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Position in Technical Audiology and Physiological Acoustics at the Technical University of Denmark

Associate Professor in Technical Audiology and Physiological Acoustics


The Department of Electrical Engineering at the Technical University of Denmark (DTU) offers a position as associate professor within the area of technical audiology and physiological acoustics. Research and education are integrated in the activities of the internationally recognised Centre for Applied Hearing Research (CAHR). The vacant position is to be filled as soon as possible. Candidates must be able to demonstrate a solid scientific knowledge and research experience in at least one, and some experience in another of the following areas:


  • Objective measures of auditory function (e.g., otoacoustic emissions, auditory evoked potentials, functional imaging).
  • Development of computational/analytical models of human auditory signal processing.
  • Neural correlates of auditory perception in humans.
  • Advanced analysis techniques and digital signal processing for biological systems, (e.g., system identification, dipole source analysis, principal component analysis).
  • Novel concepts of hearing evaluation, audiological diagnostics and hearing-aid signal processing.


The successful candidate shall participate in both fundamental and advanced-level education of students in cooperation with the other scientific staff, and the candidate must contribute actively to the theoretical and experimental research within the Department.


Candidates should have a master’s degree in engineering, or equivalent, and academic qualifications equivalent to those obtained by holding an assistant professorship.


In the assessment of the candidates consideration will be given to:


  • scientific production and research potential
  • proven ability to teach
  • the ability to promote and utilize research results
  • experience in attracting and securing research funding
  • an all-round experience basis, preferably international experience
  • the ability to contribute to development of the department’s internal and external cooperation


Salary and appointment terms
The salary and appointment terms are negotiated in accordance with the current collective agreement for Danish University faculty members. Date to take office: 1 August 2009


Further information
Further information may be obtained from Torsten Dau, head of the Centre for Applied Hearing Research, DTU-Elektro, phone +45 4525 3936 or tda@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx.



Applications, which should be submitted in English, must include a list of publications indicating scientific highlights and documentation for participation on teacher training course. Teaching materials and research publications to be considered in the assessment must be enclosed as well.


We must have your online application by 15 May 2009. Apply online at www.dtu.dk/vacancy - please open the link "apply for this job online" and complete the form and attach your application, CV and the abovementioned documents.


All interested candidates irrespective of age, gender, race, religion or ethnic background are requested to apply.




Torsten Dau

Professor, Head of Centre 

Centre for Applied Hearing Research

DTU Elektro - Hearing Systems Group

Technical University of Denmark


Department of Electrical Engineering

Ørsteds Plads, Bygning 352

Building 352

2800  Lyngby

Direct +45 4525 3936