Museum Coordinator within the field of Women’s Health and Biology

Updated: about 2 months ago
Job Type: PartTime
Deadline: 24 Apr 2023

The Department of Biomedicine at the Faculty of Health at Aarhus University invites applications for a position as a Museum Coordinator within the area of Women’s Health and Biology as per 1 June 2023 or as soon as possible thereafter. The position is a fixed-term part-time (18.5 hours/week) position for 4 years. The successful applicant will participate in an interdisciplinary and cross-institutional project between the Gender Museum Denmark and Aarhus University (encompassing the Department of Biomedicine, Department of Clinical Medicine, Interacting Minds Centre, Aarhus Institute of Advanced Studies and Department of Public Health).

The department of Biomedicine prioritises diversity and a good work environment, as this is a prerequisite for groundbreaking research. In a dynamic and international research environment, dedicated employees are looking to generate new knowledge within biomedical research areas such as infection and inflammation, membranes, neuroscience and personalised medicine. The Department of Biomedicine provides research-based teaching of the highest quality and is responsible for a large part of the medical degree programme. Academic staff contribute to the teaching. English is the preferred language in the laboratory, at meetings and at seminars. The department employs approx. 500 people from all over the world, and they make use of the department's modern laboratory-, core- and animal facilities. The Department of Biomedicine focuses on innovation, entrepreneurship and collaboration with business and industry, and numerous researchers from the department have established companies to develop new medicinal treatments founded in strong scientific basic research. You can read more about the department here and about the faculty here .

Your job responsibilities

As Museum Coordinator, your primary task is to co-create, implement and manage a new educational exhibit for the Gender Museum Denmark, in strong partnership with researchers in the fields of women’s health and female biology from AU and abroad.

Your main tasks will consist of:

  • Co-creation and implementation of two evidence-based public outreach exhibits at the Gender Museum Denmark.
  • Coordination of researchers, curators, artists, public figures and sub-contractors, including the planning and facilitation of effective meetings between these diverse parties.
  • Development and testing of communication formats and learning activities.
  • Optimization of project and task management.
  • Administrative responsibilities, including budget reporting, invoice management, scheduling etc.

You will report to the Associate Professor Felicity M. Davis.

Your competences

You have a PhD, Master’s or other degree in women’s health, female biology or another relevant subject. You have strong experience with public outreach, science communication and/or development of learning environments. The ideal candidate will have experience in project management and in motivating employees across disciplines. They will have good collaboration skills and enjoy working independently as well as part of a diverse team.

As a person, you have good interpersonal skills, are friendly and helpful and able to contribute to a good work environment.

We expect you to be fluent in oral and written English. Fluency in Danish is not required but is an advantage.

Questions about the position
If you have any questions about the position, please contact Felicity M Davis tel.: (+45) 4121 0065.

Your place of work will be the Department of Biomedicine, Høegh-Guldbergs Gade, DK-8000 Aarhus C, Denmark.

We expect to conduct interviews weeks 16-17. You may be given a case in connection with the interviews.

Terms of employment

Terms of employment and pay are regulated by the collective agreement between the Ministry of Taxation and relevant organisation.


Your application must include the following:

  • Motivated application.
  • Curriculum Vitae.
  • Indication of education (a copy of the diplomas should be uploaded).
  • References/recommendations can be uploaded separately in the recruitment system.

We refer to the faculty’s

Guideline for applicants


Aarhus University’s ambition is to be an attractive and inspiring workplace for all and to foster a culture in which each individual has opportunities to thrive, achieve and develop. We view equality and diversity as assets, and we welcome all applicants.

The application must be submitted via Aarhus University’s recruitment system, which can be accessed under the job advertisement on Aarhus University's website.

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