appointed for three years according to the agreement between the Ministry of Finance and the Danish Confederation of Professional Associations (Akademikernes Centralorganisation, AC) on remuneration in pay scale 37, DKK. 527.889. In addition to the basic salary you will receive an annual increment, currently of DKK. 52.070 (as per 1 April 2012). Furthermore, you will receive an annual increment, currently of DKK. 72.754 (as per 1 April 2012). In addition to this, a total contribution to your pension fund equal to 17,1% of your salary and annual increment is paid.
The application and all submitted material, incl. papers, articles and books, must be written in English or Nordic languages.
The application MUST include the following 8 elements
1. Application / letter of motivation
2. Curriculum vitae
4. Complete numbered list of publications
5. Teaching portfolio including documentation OF teaching qualifications as well as a brief statement of the applicant´s teaching visions within the research area
6. Research plan – including an account of how the applicant can contribute positively to the overall research plan of iCourts
7. List of submitted scientific publications clearly listing author, title, year and other publication details
8. A maximum of seven (7) scientific publications that the applicant wishes to have included in the assessment, of which no more than three (3) may be monographs.
If works are cited of which the applicant is a co-author, a co-author declaration concerning the applicant´s share of these works must be submitted. Material not yet published can be submitted. Please make a note if this is the case.
Applicants, who have written a PhD thesis or equivalent, must always submit the complete thesis and may also include the written assessment of the thesis as part of app. 8 (submitted scientific publications).
In addition to the material which the applicant wishes to include in the assessment, the Assessment Committee may require further material to assess the applicant. It is the applicant?s responsibility to provide such supplementary material should this be requested.
The application´s elements 1-7 MUST be uploaded electronically using the link below.
The application´s element 8 (the submitted scientific publications that the applicant wishes to be included in the assessment) MUST be submitted in hard copy versions in three (3) copies each either as original publications or photo copies. The submitted publications must be received at the Faculty no later than seven (7) days after the application deadline.
An automatically generated message is sent out acknowledging the receipt of the uploaded application. When the submitted publications have been received an acknowledgement will be issued.
Applicants will be kept informed about the process of the application procedure on a regular basis via email. Following the application deadline, applicants are informed about the composition of the expert Assessment Committee appointed by the Dean, on the recommendation of the Academic Council. When the committee has completed its assessment, each applicant will receive the part of the overall assessment that specifically refers to him/her. Qualified applicants will be invited for interviews according to the Dean´s decision.
Upon the completion of the application process, only original material will be returned.
The University of Copenhagen wishes to reflect the surrounding society and therefore encourages all interested parties regardless of personal background to apply for the position.
For further information about the position?s academic content, please contact Director of iCourts
, Professor Mikael Rask Madsen Mikael.Madsen@jur.ku.dk. For further information on the process please contact Personnel Officer Thomas Haaning Christiansen, tel. (+45) 35 32 35 26, email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Applications must be addressed to Dean Henrik Dam and uploaded electronically. The application´s element 8 MUST be sent or delivered to Faculty of Law, att. Thomas Haaning Christiansen, Studiestraede 6, ground floor, DK-1455 Copenhagen, Denmark. Please quote “Application” as well as reference number 211-0035/13-6000 on the envelope or parcel.
The application must be uploaded by 1 August 2013. Applications received after the deadline has expired will not be accepted.
The Faculty of Law is one of six faculties at the University of Copenhagen. The Faculty carries out research, education and knowledge dissemination within the area of law. The research is partly organised in research centres and groups. The Faculty employs about 75 full time researchers and app. 50 PhD scholars as well as app. 70 administrative staff members. There are app. 450 part time instructors contributing to the teaching of app. 4.500 law students. Visit the Faculty website: http://jura.ku.dk/english.
Publisher: Faculty of Law