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Join us as new Group Leader

As Group Leader at DANDRITE you get

An attractive start-up package

The new Group Leader is offered an attractive start package of EUR 1.6M for the first five years and further funding can be expected from national and international funding bodies including a significant presence of private foundations supporting basic and translational research in Denmark.

Affiliation as AIAS-fellow

As Group Leader at DANDRITE you also become affiliated to the Aarhus Institute of Advanced Studies (AIAS), who hosts about 40 fellows from all over the world representing a broad variety of disciplines. As a DANDRITE-fellow at AIAS you will have access to the AIAS-community and the events and also access to a local workspace together with the other DANDRITE Group Leaders.  

Member of the European Molecular Biology Laboratory (EMBL)

DANDRITE is the Danish node of the Nordic EMBL Partnership for Molecular Medicine, which is a joint venture between the European Molecular Biology Laboratory (EMBL) and the Universities of Helsinki/Finland, Oslo/Norway, Umea/Sweden, and Aarhus/Denmark. The Partnership provides joint access to research infrastructures, including databases, facilities, and instrumentation, as well as to clinical materials, networks, and training activities.

A vibrant Neuroscience Community in Aarhus

Aarhus University holds a thriving Neuroscience-community not least because of the research network NeuroCampus Aarhus that bridges the basic research at the university with the clinical research at the Aarhus University Hospital. The network arranges several events covering research areas ranging from nanotechnology over basic and clinical neuroscience to rehabilitation and cognitive neuroscience. Currently, the number of stakeholders exceeds more than 400 persons. 


For more information contact

Poul Nissen

Vice-Dean Dean, Research Dean's Office, Natural Sciences

Meet our community

You can also join us as Team Leader

Besides becoming a Group Leader you can also become affiliated DANDRITE as a Team Leader. A Team Leader at DANDRITE is a non-tenured candidate with their own funding. As a Team Leader you get access to the DANDRITE community and network both locally but also in the EMBL and within the Nordic Partnership. 

If you are intrested, you are always welcome to contact the Management to hear more. 

29 different nationalities

Gender ratio

DANDRITE and diversity

DANDRITE are in line with the Aarhus University ‘Action plan for gender equality, diversity and inclusion 2023-2025’, and we support the goal of creating an inclusive workplace culture, while eliminating unfair barriers towards scientific advancement, and creating a safe and diverse work space for everyone.