Two Professorships in Metabolism Novo Nordisk Foundation Center for Basic Metabolic Research

Novo Nordisk Foundation Center for Basic Metabolic Research, University of Copenhagen
Copenhagen, Hovedstaden (DK)
August 21 2019
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Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences
University of Copenhagen

The University of Copenhagen is actively seeking two new Professors who will be leading their own novel research programs within basic metabolic research at the Novo Nordisk Foundation Center for Basic Metabolic Research to commence 1 March 2020.

Each Professor will receive a competitive package including significant start-up funds, and be part of an international scientific collaboration at the Maersk Tower

Job description
When considering applications for the professorships, the main emphasis will be on the applicants’ abilities to document a high level of original scientific work at an international level within the area of metabolism.

We are particularly interested in candidates who are familiar with integrative research approaches within the broad area of basic metabolic research with an application towards human pathophysiology. The Center’s vision is to strengthen interdisciplinary research that transforms the basic understanding of mechanisms involved in metabolic health and disease, and to accelerate this knowledge toward new prevention and treatment strategies. Information about the Center can be found at:

Enquiries may be addressed to
Executive Director, Professor Juleen R. Zierath, email: or

Vice Executive Director, Professor Birthe Hogh, email

International applicants may find this link useful: (International Staff Mobility).

This advert is an extract which may not be used as the basis for an application. The full text is available at until 23.59 p.m. CET, Monday 16 September 2019.

The University of Copenhagen encourages all interested applicants to apply for this position.