Department of Public HealthFaculty of Health and Medical SciencesUniversity of Copenhagen The Department of Public Health, University of Copenhagen seeks to appoint a part-time (80%) professor of Global Mental Health to commence as soon as possible. Information on the department can be found at: . Job descriptionWhen considering applications for the part-time professorship, the main emphasis will be on the applicant’s ability to document original scientific work at the highest international level within the area of global mental health, particularly mental health of marginalized (, violence-affected) populations. Global mental health, as a field of research and practice, is broadening its focus from more narrow clinical approaches to attention for the social determinants of mental health, mental health concerns beyond classified disorders, and prevention and promotion approaches across different cultural and geographical contexts. The field unites researchers and practitioners previously working in a variety of fields, including mental health and psychosocial support (MHPSS) in humanitarian settings. The University of Copenhagen has a portfolio of global mental health research, including research in humanitarian settings, mental health of refugees, multi-sectoral programming, and the prevention of suicide and self-harm, especially in low-resource settings. Given the focus of ongoing global mental health activities at the Department of Public Health, we are looking to hire a part-time professor with the ability to connect research activities across academic disciplines, and strengthen global mental health research and teaching. To this end, we are looking for a professor with an interest in public health and equity-focused approaches, with strong interdisciplinary skills. The responsibilities of the professor will primarily consist of: Research, including publication/academic dissemination and participation in ongoing global mental health research at the department and university more widely, as well as applying for new grants in equitable partnership with academic and humanitarian partners in low-resource settings Research-based teaching, including associated examination in global health in the Bachelors and Masters of Science in Public Health, Masters of Science in Global Health, Masters of Disaster Management and Master of Science in Medicine Research leadership, including guidance and supervision of current global mental health researchers in the Section of Global Health, MESU and other relevant units at the Department of Public Health and the university more widely Obligation to share knowledge with the society at large, including participation in public debate Academic assessments Required qualifications Six overall criteria apply for professor appointments at the University of Copenhagen. The six criteria (research, teaching, societal impact, organisational contribution, external funding and leadership) are considered a framework for the overall assessment of candidates. Information about each criteria is available here: . Furthermore, each applicant must be able to document: High degree of original academic production at an international level, including considerable contributions to the development and standing of the field of global mental health Documented research experience in the field of mental health in low-resource settings Management of research and other functions, , as well as knowledge and technology transfer across the boundaries of academic disciplines and practice/policy sectors Provision of research-based teaching within the field of global mental health The professor is also required to possess good interpersonal and communicative skills. Terms of employment The position is a permanent and the average weekly working hours are 29,6 hours per week. Salary and other terms and conditions of appointment are set in accordance with the Agreement between the Ministry of Finance and AC (Danish Confederation of Professional Associations) or other relevant professional organisations. The position is covered by the Job Structure for Academic Staff at Universities 2020. QuestionsFor further information, please contact Head of Department Theis Lange, . Foreign applicants may find this link useful: (International Staff Mobility). ApplicationThe application must be submitted in English and must include the following documents: Application, including motivation for applying for this position (Maximum 2 pages) Curriculum vitae, including information on external funding Diplomas (Master’s, PhD and other relevant certificates) A complete list of publications Research plan (3‐5 pages) Uploads of maximum 10 publications to be considered in the evaluation Teaching plan (3‐5 pages) Teaching portfolio (Guidelines: ) Application procedureAfter the expiry of the deadline for applications, the authorized recruitment manager selects applicants for assessment on the advice of the Appointments Committee. All applicants are then immediately notified whether their application has been passed for assessment. The Dean then appoints an expert assessment committee in order to make an assessment of the selected applicants for the specific post. Selected applicants are notified of the composition of the committee and each applicant has the opportunity to comment on the part of the assessment that relates to the applicant him/herself. You can read about the recruitment process at . Please note that the applicant will be contacted if the assessment committee requires further documentation. The applicant will be assessed according to the Ministerial Order no. 242 of 13 March 2012 on the Appointment of Academic Staff at Universities. The University of Copenhagen encourages all interested applicants to apply for this position. Please submit the application with the required attachments. Only online applications will be accepted. The closing date for applications is 23.59 , Wednesday 7 December 2022. Interviews for this position are likely to be held on 27 March 2023.