Associate professorship in Statistics

Updated: 3 months ago
Job Type: FullTime
Deadline: 01 Mar 2024

29 Jan 2024
Job Information

Copenhagen Business School

Department of Finance
Research Field

Researcher Profile

Recognised Researcher (R2)

Application Deadline

1 Mar 2024 - 23:59 (Europe/Copenhagen)
Type of Contract

Job Status

Hours Per Week

Offer Starting Date

1 Apr 2024
Is the job funded through the EU Research Framework Programme?

Not funded by an EU programme
Is the Job related to staff position within a Research Infrastructure?


Offer Description
Copenhagen Business School invites applications for a vacant Associate Professorship in Statistics at the Center for Statistics, Department of Finance.

The Department of Finance carries out research and teaching in a wide range of financial topics but also includes the Center of Statistics as an integrated part of the department. The Center for Statistics is responsible for research and teaching in probability theory and statistics and the application of these subjects within business economics.

The core research focus of the Center for Statistics is the study of statistical models that are applicable within the disciplines of business economics. This includes a wide array of models with applications in accounting, finance, marketing, organization, and strategy such as models relevant for analyzing big data, benchmarking production companies, and credit scoring.

Concerning teaching, the Center for Statistics is responsible for most of the courses in statistics taught at Copenhagen Business School, including the main statistics courses for the B.Sc. and the HD programs as well as the more advanced courses forming part of the M.Sc. in Business Administration and Mathematical Business program.

The Associate Professorship is a permanent position with research and teaching obligations.

Successful applicants must have an international profile, a strong record of research publications, and teaching experience in Statistics.

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.


• 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.


• 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).

Copenhagen Business School has a broad commitment to the excellence, distinctiveness and relevance of its teaching and research programs. Candidates who wish to join us should demonstrate enthusiasm for working in an organization of this type (highlighting, for example, relevant business, educational and dissemination activities).

For further information please contact: Head of Department Carsten Sørensen, tel.: +45 3815 3605, email [email protected] . Information about the department may be found at .

Appointment and salary will be in accordance with the Ministry of Finance’s agreement with the Central Academic Organization.


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

Application must include:

1. A statement of application.
2. Proof of qualifications and a full CV.
3. 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.
4. A teaching portfolio documenting teaching qualifications and pedagogical development. The portfolio must include an overview of the applicants past teaching achievements and practice and its impact on the students, reflections on pedagogical competencies and core strengths, the educational competencies the applicant would like to develop, and the teaching opportunities they would like to pursue in the nearest future. Internal applicants must use the CBS Teaching Portfolio format. Please make a pdf of each of the spreadsheets from part B of the portfolio. 
5. Information indicating experience in research management, industry co-operation and international co-operation.
6. 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 prioritize their publications in relation to the field of this job advertisement.
7. 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.

Copenhagen Business School must receive all application material, including all appendices (see items above), by the application deadline.

Copenhagen Business School invites all qualified candidates to apply for the position. An appointment committee will review the applications and invite a selection of qualified candidates to an interview.

One of CBS’ strategic goals is the promotion of diversity, which is why every effort has been made to ensure a recruitment process that reduces potential bias. Applicants are therefore encouraged not to include a photo or unnecessary personal information in their application.

Details about Copenhagen Business School and the department are available at

application deadline 1. March 2024

Research Field
Education Level
Master Degree or equivalent

Additional Information
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Number of offers available
Copenhagen Business School, Department of Finance

Where to apply



Solbjerg Plads 3
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