Professor of History of Science
Niels Bohr Archive and Department of Science Education, University of
Copenhagen, Denmark
Deadline for application: 12 August 2018 23:59 GMT +2. 

The Niels Bohr Archive (NBA) and the Department of Science Education,
University of Copenhagen, Denmark (IND) invite applications for a new
permanent position in history of science at full professor level.
We seek a professor to design and develop a new research centre for the
history of science located at the Niels Bohr Archive and who will conduct
innovative historical research projects involving the Niels Bohr
Archive‘s rich archival collections (which are constantly being
The professor is expected to collaborate closely with the Director of the
Niels Bohr Archive in developing the Archive, its activities and its
resources. The professor will be appointed in a university position at the
Department of Science Education and will be affiliated with the section’s
research group on history and philosophy of science and science studies.
Applicants must document an outstanding, international publication record
in the history of 20th century science, as well as a strong record in
acquiring external funding, in developing and running a successful research
unit, and in supervising junior scholars. Knowledge of the development of
twentieth century physics is required.
Duties include fund raising for the center, research management such as
supervision of research fellows and other staff as well as the
professor’s own research. In addition, the professor may offer courses
and thesis supervision to students at the University of Copenhagen.
Applicants are required to have university level teaching experience,
documented teaching competencies and must be able to explain and reflect
upon own teaching practice and portfolio. Formal pedagogical training or
supervision equivalent to the University of Copenhagen teacher training
programme for assistant professors is required.

For application and further details, see:

Inquiries about the position can be made to Head of Department Hanne
Andersen at , phone
+45 93565245 or to the chairman of the Board of Directors for the Niels
Bohr Archive, Vilhelm Bohr at , phone