Professor of International Nutrition and Health

Professor of International Nutrition and Health

Faculty of Life Sciences (Last date: 16 May 2011)

Department of Human Nutrition, Faculty of Life Sciences (LIFE), University of Copenhagen invites applications for a position as Professor of International Nutrition and Health from 1 January 2012 eller som snart som muligt derefter.

Professor of International Nutrition and Health

Faculty of Life Sciences

Department of Human Nutrition, Faculty of Life Sciences (LIFE), University of Copenhagen invites applications for a position as Professor of International Nutrition and Health from 1 January 2012 eller som snart som muligt derefter.

The professor’s field ice International Nutrition and Health, der Deal With nutrition and nutrition-related health problem med fokus low-income population. Siden disse population bäst miraculous a nutrition transition, the research field compris the double burden of under-and over nutrition, and Accompanying health problem. During Nutrition bland Vulnerable groups, oak kvinnor och barn, och med enkeltpersoner HIV and tuberculosis Remains särskilt viktigt area of ​​research. That includes studies att AIM two Identify Determinants and effects of under nutrition, og særlig udvikle Preventive or Therapeutic Intervention.Furthermore, the Nutrition and Chronic Diseases, som obesity, diabetes and coronary Heart Diseases er stigende important research topics.

The research field är bäst del af Research Group for Paediatric and International Nutrition, and Party of Life’s emerging elite research area Early Nutrition and Growth . Research med fokus utveckla lande har high priority to LIFE.



The professor’s main duty is two during take forskning og undervisning indenfor ovenfor scientific domain.

The professor forventes bevare a demonstrated significantly Record Publikationstype, two encourage research achievements and two nurture a research culture innenfor Research Group. Han eller hon kommer också forventes secure external research funding, and deltar aktiv in research networks.

The professor bliver required two teach, supervised and vurdere studerende BSc and MSc levels samt PhD students. Dette også implicit utveckla the field in relation undervisning och state of the art teaching metoder. The professor bliver required two deltar in post-Doctoral training and BE responsible for the supervision of assistant professor.

Endelig Professor den blir forventes bidra Management and leadership through commitment med och deltagelse Department and Faculty strukturer.

Qualifications – Selection Criteria

Applicants must have an academic degree inden a relevant field, ie, nutrition, medicine, etc. Qualifications inom flera eller hele følgende vitenskapelig områder required:

  • Global Nutrition Aspects forhold til human health and disease
  • Food and nutrition security
  • Deficiencies of vitamins (eg A, B, D) and minerals (eg iron, zinc)
  • Acute malnutrition, Kwashiorkor, refeeding syndrome, foodaid produkter
  • Nutrition and reproductive health
  • Nutrition and growth, physical activity and development in children
  • Nutrition and infectious diseases, HIV and tuberculosis inklusive
  • Nutrition and diabetes och andra Chronic Diseases

In bedømmelsen av kandidater Considerations bliver given to original scientific production in relation til above-mentioned fields; teaching experience and Ability; erfaring med Providing dynamic leadership på udvikling af forskning og undervisning; fluency in English, and a track record in Securing external research funding. Experience from collaboration med relevant International Organizations and companies vil være en advatage.

Terms of Employment

The position filled kommer enligt den Agreement mellom Danish Ministry of Finance and the Danish Confederation of Professional Associations. The position is covered by the Protocol on Job Structure.Commencing salary bliver least £ 572,472 per year (1st April 2010 level) plus pension bidrag (17.1%).

Applications bliver Assessed enligt den Ministry of Science Technology and Innovation Executive Order no 284 of 25th April 2008. Les mer om recruitment process to LIFE that .

The University of Copenhagen welcome applications from suitably qualified kandidater vedrørende less of age, gender, race, religion or ethnic background.


For yderligere information om professor ship please contact Head of Department, Professor Arne Astrup, phone +45 35 33 2476 or email [email protected] .

Potential Applicants from outsider Denmark hittar information about life in Denmark (taxation, healthcare, etc) to .


Apply by Clicking ‘Apply Online’ nedenfor.

Applications – in English – Must include:
Cover Letter

  • Full CV med documentation of education
  • Complete list of publications
  • 5-10 relevant scientific works at du wishlist include two in-the assessment.
  • A memorandum stating your vigtigste scientific work relevant til position och bidrag til din slik work (2-3 A4 pages)
  • Documentation of Additional research Qualifications, bl.a., erfaring research management eller andra Managerial functions, track record in fundraising
  • Documentation of Qualifications forhold til undervisning och utbildning. Please see ;
  • A statement of your plan for the development of the academic field in vedrørende både forskning och utbildning (2-3 A4 pages

Please submit your application Illustration 16 May 2011 .

Only electronic applications accepted er.

The Faculty of Life Sciences is one of Europe’s Leading university environments på områder of food, health, plants, biotechnology, natural resources, the environment and related academic områder.

Our research and degree programmer er centered on knowledge og værktøjer som kan help secure a brighter future for human, animals and plants.

Read more about The Faculty of Life Sciences to .

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Frederiksberg, Hovedstaden, Zealand and Bornholm

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