The Research Unit of Cardiovascular and Renal Research, Department of Molecular Medicine, invites applications for position as 20% part-time associate professor in cardiovascular and/or renal physiology and pharmacology.
We are seeking individuals who have research interests that complement existing focus areas. Major research areas of the department are regulation of blood pressure, NaCl and water balance, resistance vessel function, renal epithelial function and mechanisms of hypertension and hypertensive organ damage including atherosclerosis and renal fibrosis.
Research profile and tasks
Main task for the candidates will be to establish lines of research that can strengthen translational and integrative approaches at the molecular, physiological and clinical-interventional levels in the field of cardiovascular and/or renal physiology/pathophysiology at the Department of Molecular Medicine. Close collaboration in translational and integrative research approaches is expected within the department and with the nearby Odense University Hospital. OUH is the major hospital in the region (population base of 1,5 million) responsible for diagnosis and treatment within all specialities. Collaboration with other groups within the Department of Molecular Medicine is encouraged.
The successful candidate must hold an MD, or equivalent MSc in biomedical sciences, a PhD, and must have proven postdoctoral training, formal pedagogical training (“adjunktpædagogikum” or equivalent) and supervising experience and must have demonstrated significant research through publications. Candidates must demonstrate ability to obtain significant extramural research funding.
Special consideration will be given to candidates that demonstrate strong backgrounds in the area of translational research within kidney disease and renal control of blood pressure.
Candidates will be involved in teaching physiology and pharmacology to medical and MSc students at courses provided by the Faculty of Health Sciences. The candidate is expected to participate in mentoring graduate and PhD students pursuing their Master’s degree and PhD.
Further information can be obtained by e-mail to the Head of Research Unit, professor Boye L. Jensen at or by e-mail to the Head of the Department of Molecular Medicine, professor Uffe Holmskov at
The successful applicant will be employed in accordance with the agreement between the Ministry of Finance and AC (the Danish Confederation of Professional Associations).
Applications will be assessed by an expert committee. Applicants will be informed of their own assessment by the university.
Only applications written in English will be accepted for evaluation.
Applications – including the required attachments – must be sent via the below-mentioned link “Apply online". Only online applications will be accepted. Attached files must be Adobe PDF or Word format. Each field in the application form can contain up to max. 10 Mb.
The application must contain (as pdf.- or docx.-files):
• an application
• a detailed CV
• degree certificates (inclusive of Ph.D.-diploma)
• a complete and numbered list of publications
• 8-10 scientific peer-reviewed publications considered by the applicant to the most important for this position. Please notice that one pdf.- or docx.-file must be attached for each publication.
• a teaching portfolio detailing the candidate’s prior teaching experience, teaching skills, and teaching philosophy
• a research plan detailing the candidate’s ideas and plans for her/his future research work.
Incomplete applications with regard to the above-mentioned requirements will not be assessed.
Further particulars concerning the application - please see the link below.
The University wishes our staff to reflect the diversity of society and thus welcomes applications from all qualified candidates regardless of personal background.
27 august 2017