External lecturer in Urban Organization, Planning and Processes

Updated: 11 months ago
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At the Technical Faculty of IT and Design, Department of Planning in Copenhagen, a position as part-time lecturer in urban organization, planning and processes is open from 1 September 2019 or soon hereafter. The position is available for a period of three years. The Department of Planning has 180 staff members spread over five Sections with each their Head of Section and geographically placed with groups in both Aalborg and Copenhagen. The working areas of the Department contain development of society and planning in a broader sense and range from the social studies of the development of society (technological, environmental and energy wise, international and public administration aspects) through physical planning, sector planning and land management to technical disciplines such as surveying and mapping. Furthermore, the Department includes a UNESCO centre for Problem Based Learning in Engineering, Science and Sustainability.

Job description

The position is focusing on teaching only. The subjects that the candidate are to teach relates to theoretical and practical knowledge concerning:

  • Urban governance and policy making
  • Planning theory and Danish planning practices
  • Roles of planners, especially in relation to Danish municipalities
  • Citizens participation

The candidate has to document a substantial experience in teaching. Although the position focus on teaching, candidates who can document international scientific publications within the above-mentioned field will be preferred. The candidate have to be able to teach in Danish and in English, as a major part of the teaching have to be carried out in Danish.

You may obtain further professional information from associate professor Morten Elle, +45 99403754 , elle@plan.aau.dk.

Applicants must have a Master's level and further high-level qualifications e.g. areas of specialisation, expertise or practical experience gained through employment within the subject's practice area. Teaching qualifications will be included in the assessment.

The application must include CV with a list of publications, diplomas and teaching qualifications.
The applications are only to be submitted online by using the "Apply online" button below.

AAU wishes to reflect the diversity of society and welcomes applications from all qualified candidates regardless of personal background or belief.

An assessment committee will assess all candidates.

For further information concerning the application procedure please contact Lisbeth Palmelund by mail est-st-hr@adm.aau.dk  or phone (+45) 9940 7553.

Information regarding guidelines, ministerial circular in force, teaching portfolio and procedures can be seen here. (tek-nat).


Employment is in accordance with the Ministerial Order on the Appointment of Academic Staff at Universities (the Appointment Order) or Agreement on graduates with a master's degree in nursing employed as academic staff and the agreement between the Ministry of Finance and the Danish Confederation of Professional Associations (AC) on part-time lecturers at universities, etc., under the Ministry of Science, Innovation and Higher Education.       

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