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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.
Full Professorships in Economics - 924333
The Department of Economics and Business Economics at Aarhus BSS, Aarhus University invites applications for positions as full professorships
in the field of Economics. The professorship is a full-time and permanent position starting on 1 January 2018 or as soon as possible subject to mutual agreement.
The successful applicant is expected to contribute significantly to the department’s research and teaching environment and to promote the overall research strategy of the School.
You are expected to teach and supervise students at Bachelor’s, Master’s and PhD level and to carry out individual and group-based research of the
highest international standard, which contributes to developing the academic field of Economics
Applicants should have a strong academic background as associate professor or equivalent and must be able to demonstrate to have made significant
contributions to developments in the field. Qualifications must be documented by a number of published contributions of international standard.
In addition, management skills as well as strong teaching qualifications would be desirable. The applicant’s potential for undertaking the special
responsibilities in relation to the position is of particular relevance.
Employment as professor fixed term at Aarhus BSS requires completion of
the supervision course
and also the course
Blended Learning - Go Online
provided by Centre for Teaching and Learning
at Aarhus BSS. If you have not completed the courses 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 distinguished AASCB, AMBA and Equis accreditations - the latter specifically applying to the school’s
core business activities.
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 business and economics and offer degree programmes at the highest level. The department employs approximately 140 academic
staff members and 70 PhD students, and our academic staff is highly international and culturally diverse. We focus specifically on the recruitment
of excellent and international researchers, and our research and degree programmes also have a strong international focus.
For further information about the position and the department, please contact Head of Department Niels Haldrup, tel.: +4551504526, e-mail:
If you need help uploading your application or have any questions about the recruitment process, please contact HR supporter Ulla Bjørn, Tel.: +4587152179,
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Place of work
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
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 10 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
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
Read more about Aarhus BSS' professorship policy
All interested candidates are encouraged to apply regardless of personal background.
All applications must be made online and received by: 11/10/2017
Please apply online here