Join Our Team as a Project Manager and Fundraiser at Aarhus University's Department of Agroecology


BEMÆRK: Ansøgningsfristen er overskredet

Do you want to be part of an international research environment?

The Department of Agroecology at Aarhus University is at the forefront of supporting the agricultural green transition through research and innovation. We are committed to fostering international collaborations to address global challenges in agriculture and sustainability.
As a project manager and fundraiser, you can contribute to the department’s continued development by supporting our research staff.

Job Description

The new colleague will have an important role in managing and coordinating large consortia, securing funding for research projects, and expanding our partnerships locally and globally.

This position is an important part of maintaining large collaborations and securing funding for research initiatives. This supports the development and execution of the department strategy, which is to develop sustainable and innovative solutions based on agroecological principles. This position thus offers a unique opportunity to be at the forefront of advancing the department's mission of promoting sustainable agriculture through innovative research and international partnerships.

The qualified applicant will have the opportunity to join a skilled team of fundraisers and project managers within the department. Collaborating closely with colleagues who share an interest for advancing sustainable agriculture and environmental stewardship, the new team member will benefit from a safe and collaborative work environment. With shared expertise and a collective commitment to great work ethics, the team provides a creative and stimulating atmosphere where each member's contribution is valued and recognized.


  • Manage and coordinate large research consortia, ensuring effective communication and collaboration among partners.
  • Manage and coordinate reporting and eligibility requirements.
  • Identify funding opportunities and develop grant proposals to support departmental research initiatives.
  • Cultivate and maintain relationships with funding agencies, donors, and other stakeholders.
  • Provide strategic guidance on project development and fundraising strategies.
  • Collaborate with colleagues to enhance the department's international profile and impact.
  • Support capacity-building activities, event organization, and training initiatives as needed.


  • Academic degree in a relevant field (e.g., agriculture, environmental science, international relations).
  • Proven experience in project management, primarily in an international context.
  • Knowledge of the EU and Danish funding landscape is advantageous.
  • Advanced communication skills, with fluency in English. Knowledge of Danish or other languages is beneficial.
  • High organizational skills, with the ability to coordinate multiple tasks and priorities effectively.
  • Service-minded attitude, flexibility, and a collaborative approach to working in a team.

What we offer

  • A well-functioning department with an international environment. We will start a new education at AU-Viborg in the summer of 2024.
  • A good working environment with close working relationships, social activities, and good networks
  • A workplace characterized by professionalism, equality, and a healthy balance between work and private life.
We believe in promoting inclusion, acceptance and understanding by hiring people who bring new perspectives to our department.


The workplace is AU-Viborg, Blichers Allé 20, 8830 Tjele.

Contact Information

For inquiries or additional information, please contact Birgit S. Langvad at

Formalities and salary range

Salary and terms as agreed between the Danish Ministry of Taxation and the Confederation of Professional Unions.

Aarhus University’s ambition is to be an attractive and inspiring workplace for all and to foster a culture in which each individual has opportunities to thrive, achieve and develop. We view equality and diversity as assets, and we welcome all applicants.

The application must be submitted via Aarhus University’s recruitment system, which can be accessed under the job advertisement on Aarhus University's website.


Aarhus University

Aarhus University is an academically diverse and research-intensive university with a strong commitment to high-quality research and education and the development of society nationally and globally. The university offers an inspiring research and teaching environment to its 38,000 students (FTEs) and 8,300 employees, and has an annual revenues of EUR 935 million. Learn more at


- Arbejdspladsen ligger i:

Viborg Kommune

-Virksomheden tilbyder:


Aarhus Universitet, Blichers Allé 20, 8830 Tjele


Ansøgningsfrist: 12-06-2024; - ansøgningsfristen er overskredet

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