Associate Professorship in Globalisation and Sustainability

Location
Copenhagen (DK)
Posted
25 Jan 2018
End of advertisement period
20 Feb 2018
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Associate Professorship in Globalisation and Sustainability

Copenhagen Business School invites applications for a vacant Associate Professorship in Globalisation and Sustainability at the Department of Management, Society and Communication at Copenhagen Business School. 
 
MSC brings together scholars from a range of research areas within management, communication and the broader social sciences and humanities, studying organisations in global environments and the interaction and interdependencies of business, society and government. They share a common interest in studying organisations in global environments and the relations of organisations to the wider society. 
 
MSC is a significant supplier of research based teaching to a broad portfolio of programmes, which includes undergraduate, graduate and doctoral teaching and supervision as well as executive education in the fields of 

  • (Responsible) Management/Leadership/Governance 
  • Corporate Responsibility and Sustainability 
  • Business and Development (with an emphasis on the emerging/growth economies context dimension as well as (social) entrepreneurship & innovation) 
  • Organisational Communication (Corporate Communication, Strategic Communication, Leadership Communication, Marketing Communication, International Business Communication) 

Examples of research areas that the associate professor might cover: 

  • Infrastructures and networks of global sustainability 
  • The governance of transparency and traceability in global supply chains 
  • The Associate Professorship is a permanent position with research and teaching obligations.  

To fulfill the research requirements of the position, the applicant chosen is expected to be physically present on a regular basis and actively participate in the teaching and research activities of the Department. 
 
Responsibilities 

  • Teaching and associated examination in existing CBS programs, including Executive Education  
  • Individual and group based research meeting high international standards  
  • Promoting CBS’s academic reputation  
  • Initiating, fund raising and coordinating research projects  
  • Promoting the teaching and research capabilities of Copenhagen Business School and other relevant assignments at Copenhagen Business School  
  • Contributing to the administrative responsibilities of the Department and to CBS-wide tasks  
  • Communicating findings to the public in general and to CBS’s stakeholders in particular, including participating in the public debate.  
  • Research meeting high international standards, including responsibility for the academic development of the relevant discipline  
  • Responsibility for publishing, scientific communication and research-based teaching  
  • Active participation in the regular research activities, such as research seminars, workshops and conferences.  

The associate professor is expected to contribute to the development and application of the research of the department’s research areas and to maintain and strengthen CBS’s international research position. 
 
Qualifications 

  • Advanced degree in an appropriate field  
  • Documented teaching qualifications or other material for the evaluation of his/her pedagogical level. Please see guidelines for teaching portfolios. 
  • Documented research production at an international level, including publications in the field’s internationally recognized journals  
  • Professional proficiency in English (written and spoken). 
  • Documented proficiency in quantitative and qualitative social science research methods, preferably anthropological methods 
  • Copenhagen Business School has a broad commitment to the excellence, distinctiveness and relevance of its teaching and research programmes. Candidates who wish to join us should demonstrate enthusiasm for working in an organisation of this type (highlighting, for example, relevant business, educational and dissemination activities). 

For further information please contact: Head of Department Dorte Salskov-iversen , tel.: +45 3815 3181 , e-mail dsi.msc@cbs.dk.
Information about the department may be found at www.cbs.dk/msc.
 
Appointment and salary will be in accordance with the Ministry of Finance’s agreement with the Central Academic Organisation. 
 
Application 


Application must be sent via the electronic recruitment system, using the link below. 
 
Application must include: 

  • A statement of application.  
  • Proof of qualifications and a full CV.  
  • Documentation of relevant, significant, original research at an international level, including publications in the field’s internationally recognized journals and citations in the Social Science Citation Index and/or Google Scholar.  
  • Documentation of teaching qualifications or other material for the evaluation of his/her pedagogical level.  
  • Information indicating experience in research management, industry co-operation and international co-operation.  
  • A complete, numbered list of publications (indicating titles, co-authors, page numbers and year) with an * marking of the academic productions to be considered during the review. A maximum of 10 publications for review are allowed. Applicants are requested to prioritise their publications in relation to the field of this job advertisement.  
  • Copies of the publications marked with an *. Only publications written in English (or another specified principal language, according to research tradition) or one of the Scandinavian languages will be taken into consideration).  

Recruitment procedure
 

The Recruitment Committee will shortlist minimum two applicants; when possible five or more applicants will be shortlisted. The shortlisted applicants will be assessed by the Assessment Committee. All applicants will be notified of their status in the recruitment process shortly after the application deadline.  
 
The applicants selected for assessment will be notified about the composition of the Assessment Committee and later in the process about the result of the assessment. 
 
Once the recruitment process is completed each applicant will be notified of the outcome of their application 
 
Closing date: 20 February 2018  
 
Copenhagen Business School must receive all application material, including all appendices (see items above), by the application deadline.  
 
Details about Copenhagen Business School and the department are available at www.cbs.dk