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.


Mon 03 Sep
09:00-15:00 | To be announced
Women in Science. A career in Research: Course and Coaching Sessions
Organized by the Junior Researcher Association (JRA)


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




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