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2-year Assistant Professor position in the research group of Professor Knud J. Jensen, Department of Chemistry, University of Copenhagen

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One assistant professor position is available in the group of Professor Knud J. Jensen, Department of Chemistry, University of Copenhagen.

The position is available for 2 years from January 1st 2016 or soon thereafter.


Suitable Candidate

The assistant professor candidate should hold a PhD degree in bioorganic chemistry. The candidate should have a strong publication record and postdoctoral experience. Experience with the practice of solid-phase peptide synthesis, automated instruments for solid-phase synthesis, microwave heating in peptide and organic chemistry, and carbohydrate binding proteins is required.

The candidate must work actively within an international, cross-disciplinary group of researchers: therefore strong communication and interpersonal skills are required. Excellent written and spoken English is mandatory.



Novel methods in microwave solid-phase peptide synthesis



Applicants must apply online by clicking on "SØG STILLINGEN" below.

The application must include:

1. Motivation/Cover letter (max 1 page)

2. Curriculum vitae including List of publications

3. Copies of diploma/degree certificates

4. 1-3 recommendation letters highlighting any skills or experience particularly relevant for the project.

Applications will be assessed upon receipt and position will be filled from January 1st 2016 or soon thereafter. 

Deadline for applications is November 3rd 2015 at 11:59pm CET.

Applications will be handled and processed by the main supervisor and an assessment committee. The University of Copenhagen wishes to reflect the diversity of society and welcomes applications from all qualified candidates regardless of personal background.


Place and Terms of Employment

The employment is in the group of Prof. Knud J. Jensen, Department of Chemistry and the Nano-Science Center, University of Copenhagen. More information on the group can be found at

The assistant professor position is for two years. Salary, supplement, pension and terms of employment follow the agreement between the Ministry of Finance and The Academics Central Organization. Currently, the assistant professor salary begins at 385,140 DKK yearly plus pension (taxable). Supplements can be added according to qualifications. Information about working conditions and taxes is available at and

Non-Danish and Danish applicants may be eligible for tax reduction, if they have not lived in Denmark the last 10 years. Salary is paid according to the agreement between the Ministry of Finance and the Danish Federation of Professional Associations (AC).


Contact information:

For more information about the position please contact:
Professor Knud J. Jensen
Department of Chemistry
University of Copenhagen