Associate Professor in Strategy and Organization

Company:NHH Norwegian School of Economics

Location:Norway / Bergen

Discipline:Strategy and Organization

Employment Type:Permanent Full-time


About NHH

NHH Norwegian School of Economics is one of the leading business schools in Europe. The school has an internationally recognised research environment and educates the leaders of the future. As such, NHH is the first choice for students who want to study economics and business administration in Norway. NHH has about 3,500 students and 400 employees.

At NHH we work together for sustainable value creation. Our vision is based on the core values committed, open and ambitious. Employees, students and alumni are passionate about contributing to positive change in society. NHH is the workplace for those who aspire to more.

Associate Professor in Strategy and Organization

About the position

NHH in Bergen, Norway, invites applications for a position as Associate Professor in Strategy and Organization at the Department of Strategy and Management.

We are seeking candidates early in their career with an ambitious research agenda and strong educational skills, who will strengthen our research and teaching activities. Applicants should possess a PhD in fields relevant to the position and be able to demonstrate research and teaching potential, as well as interests in these fields.

You will be part of a strong team of researchers at the department dedicated to produce top international research and teaching in close collaboration with businesses. The department’s researchers teach several courses in strategic management, change management, human resource management and innovation at the bachelor, master, and PhD level. Overall, the position involves teaching on average two courses a year, supervision of students, and various administrative duties. Formal pedagogical education and a well-developed teaching portfolio will be emphasized. Candidates that cannot document at least 200 hours of pedagogical coursework when hired, are offered the NHH programme on basic pedagogical competence and must complete this programme within two years.

We pursue a model of scholarship with impact to generate research orientations that are both relevant and practical, and aim for publications in premier journals, such as level three and four in the Academic Journal Guide. The department requires at least two accepted or published articles that have a quality equivalent to the standard in a journal at level 3 or higher in the Academic Journal Guide (ABS) or one article with a quality equivalent to the standard at level 4* in the Academic Journal Guide (ABS). Articles invited for “revision and resubmission” in these quality journals may also in special cases be considered.

Documented research and teaching skills will be emphasized in the evaluation of applicants. Teaching skills should preferably be documented in part by student evaluations.

We invite the best-qualified applicants to present a research paper at a department seminar and/or give a lecture, in addition to an interview. In the assessment of applicants, international experience and qualifications will be emphasized. In the event of equivalent qualifications, female applicants will be given preference.

NHH offers

Salary is negotiable according to Norwegian State Salary Scale for Associate Professor.

In Norway, health care for all individuals, schooling for children and most other public services are free. NHH offers a favorable arrangement with membership in the Norwegian Public Service Pension Fund, generous research funds for traveling and conference participation, and a bonus system for publication in top international journals. The city of Bergen has a mild and coastal climate and offers rich opportunities for cultural and outdoor activities as well as a family-friendly environment (explore

General information

The appointee must comply with the guidelines that apply to the position at any time.

The application should contain details of the applicant's scientific and pedagogical education and work experience. In addition, the applicant should provide an overview and assessment of the applicants' teaching experience and documentation of teaching quality. The application and enclosed documentation, including a CV, a list of publications, certificates with grades, and any other relevant documentation should be sent online. A maximum of ten publications and working papers should also be attached for evaluation. To open the application, please click ‘Apply for this job’. For English version, go to the menu at the top right side.

Reference letters must be submitted by email directly to NHH ( from the referees, within 4 March 2021.

In accordance with §25 (2) of the Freedom of Information Act, information about the applicant may be made public even if the applicant has requested not to have his/her her name entered on the list of applicants. The applicant will be notified if his/her request is not respected.

Further inquiry regarding the position should be directed to Professor Christine B. Meyer, email:

Deadline for applications is 4 March 2021. This date also applies to the submission of publications/written work.

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