Professorship in the Research Areas of Management of People

Updated: 2 months ago
Job Type: FullTime
Deadline: 26 Jan 2023

The research unit Management of People (MaP) within the Department of Business & Management (DBM), welcomes applications from highly qualified candidates for one or more exciting new position(s) as Professor within the field of Management of People to lead a vibrant research environment at SDU Slagelse. The position(s) will be located in Slagelse and available from September 1st , 2023, or as soon as possible thereafter. 

Who are your new colleagues? 

The MaP research unit is dedicated to research related to people and organizations. Within this overall framework it conducts research in the areas of Human Resource Management, organizational communication and leadership with theoretical inspirations founded in organizational psychology, sociology of work, organizational theory and management philosophy. The unit provides teaching for bachelor, master and professional master programs, in particular at the Bsc in Economics and Business Administration profile of Human Resource Management (SDU Slagelse), and at the Master program (cand.merc.) in Human Resource Management (SDU Odense and Slagelse). Furthermore, collaboration with practitioners is highly prioritized by the unit as is engagement in outreach and knowledge exchange activities with the surrounding society.  

DBM works both quantitatively and qualitatively to build bridges between applied and fundamental research. The department houses seven vibrant research units (Accounting, Centre for Integrative Innovation Management, Consumption, Culture & Commerce, Finance, International Business & Entrepreneurship, Management of People and Strategic Organization Design) whose work is anchored in an understanding of the cooperation between markets, organizations and individuals. It encompasses a variety of areas from evolutionary models of organization to new exotic forms of consumption and seeks synergy between research, teaching and knowledge exchange. 

See the Department website for more details. 

A modern, forward-looking university SDU came 52nd in the Times Higher Education Young University rankings of 2016 and has around 30,000 students enrolled across its six campuses in Denmark. With more than 3000 staff benefiting from Denmark's renowned levels of well-being and work-life balance, SDU has a strong focus on societal relevance and has adopted the United Nations' Strategic Development Goals as its guiding principles.   

SDU's Slagelse campus is located near the western coast of Zealand. Slagelse is one of the oldest cities in Denmark, home to about 33.000 people, offers easy access to the beautiful coast of Zealand and is well-connected to the rest of Denmark with direct road and rail links to Copenhagen (1 hour) and Odense (40 minutes). 

What are we looking for? 

The unit is looking for an ambitious research leader with experience in or strong aspiration to work strategically and manage a research group. The ideal candidate(s) will have a strong and empirical anchored research profile within HRM preferably combined with a related field. She/he will be inclusive and supportive, have proven people management skills and the ability to develop a focused research agenda for the MaP unit in collaboration with group members. Therefore, it is important that candidates have good interpersonal skills and are dedicated to taking an active part in the everyday academic and social environment at the department and in the research unit in particular. To fulfill the requirements of the position, the candidate(s) chosen is expected to be physically present at SDU Slagelse on a regular basis. .

Your application must be registered in our system on the 26/01/2023 at 23.59.59 CET at the latest.

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