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Associate Professor of Urban Development and Planning

Roskilde Universitet (RUC)

The Department of People and Technology, Roskilde University, invites applications for a position as associate professor of

urban development and planning
from September 21st or as soon as possible thereafter. The associate professor is expected to teach and do research in contemporary social, democratic and environmental challenges for cities and local communities and in responses from planning agencies. The research work will include planning theory, analysis of planning practices and participatory and experimental methodologies.

The Department of People and Technology is involved in development of sustainable solutions. We use experimental approaches and support people’s active commitment. Research in sustainable urban design and planning is central to the department’s research strategy and the associate professor should be able to do research and teach in planning and sustainability-related subjects within the departments urban planning and design-related study programs. The position in urban development and planning is primarily associated with the research group Space, Place, Mobility and Urban Studies (MOSPUS).

Read more at about the department here: https://ruc.dk/en/department-people-and-technology

Responsibilities and tasks
The assistant professor’s work will primarily include research (including publication/academic dissemination work) and research-based teaching with associated examination obligations). In addition to research and research-based teaching, the position also requires share of knowledge with the rest of society – including participation in public debate. Furthermore, the associate professor is expected to manage research, provide guidance and supervision of assistant professors and researchers as well as take part in academic assessments. It will be an advantage if the applicant can contribute to the strengthening of the ties between RUC’s bachelor program in Humanities and Technology and the master programs in Planning Studies (Plan, By & Proces) and Nordic Urban Planning Studies.

The successful candidate is expected to:

  • Accomplish research and engage in research collaboration meeting high international standards
  • Demonstrate a steady rate of publications and publications at high international level.
  • Contribute to the development of the research profile of the department
  • Contribute to boost the international recognition of the research at the Department
  • Engage in external fundraising to increase funds for the Department
  • Play a role in developing the educational programs of the Department
  • Teach at both BA and MA level
  • Act as an mentor for junior researchers
  • Contribute to the administrative responsibilities of the Department
  • Participate in the Department’s communication with the broader public
  • Take responsibility for the long-term well-being of the Department and RUC at large
  • Actively contribute to the research environment by a visible and physical presence at IMT
  • Promote RUC’s academic reputation


Applicants must hold a PhD degree or equivalent within planning studies and be able to document publication at an international level. Qualifications within several of the following scientific areas are required qualifications:

  • Documented scientific qualifications such as an assistant professor or equivalent in relation to planning research and urban studies.
  • Specialist background within urban planning, and participatory methods
  • Ability to contribute to the department’s interdisciplinary, socially engaged and experimental research and teaching profile
  • Experience with teaching in problem-oriented project learning (PPL) or similar teaching methodologies at university level.
  • Initiative and good collaboration skills engaging in both disciplinary and interdisciplinary collaboration across the department.

The ideal candidate shall be enterprising and a visible, involved participant in the department’s daily activities.

In the assessment of the candidates, consideration will be given to;

  • research topic,
  • scientific production and research prospective at an international level,
  • the ability to promote and utilize research results,
  • experience in teaching and education development and management,
  • basis academic experience, preferably including international academic experience, e.g. from reviewing or editing academic papers and/or from organizing research conferences or seminars,
  • ability to contribute to development of the department’s internal and external cooperation,

For further information about the position, please contact Head of department/Dean Anders Siig Andersen on tel. (+45) 4674 2798 or Head of Studyboard Kristian Delica on tel. (+45) 4674 2977

Terms of employment
The employment is on full time 37 hours per week and you will refer to Head of department/Dean Anders Siig Andersen

The position will be filled according to the Agreement between the Danish Ministry of Finance and the Danish Confederation of Professional Associations (AC) and Job Structure for Academic Staff at Universities.

Application procedure
After the deadline for applications the Head of Department will shortlist applicants for assessment with assistance from the recruitment committee including the chairperson of the assessment committee.

Shortly after the application deadline all applicants will be notified whether or not their application has been selected for assessment.

The shortlisted applicants will be informed about the composition of the assessment committee, and each applicant will be given the opportunity to comment on the composition of the committee and - later on - their assessment.

Once the recruitment process is completed, all applicants will be informed of the outcome of their application.

To apply for the position go to www.ruc.dk/en/job/

Only applications in English are accepted.

Applications must include: 1. Cover letter 2. CV 3. Documentation of education 4. Teaching portfolio (read more about teaching portfolio at Roskilde University here) 5. A complete list of publications 6. A maximum of 5 relevant scientific works that you want included in the assessment

If any of the publications that you want included in the assessment are the result of a joint effort, the extent and the nature of your contribution to each individual work must then be clarified in a co-author statement (find template here)

Please submit your application no later than July 20th. 2020.

Material received after this date will not be taken into consideration.

Roskilde University wishes to reflect the diversity of society and welcomes applications from all qualified candidates regardless of personal background.

Application deadline:
20 Jul 2020

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