Notice Of Recruitment Of Academic Staff At Universities (Recruitment Ordinance)

Original Language Title: Bekendtgørelse om ansættelse af videnskabeligt personale ved universiteter (ansættelsesbekendtgørelsen)

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Notice of recruitment of academic staff at universities (recruitment Ordinance)

Pursuant to section 29, paragraph 3, of the law on universities (University law), see. lovbekendtgørelse nr. 1368 by 7. December 2007, fixed:


§ 1. The purpose of the Ordinance is to define the overall framework for the recruitment of scientific staff as well as to give universities the opportunity to develop and customize the administrative rules for recruitment to the needs of individual disciplines and in the individual employment situations.

The scope of the

§ 2. The Ordinance shall apply to the recruitment of staff in posts subject to the job structure for academic staff at universities.

(2). By occupation of clinical professorships and lectures is applied the notice with the modifications resulting from special agreements.

(3). The University lays down supplementary internal rules for the order.


§ 3. Positions of professor and Associate Professor level will be advertised internationally, unless exceptional circumstances of technical character applies, see. However, § § 8-10.


§ 4. At the occupation of positions of professor and Associate Professor level, by the occupation of a post as senior adviser, as well as in the assessment of permanent staff member's transition from a position at the Assistant Professor level for a position at the Assistant Professor level decreases the Rector a Review Committee, which shall consist of a Chairman and two or four members, see. However, articles 9 and 10.

(2). The President shall appoint the Chairman and members, as well as setting a deadline for the submission of the Committee's assessment. The majority of the members must be from outside, for example from abroad, unless the special conditions of academic nature makes itself felt.

(3). By occupation of other posts decreases the Rector a dissertation Committee or designate one or several qualified persons must conduct a comprehensive technical assessment of the candidates.

(4). Members of the adjudication Committee and other qualified persons must be qualified within the region at a level at least equivalent to that required for the position, however not under Associate Professor level.

§ 5. The Evaluation Committee or the qualified persons taking a position on whether applicants possess professional skills in the fields of research, education, dissemination, etc., which are provided in the job structure, and also fulfil the other professional requirements, which are specified in the lookup. Given a non-priority, reasoned and written assessment of applicants ' professional qualifications to the Rector. If there are differences of opinion between the members of the Committee, this must be reflected in the assessment.

(2). Only the Chairman, the members and, where appropriate, the Secretary may participate in the evaluation work of the Committee.

§ 6. The University can establish general policies for documentation of applicants ' qualifications, including rules for the extent of the material that the applicants can get involved in assessment.


§ 7. The head teacher's decision on recruitment must be taken normally within six months after the application deadline.

Search Committee/revocation

§ 8. The Rector may set up a Committee, with a mandate to explore the market for candidates for a position of professor or Associate Professor level. This search shows that there is a specially qualified candidate for the post, and finds a Review Committee set up in accordance with the rules in section 4, paragraph 1, the candidate clearly better qualified than others who might come into consideration for a normal lookup may decide to offer the candidate recruitment without principal lookup.

Recruitment for external funding

§ 9. If funds or advice under the Danish Ministry of science, Technology and Development or non-governmental licensors have made at least half of the funds available for the employment of a person who has been appointed, the principal employers for authorization to hire this without opening, but after a positive technical assessment, see. section 4, paragraph 3.

Employment and Reemployment for less than a year

§ 10. Fixed-term contracts for a period of up to one year – for foreign employees at professor or Associate Professor level, however, up to two years – and Reemployment for up to one year can take place without opening, provided that the person concerned be judged academically qualified for the post, without prejudice. section 4, paragraph 3. Exceeds the total period of employment including reinstatement two years – for foreign employees at professor or Associate Professor level, however three years – the post or look up, and you want to perform a technical assessment of the basic regulation. section 4, paragraph 1.

Entry into force and transitional provisions

§ 11. The notice shall enter into force on the 30. April 2008 and has effect for posts advertised and filled after this time. Ongoing recruitments be completed according to the existing rules.

(2). By the date of entry into force of this order are hereby repealed the Ordinance on the recruitment of academic staff at universities (recruitment Ordinance) No. 92 of 15. February 2008.
Ministry of science, technology and innovation, the 25. April 2008 Helge Sander/Zacharias Balslev-Clausen