Aarhus University is a modern, 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 42,500 students and 11,500 employees, and has an annual budget of
EUR 840 million. Over the course of the past decade, the university has consolidated its position in the top 100 on
the most influential rankings of universities world-wide. Learn more at www.au.dk/en.
Assistant Professorship(s) in Business
Development and Technology (Tenure
Track & Fixed Term Positions) 929203
The Department of Business Development and Technology at Aarhus BSS, Aarhus University, invites applications for assistant professorship(s) positions in the following fields:
#1: Management accounting
#2: Strategic management
#3: Organizational behavior
#4: Macro/international economics
#5: Personnel economics
The assistant professorships can be either a fixed-term three-year positions or an open-ended tenure-track positions with a tenure review by the
end of the fifth year of employment. The starting date is 1 January 2018 or as agreed upon. Read more about the
tenure track employment
at Aarhus BSS.
The successful applicant is expected to contribute significantly to the department’s research and teaching environment. At the department,
there is a strong focus on research collaborations with business and society, and the applicant is expected to take an active role in these
activities. Applicants with research activities involving businesses and society will be preferred.
The applicant is expected to teach and supervise students at Bachelor’s and Master’s level. Our teaching programs include a MSc in International
Business Development, a Bachelor in Economics and Business Administration (HA and BSc), as well as HD and Diplom i Ledelse.
The applicant is expected to conduct research of the highest international standard, which contributes to the development of the academic field.
Applicants for an assistant professorship should hold a PhD or equivalent academic qualifications.
Applicants are requested to provide measures of research output according to the
Danish Bibliometric Research Indicator
(i.e. level 1 and 2).
Other measures of research production and quality such as an H-score, citation-index etc. from a recognized source may also be stated.
Applicants are encouraged to describe how their research is linked to businesses and society. This description could describe concrete
collaborations, impact, dissemination activities etc.
Who we are
The Department of Business Development and Technology is a satellite department of Aarhus University located in Herning. The department excels in business and
engineering disciplines and pays particular attention to collaborations with business and society. The department has around 1,700 students. Further information
about the department can be found here
For further information about the position and the department, please contact Head of Department Anders Frederiksen, Tel.: +45 6162 0207,
If you need help uploading your application or have any questions about the recruitment process, please contact HR Supporter, Anne Arnfeldt Källberg, Tel.: +45 8715 2456,
International applicant? Find information about entering and working in Denmark here
. Information about relocating to Herning or the vicinity can be found
Place of work
The place of work will be Birk Centerpark 15, DK-7400 Herning.
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
It is obligatory to attach the following when you apply for this position:
- 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 three publications may be submitted. 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
Materials which cannot be uploaded together with the application may be submitted in three 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
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.
All applications must be made online and received by:
Please apply online here