Consultant at Department of Radiology, Aarhus University Hospital attached to the position as Clinical Professor and Chair of Radiology

23. september 2022


  • Udsendt dato
    23. september 2022
  • Udløbsdato
    20. oktober 2022

Job beskrivelse

The position as a Consultant at one of our four sections at Department of Radiology at Aarhus University Hospital (AUH) is open from 1 September 2022 or as agreed. The position includes no shift work and is attached to another open position as a Clinical Professor and Chair in Radiology. You can read more about that position here


Job description
The Consultant and Clinical Professor and Chair constitute the Department Management together with the Clinical Manager, MD and the Clinical Manager, Radiographer.

The Department Management works to meet the strategic ambition at AUH offering the highest professionalism, meeting the whole person and creating results through collaboration. Together with the other members of the Department Management, you must promote this ambition through dialogue and collaboration with staff and relevant partners.

The Department Management agrees on the distribution of tasks according to competencies and ensures mutual coordination and knowledge sharing. The Department Management has a joint managerial responsibility concerning daily running, financing, research, development and education. You as well as the other members of the Department Management are responsible to the Hospital Management at AUH. Together we draft an individual description of your job function. The employment will be as a Consultant with a specialist responsibility and you will be responsible to the Hospital Management at AUH.


We wish to employ a specialist in radiology with a strong professional and personal profile, dedicated to the speciality of radiology as well as research and development of the field. The candidate must be able to document scientific education and experience as well as competencies in one or several sub-specialities.

The Consultant in this position will be responsible for the daily running of the section together with other specialists. The daily running includes supervision and education of the department doctors as well as doctors in internship positions and specialist training.

As Chair you will be a part of the overall department management teams at AUH and thus part of the overall strategic management of the hospital. In addition to managing own department, department management teams are expected to assume a cross-disciplinary responsibility for the running and development of the hospital based on the overall perspective of the tasks of AUH and the patient’s pathway.

The candidate will actively contribute to maintain and develop the strength positions at AUH and ensure that research results are translated into new treatments, the specialist level at AUH is continuously expanded and that AUH forms strategic partnerships and enters into both national and international collaborations.

As a person, you are respectful, sympathetic and inspire confidence and you are skilled in collaborating with others. Your leadership style is motivating, involving and acknowledging and you dare to be open, honest and self-reflective.

Denmark’s hospital at the highest international level

AUH is an internationally acknowledged and highly specialised university hospital and the emergency hospital for 355,000 citizens in Aarhus. AUH is located in a hospital city and employs more than 10,000 people, who collaborate in strong communities across professions and departments.

AUH both has a broad and the highest level of professionalism and conduct research in close collaboration with Aarhus University as well as regional, national and international partners. You will be part of a workplace where the backbone is focus on the whole person and on creating results through collaboration.

Department of Radiology is one of seven radiology departments in Denmark with approximately 380 employees, 81 specialists divided into four sections. All sections are committed to professional development within relevant modalities. The working environment is good – also across professions and there is room for concentrated work and humour in a busy working day.

The department has all radiological modalities. We perform approximately 200,000 examinations annually (505,000 procedures) of which many are highly specialised. We conduct MDT conferences and second opinion examinations from other hospitals. The department is a university department in Central Denmark Region and covers all highly specialised functions in the Danish Specialist Plan 2017 and collaborates with the other radiology departments in Central Denmark Region.

Department of Radiology has a considerable responsibility for educating specialists in radiology and the department has many internships and doctors in specialist training. Moreover, the department has radiography and medical secretaries/health administration coordinator students.

In the team of department managements at AUH we are looking forward to welcoming you and we are dedicated to preparing an onboarding process specifically designed for you.

Terms of employment, application and job start 
Salary and terms of employment are in accordance with agreement between Danish Regions and the Association of Specialist Doctors for employment as a consultant. Employment is contingent on producing a satisfactory Child Protection Certificate.

You can read more about the position in the general description of the function here.


Employment as a Consultant requires that the applicant is recommended by Faculty of Health, Aarhus University, for the position as Clinical Professor and Chair associated with the Consultant position. The application must be made in accordance with the Danish Health Authority description of the seven medical roles and includes specialist authorization, CV and list of publications. The assessment is made based on the applicant’s information concerning own competencies within the seven medical areas of competence with special emphasis on the responsibility inherent in the position.


Assessment form can be found at:—rm/ansattelse-af-overlager/skema-til-faglig-bedommelse.doc

Please complete the assessment form and attach it to the application, preferably as a Word file.

Please forward the application and relevant enclosures to the AUH Hospital Management using the link in the advertisement.

The position will start at 1 February 2023 or as agreed. Deadline for application is 20 October 2022.

For further information about the position, please contact 
Chief Medical Officer Claus Thomsen, MD, DMSc, PhD., Tel.: +45 2913 5849, e-mail
Clinical Manager, MD Vibeke Fink-Jensen, Tel.:+45 2475 1179, e-mail or 
Clinical Manager, Radiographer Morten Kamp Ditlev, Tel.: +45 6136 8998, e-mail



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