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Research professor position, Lyngby, DK



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at The Technical University of Denmark, Lyngby, Denmark


Research professorship in acoustics and audiology

A post as research professor at the Department of Acoustic Technology, Technical University of Denmark (DTU), is available for a period of 5 years.

The department is responsible for research and teaching in sound and vibration, including generation, propagation and subjective influence of sound on human beings. The research involves the use of methods ranging from theoretical and numerical analysis to the use of test persons for subjective investigations or the use of advanced measuring techniques. An overview of the present activities can be found at http://www.dat.dtu.dk/. 

With support from Danish industry a new significant activity is being initiated within audiology and acoustics in relation to hearing impaired persons. The initiative concerns the establishment of a ‘Center for Applied Hearing Research’, that should be responsible for the education to meet the requirements of the hearing aid manufacturers and other associated companies. Research work will be the incentive for the education offered by the Center and should be related to hearing instrument technology, acoustics, construction, function, fitting and application.

Therefore, a five-year research professor position in acoustics and audiology has been established. The research professor is expected to be a driving force in developing the activities at the new Center to a leading international level. The applicant must have an international reputation in the field, achieved for instance through publications, project management, international cooperation, industrial experience etc. Well-documented experience in hearing aid related acoustic research is required.

(It is the intention that the research professor position will continue as a permanent position after the five-year period).  

The assessment of the applicants will be based particularly on

* scientific production, research potential and the ability to develop and lead a research team
* skills in communicating and utilizing research results 
* a broad experience base, including international experience 

Applications, which should be submitted in English, must include a list of publications indicating the works that the applicants themselves view as scientific highlights. The material that should be given consideration in the assessment must be enclosed as well.

The salary and appointment terms are consistent with the current collective agreement for teaching and research staff at Danish universities.

Further information may be obtained from  Head of Department Karsten Bo Rasmussen,
tel.: +45 45 25 39 30, email: kbr@dat.dtu.dk.

The application with enclosures in triplicate must be received no later than 18. February, 2000 at 12.00 by:

The Rector
Technical University of Denmark
Building 101

Torben Poulsen
Department of Acoustic Technology
Technical University of Denmark
DK-2800 Lyngby, Denmark
Phone +45 4525 3940 (office), +45 4525 3930 (department)
Fax +45 4588 0577    mobile +45 2326 0420
e-mail: tp@dat.dtu.dk     Web: www.dat.dtu.dk/~tp/