Part-time Lecturer in Bioethics & Philosophy

Updated: about 2 months ago
Deadline: 13 Dec 2022

Department of Public Health at the Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences University of Copenhagen seeks to employ a part-time Lecturer as of 1.2.2023 for teaching and student supervision primarily in bioethics and philosophy

Teaching at other courses will be possible upon agreement.

The Part-time Lecturer will plan and carry out teaching, exams and other student evaluations.

Job description  

The post of Part-time Lecturer is a permanent position with teaching, student supervision and course responsibilities.

Required qualifications

Applicants for the part-time Lecturer position must have obtained an educational level corresponding to a master’s degree, as well as:

  • employment in an academic principal position with another university, or
  • relevant practical experience at a high level which has not been gained through academic employment with a university.

Documented teaching activities and positive evaluations from students will be considered an asset.

Terms of employment

The position will be filled in accordance with the Circular on the agreement on Part-time Lecturers at universities et al. under the Ministry of Higher Education and Science (Ministry of Education) of 10 January 2019, agreed between the Ministry of Taxation and the Academics (the Danish Confederation of Professional Associations).

Furthermore, the employment is covered by the rules concerning Part-time Lecturers as described in the Job structure for academic staff at universities of 2020.

The position is a permanent position. 

The total number of hours may not exceed 500 hours per annum. Should the planning or execution of the lectures require it, the working hours may amount to a maximum of 780 hours per annum. 

The current hourly rate is 280,95 DKK (October 2022-level).

Further information

Questions about the position may be directed to Ezio Di Nucci  

How to apply

The application must be submitted in English and include the following documents: 

  • Application, including reasons for applying for this position
  • Curriculum vitae, including teaching experiences
  • A graduate certificate.

Please submit the application with the required attachments. The closing date for applications is 13.12 2022. Applications submitted after this date won’t be taken into consideration.

The recruitment process

After the expiry of the deadline for applications, the authorized recruitment manager selects the applicants for assessment on the advice of the appointment committee. All applicants will be notified immediately whether or not his/her application has been selected for assessment. An expert assessment committee will assess the selected applicants for the specific position. The applicants selected for application will be notified of the composition of the assessment committee, and each applicant will have the opportunity to comment on his/her assessment.

Find more information about the recruitment process at  Recruitment process – University of Copenhagen (

The University of Copenhagen encourages all interested applicants to apply for this position.

Part of the International Alliance of Research Universities (IARU), and among Europe’s top-ranking universities, the University of Copenhagen promotes research and teaching of the highest international standard. Rich in tradition and modern in outlook, the University gives students and staff the opportunity to cultivate their talent in an ambitious and informal environment. An effective organisation – with good working conditions and a collaborative work culture – creates the ideal framework for a successful academic career.

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