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Job: Postdoc in RRI

The Department of Political Science of the Aarhus University (Denmark) has now opened applications for two or more postdoc/assistant professor positions. The Danish Centre for Studies in Research and Research Policy (CFA) is looking for early career researchers with profiles in responsible research and innovation, gender in science, HE studies, or quantitative studies of science.

More information here. Apply by March 19.


Research at CFA is broadly concerned with research -, innovation -, and higher education policy with emphasis on empirical studies. The current research portfolio at CFA includes projects on quality in research and higher education, measurement and contextualization of research performance and impact, research funding, innovation policy, research integrity, gender equality in science, responsible research and innovation (RRI), quantitative studies of science, and development of indicators for research, innovation, and higher education.

In addition to research activities, CFA contributes to broader knowledge sharing and capacity building related to research -, innovation -, and higher education policy by providing research-based advice to public authorities. CFA performs commissioned evaluations, analyses and impact studies at Danish, Nordic, and European level, thus contributing to evidence-based policy making. For examples of current research and consultancy activities, click to www.cfa.au.dk.

The postdoc positions are fixed-term three-year positions. The assistant professor positions can be either fixed-term three-year positions or open-ended tenure-track positions with a tenure review and transfer to senior researcher or associate professorship contingent on positive assessment before the end of the fifth year of employment. Read more about tenure track employments at Aarhus BSS. The starting date is 1 June 2018 or as soon as possible hereafter subject to mutual agreement. 



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