Appointment of Director in D-IAS

EXECUTIVE POSITION: In Danish Institute for Advanced Study we are seeking to appoint a new Director with the expertise and ambition to lead this visionary research institute.

Working across the five faculties at SDU (University of Southern Denmark): Humanities, Science, Engineering, Business and Social Sciences, and Health Sciences – D-IAS exists to encourage and support curiosity-driven research and thereby unlock new revolutionary ideas.

The successful appointee will be an internationally renowned researcher in their field with the leadership and communication skills to inspire, innovate and influence across a range of national and international stakeholders.

Working in close collaboration with the chairs and the wider academic community, the Director will develop and implement a strategy that supports the institute’s ambition to be a world leader in interdisciplinary research.

Meet the people in D-IAS 

The term of appointment will be for six years with an option for a further three years.
D-IAS offers an attractive appointment package, which may include funding for a number of postdocs and a spouse programme.

Apply for this executive position