The Junior Researcher Association

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The AU Junior Researcher Association Board

Aims and objectives of the Junior Researcher Association

The Junior Researcher Association addresses the issues concerning the temporary academic staff at Aarhus University. Overall, we aim to improve the working conditions for junior researchers and work closely with the Aarhus University leadership and administration to achieve the best possible environment, making Aarhus University a more attractive place for postdoctoral training. 

We focus on:

  • Discussing and improving working conditions for junior researchers
  • Representing junior researchers from all faculties, schools, and departments of Aarhus University in political boards
  • Facilitating communication and networking between junior researchers within all faculties, schools, and departments of Aarhus University
  • Creating an intellectual framework (e.g., interdisciplinary collaboration) for junior researchers at Aarhus University.


Fri 02 Nov
15:00-19:30 | Mødelokale 1, Konference Center ved Stakladen, Fredrik Nielsens Vej 4, 8000 Aarhus
Research Night and Puz Quiz with the Junior Researcher Association
Organized by AU Junior Researcher Association
Fri 16 Nov
09:00-21:00 | AIAS Auditorium & Hall, Høegh-Guldbergs Gade 6B, 8000 Aarhus C & Kvindemuseet i Danmark, Domkirkepladsen 5, 8000 Aarhus C
More Women in Research: A Call for Action
Organized by AU Junior Researcher Association Sponsored by the Committee for Research and External Cooperation
Fri 23 Nov
15:00-18:00 | To be announced
General Assembly
Arranged by the AU Junior Researcher Association


2018.09.28 | Junior Researcher, AU Junior Researcher Association, Junior Researcher Track 1, Junior Researcher Track 2, Junior Researcher Track 3, Junior Researcher Track 4

Empower Talent! Mentor scheme

Is now open for registration! Organized by AU HR

2018.05.03 | AU Junior Researcher Association

New project to address the issue of gender bias at AU

The AU Junior Research Association (AU JRA) has obtained funding for activities aimed at increasing the number of female researchers in advanced academic positions

Besides the board, the AU Junior Researcher Association also consists of the following officers:

Fundraising Committee:


Research and DevelopmenCommittee 


Faculty Representatives


Science and Technology (ST)

Business and Social Sciences (BSS)



Events Committee

Membership Comittee


Communication Committee


Other JRA Officers

Please, check out our flyer and follow us on social media to know more.  

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