Clinical Professor in Anaesthesiology (combined position)
University of Southern Denmark Department of Regional Health Research

Clinical Professor in Anaesthesiology (combined position)



The Department of Regional Health Research, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Southern Denmark (SDU) invites applications for a combined position as Clinical Professor (50%) or Clinical Associate Professor (40%) depending on qualifications and as consultant (50% or 60% if qualified as associate clinical professor) in the Department of Anaesthesiology at the Hospital of Southern Jutland. The position will run for 5 years with possibility of extension.


Physical attendance at the Hospital of Southern Jutland will be expected regarding both positions. 


SDU and the Hospital of Southern Jutland offer a modern, inclusive, international and interdisciplinary working environment with state-of-the-art facilities as well as a strong tradition of close collaboration between SDU and the hospitals in the region of Southern Denmark, including the Hospital of Southern Jutland. The Department of Regional Health Research is a virtual organisation consisting of a clinical department with collaborative researchers positioned at all the regional hospitals in the Region of Southern Denmark and in the Region of Zealand.


The Hospital of Southern Jutland consists of three hospitals in the Southern part of Jutland. The hospital has international staff representing many different nationalities. Currently, the scientific staff comprises approximately 40 employees and is expanding in the coming years. The hospital has obligations in teaching and educating medical students, master students, specialist training and PhD students.


The Hospital of Southern Jutland is now a University Hospital (acknowledgement of high-quality research and education) in the Region of Southern Denmark. From the year 2022, the scientific personnel will contribute to the teaching and training of medical students at the Hospital of South West Jutland in Esbjerg.


The successful candidate will be appointed at the Department of Regional Health Research, Faculty of Health Sciences, SDU. The position will be in clinical anaesthesiology and focus must include the critically ill patient in the Intensive Care unit and could also be in other areas involving anaesthesiology. The applicant will also be expected to strengthen the research environment in the department.


Research tasks


The applicant will be responsible for initiating and developing clinical research in the selected area and implementing the results in close collaboration with the management of the department. The professor or associate professor will also be responsible for establishing and expanding research collaboration in the region, nationally and internationally. 


Research supervision and teaching


The applicant will be expected to perform supervisions function for PhD-graduates and teach undergraduate students.


The clinical position


The clinician will be appointed at the Department of Anaesthesiology at the Hospital of Southern Jutland as a consultant.  An applicant with a strong profile in Intensive Care will be preferred. 


The Applicant must fulfil the requirements and responsibilities  of a consultant in Anaesthesiology according to the rules of evaluation of applicant to a position as a consultant in The Region of Southern Denmark.


Expectations of qualifications


The successful candidate will be expected to have


- a PhD and must be qualified as a consultant in anaesthesiology

- research experience documented by publications in international peer-reviewed journal articles within the area

- a documented record of teaching experience and teaching skills

- proven research management skills

- good collaboration and interpersonal skills

- visions of how to further strengthen research in the department.


Further information


Further information concerning the professorship can be obtained by e-mail to 


Professor Egon Stenager, e-mail: or to the Head of the Department of Regional Health Research, SDU, Rikke Leth-Larsen, e-mail:


Further information concerning the position as consultant is available from 


the Head of the Department of Anaesthesiology, Lynge Kirkegaard, e-mail:  phone: +45 23383479


The successful applicant will be employed in accordance with the agreement between the Ministry of Finance and AC (the Danish Confederation of Professional Associations).


Applications will be assessed by an expert committee. Applicants will be informed of their assessment by the university.


Applications – including the required attachments – must be sent via the below-mentioned link “Apply online". Only online applications will be accepted. Attached files must be Adobe PDF or Word format. Each field in the application form can contain up to max. 10 Mb.


Only applications written in English will be accepted for evaluation.


The application must contain (as PDF- or docx-files): 


    an application

    a detailed CV

    degree certificates (inclusive of Ph.D.-diploma)

    a complete and numbered list of publications

    10 scientific peer-reviewed publications considered by the candidate as most important for this position. Please notice that one PDF- or docx-file must be attached for each publication

    a teaching portfolio detailing the candidate’s prior teaching experience, teaching skills, and teaching philosophy

    as to the post as consultant: Information on the applicant’s own skills as concerns "the seven roles of the physician" inclusive of supporting evidence

    a research plan detailing the candidate’s ideas and plans for her/his future research work.


Incomplete applications with regard to the above-mentioned requirements will not be assessed.


References will be obtained for the applicant who is the first choice for the position - from the applicant’s most recent employer, and from previous employers as required.


Applicants selected for interview must expect to undergo a personality test specifically targeted work-related matters.


Further particulars concerning the application - please see the link below.


The University wishes our staff to reflect the diversity of society and thus welcomes applications from all qualified candidates regardless of personal background.  


Further details


 Guideline for applicants




Living in Denmark


 Foreign applicants will be offered Danish language training as part of the employment. In the local area there are international schools and high schools for children and adolescents as well as a nursery by the hospital in Aabenraa. SDU’s International Staff Office (ISO) also assists with guidance and welcoming of international staff. Read more about Aabenraa here.

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