Research assistant - DTU Aqua


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DTU Aqua, Section for Monitoring and Data in Hirtshals is looking for a research assistant for various research-related tasks within fisheries science and technology, both on land and at sea.

Responsibilities and qualifications
The tasks will primarily consist of processing and collecting material from various research-related activities, including participation in experimental fishing trials on board research and commercial vessels, participation in monitoring cruises, as well as collecting and entering data. You are expected to participate in other tasks in the Section for Fisheries Technology and the Section for Monitoring and Data as needed.

Our expectations of you:

  • Experience working with research-related activities, e.g., selectivity trials or other fisheries technology work is desired.
  • Experience working with fish in the laboratory is an advantage.
  • You must be prepared for diverse working hours (among other things, there may be shifts on weekends and public holidays).
  • Emphasis is also placed on your written communication skills e.g., reporting of scientific results.
  • The work can be physically demanding, and you should be able to accept working in sometimes difficult conditions on commercial fishing vessels.
  • You are expected to be strong at sea. Possession of a health and maritime safety certificate will be an advantage, otherwise these papers must be obtained at the start of the employment period.
  • That you can express yourself, both orally and in writing, in both Danish and English.

As a formal qualification, you must have a master’s degree or equivalent.

We offer
DTU is a leading technical university globally recognized for the excellence of its research, education, innovation and scientific advice. We offer a rewarding and challenging job in an international environment. We strive for academic excellence in an environment characterized by collegial respect and academic freedom tempered by responsibility.

Salary and terms of employment 
The appointment will be based on the collective agreement with the Confederation of Professional Associations. The allowance will be agreed upon with the relevant union.

Starting date is 1st March 2024 (or according to mutual agreement). The position is a full-time position.

You can read more about career paths at DTU here

Further information 
Further information may be obtained from Head of Section for Monitoring and Data, Kai Wieland ( or Section Leader for Fisheries Technology, Jordan Feekings (

If you are applying from abroad, you may find useful information on working in Denmark and at DTU at DTU – Moving to Denmark .

Application procedure 
Your complete online application must be submitted no later than 14 December 2023 (23:59 Danish time).

Applications must be submitted as one PDF file containing all materials to be given consideration. To apply, please open the link "Apply now", fill out the online application form, and attach all your materials in English in one PDF file. The file must include:

  • Application (cover letter)
  • CV
  • Academic Diplomas (MSc)

Applications received after the deadline will not be considered.

All interested candidates irrespective of age, gender, disability, race, religion or ethnic background are encouraged to apply.

About DTU Aqua, Technical University of Denmark
DTU Aqua provides research, advice, innovation and education at the highest international level within the sustainable exploitation of living marine and freshwater resources, the biology of aquatic organisms, and the dynamics of ecosystems as well as their integration in ecosystem-based management. DTU Aqua has 350 employees, of whom a third are scientific staff. The other employees are assistant biologists, laboratory technicians, administrative staff, ship’s crew etc. In addition, the institute has a number of scientific and administrative support functions, including the research vessels DANA and HAVFISKEN. DTU Aqua has locations in Lyngby, Hirtshals, Nykøbing Mors, and Silkeborg.

Technology for people
DTU develops technology for people. With our international elite research and study programmes, we are helping to create a better world and to solve the global challenges formulated in the UN’s 17 Sustainable Development Goals. Hans Christian Ørsted founded DTU in 1829 with a clear mission to develop and create value using science and engineering to benefit society. That mission lives on today. DTU has 13,500 students and 6,000 employees. We work in an international atmosphere and have an inclusive, evolving, and informal working environment. DTU has campuses in all parts of Denmark and in Greenland, and we collaborate with the best universities around the world.


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DTU Aqua, Niels Juelsvej, 9850 Hirtshals


Ansøgningsfrist: 14-12-2023; - ansøgningsfristen er overskredet

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