Assistant Professors in Management (tenure track & fixed term positions)

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Department of Management - Aarhus BSS

Deadline 1 Sep 23:59 CEST

Expected start 1 Feb

  • Department of Management Fuglesangs Allé 4 8210 Aarhus V

  • Full-time position ID: 9173

The Department of Management at Aarhus BSS, Aarhus University, invites applications for one or more positions as assistant professor in Management.

The assistant professorship can be either a fixed-term three-year position or an open-ended tenure-track position with a tenure review in four to sixth years and with a positive associate professor assessment before the end of the sixth year of employment. The starting date is 1st February 2023 or as soon as possible subject to mutual agreement. Read more about tenure track employments at Aarhus BSS.

Job description

The successful applicant is expected to contribute significantly to the department’s research and teaching environment and activities. We expect you to teach and supervise students at the Bachelor’s and Master’s levels and to carry out individual and group-based research of the highest international standard contributing to the development of the academic field in question.

On this occasion and without prejudice, the department especially welcomes applicants who can teach in the following areas:
  • (Management) Information Systems and Digitalization
  • Organisation (Behaviour, Design and HRM)
  • Leadership
  • Management Accounting
  • International Business
  • Marketing
  • Innovation Management
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Strategy
  • Business Ethics


To qualify for the position as assistant professor in Management, you must hold a relevant PhD or have equivalent qualifications.

The Department of Management is one of the six departments at Aarhus BSS - one of the five 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 the Department of Management have achieved the distinguished AASCB, AMBA and EQUIS accreditations.

The department’s research and teaching environment is highly international and culturally diverse with a mix of Danish and international academic staff members and PhD candidates. We employ more than 160 academic staff including researchers, PhD candidates, research associates and cover a broad range of disciplines within management. e.g. marketing, international business, organization, HR, strategy, management accounting, innovation management, entrepreneurship, project management, and information systems. We aim to conduct high-quality research, and we give high priority to publishing our research in leading academic journals and presenting it at recognised conferences. In addition, we have a dynamic exchange of international researchers, who stay at the department for short or long periods of time.

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Further information

For further information about the position and the department, please contact Head of Department Jacob Kjær Eskildsen, Tel.: +45 3160 8100, Email: .

If you need help uploading your application or have any questions about the recruitment process, please contact HR supporter Marie Louise Lund Pedersen, Tel.: +45 93521402, Email: .

Place of work

Aarhus BSS
Department of Management
Fuglesangs Allé 4
DK-8210 Aarhus V

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Terms of employment

The appointment is made 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 (in Danish).
The job content and qualification requirements are described in further detail in the Ministerial Order on the Appointment of Academic Staff at Universities .

Application procedure

When you apply for this position it is mandatory to attach the following:
  • Application
  • 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. Please use this template
  • Teaching portfolio. The specific requirements regarding the documentation can be found here

Materials that 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 position 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 .

Aarhus University’s ambition is to be an attractive and inspiring workplace for all and to foster a culture in which each individual has opportunities to thrive, achieve and develop. We view equality and diversity as assets, and we welcome all applicants.
The application must be submitted via Aarhus University’s recruitment system, which can be accessed under the job advertisement on Aarhus University's website.

Questions about the position?

Jacob Kjær Eskildsen Head of Department, Department of Management +4531608100

Questions about application and proces?

Aarhus BSS Administrative Centre - Aarhus BSS HR and PhD Administration +4593521402

Deadline: Thursday 1 Sep 2022 at 23:59 CEST

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