Professor in Learning, Evaluation and Social Innovation 

Roskilde (Kommune), Region Sjælland (DK)
12 Nov 2018
End of advertisement period
12 Dec 2018
Academic Discipline
Social Sciences, Education
Contract Type
Full Time

Professor in Learning, Evaluation and Social Innovation 
The Department of People and Technology at Roskilde University invites applications for a professorship in Learning, Evaluation and Social Innovation. The position is available from February 1st 2019 or as soon as possible thereafter. The professorship includes research, teaching, and outreach obligations. 

Responsibilities and tasks
The Professor’s duties will primarily include research and research-based teaching and supervision predominantly in Social Entrepreneurship programmes and The Doctoral School of People and Technology. The successful candidate is expected to:

  • conduct research meeting high international standards,
  • contribute to the development of the research profile of the department,
  • play a leading role in The Doctoral School of People and Technology,
  • engage in external fundraising to increase funds for the department,
  • play an active role in developing new teaching methods,
  • take responsibility for the guidance and supervision of assistant professors and post docs,
  • take responsibility for the long-term well-being at the department,
  • contribute to the administrative responsibilities of the department and academic assessment
  • participate in the department’s communication with the broader public,
  • promote RUC’s academic reputation

Academic and professional profile
The applicant should hold a PhD degree or equivalent, match the profile below and document scientific qualifications in relation to the subject area(s) mentioned below:

  • an international track record of publishing in high quality journals and publishing houses 
  • experienced research leadership and management and ability to develop and sustain research environments in international and national research projects
  • a track record of externally financed research projects
  • experiences in leading and managing of doctoral school activities
  • significant contributions to the international recognition of research at departmental level
  • experiences from being member of external committees and boards 
  • teaching qualifications and qualifications in educational development at a high level, including qualification in Problem-oriented Project Learning or similar teaching methods

It is a requirement that the applicant provides evidence of a steady rate of publications, a progression in publications over time, as well as current research activity in the form of recent publications at high international level. Experience with editorial experience, citations, international networks and other research merits will be taken into account.

It is also a requirement that the applicant is enterprising, possesses good interpersonal skills and is a visible, active participant in the department’s daily activities, in addition to being willing to engage in disciplinary and interdisciplinary collaboration across the department.

Please note that this is not the full vacancy. To find the full vacancy visit Roskilde University at