Associate Professorships

Company:Aarhus University

Location:Denmark / Aarhus

Discipline:Economics and Business Economics

Employment Type:Permanent Full-time

Posted:2018-11-02

Associate Professorships in Economics and Business Economics - 1009206

The Department of Economics and Business Economics at Aarhus BSS, Aarhus University, invites applications for a number of associate professor positions in all fields of Economics and Business Economics. The associate professorships are full-time, permanent positions with expected starting date 1 May 2019 or as soon as possible subject to mutual agreement.

Job description

The successful applicant is expected to contribute significantly to the department’s research and teaching environment and to the overall research strategy of the department.

Candidates are expected to teach and supervise students at Bachelor’s, Master’s and PhD level and to carry out research of the highest international standards which contributes to developing the relevant academic field. The department covers the majority of fields in Economics and Business Economics (where the latter includes Management Science, Financial Accounting and Auditing, Finance, Industrial Organization, Logistics, Operations Research, Business Intelligence, and Business Analytics). Also, the successful candidate is expected to be active in applying for external research funding, and to contribute to knowledge exchange and dissemination of research results. The department is international and has more than 30 nationalities. Non-Danish applicants are expected to learn Danish within the first few years of employment and the department supports language training and offers teaching relief to learn Danish.

Qualifications

Applicants must possess research qualifications and teaching skills and experience corresponding to those obtained after successful completion of a period of employment as an assistant professor, but equivalent academic qualifications may also be accepted. To qualify for the associate professorship, the candidate must do original new research since acquiring the ph.d. degree, and show research momentum and document publications in highly ranked scientific journals. Potential for attracting external research funding counts positively. Equally important, documention is required for good teaching evaluations at the undergraduate and/or graduate level in the fields of Economics and/or Business Economics.
Permanent employment as associate professor at Aarhus BSS requires completion of the supervision course as well as the Blended Learning – Go Online course provided by Centre for Teaching and Learning at Aarhus BSS. If the courses have not been completed before commencement of employment, continued employment will be conditional on completion of the courses within a five year period.

Who we are

The Department of Economics and Business Economics is one of the six departments at Aarhus BSS, one of the four faculties at Aarhus University. Aarhus BSS unites the business and social science-related research fields and brings them closer together to reflect the close relationship between society and the business community. As part of a Top 100 university, Aarhus BSS, and specifically the Department of Economics and Business Economics, has achieved the triple-crown AASCB, AMBA and EQUIS accreditations.

At the Department of Economics and Business Economics, we cover a broad range of academic areas. We aim to conduct research in a broad range of areas within economics and business economics and offer degree programmes at the highest level. The department employs approximately 160 academic staff members and 70 PhD students, and our academic staff is highly international and culturally diverse. We focus on the recruitment of excellent national and international researchers. Our research and degree programmes have a strong international focus. The working language is English, and the majority of courses taught are in English but as previously noted, tenured faculty is expected to learn Danish. The Department hosts a number of research centers and external research funding of activities has top priority.
For more information about the Department of Economics and Business Economics, please visit: http://econ.au.dk/.

Further information

For further information about the position and the department, please contact Head of Department Niels Haldrup Tel.: +45 51504526, E-mail nhaldrup@econ.au.dk
If you need help uploading your application or have any questions about the recruitment process, please contact HR supporter Ulla Prisholm Bjørn Tel.: +45 87152179 Email: upb@au.dk

International applicant?

Find information about entering and working in Denmark here:
http://ias.au.dk/international-academic-staff-ias/, and more about services for spouses here:
http://bss.au.dk/en/research/services-for-spouses-and-partners/

Place of work

Aarhus University, Campus Fuglesangs Allé, Fuglesangs Allé 4, 8210 Aarhus V

Terms of employment

The appointment is in accordance with the Memorandum on Job Structure for Academic Staff at Danish Universities as well as the circular on the Collective Agreement for Academics Employed by the State .

The job content and qualification requirements are described in further detail in Circular on Terms of Employment for Academic Staff at Universities .

Application procedure

It is obligatory to attach the following when you apply for this position:

Application

Curriculum Vitae. You are encouraged to declare any periods of leave without research activity, including, for example, maternity leave, since your research activities are assessed in relation to your actual research time
Education (diploma for master's, PhD and possibly higher doctoral degree)
List of publications (the enclosed publications must be clearly marked on the list of publications)
Publications. Up to five publications can be included in the application. In the event of several authors the publications must be accompanied by a co-author statement concerning the applicant's share of the collaborative work with the consent of the co-authors. This form can be used for the purpose
Teaching portfolio. The specific requirements regarding the documentation can be found here

Materials which cannot be uploaded together with the application may be submitted in five copies to Aarhus BSS HR & PhD, Aarhus University, Tåsingegade 1, 2nd floor, DK-8000 Aarhus C.

Read more about how to apply for an academic post at Aarhus BSS here .

The evaluation process

After the application deadline, an assessment committee is appointed. Please note that the assessment of applicants is based solely on the material received prior to the application deadline. For further information, see Guidelines for Assessment Committee, Aarhus BSS .

All interested candidates are encouraged to apply regardless of personal background.

Deadline

All applications must be made online and received by: 01.12.2018

Please apply online here

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 39,000 students and 8,000 employees, and has an annual budget of EUR 884 million Learn more at www.au.dk/en.

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