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June 2020: Job titles in English

2020.06.02 | CKR/LVS

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In the terminology list below, you can find English translations of the most commonly used job titles at BTECH. In addition, you can read more about the job structure for academic staff here. You can also make use of the AU Dictionary, which contains AU-specific terminology and concepts in Danish and English.

In case you do not remember when to use lower- or uppercase letters in job titles, you can learn more here.

DanishEnglish
adjunkt (uden forskningsforpligtelser)teaching assistant professor
adjunkt (med forskningsforpligtelser)assistant professor    
akademisk medarbejderacademic employee
centerledercentre director
ekstern lektorpart-time lecturer                                    
forskerresearcher
forskningslederresearch director
ingeniørdocentsenior professor of engineering
institutlederhead of department
kontorfuldmægtig/kontorfunktionæradministrator
lektor (uden forskningsforpligtelser)teaching associate professor
lektor (med forskningsforpligtelser)associate professor
lektor(ing)teaching associate professor
ph.d.-stipendiatPhD fellow
ph.d.-studerendePhD student
professorprofessor
postdocpostdoc
sekretariatslederhead of secretariat
studieadministratorstudies administrator
studielederdirector of studies
uddannelseskoordinatorprogramme coordinator
undervisningsassistentassistant lecturer
videnskabelig assistentresearch assistant

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